Shannan Ponton is an iconic Aussie guy who loves health and fitness and spending time with his family.

With over 30 years of experience in the fitness industry, Shannan has extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of exercise, fitness, nutrition, health and motivation and continues to share his knowledge with hundreds of Australians.

Shannan’s passion for health and wellness motivates him to continually find ways to make fitness fresh and interesting for people and deliver innovative personal training, fitness and motivational solutions to individuals of all ages.

Shannan trains the same way he lives his life – with respect, integrity, physical and mental discipline as well as strength in mind and body. This approach allows him to connect with people and get the most out of them – driving them harder than they could ever have imagined and motivating them to achieve their personal goals. This approach continues to make him an appealing guest speaker with a range of companies and professional sporting teams at a national and international level.

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Shannan first showcased his skills as a fitness trainer and mentor on the hit TV show The Biggest Loser Australia. His passion and expertise helped contestants reach their personal goals and made him the most successful trainer on the show, he was also the only trainer to appear in all 11 seasons.

Always looking to challenge himself and step out of his comfort zone, Shannan appeared in season 1 of Channel 7’s hit show SAS Australia: Who Dares Wins, and made it to the final five before having to withdraw after suffering hypothermia three times. He also took on a challenge of a different kind appearing in The All New Monty: Guys & Gals in 2020.

Shannan is a proud Ambassador for a number of charity organisations including Cure Cancer Australia, Melanoma Institute Australia, Muscular Dystrophy NSW and Canteen.