HiB Fitness Centre

HiB Fitness is one of the leading health and fitness clubs in Cork.

We possess a vast array of facilities to suit each individual's need. Our team is committed to ensuring high standards of customer service, and shaping you for a healthy, happy life.

Our friendly team of experts will help you set and reach your fitness goals. Be it injury recovery, motivation, weight loss, sports specific, destressing from a hectic life or improving your fitness we have the answer and the support systems you need.

Meet the Hi B Fitness Team!

Natalie Coughlan



  • ITEC Gym Instructor
  • ITEC Sports Injury Therapy
  • Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children's Sport
  • PFS Indoor Cycling Instructor
  • Swim Ireland Full Swim Teachers
  • RLSS National Pool Lifeguard
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach



"Progress not perfection"

Elaine Buckley

Assistant Manager


  • NCEF gym instructor
  • Degree in Recreational Management
  • Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children's Sport
  • Project Weightloss leader course (Corks Sports Partnership)
  • Tabata Instructor
  • Aqua fit Instructor
  • Swim Ireland Full Swim Teachers
  • Level 1 Coaching in athletics

Elaine specialises in running. She was a member of an athletic cub for numerous years and now continues on a casual basis.

Elaine has been working at Hi-B Fitness since it opened in December 2002.

“Getting fit is all about mind over matter. I don't mind, so it doesn't matter.”

Tarik Yilmaz



  • IWS Pool Lifeguard Qualification (Rescue 4)
  • Assistant Teachers Qualification
  • Code of Ethics

Tarik is hoping to specialize in one on one personal training and motivational fitness in the future. He is also a member of the Mallow Swans Swimming Club and aspires to be an Olympic swimmer in the future.

I have won gold in numerous galas over the last ten years and swimming is truly my passion.

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life... That is why I succeed.” - Michael Jordan

Lee Collins



  • Recreation and leisure management Bbus
  • Sports and exercise management Hbus
  • Precision nutrition qualification level 1
  • Swim ireland teacher and lifeguard/li>
  • Spinning instructor reps Ireland
  • Personal trainer reps Ireland

Lee specialises in nutritional coaching working from a range of clients from weightless goals to high level athletes. Lee also specialises in triathlete coaching from amateur to elite level.

Working in HIB since sept 2019, Coach in CrossFit 82 and CrossFit Mallow since 2017.

Rebecca Perrott



  • Completed NCEF Gym Instructor
  • Swim Ireland Full swim teachers
  • NCEF Personal Training and Strength and Conditioning
  • Pro Fi Aqua Aerobics Instructor
  • Pro Fi Spinning Instructor
  • RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
  • RLSS UK Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification (EFAW)
  • RLSS UK Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children's Sport

“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim ohn