South Africa has a number of well-known personal trainers and these include:
Lisa immediately started studying to become a personal trainer after school and worked for six months to fund her studies in Wales. She then went on to create a mobile personal training unit which evolved into a private gym in Musgrave, Durban. She is well-known as the person responsible for the transformation of Darren Scott, radio and TV personality, and co-authored the book “No fries on us”. She is now the owner of a franchise of Lisa Raleigh centres across the country, helping people change their lives.
Visit Lisa Raleigh‘s website.
Ryan has spent the past 14 years in the fitness industry and is the holder of a number of qualifications including:
Ryan offers a number of services including weight training, pilates, yoga, cardiovascular training and other specialized services.
Although the health and fitness industry is struggling to regulate itself, and there are many pseudo accreditations of varying quality, you should look for Theta accreditation (http://www.theta.org.za/) as well as REPSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa) accreditation at http://www.repssa.com/.