Brief Biography (click to read)


Her fitness experience started at a young age of 17 years, and as part of the Fitness Club in Catholic Junior College, she trained regularly in the gym and
conducted training programs for the Fitness Club to prepare overweight male students in improving their fitness level for the coming National Service.

Joan began her intensive training with Augustine Lee after A levels to prepare for her first Asian Championship. In the meantime she opted for the Sport and Wellness Diploma instead of NUS and
successfully completed her Diploma in Sport and Wellness Management.

She won her first Gold Medal, at her first competition in year 2000, at the Asian Bodybuilding Championships.
Joan has also begun her full time fitness career at Ray Wilson California Fitness Centers in 1998. Starting as a part-time personal trainer, she climbed the corporate ladder to success over the years to the post of a Fitness Manager. With her strong partnership with
Augustine, California Fitness Centers Singapore has emerged to be the top clubs in Asia for years.

Joan has competed at the World Games 2001 and got 7th placing, and she won her second Gold medal at the
Asian Women’s bodybuilding Championships in 2002
held in China.

In 2003 she decided to take a short break to pursue her degree in Bachelor of Commerce with University of Western Australia. After graduation, Joan left California Fitness Centers to take on greater challenges in the fitness industry and set up a fitness consultancycompany with Augustine, with a distinct aim to provide valuable workout experience for the clients and to help others to achieve their fitness goals in the proper and most efficient way. She is also an appointed
lecturer and examiner for FISAF personal trainer certification courses.



Joan Liew is a national bodybuilder and a highly accredited personal trainer in Singapore, and has recently started her own fitness consultancy and personal training company in 2005 called the Fitness Factory Pte Ltd , with training partner and business associate, Augustine Lee.

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