Ash is a certified personal trainer and the creator of FitMom. She is also a qualified SWEAT1000 and Barre Body instructor.
As a mom of 3, she has made it a priority to balance family life with keeping fit. What started out as a hobby to share her love of exercise with other women over 5 years ago, has grown in leaps and burpees. She has trained hundreds of women as they have powered their way through their unique fitness journeys. Ash does not believe in “quick fixes.” She is all about balance, hard-work, and consistency.
Jess is a qualified fitness trainer who is well known for her optimistic, high impact energy workouts and love of colour. Her 10-minute workouts on Instagram TV are designed to get your heart rate up and increase your health and vitality. Jess works out with inspiring personalities from all walks of life. Her aim is to get every girl and woman moving even if it’s just for 10-minutes. She advises that being body positive is key and her fitness mantra is “move with meaning”. Jess advises that staying fit has never looked this accessible, fun, free and fabulous so one should make the most of it.
Jacqui is passionate about the fitness industry. Sport runs through her veins, and she has been a very competitive multi-disciplined sports athlete.
Jacqui is a Psychology Graduate, Qualified chef, and has obtained many qualifications in the fitness industry.
She believes in Continuous Professional Development and continues to develop her skills by studying through local and international fitness institutions.
Lisa Raleigh has been a wellness and fitness expert for close on 20 years. Renowned for her television roles as the blue team trainer on SA’s The Biggest Loser, co-presenter on Doctor’s Orders as well as the health and wellness consultant on SABC 3’s daily morning show, Expresso, Lisa is undoubtedly South Africa’s unofficial face of wellness and healthy living. Besides her qualifications as a personal trainer and nutrition coach, Lisa is also a certified life coach and a DNAlysis practitioner. She specialises in helping people to live their best (healthiest) lives by addressing key issues such as obesity; gut health; digestive issues; weight management, stress, and work/life balance.
Tumi became a part of the FHA family when she entered the 5 Colour Fitness Hero Search competition. As the winner she was offered the chance of featuring in Season two of the 5 Colour Fitness show on SuperSport9. Tumi is an avid runner, personal trainer, and group exercise instructor. Specializing in HIIT and Functional Training. She believes that the mind and body are a symbiotic pair, and your body will not go where your mind is not. Tumi aims to help clients tap into their inner strength and build confidence, surprising themselves by pushing their limits, one session at a time. Fitness journeys can be tough but also incredibly fun!
Stace Holland is a TV Presenter, Functional Health, Wellness and Fitness Architect, Businesswoman, Travel Lover and Social Change Agent. Her introduction to television began as Sports Anchor on the eNews Channel (now eNCA), followed by a spot as co-host of e.tv’s breakfast show, Sunrise, quickly making her a household favourite to South African viewers. Stace moved on to join TV sports-giant, SuperSport in 2013 before returning to talk-show television as host of the Home Channel’s Real Health Show in 2015, where she spent seven successful seasons sharing her voice and knowledge with viewers on holistic health, nutrition and wellness. After saying goodbye to the show in 2019, Stace Holland prepares for new beginnings with the launch of her very own health, wellness and fitness platform, LiveFit with Stace, a brand indicative of her life and ‘finding her fit’ in every way.
Tammy is based in the mother city; she is a motivational speaker and certified personal trainer.
She is the founder of Rise Women together with Rachel Kolisi. She is passionate about fitness and empowering women.
Xoli is an energetic Group Exercise Instructor and a qualified Personal Trainer with a strong background in boxing, aerobics, and functional training.
She is highly motivated to help people reach their health and fitness goals.
Xoli promotes activities that transform unhealthy habits and fuel healthy minds and bodies.
Lucky is a well-known performance-based athlete with a provincial medal for sprinting.
Although his name might imply that he has gotten this far purely out of luck, his accomplishments where fitness challenges and stunts are concerned tell you otherwise.
Not only is he a Men’s Health Magazine Beast Mode winner, he is also a Cover Guy finalist and has featured in several other publications for being a renowned fitness fanatic.
He offers guidance to anyone hoping to embark on a fitness journey.
Iker is qualified Personal Trainer for many years and has trained quite a few South African celebrities.
To name a few, Iker has trained Thando Mfundisi former Miss SA top 5 finalist, Andiswa Manxiwa model and former Miss Mamelodi Sundowns.
He has also worked with Melikhaya Frans who is on route to represent South Africa in the marathon at Tokyo Olympics (2021).
Phelo is a professional personal trainer and entrepreneur.
His mission is to inspire and help people transform into the best possible version of themselves physically and mentally.
Phelo is a transformation coach who believes in good old fashion hard work and consistency as he feels it’s essential to have a vision and to be goal driven.
“No excuses, no procrastination, never stop grinding because there is no finish line”, says Phelo.
JP van der Schyff
JP graduated at North West University with quite a few qualifications which include an Honours Degree in Biokinetics, a National Diploma in Sport Science and a B A Degree in Human Movement Science and Psychology.
He has coached both national and international level athletes, changing people’s lives is what motivates him and gets him up in the morning.
Isilda Da Costa (Izzy)
All the way from Swaziland, Isilda is an autoimmune warrior, who started learning all about the wellness industry at the age of 15 when she was diagnosed. Her heart told her living a healthy lifestyle was the only way to overcome this. She turned this interest and passion into a life purpose and started with a raw nutrition and body mind nutrition certification.
Isilda has always had a passion for the health and wellness industry, and as the years have passed, has ventured into different avenues of the industry.
Jaco de Bruyn
Jaco De Bruyn is the first ever Muscle Model in the world and is also considered to be one of the most influential fitness figures on the planet.
He has helped thousands of men and women achieve their fitness and weight loss goals, helping them totally change their lives for the better
Vicky started off as a fitness instructor 7 years ago in a well-known gym and worked her way up to Personal Training.
She attempted her luck as a fitness athlete on stage, which has seen her take the Provincial title twice 2017 + 2018 (Sedibeng). She also became the National Champ in 2018 and now she is an IFBB Elite Pro.
Christy Ann is a Physiotherapist, a Body Coach, and a fitness enthusiast. She offers online body coaching guidance for women of all stages of life.
She is considered an expert in movement, biomechanics and exercise for women all the way from functional movement to sport-specific activities.
Beginners appreciate her skill to safely advance them into a more active lifestyle and she is known for the correct exercise prescription for pregnant and postpartum women as well.
Danielz is a well-known fitness model, owner of the brand Laura D and director of a media company. She is a commercial model as well as an ambassador for a few well-known brands.
She has competed in Las Vegas and the Bahamas in the WBFF World Championships as a Pro bikini athlete and has also been on 3 magazine covers of the South African Fitness Magazine, a proud moment and long-term dream of hers. Laura has judged many beauty pageants, fitness competitions and was also a judge in a reality TV show in Egypt for 3 seasons.
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Angela has worked as a personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 20 years. She attended the National School of the arts in Johannesburg and is a classically trained ballet dancer. Angela performed with a dance company in South Africa before completing her BFA in dance in New York.
Angela’s passion for fitness and helping others achieve their personal fitness goals has led her to create her own method of teaching. She holds an AFFA Personal Trainer Certification. She began her training career at the New York Health and Racquet Club in New York City and spent numerous years working in commercial gyms before she continued with her own business. She teaches private group classes and has a wide variety of clientele.
Logan Coleman, She is an international WBFF Bikini model and certified fitness educator.
Logan is also a nutritionist and a well-established online transformation coach.
Anver Alexander has been a personal trainer for more than 7 years and recently got his diploma in sports nutrition.
He is a specialist in fat loss and muscle building, all of this started when he had to work on his own transformation. He has worked with a range of high-end clients from celebrities and social media influencers like Lindy Lin, Taryn Lamb and Rasheeqah Karriem.
With Anver having undergone a fitness journey himself he knows what it feels like to endure change in people hence his motto is “transformed people, transform people”.
Iain Mac Donald
Iain is an artistic director at Joburg Ballet and Owner of SABT.
Iain is a qualified personal trainer with Reebok and has assisted in various fitness workshops.
He choreographed two full length ballets which are Cinderella and Snow White, which to date have been Joburg Ballet’s biggest box office hits.
A popular health treat baker and author of the best-selling: Balance which combines everything you love to eat in a healthy way.
Jo studied personal training and is currently studying Nutrition; she is a full-time remedial teacher and counsellor by profession as well.
2018 IFBB Millennium Gold Plate Ladies fitness bikini, USN Face of fitness 2018, took part in the 2019 Arnold classic Africa where many individuals from different continents compete in an international competition.
Her fitness goal is to maintain consistent contentment in her own skin. “Time management, balance and a level of honesty with oneself will always be of paramount importance as the starting point of fitness journey” – Farai Gomwe
Born and raised in Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal, JP Lamont was the typical sports boy that excelled in all major sports. 2014 was the year JP Lamont stood on the IFFB stage for the first time and won the men’s health magazine cover photo all in the same year. JP has featured on two international covers in Australia and Germany in 2015.
JP Lamont had managed to win the IFBB men’s physique SA championships and represented SA at world Championships in Poland.
Maxine is a massive foodie, recipe developer and health blogger through @sugarfreesundays based in cape town. She brings balance, science, and sass to healthy living.
Maxine is the founder and CEO of Macro mixes, whereby they provide high protein, sugar free and calorie-controlled banking premixes, and porridges.
Monique is the owner of MoniqueFit, she is a professional online health and fitness coach as well.
She is super in love with health and fitness and beyond passionate about empowering woman.
Being the reason someone else believes in themselves is truly special for her.
She loves making humans around her smile and is always hungry for success and happiness.
Lucas has been involved in the fitness industry for over 20 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Health and Wellness industry.
He stared on a local tv series called “The Barone Manhunt Season 2”, as well as presented Zumba workouts on SABC 3,
The Expresso show as well as fitness workouts across Africa, USA and Europe.
Lucas has since then excelled and upgraded his knowledge in the human mind and performance capacity of everyday life (MPC- Mind Performance Coach) by becoming a Life Coach were he focuses on Mind Performance Coaching for Athletes, Lifestyle Transformation and Youth Development.
Talitha is a Professional Dancer and Choreographer, she has worked with numerous artists and international brands for Dance Productions Music videos and TV ads. Talitha has represented South Africa at Worlds 4 years in a row and made Top 3 each time.
She is the USN Face of Fitness Winner 2017 Fitness Magazine Cover Girl and has done numerous Fitness Magazine spreads. Her goals are to motivate woman to better themselves and to teach them to have a healthy lifestyle as well how easy it can be. Talitha’s fitness mantra is “consistency” and she says her motivation comes from her mom “My mom always said when you wake up you need to decide first thing of today is going to be a positive day and if I’m going to make the best of it, that drives me every day to think positive . I also set goals for every month and that motivates and pushes me to achieve my goals”
Based in Centurion, Lelani Loots is the owner and qualified fitness trainer of LaniFit Outdoor Bootcamp. She is also a Crossfit L1 coach and specialised online training and coaching.
Throughout the year she hosts 6- & 10-Week Online Challenges where ladies all over South Africa join her on the challenges. Lelani has a passion for fitness, she enjoys doing home training videos and baking heathy sweet treats.
She really wants to show more woman her style of training and how easy it is to do at home, whilst on a holiday or anywhere they like and are comfortable.