The story so far...
Born in South Africa, Sara Picken-Brown traveled extensively during her childhood. 
Formerly a professional ballerina, SPB retired early due to chronic stress fractures. Entering the Fitness Industry after graduating as a personal trainer she went on to manage boutique fitness studio's, GNC Livewell stores and eventually opening her personal training business,  SPBFitness in 2002. 
SPB's ventures into competitive figure and bodybuilding proved to be a passion that has spanned over a decade. In 2012 Sara was achieved IFBB Pro- athlete status.


  • 23 Championship Figure & Bodysculpting titles
  • Ranked Top 5 European World Championships
  • Ranked Top 10 in USA Arnold Championships
  • 2 x 7 day events with SEALFit, USA
  • 50hr KOKORO event

A Crossfit based elite Leadership and Mental Toughness conditioning program designed and operated by current and former USNavySEALs. This is considered one of the most challenging training programs outside the special operations community. Kokoro is a 3 day snapshot experience for civilians of BUDs Hell Week.

  • In April 2016 SPB consulted in the launch and ran a successful Dance, Fitness & Yoga Studio with a dynamic team of trainers in Melbourne Australia.  

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