“Sometimes ambition bears no limitation”.
Daniel is a retired Port Adelaide Football player of 5 years, and he loves seeing small improvements each week in a member’s technique or fitness level. He is constantly learning more about the fitness industry which helps him progress as a coach and a person. Daniel loves everything about BFT but his number 1 love is the members…”we have such a great group of people!”
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going”.
Ramsey is a qualified strength and conditioning coach with over 8 years gym experience running gyms and health clubs. He played soccer at junior and senior levels via VIS, represented state and country at Under 17 level, and enjoyed many seasons in the National Premier League. Helping members achieve goals they never thought imaginable is the main reason Ramsey enjoys BFT so much!
“Setbacks only make you stronger”.
After recently retiring from a 10 year AFL career with Port Adelaide and Richmond Football Clubs, Matty is keen to share his knowledge and passion for fitness! He has battled through many setbacks and injuries throughout his career but contributes his success to his education, hard work, and passion. Matty loves working with the BFT members to inspire them to reach their fitness potential.
“Consistency is what transforms average into excellence”.
Rhys has always loved being active and enjoys the physical and social benefits of exercise. After 2 years of an Exercise Science Degree, Rhys decided to branch out to the fitness industry helping others to achieve their health and physical goals. He is most excited about the community we currently have and continue to build at BFT, along with BFT’s world class, progressive programming.
“Fitness isn’t about being better than someone else, it’s about being better than you used to be.”
Joel has always had a passion for sport and fitness with an underlying goal of owning his own gym. He believes the best thing about being in the industry is helping people become the very best version of themselves. Joel loves that BFT brings the variety and intensity of athletic training into a sustainable model that can be suited to, and adapted for, anybody.
“If you figured it all out today, what would be the point of tomorrow?”
Codey has been in the fitness industry for 6 years and has experience coaching and training both in Australia and in the UK. He has always loved fitness through his competitive swimming and rugby union background. Codey loves seeing BFT members improve day by day, and likes to take members on a journey… ensuring they enjoy the process of fitness being a work in progress!
“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
Dylan is a kiwi born self proclaimed ‘engine’ who loves all things football and fitness. Dylan is known for pushing members to their limits and he likes to see people learn and improve themselves and get fitter and stronger with each class.“I love that I get to see members everyday who have now turned into friends, that’s my idea of a dream job.”
“To achieve something you’ve never done, you must do something you’ve never done.”
Cameron’s now into his third year of personal training and has loved every minute. He’s incredibly passionate about fitness and helping people achieve their goals… and it’s this motivation that makes waking up before the sun rewarding! Cam loves the BFT environment and specifically that it uses scientific methods to improve functional strength and fitness. And he loves being a part of the first BFT to hit Queensland!
” Take the jump. Too many of us are not living out our dreams, because we are too busy living in fear.”
Beau Graduated cert 3/4 in Fitness back in 2009 and continued with a Diploma of fitness 2010. Following into 3 years into the workforce at TAFEsa lecturing future graduates of a cert 3/4 fitness. Once he realized he needed to move forward with his goal of becoming a business owner/trainer in 2013 Beau decided to start his own PT business And followed on to create a name within the industry before and discover his true calling with Body Fit Training. Beau has a love for mentoring not only within the industry but in day to day operations as well which shines through his coaching techniques and watching members progress day in and day out.
“Those who say they can and those who say they can’t are both usually correct, so always say you can.”
Child care worker for 5 years before moving into fitness in 2018 to be able to help people lead healthier and happier lives. BFT Programs provide an overall strength and fitness lifestyle in a supportive, family, group environment, that align with my morals, values and beliefs.
” The body achieves what the mind believes.”
It has always been important for me to stay active. I believe having a healthy mindset is key to creating a sustainable healthy lifestyle. Being able to help someone grow and achieve their goals is what excites me most about being a trainer. The BFT community is continuously growing and with the industry always evolving, members will never plateau here at our site. The progressive programming ensure you’re evolving with it.
“Change is inevitable. It’s how you decide to adapt to changes that will determine how you grow and improve. You are in control of you.”
Sarah comes from a dancing background of 17 years, moving at qld at the age of 16 to train full-time in ballet with Queensland Ballet and currently studying Exercise and Sport Science. Having suffered many injuries over the years she is passionate about quality of movement. She loves guiding members through teaching lifting correctly with technique, as well as seeing the amazing benefits of being active with BFT.
” You can’t expect change, if you change nothing.”
I started working in the fitness industry because I wanted to do something different and wanted out of the standard 9-5. I love that our studio is the first thing people experience for the day or the first thing they do to switch off after work; there’s nothing better than seeing happy people finishing a session. BFT is pushing people to expect more from their trainers and the group fitness environment and I’m loving it.
“My dad always used to say 5 P’s. Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.”
Professional Muay Thai boxer. I got Involved In the in the fitness industry as a result of my love for boxing and training. My Rehabilitation from ACL Reconstruction pushed me into working within fitness industry outside of boxing. I love working For BFT as I strongly believe in the structured programming and benefits in and outside the gym.
” In a world where you can be anything, be kind.“
Ashley is a retired Volleyball player who competed at Club, State, National and International Level. He is an industry ‘veteran’ having worked as a trainer for more than 20 years. The best thing about being a trainer is that moment when your client thinks back to when they started, and they realise how far they have come. Permanent lifestyle change can be a slow process and minor wins can be overlooked, but when that lightbulb moment happens and the member thinks “yeah, l do remember that l couldn’t do that, but now l can” is an awesome thing to watch.
“Real progress takes place outside of your comfort zone.”
Karl has always had a passion for health & fitness. Combining this passion alongside nutrition, Karl brings a wealth of knowledge in not just fitness but in health and wellness. Whilst really enjoying his strength and resistance training, he appreciates the benefits of functional training and how BFT programs cover all aspects of fitness. Karl has always aspired to own his own gym, with the desire to help people improve their lives through exercise and nutrition.
” You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.“
With over 7 years of experience in the industry Trav has developed a strong understanding of what’s required for every member to get the best out of their sessions. He has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to functional movements and delivers session with high energy levels and always good vibes. The number one thing he loves about BFT is science based programming of every session and how it is based on proper progression in training.
” You can’t go back and change the beginning but you can start where you are and change the ending.“
Growing up Kate spent her days flipping and tumbling around training for gymnastic and diving competitions. With her love of sport she went on to complete a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport science, where her passion for health and fitness coupled with her sporting background led her to become a certified personal trainer. With over 4 years experience as a PT and over 9 years as a coach she believes fitness is here to be enjoyed as it provides us with the ability to enjoy an active and full life. Kate Strives to motivate, enable and make training a fun and rewarding experience.
” Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.“
From a real estate agent to full time fitness professional, Justine understands the challenges of keeping up with a busy lifestyle, while still keeping health and fitness a priority. With a background in bodybuilding, Justine now loves nothing more than to help others achieve their fitness goals – and she loves that the BFT community is the perfect environment for this.
There is always something new to learn, which is why Justine is now studying a Bachelor of Health Science.
” We have 50 minutes to make you the best version of you.“
10 years in the fitness industry and I have come up against all sorts of challenges. Some days will be harder than others, that’s why I am here to support you. I love to see members progress and grow, when you get that High 5 at the end of a tough session you know both the members and trainers are one step closer to reaching that goal. Training is a lifestyle, enjoy the ups and battle through the downs with the support of Surrey Hills Body Fit Team.
“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation is how you do it and attitude is how well you do it.“
I’m the sporty bloke, I’ve played footy all of my life and more recently focused my attention on male fitness competitions. This has allowed me to develop more knowledge in the strength and conditioning sector, as well as implementing nutritional regimes around my programs, showcasing my versatility whilst gaining invaluable experience, both physically and mentally. Body Fit Training allows me to showcase my passion through a variety of programs that guarantee results and this style of training definitely resonates with me. I love helping people that have the desire to improve, who aren’t afraid to step outside of their comfort zone and are committed to changing their life for the better. It’s truly rewarding to inspire and motivate people from all walks of life and help them reach their health and lifestyle goals. Each day I’m surrounded by amazing members, I get to work alongside elite trainers and I leave each day a better person knowing I’ve made a positive impact.
“Be the best version of you.“
Lisa has over 10 years experience in the fitness industry, as a qualified Personal Trainer & Pilates Instructor. She is passionate about helping those on their health, fitness & wellness journey. She loves how group fitness brings an encouraging and supportive environment to the class, and has always loved being a part of members journeys and motivating interactions with each other. The community that has been created is what she loves most about BFT.
“Your body can stand almost anything, it’s your mind that you have to convince.“
After stepping in to a gym for the first time and going through his own transformation 6 years ago, Chris has dedicated his time building his knowledge in all different areas of fitness, starting with strength based programs only to find his love for functional fitness/group training a few years ago. Chris believes group training is a great way to stay motivated and keeping yourself accountable for your progress.
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.“
Jesse is a Graduate of Exercise and sport science at Unisa, he has had an extensive background in Strength and Conditioning coaching working with state level basketball teams, rugby and SANFL teams. Jesse loves to see the Body fit Brighton team progress and push themselves to the next level each week. As a Body fit trainer, he loves the fact that he is contributing to helping people live better lives through health and fitness, he also thoroughly enjoys getting to know all the members and building friendships with them.
“Well done is better then well said.“
Matt has always enjoyed keeping physically active and enjoys the challenges that training brings. The social aspect and programming behind BFT is a step above the rest. Matt loves seeing the minor improvements each week in members fitness levels. This is what keeps Matt passionate and challenges me to ensure all members that I see are reaching their full potential.
“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.“
Joe has been in the fitness industry for the past 2 years, with a background in Rugby League. I try to create the same energy and intensity in BFT sessions that I have experienced in my football career in the weights room. I’m big on intensity in the gym, once you’re in the door forget about any stresses in your life and nail the session. My favourite part of BFT is the scientific approach to the programming, there is specific reasoning behind everything we do.
“Stimulation over annihilation – Train hard, play easy.“
Hemi has been in the fitness industry for 7 years, with a background in team sports, strength & conditioning and body composition.A current strongman competitor who is excited by the challenges of his new found passion.Hemi loves BFT for the simplicity of the programming, it challenges our members but recognises their limitations at the same time.
“Successful people get up early.“
Currently studying double degree in Secondary education with Majors of Physical Education and Special Education! Her history as PT has always been group training based, “I believe acting as a team, committing to a team and belonging to a team are 3 key points of a positive training environment”. She loves to create a social training environment that motivates a team but also empowers individuals’ strengths. Christin is very passionate that life is all about inclusion for all abilities and promotes a balanced lifestyle. Train hard, challenge yourself but also reward yourself of your achievements.
“Progress is a by-product of patience and consistency.“
Once a keen runner, footy and tennis player; Chris, better known as Sedsy, lives and breathes health and fitness. “I’m a big advocate for taking control of your physical and mental health. Something which I am very vocal on and passionate about helping others with.”
“Health and Fitness is earned not given. No one can ever take away the physical proof of your mental level of consistency, hard word, commitment and passion.“
Amelia has over 7 years of Body Building training, competing and competition prep coaching experience. My highest achievement was taking 2nd place at the 2016 Arnold Classic, 3 points off receiving an IFBB Bikini Pro Card. Retired from competing I remain in this industry to share my knowledge of progressive based training and the power of holistic health in overcoming physical and mental illnesses by promoting natural endorphins and empowerment by taking charge of your life and happiness.
“You are what you eat.“
Sarah has five years of experience in boxing and Muay Thai training. My main reason for leaving my previous career and entering the health and fitness industry to become a PT was to lead by example to inspire my kids to do something they enjoy daily. What I love about BFT is the group training aspect, training alongside others with high energy and the excitement a group brings to class. This inspires me to push my own boundaries and limits.
“We never know our full potential until we push ourselves to find it.”
Ben is a passionate trainer who wears his heart on his sleeve. His past work and training experience has led him to be a dynamic trainer who can coach in any environment but in particularly thrives in a group setting such as BFT. Ben has a firm training approach while also understanding training is about enjoyment and will always have a laugh.
“I’m in it because I like to teach people that there is FUN in being ACTIVE.”
Jess is a huge ambassador for positivity and movement to improve people’s lives. She loves seeing clients show up on the tougher days and put the work in. Jess loves how the Body Fit Training sessions change everyday. Guaranteeing clients variety in their training and the opportunity to push themselves in every session.
“When you put all excuses aside, It will always come down to how badly you want it.“
By far the most rewarding thing about working in this industry is not just is seeing people achieve their goals. But also their dedication, It inspires everyone around them in some way. The best thing about BFT is the programming. It’s progressive but also can be made to suit the individual, it’s rare to find a program that covers strength, fitness and mobility.
“You’re only one workout away from a good mood.“
Zac has just finished completing his Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science. He has a passion for all things health and fitness and loves being able to help people reach whatever goal they are aiming for. Zac loves that BFT provides not only awesome fun workout for clients each day, but that they are backed by the science and research so that the client knows that they will progress day in and day out.
“Exercise serves as a way to train the mind to do the things that are hard.”
David has been working in the fitness industry for over 8 years. During that time he has helped countless people achieve their health and fitness goals. He constantly ensures each of his clients get the most out of each session. David loves everything about BFT, but most of all he loves the culture they have created. “We’re like one big happy family!”
“Just get it done! You’ll thank yourself later.”
Jeremy has a large background of sport specific training, originally pushing to be an Olympic swimmer. Since moving on from sport he has been working in the fitness industry for 4 years and has brought his knowledge from past training experience to BFT, where he believes he has access to all the tools needed to get results. A testament of his own training methodology, Jeremy loves pushing clients to reach their full potential! Jeremy is extremely confident in the programing at BFT and is keen to get our members confident to smash the workouts.
“You are not going to get a more advanced training program anywhere else, unless you’re involved in and professional sporting club or elite training environment.”
After being in the fitness industry for 12 years and owning and running a small PT studio, Chris understands the importance of proper training and the science behind why and when you should be doing what you do. He believes that the training and exercise you do must always have a purpose and progressed so you’re getting better and more efficient every session you do. Chris loves the fact he is able to meet so many new members with the chance to build long lasting relationship with positive people that are looking to improve their health and wellness.
“Go hard or go home.”
Laura likes her workouts how she likes her coffee – double strength. With a Degree in Sport and Exercise Science and another Degree in Nutrition, this girl is all about knowledge. Her experience with athletes in a strength and conditioning setting, combined with her Pilates instructor background, means Laura is OBSESSED with technique. Laura loves seeing clients succeed, and loves the challenge BFT classes bring each week.
“Only you create your limits, and only you can break through them.”
Rhi has always had a passion for fitness, health and well being and believes the connection of physical health and internal health is the foundation of a happy, healthy life. She strengthens this connection with different types of movement like yoga and Pilates and of course Body Fit Training!
“You are in control of your own reality.”
Liana is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Yoga teacher currently working within private practice in the rehabilitation of chronic health conditions, injuries and diseases using evidence- based exercise as medicine. Liana has a passion for injury prevention and rehabilitation of athletes, and assisting those with challenging chronic musculoskeletal conditions and injuries.
Liana loves the sense of community BFT creates and always strives to improve the knowledge, understanding and application of exercise training within the health and fitness industry.
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.“
Avid basketballer having played at BigV & SEABL level. Rachel knows first hand the impact of injuries on an individuals physical and mental health and got involved in the fitness injury to help optimize health and prevent illness/injury. Rachel completed her Masters in Exercise Physiology in 2019, following a Bachelor in Health & Rehabilitation Science. I love the vibe in our studio created by our members, everyone is always encouraging and giving 100%
“Small things done repeatedly have great power.“
Baelee is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who is passionate about making high quality coaching accessible to as many people as possible, and helping others achieve better overall wellbeing through exercise. She loves bringing evidence based exercise that gets real results to our members, and believes BFT provides an opportunity to learn about well programmed training in a fun group based environment.