About Us


The Home of some of Geelong's Strongest.
Jo and Dave are the head coaches and co-directors of Be Strong Fitness Geelong. Together they have 16 years of  industry experience.  

Jo Greagen is an Elite 67.5kg class 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. 

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 and amature Strongman. Dave specialises in Strength and Conditioning, from beginners to elite athletes and lectures 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 weightloss clients with amazing results for years.

Both Jo and Dave can work with you on - Strength and Conditioning - Body Composition - Fitness - Rehabilitation - Sports specific - Fitness Testing - Entry requirement into Defense Forces and Emergency Services... and much much more! 

Fitness.Shaping and Toning.Kids

We offer a variety of classes for all ages with a focus of toning/weightloss and fitness for over 16 years.
Our classes include X-Training/Circuit and Boxing.

For The Kids -

We have a 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!

We offer a classes only membership and a kids term package.

We also run exclusive 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 and social networking.

In 2018 we hope to offer even more health and fitness services to the local community of Lara and surrounding areas with the expansion of our BHive- Health and Fitness Facility.

Keep an eye on our calendar for our upcoming events and programs.

Home of Strongwoman Australia and Best In The West.

We have set a platform for a community of women supporting each other through their Strength Journey's. We have a Strongwoman Australia Blog page/online store/face book and IG page ran by members of the industry from all over Australia banning together to support and promote the Sport of Strongwoman to all. 

"Best In The West"  

The biggest Strongwoman only event to be held in the Western  Suburbs of Victoria. It showcase's our nation’s strongest women battling it out in a series of grueling events. Now attracting international competitors right here in Lara! 

Want to start your Strongwoman Journey learn from top Strongwoman within Aus and get the support and guidance you need to excel.

From beginners to seasoned competitors this is a great platform for sharing your journey and experiences.

Stay updated with all the Strongwoman news in Aus and overseas check out our Facebook and Instagram pages.

Our Team

Joanne Greagen


Elite Strength Coach

Bootcamp Instructor

Personal Trainer

- National Powerlifting Champion

- World and National Record Holder

- Arnold Classic Competitor and Winner

- Over 6 Years of competitive and coaching experience at a national and international level

- Highly experienced Bootcamp Instructor

Specializing in Bootcamps, Strength and Conditioning, Powerlifting, Strowgman/woman, Comp Prep, Emergency Services Fitness testing, Kids Classes and Injury Rehabilitation/Prevention

David Tran-Cong


Elite Strength Coach

Bootcamp Instructor

Personal Trainer

- National Record Holder

- University Lecturer

- Equipped Competitive Powerlifter of over 10 years

- Athletic Preparation and youth development coach

Specializing in Bootcamps, Strength and Conditioning, Powerlifting, Strowgman/woman, Comp Prep, Emergency Services Fitness testing, Kids Classes and Injury Rehabilitation/Prevention

Join Our Team

We welcome applications from trainers to join our highly qualified team and bring their expertise to our ever developing culture

If you are a personal trainer, strength coach, martial arts, Bootcamp, Yoga or Pilates instructor or just have a passion for the health and fitness industry and want to operate out of a top class facility with great atmosphere contact us today!

Our membership base is growing rapidly and we are looking for like minded professionals who share our values to join the BSFG Team

The future is in your hands and we would love to see you excel at your passion