Improve your fitness

Participating in HBF Fitness sessions are a great way to be properly prepared for the HBF Run for a Reason. Whether you are walking the 4km or running the 12km, there is a structured program designed to help you improve your strength and endurance so you can achieve your distance.

Warm up

Our easy warm up will get you ready for your workout

Strength training

Increase your strength to improve your endurance and reduce injury risk

Group cardio fitness

Increase your heart rate with our fun group cardio activities

Cool down

Stretch it out and bring your heart rate down at the end of the session

Meet your new HBF Fitness trainer

Learn about our HBF Fitness trainers to understand what they specialise in, what fitness programs they run and feel comfortable at any of our Fitness programs.

Beginner
HBF Fitness Nicky

Nicky McKimmie

Nicky is Co-owner/Director of Fitness Revolution in Belmont. Nicky is a Certified Nutrition Coach and Personal Trainer, providing diet-free, practical advice for lasting results. “My passion is supporting people to find a sense of purpose, joy & meaning in vital living so it never feels like a bore or a chore”.

Intermediate
David Mitchell

David Mitchell

Dave has been a Fitness Coach at the Australian Institute of Fitness for 8 years. He is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and holds a Degree in Sports Science & Sports Management along with a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science. “I have a passion for training all types of people and have trained numerous beginner groups to achieve their health and fitness goals. “

Advanced
HBF Fitness - Sasha

Sasha Dowson

Sasha has worked in fitness industry for 8 years, with passion for outdoor fitness and training all fitness levels . This will be Sasha’s 4th season with HBF Fitness.  “This truly is an awesome program and I love what it offers to everyday people at any fitness level. Improving their well being in a safe environment as well as having fun”.

Family
Kim

Kim Athanassiou

Kim started out in the fitness industry over 20 years ago with group fitness and then personal training. Over the past 5 years she has focused more on outdoor fitness as she loves working outdoors and enjoys the variety. “I really enjoy helping people reach their health and fitness goals and find it rewarding to see participants increasing their fitness, energy levels and confidence.”

Intermediate
HBF Fitness - Angela

Angela Gawthorne

Angela is Co-owner/Director of Fitness Revolution in Belmont. Angela is a Certified Nutrition Coach with a passion for helping people of all ages and abilities. As an ‘Accountability Coach’, her mission is to provide loads of support and encouragement – she firmly believes that if you have the right mindset, the rest will follow.

“I just wanted to say a big THANKYOU for running HBF fitness. It has been an enjoyable 6 month program. I have the found the trainers to be encouraging, the location of the class to be easily accessible and the exercises to be very beneficial. I started in the beginners group, and now nearly 6 months later I am in the Intermediate group!”

Amanda Blennerhassett - Intermediate

“I would just like to let you know that my wife & I have enjoyed the HBF fitness sessions at Wilson Park every week –  we are both in our sixties and were at an average fitness level, but over the past months we have moved more than we have for many years and feel a lot fitter/healthier.”

Anthony and Joan Bonomini - Beginner

“I have been a regular at HBF Fitness for a while, but always felt guilty leaving my daughter in bed on a Saturday morning. With the Family sessions, my daughter and I have been able to spend quality time together whilst keeping healthy and active at the same time.”

Lida Sayadelmi - Family

“I always look forward to the outdoor fitness classes run by HBF. Getting out in the fresh air is energising and it doesn’t feel like a chore. The trainers are fun and provide a good variety of activities too.”

Mandy Richardson - Family

“It can be tough keeping my cousins entertained at the weekend, so the HBF Fitness Family sessions are brilliant – the kids just think of them as a fun way to spend a Saturday morning, without realising all the health benefits they’re getting!”

Natasha Cox - Family