OUR Trainers

Husband and wife team, John and Ilana Smidt, with a passion for fitness and nutrition, and helping others make lasting changes, are ready to assist you with all your training, nutrition and lifestyle needs. 

John Smidt

John Specializes in weight loss, muscle building and programs for improving sport performance. John is an avid athlete himself and have achieved national colours in powerlifting and bodybuilding. 

John holds fitness and nutrition qualifications from the ISSA(USA), a Bsc Degree in Biochemistry & Microbiology and has over 25 years experience in helping others reach their training and nutrition goals.

Contact John directly at:

john.smidt@bodysynergy.co.za

ilana smidt

Ilana specializes in health coaching and are passionate about helping others feel empowered to make behavior changes in their lives. Through active listening, empathy and compassion Ilana facilitates lasting changes for her clients.


Ilana is a certified American Council on Exercise (ACE) Health Coach and holds a BA Hons Degree in Psychology. She is also currently completing her Masters (Msc) degree in Health Psychology.


Ilana works with her clients as a team to help them understand the emotional, behavioral, physical, nutritional and lifestyle factors that may influence their weight management goals and other goals.


Contact Ilana directly at:

ilana@bodysynergy.co.za

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