About Us

Coaches Leading The Way

The home of some of Geelong’s Strongest. Lara’s No.1 Owner Operated Health and Fitness Facility specialising in Strength and Conditioning for all.

Jo and Dave are the head coaches and co-directors of Lara Health and Fitness Centre. Together they have 20+ years of  industry experience.  

Jo Greagen is an Elite Powerlifter/World Record Holder and Strongwomen competitor. Coaching clients in small PT groups in the above speciality areas as well as various group training classes. A highly experienced background in Bootcamps Jo knows how to bring out the best in you.

Jo is also renowned as a Bootcamp trainer. Training with all fitness and strength levels.

David Tran- Cong competes at an Elite level in Equipped Powerlifting. Dave specialises in Strength and Conditioning, from beginners to elite athletes and has lectured in this field at Victoria University. He also works with Personal Training Clients helping them to reach their goals. Dave has been working with fitness and weight-loss clients with amazing results for years.

Premier All In One Health and Fitness Facility

We offer a variety of classes for all ages with a focus on toning/weight-loss and fitness for all ages and experience levels from our brand new BHIVE Health and Fitness Facility right next door to Be Strong Fitness Geelong.
Our classes include X-Training, Circuit, Boxing, Aerobics and the world wide hit MetaFit.

We also have kids fitness/boxing class. Full of fun so the kids can enjoy their training and gain the benefits of muscle activation exercises and the fundamentals to set kids up for a healthy future! Kids have a discounted membership.

We also run exclusive Challenges, Strength Programs, Bootcamps and Fitness Programs periodically through the year to bring out the best in our clients and help get you to your goals. Training in a group environment is not only cost effective, but can really help with motivation and social networking.

Know also offering in house Massage Therapies from resident owner and Therapist Joanne Greagen. Services include Sports, Relaxation and Remedial Massage as well as Rehabilitation and Deep Tissue. Spots are limited and booking a must.

Family Friendly Fitness

We know everyone’s journey is different and we aim to provide a safe, fun and supportive environment to get everyone moving at BHIVE- Health and Fitness!

Whether you are a parent, grandparent or even the kids we want to see you kicking goals and achieving more than you ever thought you could with us!

All our coaches are great with kids and we want to provide you with the opportunity to look after your health and fitness no matter what.

All our daytime classes are child friendly so parents please feel free to have your little ones in tow. We offer a safe environment where you will be able to get your training in and know that your little one is close by safe and sound. Our coaches take the highest care to make sure you get the training you’re after and your little ones are safe. Specialised area for kids in BHIVE is now available. As well as in house toilet amenities and showers.

7 Day Free Trials Available! Contact us today and come on down to get involved. Class Bookings in place through our easy to use bookings app and member portal, gym tours and consultations available in person.