Shannan Ponton

Personal trainer, the Biggest Loser.


Shannan Ponton is an iconic Aussie guy who loves the beach.

During a career spanning more than 25 years in the fitness industry, he has built extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of exercise, fitness, nutrition, health, motivation and people management.

Current Work:

Always motivated to find ways to make fitness fresh and interesting, Shannan has developed and delivered innovative personal training, fitness, motivational and general life solutions to many individuals, companies and teams, at a state, national and international level.

Shannan trains the same way he lives his life – with respect, integrity, physical and mental discipline as well as strength in mind and body. This approach allows him to connect with people and get the most out of them – driving them harder than they could ever have imagined and motivating them to achieve their personal goals.

Previous Experience:

Television & Media: In 2016 Shannan returned to Series 11 of The Biggest Loser – Transformed as fitness trainer and mentor.

Following the show, Shannan also appeared on The Living Room, Studio TEN and spent time as co-host of Sea FM on the Gold Coast.

Ambassador: Shannan is a proud Ambassador for charity organisations McGrath Foundation, Cancer Council Australia, Canteen and Melanoma Institute.

Fitness: Shannan’s commitment to improve peoples lives through health and fitness continues through his daily workout sessions and bootcamps.

Personal: Outside of his work commitments, Shannan can be found catching waves either at his local beach in Sydney or in Bali – his favourite indulgence.


Talking Points
Health, Wellness & Nutrition
Weight Management
Work Life Balance
Beating your fear of failure
Stepping out of your comfort zone
Setting and achieving goals