Our Story

In 2015, ALF Health: Fitness & Nutrition was born.

After realising how powerful regular movement and balanced nutrition was in her own journey towards improved health and happiness, Amanda discovered an intense passion for supporting other women towards self-acceptance and more confidence.

Originally starting as a local Hatton Vale bootcamp, ALF Health quickly become Lockyer Valley’s only exclusive female fitness community.  We offer an extensive timetable with sessions in Gatton, Glenore Grove, Plainland, Hatton Vale and virtually, from anywhere in Australia. 

In 2020, our Breathe. Move. Be, Finding Balance to Flourish, philosophy was created.  With a strong desire to move even further away from the weight loss pressures, the strict diet culture, and the, at times, overwhelming expectations within the fitness industry, ALF Health continues to offer a safe, judgement free zone, providing different, and balanced, workout styles and intensities to suit every fitness level and capability whilst catering for the emotional struggles that stop so many women from reaching their health goals.    

We believe that all movement should be celebrated.  As females, our needs and energy fluctuate daily, and when we learn to listen to what our body is saying and show up in ways that support our mind and body, everything changes, which is why we offer a range of training styles so that each week you can make a choice that is showing kindness to your body.  Movement is a gift, not a punishment. 

With the daily stress, overwhelm, anxiety and never ending to do list, and Amanda’s own individual journey, she knew we needed to give ourselves permission to slow down, accept where we are at, BREATHE and learn to just BE.  And this approach changed everything. 

Health is not just about what you eat, or how often, or hard, you move, it is about what you say to yourself.  It is about knowing that you are enough every single day.  It is about identifying the stories and beliefs that are keeping you stuck and choosing a new way forward.  It is about focusing on how you FEEL and believing you deserve to feel amazing.

ALF Health offers a balanced and kind approach to movement, mindset and health coaching plus our priceless unconditional support and community so that you can move away from the constant yo-yo dieting, overwhelm and exhausted daily grind, and constant self-sabotaging, and move towards living a consistent, balanced, lifestyle that is FUN, EASY to maintain, that you LOVE and that makes you FEEL good, from the inside out.   

Meet Amanda

Founder & Trainer

Hi, I’m Amanda, mum of 2, friend, entrepreneur and chocaholic!

Fun fact: I have only ever lived in two houses my entire life, and both in the Lockyer Valley!

I discovered a love for healthy eating, and movement, to support and bring me back from a place of depression, self-loathing and disgust. I was lost. I didn’t know who “Amanda” was anymore. I didn’t even know who I wanted to be. And I was on a mission to find her.

My self-care list comprises of weekends near the ocean, foodie dates with friends, facials, massages, floats, saunas, journaling, listening to music, sleep ins, raw treats, candlelit magnesium baths, or reading trashy romance novels!

I am still discovering who I am, and how I can be, look and feel, the way I deserve, and want to be, look and feel. I love connecting with and helping other women discover that and sharing their journey alongside with them, because when women support other women, incredible things happen.

Meet Kyrsten

Client & Trainer

Hello! I’m Kyrsten, mother of 2, wife to a fifo husband , biscuit dunker & tea drinker.

In 2017, I started training with Amanda at ALF Health and after becoming confident and passionate in sharing the gift of movement with others, in March 2018 I became a qualified PT.

I have absolutely loved being a part of this amazing community that changed my own life, running group sessions and personal training sessions now for over 3 years for ALF Health.

This year, you will find me bringing my quirky and fun style to our popular Saturday sessions each week. I would love to see you there!   

 

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