WELCOME TO DAMIEN KELLY FITNESS

AUSTRALIA'S TRUSTED VOICE OF FITNESS

ABOUT DAMIEN KELLY

(BExSc), AUTHOR, FOUNDER OF ACTIVE LIVE

An exercise scientist with over 20 years of industry experience, Damien has been the trusted voice of fitness for millions of body+soul magazine readers for over a decade.

Known and respected for his science-based yet creative approach to training, the effectiveness of his programs has been proven by the success he has achieved with thousands of clients ranging from Olympic athletes and television personalities, to mums and busy professionals.

Founder of Active Live – one of Sydney’s only fitness facilities trusted by UNSW, UWS and USYD to train our future Exercise Physiologists. 

A RESPECTED FITNESS AUTHORITY

with extensive experience sharing his knowledge through leading media outlets and publications

TWO DECADES OF HANDS-ON TRAINING

owning and operating studios within Sydney's fitness heartland – the eastern suburbs

EXERCISE SCIENTIST & TRAINER

with a gift for translating the science of exercise into easy-to-comprehend, everyday language

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FITNESS AUTHORITY

Damien’s two decades of hands-on training in the fitness industry, coupled with his exercise science qualifications, place him among the most experienced and knowledgeable leaders in fitness.

An insightful and trusted writer with a gift for translating the science of exercise into accessible language we can all grasp, he is still intensely involved in training clients at his two successful Sydney-based small group training studios.

With his feet still planted firmly on the ground, and his finger on the pulse of the latest science and trends, Damien is the go-to authority on exercise and its application to the Australian population.

SORE NECK AND BACK WHILST WORKING FROM HOME?

7min WATCH – Damien’s top tips for desk set up and health home ergonomics

IN THE MEDIA

TESTIMONIALS

WANT TO TRAIN WITH DAMIEN AND HIS TEAM?

Join Damien and the crew at his Active Live studios to experience the most fun and effective science-based group workouts this side of anywhere! Book your session via the Active Live app today.

WHY WORK WITH DAMIEN?

One of the most credible and respected voices on the Australian fitness landscape, Damien has over 20 years of industry experience, still gets his hands dirty on a daily basis at his innovative training facilities, and has a gift for communicating the elixir-like capabilities of physical activity.

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES

In addition to being the trusted voice of fitness for millions of body+soul magazine readers for over a decade, Damien has shared his insights with numerous print, online, TV and radio media including Elle, VogueSunrise, A Current Affair and Sydney’s Mix 106.5.

If you are working on a health or fitness-related project and require the input, advice or opinion of a respected fitness authority, you can reach out to Damien here.

COLLABORATION

A fitness innovator renowned as a pioneer of small group training in Australia, Damien is passionate about positively impacting more lives through fitness.

As evidenced by his group training philosophy, he firmly believes that we can achieve more together than on our own, in all walks of life.

If you are working on a health, fitness or lifestyle project that could benefit from collaborating with one of Australia’s most respected fitness authorities, you can reach out to Damien here.

ACTIVE LIVE

Founded by Damien in 2008, Active Live delivers innovative and constantly evolving studio-based and outdoor group workouts. Our unique workout system consists of over 150 different programs, so you can get fitter and stronger with more variety than anywhere else.

Sessions differ in duration and format, so you’ll never get bored and will always stimulate greater results. Our high-class coaches will personalise your training, helping you get to know your body and understand how to reach its true potential.

LATEST BLOGS

Have you been doing the same exercises in the same order every week for an eternity? Maybe it's time to press the refresh button on your fitness routine.
A few years back, I wrote a regular column for a newspaper that involved a fitness assessment on a reader and giving feedback on their performance. Most of read more...
I recently overheard a trainer telling his client to maintain a straight back during an exercise. This brought up and old gripe of mine.
Now listen up and listen very well: if you want a straight back I suggest you get fitted for a straightjacket. You'd literally be crazy.
We've all seen a skeleton in our time. read more...
If you're not performing the full-range of movement in an exercise, maybe you need to lighten the load.
Last year, I joined my local gym. Let's just say it was a meat-head gym. Being a meat- head at the time, it met my needs perfectly.
One thing puzzled me at my meat-head gym: the dumbbell rack. The read more...
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