Mel Richards

Managing Director & Administrator of RFH Fitness

Mel is the founder of Riofrio Holidays / RFH Fitness.  He is a very highly qualified and experienced Personal Trainer, Sports Therapist, Boxercise and Extreme Kettlebell Instructor, a 'British Association of Cycling Coaches' accredited coach and a member of both the Andalucian Cycling Federation and the Andalucian Mountaineering Federation.

Mel has many years of experience of trekking, cycling (both on and off road) and ultra-running - including successful participation in the Yukon Arctic Ultra and the Grand Union Canal Race as well as a whole host of running, hiking, mountain biking and road cycling events in Andalucia and beyond.

Mel established Riofrio Holidays / RFH Fitness in 2004 and, since then, has worked with a variety of trainers and coaches to devise a programme that is often imitated, but never emulated!  

Although now not involved in the programme from day-to-day, Mel will normally be your first point of contact when you get in touch with RFH Fitness and is always available to answer any questions you may have.

Mel Richards, MD of RFH Fitness

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