Need a Trainer ?

This Can Be You

da-fuzz (1)“My name is Darren  Avondo. I am 29 years old. A little while back my good friend and Trainer Nicholas Caracandas and I started training together. In the beginning I used to only train for aesthetic reasons. I wanted big arms and a big chest. I never used to enjoy the hard work that accompanied his style of training as it was very new to me. Nicholas has helped me realize that hard work really does pay off. Not only where looking better is concerned, but FEELING better about myself.

When I started training with him I weighed in at a whopping 107 kg’s and had a body fat percentage of 29%. I now weigh in at 84kg light and own a body fat percentage of 14%!!!. (This is after only one and a half years). Il leave it at that as the results speak for themselves.

I can do things now that I never thought possible. Training with movement patterns instead of isolating muscle groups has its benefits far beyond what we see in this picture.

Thanks for everything !!”

About DiabeticAthletic (30 Articles)
A type 1 Diabetic and a firm believer that hard work produces the best results and that there is no easy road to success. Functional and Crossfit Training are my FAVOURITE training styles, "I train for LIFE, not to look good in a mirror! After all... What is a Ferrari , without its engine.." Nicholas Caracandas is the owner of City Bowl Fitness - Strength and Conditioning and has been in the game for just under a decade. With more than 600 clients under his belt and over 5000 hours of personal training completed his knowledge and ability to deliver results are unparalleled. Starting off specialising in Kettlebell training and boxing he became head coach and programmer for CrossFit Mother City's Strength and Conditioning program. He runs the Bikini Body Challenge at City Bowl Fitness which specializes in female weight loss and overall body sculpting. Being a type 1 Diabetic for 19 years he has a vast knowledge on Nutrition and healthy living with a vast understanding of tried and tested training methods capable of delivering any goals you may want and need. Nicholas works at 4 facilities around Cape Town and is the proud bid winner of a 2017 Government contract to provide services to profile government employees. Weight loss, lean muscle mass, sport specific training, performance training and injury rehabilitation are just some the services on offer. No matter your goal, shape or size he is one of the few trainers that offer a money back guarantee.

4 Comments on This Can Be You

  1. Ash's Sweetest Things // April 24, 2012 at 12:49 pm // Reply

    Darren, you look amazing!! Well done to you and Nick!

  2. Vuyo Mzini // April 24, 2012 at 1:59 pm // Reply

    What a guy….!!!

  3. Sam Reynolds // April 24, 2012 at 5:14 pm // Reply

    Saw you today when Nick took this photo! Very impressive Darren- Well done! Sam

  4. That’s so impressive! Well done Darren! 🙂

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