Mark Ritchie 

(BCom. Finance and Tax)

Personal trainer, par excellence.

Co-founder and business manager of Body Mechanix Wellness Centre

Mark has been a gold medallist several times in Iron Man. He is passionate about triathlons and mountain biking. He regularly rides the Cape Argus. He rarely misses the 94.7. He has run silver Comrades, the Duzi and Cape Epic. As a member of the Air Force, he cycled for the Defense Force.

Mark leads from the front. Training anyone from serious Iron Man contenders to post-cardiac recuperators. From health conscious business women to body conscious teenagers. From weekend joggers to sportsmen and women who want to up their game. Mark is able to assist anyone who wants to experience the benefits which aerobic and weight-bearing exercises can deliver.

With the added advantage of being a BASI qualified Pilates trainer, Mark develops a personal training programme for you, taking into account any issues you may have – neck, back, injuries, goals. And he keeps you stimulated and motivated by constantly changing your programme, incorporating all the latest and internationally tried and tested exercises disciplines. Training with Mark Ritchie is a constantly evolving experience that makes gym addictive and fitness a pleasure.