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Allan Young

Allan Young

Body Builder, Fitness Instructor


Allan Young, the founder of Breakthrough Performance, is a Paisley-based Level 2 British Weightlifting Coach and UKSCA Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach who is passionate about helping his clients achieve and exceed their goals. He delivers private coaching to his clients at X-Fit Paisley and has been working for Scottish Rugby’s Glasgow and the West Academy as a Satellite S&C coach for 3 years. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport and Physical Activity (Honours) as well as an extensive background in competitive strength sports, Allan has established methods based on experience, research and results to make you stronger, fitter and leaner.

In overcoming his own reservations about getting started in Weightlifting training, Allan understands that every individual is unique. He will establish the level at which you can begin your journey, from total beginner to established lifter and then progress you as and when you are ready. Allan is a 3-time Scottish Champion and nationally ranked Weightlifter, has previously competed in Strongman Competitions so has first-hand experience on exactly what is required to achieve your fitness goals.

Career History

Glasgow Strength – 2013 to 2015

Scottish Rugby Age Grade pathway Strength and Conditioning Coach – 2013 to Present

X-Fit Gym Paisley – 2015 to Present