Michelle Bridges is not only a household name with the Australian TV viewing public, but also in the fitness industry. She spent many years working for Les Mills Asia Pacific as a trainer of fitness instructors and as a Les Mills International Master Trainer she has trained literally thousands if instructors all over the world.
She competed in figure shaping competitions and represented Australia in the world championships in America the late nineties, and has won accolades and awards including the coveted Fitness Leader of the Year in 2004.
Her reputation as a tough trainer is paralleled by her own training where she is well known for putting herself through gruelling weights and fitness sessions.
In 2001 she set herself a goal to use this experience to take her positive message of exercise and nutrition to as many people as she could, and set about tirelessly badgering newspapers and magazines to publish her articles. In 2002 she got a break and conceived, wrote and performed fitness segments for Mornings with Kerri Anne on TCN Nine.
After four months of auditioning and endless screen and consumer testing, she was offered the part of the red team trainer in Channel Ten's ratings blockbuster The Biggest Loser in 2006. She is the author of 'Crunch Time', published by Penguin, and is an ambassador for the RSPCA and the National Heart Foundation.
When she isn't filming, Michelle Bridges tours Australia talking to corporations, schools and audiences inspiring people to get their lives back through healthy eating and regular exercise. Her style is entertaining, cheeky but non-negotiable and she is in heavy demand for public speaking and MC events.
"Carol Pederson was fantastic! Very helpful!"
YMCA of Sydney
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