Personal Trainers Aged 50+

(and their stories)

Brett Whitcher (Ballarat, Victoria) - Qualified at 48

Brett Whitcher (Ballarat, Victoria) - Qualified at 48

Brett started his working life in engineering as a design draughtsman at the age of 18. This led to toolmaking and a while at an office job. ...more

Personal Trainer

July 04, 20243 min read

JoDee Coulter (Strongsville, Ohio) - Qualified at 54

JoDee Coulter (Strongsville, Ohio) - Qualified at 54

JoDee has a unique attachment to Australia. She was inspired as a child to travel here and fulfilled that dream in 2020, just before the pandemic disruption. JoDee is a grief specialist and has been w... ...more

Personal Trainer

June 03, 20242 min read

Hazel Francis (Wynnum, Queensland) - Qualified at 50

Hazel Francis (Wynnum, Queensland) - Qualified at 50

Hazel has been into fitness since her early 20s when she got into resistance training and bodybuilding, even winning competitions along the way. Early in the journey Hazel had issues with anorexia and... ...more

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May 06, 20242 min read

Fiona Rubens (Burnie, Tasmania) - Qualified at 52

Fiona Rubens (Burnie, Tasmania) - Qualified at 52

In her short time in the fitness industry, Fiona has made a big impact working with people of all ages in the services she provides. But the age group she is most drawn to helping is older adults. Thi... ...more

Personal Trainer

April 16, 20242 min read

Lisa Peterson (Sydney, NSW) - Qualified at 55

Lisa Peterson (Sydney, NSW) - Qualified at 55

Lisa says she was always into sport rather than gym-based fitness, playing many sports competitively and being very active as a PE teacher too. She reluctantly joined a gym as part of a plan to manage... ...more

Personal Trainer

April 11, 20242 min read

Cheryl Clinton (Qualified at 54)

Cheryl Clinton (Qualified at 54)

Check out the story of Cheryl Clinton who is early on the path to a career in fitness. A teacher with a life-long passion for exercise and keeping fit, Cheryl felt drawn to finding a way she could hel... ...more

Personal Trainer

April 02, 20242 min read