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Meet the Team

An experienced team of trainers to guide you

Focusing on functional movements we will teach you a more efficient way to train, gain strength, remain injury free and achieve the body you desire. We prepare clients for real life everyday physical activities including being a busy mum or dad, working a physical job, through to playing elite level sports.

Meet the Team

Rob Derbyshire“Over the years I've thought long and hard about the most effective forms of training. My F.A.S.T.E.R. method of training (Fitness And Strength Timed Exercise Routines) incorporates the 3 energy systems into every workout and gets you fast results.”

Rob Derbyshire is a fitness expert who lecturers at The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers and TAFE NSW. Rob has over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry including recently acting as the strength and conditioning coach for Randwick Rugby Union Club from 2010 to 2012.

Having trained over 2000+ clients over the years Rob understands what exercises, equipment and programs work. He has personally designed “The Workshed” (a private training facility at The Spot in Randwick) focusing on core, functional movements and metabolic conditioning, ensuring your body never plateaus.

Programs have been developed to suit a small group personal training format. However Rob also offers 1 on 1 personal training for clients who prefer a more private arrangement.

Rob’s credentials include:

  • Lecturer for Certificate III & Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach, Randwick Rugby Union
  • Diploma Fitness & Nutrition
  • ASCA Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Cross Fit Level 1 Trainer
  • Integrated Corrective Exercise (ICE) Level 1
  • Advanced First Aid & Level 1 Sports Trainer
  • CIV Work Place Trainer & Assessor

Jacinta“I feel it is my duty to share the importance of training and make others realise the diverse results it gives your mind and body."

Jacinda is a local girl who grew up dancing at The Dance Spot, swimming at Coogee beach and attending the local high school. Although she loves her hometown, she loves to travel the world. From Skiing in Canada and Japan to white water rafting and quad bike riding in New Zealand, Chile and Africa. Nothing beats her passion for salsa dancing in Cuba.

Being a professional dancer, she understands the importance of having an active lifestyle and the key role good nutrition plays in our health. Through her study of fitness, anatomy and physiology, she knows the importance of resistance training and the amazing results a functional work out can have on the body.

She believes The WorkShed provides a practical approach to exercise that allows your body to continuously reach new limits, seeing almost instant results. In her opinion, it is a dynamic style of exercise for people of all ages!

“My ‘Whole Food’ philosophy means that food is colourful, fun and abundant! I will teach you that knowing correct nutrition counts for 70% of your fat loss is important but in fact slimness is simply a by-product of good health”

Amy McKendrick has devoted her life to teaching people how to eat for health and vitality. She studied at the Nature Care collage and has over 8 years in the Fitness industry. Amy works alongside many personal training businesses around Sydney providing their clients with the nutritional support they need for success and results.

Through her corporate food seminars, group workshops, one on one program, online recipes, tailored shopping lists and weekly food planners Amy has many easy ways to teach you how to achieve Sustainable Results that become Lifestyle Habits.

Devoted to teaching holistic nutrition principles that create good health from the inside out. Amy’s 6 week food diary program will teach you how to choose perfect foods for your metabolism which will allow you to achieve maximum energy, slimness and vitality. Making sure you truly receive a wellness experience!

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