About Authentic Personal Training Crows Nest

Honest Advice. Real Results.

With close to 40 years industry knowledge in Crows Nests’ newest studio, our team of experienced Personal Trainers are here to help. Our goal setting process can guarantee a path to health and fitness success with minimal disruption to your everyday life. 

Authentic Personal Training Trainers

At Authentic Personal Training, we combine all the keys you need to succeed! Our experienced Personal Trainers are here to provide you with the level of service you need to achieve the health and fitness results that you deserve. With programs that include weight loss, fitness and toning, we have tailored our services to achieve all results.

With the amount of information displaying “quick fixes” and promoting unrealistic results it is easy to see why the first step can be so intimidating. We aim to turn your health & fitness journey into a lifestyle change. A strong belief that correct information leads to maintained motivation allows us to tailor training programs for the individual.

Our modern personal training studio offers a full-suite of services enabling our valued members a comprehensive health & fitness experience. We have dedicated ourselves to ensuring that your goals are achieved in an enjoyable, friendly and supportive environment.

Are you ready to make a change?

Meet the team

Alec Draffin

Owner/Personal Trainer

Winner – North Shore Business Person of the Year 2020

Winner – Best Fitness Service on the North Shore 2019

Finalist — Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2019

“Health and fitness should be as enjoyable as possible. When you embrace it as part of your lifestyle it is remarkable what can be achieved.”

Alec has 13 years experience in the health and fitness industry, including eleven years as a personal trainer. His track record of providing direct, honest information and reputation for helping clients achieve amazing results led him to establish Authentic Personal Training. Specialising in weight loss and fitness improvements, Alec has developed the knowledge and ability to help you take the next step in your fitness journey, and your results to the next level.

His passion for leading a team of experienced personal trainers and helping the local community see sustained fitness success culminated in his being awarded the 2020 North Shore Business Person of the year in 2020.

Tom Haluza

Tom Haluza

Personal Trainer

 “I believe you are perfect just the way you are, but with education, and your heart in the right place, you can achieve anything you want with your health and fitness.”

Tom has been involved with health and fitness, both directly and indirectly over the last 10 years. Over this time, he has developed a strong understanding of weight training and how it can maximize your results. Over the last 4 years he has focused his efforts towards endurance training, in particular triathlon and iron man events. With a focus on biomechanics and having learnt through his own training mistakes, you can be assured that he is here to help you achieve your results injury free and happy!

Michael Smith

Micheal Smith

Personal Trainer

“If you want to be pushed, I can push you. If you want be nurtured, I can nurture you.” 

Micheal has been in the health & fitness industry for 11 years including six years Personal Training experience in London. During his time as a trainer, he created and maintained long-term relationships with clients, helping them achieve amazing results and ensuring fitness was a top priority in their life. With extensive experience in weight loss management, as well as programming for The Tough Mudder, London Marathon and lean muscle building, Micheal loves to help people succeed whilst creating work, health & fitness and life balance. 

Cameron Brody

Cameron Brodie

Personal Trainer

“The best lesson you will ever learn in regards to your health is this: Consistency is the greatest secret in fitness, if you are consistent you will be successful in achieving your goal” 

Cameron’s passion for fitness comes from his own weight loss journey and as a result, understands the struggles and challenges faced every day in health and fitness. Recently transitioning from the corporate world to Personal Training, he wants to help others reach their goals and make a difference in their lives. His principles are simple, he likes to prioritise correct movement with evidence-based resistance training methods.

Brad Williams

Brad Williams

Personal Trainer

“Give me 6 hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first 4 hours sharpening the axe.” 

Brad grew up on the Northern Beaches and became a PT in 2013. Over the
past 6 years he has gained experience specialising in weight loss, fitness, strength training, programming and helping clients achieve goals they set their mind to.

With an increase interest in strength & conditioning and elite sport coaching, he is constantly looking to better his knowledge and further assist those who he is able to train. He believes work, training and life balance is crucial and enjoys working towards creating that balance.

By making training fun, enjoyable and functional, everything has a purpose.


Celia Kelly

Personal Trainer

“Anything is possible with the willingness to achieve it and a mind that believes it.” 

Celia started her journey into the health and fitness industry 11 years ago, after transitioning to a vegan, plant-based diet. With a background in dancing, yoga and performing arts, the importance of exercise has always been something Celia has held in high regard when it comes to physical and mental wellbeing. Taking a holistic approach and combining her experience working in and managing gyms, along with her passion for nutrition, Celia is excited to get you working towards your goals and on you path of transformation and vitality.

experienced personal trainer lynsey

Lynsey Askew

Personal Trainer

“I am more invested in what your body can do rather than what it looks like. Movement is a gift, and the better you can move it the better you’ll feel” 

Lynsey began her career in the health and fitness industry after many years playing high level sport, in particular representing England in cricket and playing representative hockey. Transitioning from time spent in the gym as a young athlete under quality strength and conditioning coaches she became a Personal Trainer in 2014. Since then Lynsey has had a wide reach in the industry training young athletes for sport to older adults for improved overall wellbeing, as well as training clients for more specific outcomes including injury prevention, weight loss and rehabilitation.

Each of our experienced Personal Trainers are here to make your health and fitness journey as smooth and enjoyable as possible. We look forward to meeting you!

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Authentic Personal Training

Personal Training
Group Exercise
Nutritional Advice
Weight Loss
Muscle Tone
Core Conditioning

Studio Hours

Mon - Thurs: 5:30am - 8pm 

Fri: 5:30am - 3pm

Sat: 7am - 12pm

Sun: Closed

Contact Us

Call (02) 8040 5892

Email info@authenticpt.com.au

Level 1, 22 Willoughby Rd,
Crows Nest NSW 2065 Australia

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