Maple Ridge – Our Trainers

No matter what your goal is; weight loss, muscle mass, increased fitness, or maybe all three, our Personal Trainers at Maple Ridge’s Fitness Unlimited Health Club will create an exercise and weight management program tailored personally for you to ensure you achieve your goals.


BCAK Registered Kinesiologist

Fitness Unlimited Personal Trainer

Growing up I was always a very active individual participating in a lot of different sports and was always aware of healthy eating and good nutrition. My Dad is a Type I diabetic and healthy eating was a natural occurrence in our household. As well as dealing with personal health problems, I was always careful of the types of foods I ate.

I began my post-secondary education as a nursing student with dreams of becoming a doctor, but as I got further in to post-secondary school I realized that my true passion was to help people live healthy, happy lives with a focus on exercise, athletics and nutrition.

After ten years of post-secondary education I graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a background in Nursing. Unfortunately that came with weight gain and a lot of mental and physical fatigue. Not too long after beginning my career I set a new goal, to lose the weight and compete in my first amateur fitness competition. I completed my first BCABBA Western Canadian Bodybuilding show in 2012 and my second in 2013. This began and new path for me as I was now addicted to that feeling of being healthy and strong and I wanted to share and educate people as much as I could, I wanted everyone to feel as good as I did.

Fitness Unlimited has provided me with the outlet to do just that. As well as providing personal training and nutrition information at Fitness Unlimited, I also currently work as a Registered Kinesiologist at Karp Rehabilitation providing active rehab and personal training to individuals with all types of injuries and all age ranges. I have also been playing softball for 25 years and am currently VP of our local slo-pitch league. I love meeting new people and there is nothing I enjoy more than providing individuals with fitness and nutrition education to help them with their future health. I look forward to working with you to help you begin your new path to health and wellness.

“It's not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not” – Anonymous

Call or come by today to book your complimentary Fitness Assessment with Breanne at 604-465-8955.

Tonya Schmidt

Fitness Unlimited Certified Personal Trainer

I had always struggled with my weight as a child. In high school, I was bullied for my weight, by people I thought were my friends. I became insecure and began trying one different "fad" weight loss program after another with no success.

In January 2012 I committed myself to a program of healthy eating and exercise and by April I had lost fifteen pounds and even more in inches. I began taking in more walking during the day and the gym in the evening. Soon after I incorporated weight training into my regular program and my weight began to creep back up again. Confused and frustrated, I consulted with a Personal Trainer and Nutritionist. I learned a lot, including the fact that I am not doing anything wrong… I was gaining muscle!

I started to look at the scale differently. I stopped letting the scale define me or my success. I felt great! I felt powerful and stronger than ever and I discovered my passion for training. I wanted to learn as much as I could, so in September 2015, I registered for the Personal Training Program and I became fully certified in September 2016. Originally I did this for myself, until I realized how much I wanted to help other people, with the same frustrations and experiences that were a part of my journey. I want to help people feel strong and powerful and that means more to me than anything.

Book your complimentary session with Tonya today by calling 604-465-8955.

delaney Mclean

Fitness Unlimited Certified Personal Trainer

I was always a very active child growing up. I played soccer and did swimming lessons from 5-12 years old, and danced the majority of my childhood as well.

When I was 13, my mom took me to the gym with her for the first time.

That summer, I fell in love with working out and got my own gym membership. I would start almost every day by going for a run, and then go to the gym to lift weights.

By the time I was 15, I decided my long term goal would be to compete in a bodybuilding bikini competition. At that point I was still too young, but by the time I entered my final year of high school, I began to prep for my first competition, and finally stepped on stage March 2016.

I graduated that June, and competed in my second bikini show in November 2016.

After my second competition, I had another goal- to obtain my Personal Training certification so I could help others achieve their health and fitness goals. I became fully certified June 2018.

I have been a part of Fitness Unlimited since I was only months old coming to the Kids Klub, and I am so excited to now be a part of the Personal Training Team.

Fitness has helped me in so many aspects of my life, and I truly believe it can help anyone become the best, happiest, and healthiest version of themselves.

Book your complimentary session with Delaney today by calling 604-465-8955.


Fitness Unlimited Certified Personal Trainer

My name is Josh Panagiotou, and I am proud to say that I am a Personal Trainer at Fitness Unlimited. I have earned my Personal Training certification through the BCRPA, and have worked hard to expand my knowledge in the supplement industry.

I haven't always been fit. A few years ago, at my heaviest, I was 250lbs. That's a lot of weight to carry on a 5'7" frame. After my Dad passed away, I realized just how short life really is. I came to the realization that if I was embarrassed about the way I looked, I had to change now. I gained as much knowledge as I could and went to work. After a few stumbles along the way, I am now 65lbs lighter. I continue to work out six times a week, not only for myself, but to be a role model of health for my daughter. I am working towards entering my first fitness show in the near future.

I have gone through my struggles and know the road blocks that can appear along the way. I am here to give you the knowledge that I have to help you to not only lead a healthier and fitter life, but to attain your dream body. I will bring intensity when you lack the motivation to really push yourself to make the change that you really want. I will show you all the proper techniques for every exercise so you know that you are doing it right and injury will never set you back. I am here for you. I take great pride and pleasure from watching my clients reach their goals. Life is too short and health is too important to keep putting off. Let’s do this now!

"No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training…what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable." – Socrates

Call or come by today to book your complimentary Fitness Assessment with Josh at 604-465-8955.

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