Trudie Blachford


Nelson Bay Fitness is a local family business operated by Trudie Blachford, qualified Personal Trainer, PDHPE Teacher, and a casual Primary School Teacher. Trudie prides herself on offering a professional service to clients and is focused on providing a positive, engaging environment.

Trudie values the importance of being physically active and exercising in a group setting. Trudie is focused on providing a service where not only physical health is improved, but also where social, mental and emotional facets of health are also addressed. Each individual member of “The Crew” is important to Trudie and she goes above and beyond to ensure client safety and comfort. Trudie has been running fitness sessions since 2011 after completing her Cert III and Cert IV in Fitness in 2010. Trudie balances family, children, work and life commitments and appreciates the women attending her sessions do that too. She aims to therefore provide effective, dynamic and well-planned sessions so clients can achieve their individual goals. Trudie understands that, in today's world, women are time-poor and want sessions that run for 30-60 minutes that achieve positive health results in a short amount of time.

Trudie has her Commercial Operators Licence with Port Stephens Council, Current First Aid and CPR certificates, and is a Fitness Australia member. Trudie also has her qualifications in Metafit HIIT, MMA Boxing, PunchFit, CrankIt Suspension Training and also Battlerope Essentials. Trudie is an experienced trainer of all ages. Trudie will make you feel comfortable, put a smile on your face and support you beyond the sessions that NBF offers. Come and join this unique crew, you won't be disappointed.

Trudie is available to train Sports Teams. Please contact Trudie to discuss.


Brie Carter

Brie works for Nelson Bay Fitness as a casual PT when Trudie is away or unwell.

Brie is a nineteen year old, born in Sydney and raised in Port Stephens. She grew up playing multiple individual and team sports. Playing for teams at levels as high Nationals is her biggest passion. Brie has recently been selected for Australia in Oz-Tag Mixed U21's.

Having always lived an active lifestyle, she has decided to make it a career. Completing her Cert III and Cert IV in Personal Training in 2015. Being new to the industry, she has big plans. Brie hopes to one day devote herself to helping women with mental illnesses and eating disorders. With this being a personal issue she has dealt with herself, she wishes to pass on her experiences and motivate others that are struggling with self-image. She wants to be able to inspire these women to lead a healthy active lifestyle. One in which being active is apart of their daily activities, not a chore. She wants to motivate women to feel comfortable in their own skin and rock their own world, one that is not solely focused on a 'better body' but more a 'better self'. 

Brie's sole purpose is caring for others. Ensuring people's mental, physical and emotional states are addressed and focused on to improve. She hopes to leave an impact on her community, a movement of women who love their bodies and love being active. 

Brie has her current First Aid and CPR certificates and is a Fitness Australia member.  Brie is qualified in Gym Instruction, Personal Training and Group Fitness. 

Brie is available for 1 on 1 sessions, and small group sessions.