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Client of the Month – Amy Baker

In January 2014, Amy wanted to step up from boot camps, swimming and running to concentrate on some targeted areas to be able to meet her full potential. Having started to embark on PT sessions with Personal Best, not long after she learned that she would also be expecting her first child. She was over the moon about the pregnancy but unsure where […]

Chickpea Curry

6 servings Ingredients 2 finely chopped onions 4 finely chopped cloves of garlic 1/2 – 1 tsp. chilli powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp tumeric 1 tsp. paprika 1 tbsp ground cumin 1 tbsp ground coriander 1 tsp garam masala 2 x 400g cans of chickpeas 2 x 400g cans tomatoes Cooking 1. Heat oil […]

Shane Somervile

Hello my name is Shane Somervile, I’m a director of Personal Best and Brisbane Course Co-coordinator for Australian Fitness Academy. I’m a proud father of two kids Ben and Charlotte and the lucky Husband to my beautiful wife Nerissa.  Together we contribute to a wonderful family and business life through helping each other achieve what […]

David Blair

Hello, I’m David Blair        My greatest passion is dancing Tango. I generally travel to at least one international festival each year to meet and dance with new people. I also enjoy helping others to enjoy the beauty of Tango through lessons that I provide. I also love to travel, and whether it is to dance […]


Hello, I’m Connie Heitz I’m into: hiking, tennis, working out, cooking, exploring new places, and learning just about anything new, especially about Australia. My skills are in the areas of: Pilates and personal training. Results I’ve gained with clients include:   improving posture, flexibility, mobility, joint stability and strength. My favourite exercises include: push-ups and anything […]


Hello, I’m Somerton Lester I’m into: Strength Training, Nutrition, Adventure Sports, Business, Technology, Beach, Enjoying life and having fun! In relation to workouts I like to adopt a constantly varied, high Intensity, functional movement methodology when programing My skills are in the areas of:  Strength Training, Metabolic Conditioning, Endurance, and Knowledge in Nutrition. Results I’ve […]

Marathon Runner – Brisbane City

I ran my 3rd Gold Coast Half Marathon in 2011 weighing in at around 77 kgs. The heaviest I had been since having Harry, now 15 years of age. The experience was horrible and after the 14K mark, it was a mental struggle to complete the remaining 7ks. My beautiful running buddy had started a […]

Weight Loss

My weight has been slowly but surely climbing since I turned 30. By 40 I was up over 120kg, unfit, unhealthy and unhappy. I hated the way I felt and looked. I made the decision to stop making excuses and start making changes. Initially I changed my diet and started walking with the goal of […]

Jessica Holding

I have attended both personal training and boot camps run by Personal Best for the previous 12 months. Throughout this period I have noticed an improvement in both my fitness and strength. I have trained with a number of the trainers at Personal Best and all work hard to develop routines that are challenging and […]