Welcome to ABSolute Personal Training! We are a bespoke private gym located at Fort Widley, offering Personal Training and small group exercise classes.



Personal training client

"Abbie has helped me over the last year become more confident with exercising and all round being healthier."

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Home workout programme

"I'm really enjoying the 12 week programme as a temporary replacement for the PT sessions and classes I was taking with Abbie before lockdown. The programme is keeping me focused and puts me in the right frame of mind for the rest of the day.



Personal trianing client

''Abbie has helped me achieve so much both physically and mentally. I am doing things I never thought I'd be able to do and I'm enjoying it!"

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Home workout programme

"I have been following ABSolute Home Workout Programme and have thoroughly enjoyed it - who knew you could say that about an exercise and diet?!


ABSolute Personal Training is located in the iconic building that is Fort Widley, overlooking the city of Portsmouth.

It is a bespoke and fully equipped private gym dedicated to Personal Training and pay-as-you-go classes. You will be able to enjoy your sessions by training effectively away from the crowds of a standard gym. Equipment includes: TRX, Kettlebells, Dumbbells, Squat Rack, Olympic Bar and Weights, Hydraulic Resistance Machines, Spinning Bike, Battle Ropes, Slam Balls and much more.

There are no additional fees or gym memberships and no mirrors.

Classes include: Bootcamp, Barre, HIIT, Boxercise and Strength. Class sizes are small which means you are guaranteed to receive a personal service.

Meet the team


Abbie Ricketts
ABSolute Personal Training Owner

Abbie has always had a passion for keeping fit, whether taking dance classes from a young age or competing in her school's athletics team. She loves to share her knowledge and enthusiasm with others.

In 2011 she qualified as a Level 2 Gym Instructor which led her to realise her love for encouraging people towards their fitness goals. This resulted in her building up multiple qualifications including: Level 2 Exercise to Music, Level 2 Kettlebell Instructor, Level 2 Postural Analysis, Level 3 Personal Trainer, Level 3 Pre and Post Natal Exercise Instructor, TRX® Certified Suspension Trainer, Biomechanics Trainer and Boxercise® Instructor.

​Abbie prides herself on creating a welcoming and comfortable environment for clients to exercise in. 

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