Damon Valentine

“You may know me as the blonde fella at Derrimut’s 24/7 Thomastown gym wearing the green camouflage hat that never sits still. I do 6-10 reps and then I walk around the perimeter of the gym before settling down for my next set. Always on the move I am, whether it be at the gym […]

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Claudia Boufarraa

“Hi. My name is Claudia. I am 27 years old. I have two children. During my pregnancy I put on 40kgs. I am determined to lose the weight. I am currently 123.5kgs. My goal is to lose 50kgs. I know that my journey is going to be a tough one, but I want to do […]

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Michael Luong

“I was one of the first members here at Braybrook (Derrimut Gym). I signed up just before my 17th birthday, since training here I decided to take up power lifting as a sport. Only weighing at 55kg and having only competed in 1 IPF Natural Power Lifting competition so far, I now currently hold all […]

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Michelle Magliolo

“I was overweight my whole life, I got to 172kg at the age of 19. I was told I wouldn’t be able to lose the weight without lap band surgery. I didn’t let that get in my way. I started training at Derrimut Gym Caroline Springs in October 2012 and since then I have lost […]

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Devlin Chung

“I was born in Suva, Fiji, in 1947. I have live in London and have traveled the world. Now I’m an Australian Citizen. I immigrated to this country in 1986. I have always been involved in sports all my life. I have played cricket, basketball, rugby and squash for a very long time. I am […]

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Tina

Tina first stepped foot in a gym back in 2008 saying she was “Very overweight with no idea what I was doing”. With hard work, a positive attitude, healthy eating and an amazing support network Tina dropped 50kgs. Ever since then, gym and fitness have become a massive part of Tinas’ Life, pursuing her strong […]

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Tim Papachristodoulou

I’m 53 years of age. I lost my leg when I was 38 years old due to a blood clot. The only thing that go me through my traumatic experience were my kids. Without my kids, I don’t know what I would have done or how I would have got through. Another one of my […]

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John Caruana

“Hi, my name is John Caruana and I want to tell you want made me become so interested about the gym. I was born in 1972 and 2 years later I got hit by a car. I was in a coma for a couple of days because I had fluid in my brain and the […]

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