Our Specialists

Precision Life Staff

  • Ben Belling

    Precision Life Training Director

    Personal Trainer, Muay Thai Instructor

    Combining a passion for proven results-driven physical training principles with a customer-service focus, Ben provides precise individualised training guidance guaranteed to reap the most effective, time-efficient personal training you need.

    From the moment Ben could stand he was always on the go. A multitude of sports and recreational activities has produced a rounded training background in a diverse range of both sports-specific and general training practices encompassing such fields as Australian Rules, cricket, tennis, squash, soccer and amateur bodybuilding. His time as a Muay Thai instructor honed his skills further in elite level training concepts and skills.

    Collating his knowledge base acquired from decades of first-hand experience and application of a lifetime of work and play, Ben made his move into personal training to share his passion for everything  health & fitness. Since then Ben has forged his own path of success stories with his focus on achieving goals in line with his client needs and desires. These include fat loss, postural correction, injury rehabilitation, sports specific training, bodybuilding & reshaping, pre-wedding conditioning, pre and post-natal training and pregnancy training.

    Ben happily guides his clients from their initial steps into personal training right through to developing new and exciting challenges for the well-versed in elite training to always make personal training fun and challenging.

  • Leigh Gathercole

    Precision Life

    Certified Personal Trainer, Rehabilitation Trainer, Funtional & Core Conditioning Training, Outdoor Trainer, Boxing Instructor

    Leigh's training style is informed by his passion for sport and athleticism, sport specific training, functional movement and rehabilitation. With his background in a multitude of sports, both playing and coaching, he has come to the realisation that prevention of an injury is always preferable to rehabilitation. As such, Leigh focuses on postural care, and strengthening functional movements to ensure each of his clients train safely and effectively while building stability and strength to guard against injury.

    Leigh also has a passion for the performing arts, being professionally involved as well as a keen spectator; his understanding of human movement with the combination of his experience on stage gives him a dynamic insight to athleticism and strength.

  • Grant Iles

    Precision Life

    Personal Trainer, Remedial Massage Therapist

    Grant has been in the fitness industry for the last 16 years, playing State Rugby for many years as well as being a part of the Australian Under 16's squad. He has qualifications in Personal Training and a Diploma in Massage Therapies.

    Grant has most recently worked as a Personal Trainer and Masseur in a super-specialised health retreat for weight loss. In this capacity, he assisted many clients to achieve their goals through intense work-outs, nutritional and fitness education, and remedial body work to prevent injury and aid rapid recovery from training. Grant has also participated in power-lifting and bodybuilding for many years and understands first-hand the importance of muscle maintenance for metabolic functioning and body toning and conditioning.  Grant is also proficient in boxing/kickboxing instruction, sports specific training, and interval training. Additionally, Grant has a softer side as a Remedial Massage Therapist treating all types of muscle problems, with specialties in cupping, sports massage, trigger point therapy, and relaxation massage. This unique skill set enables Grant not only to train you hard, but also to soothe you and ensure you are ready to train again the following day.

    When Grant takes on a new client, he commits to you all the way. With the training mantra of “Just keep moving” you know he is in it with you for the long haul no matter how hard it gets.

  • Martin Matti

    Precision Life

    Certified Personal Trainer, Remedial Massage Therapist and Boxing Instructor

    Participating furiously in State League Soccer for many years and involving himself in various sporting events, Martin's health, fitness and recovery knowledge is vast. Playing competitively, Martin's soccer career gave him the opportunity to work for a State League Soccer team as their trainer and masseur. Strength, conditioning and recovery is something Martin is very passionate about and leads by good example. Having been interested in sport and fitness from a young age, Martin's enthusiasm is second to none. Martin's passion and desire comes from his clients. Guiding them to reach their maximum potential and giving them the advice to help them lead strong, fit and nutritional lives to the fullest. Seeing their fantastic results is what drives and excites him to produce his best.

    Martin is a firm believer in combining specifically tailored treatments and exercises to nurture and strengthen the body in a holistic manner.

    Martin works with a broad range of clients. Each fitness program is individually personalised and adapted to their lifestyles and fitness needs.

  • Anca Vereen

    Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist APD, AN

    Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist

    Anca Vereen is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist with a background in psychology. Anca is passionate about creating lasting health that is personalised to your mental, emotional, behavioural and nutritional needs and goals.

    As a holistic practitioner she combines expert nutrition knowledge with practical counselling techniques to identify your unique needs and tailor specific recommendations that suit your circumstances. Her skills are also complemented by the use of the latest technological advances like body composition analysis and genetic testing.

    Take advantage of Anca’s strong evidence-based approach and benefit from modern assessment techniques that remove the guesswork and gives you a more complete and accurate understanding of your state of health.

  • Marda Willey


    Exercise Physiologist, Pilates Instructor

    Marda is an Authentic Pilates Certified Instructor, an accredited Exercise Physiologist (MESSA) and has also undertaken training in Stott Pilates. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Movement, Diploma of Education in Physical Education and Certificate of Remedial and Sports Massage. With Post Graduate studies in dance and movement and exercise sports science, Marda has the perfect blend of understanding human movement and mechanics along with traditional Pilates training.

    Since 1981 Marda has taught exercise, dance and movement and was one of the first in Australia to train in the NY style with Romana Kryzanowska and Cynthia Lochard. She undertook to direct her own Pilates Studio in 1997, has been Vice President of The Pilates Alliance since conception in 2001 and in 2010 stepped down to become Continuing Education Officer for the Pilates Alliance.

    In 2009 Marda moved back to Victoria, to be close to her family and is enjoying the freedom to instruct in a variety of Pilates Studios, as a PAA Principal Trainer and in July 2010, she was granted Teacher Trainer Status with Romana Pilates.

    Marda has continued to develop her skills in breaking down the exercises within all the methods of Pilates and creating a sound basis for the 'why do exercise' question. Her speciality being the biomechanics of the body within exercise and more specifically the Authentic Pilates Method, given that Romana's Pilates is her passion.