Andrea Burke Olympic gold medallist, world champion and personal trainer

Andrea Burke finished a very long and successful career as a professional biathlete in 2014. She has competed in four Olympic Games and 12 world championships. She is a two-time Olympic gold medallist and eight-time world champion. As a personal trainer, Andrea Henkel wants to help her clients experience the joy of movement and the positive feeling of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Kirsten Dehmer Managing Director of
fitforfacts GmbH

Kirsten Dehmer is a sports therapist and has worked as a personal trainer for many years. With her company, fitforfacts, she uses anonymous testing to investigate the quality of service within the health and fitness industry.

Edgar Itt Speaker

As a medallist at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Edgar Itt is a role model, trainer, consultant and motivator all rolled into one. He works as a personal trainer and coach and is considered to be one of the most influential motivational trainers of our time.

Eginhard Kiess Managing Director of the PREMIUM PERSONAL TRAINER CLUB

Eginhard Kiess has worked as a full-time personal trainer for over 20 years. He is the founder of the NEOS AWARD, a business coach for the personal training industry and works with the quality label PREMIUM PERSONAL TRAINER to develop the highest global standard of quality for the personal training industry.

Felix Klemme NEOS AWARD (male) winner 2015, personal trainer & life coach

Sports sciences graduate and author Felix Klemme is the managing director and founder of the preventive training company Outdoor Gym, and winner of the 2015 NEOS AWARD as Germany’s best personal trainer. He found fame through the TV programme “Extrem schwer” (literally “Really heavy”), in which he coached people with a serious weight problem, helping some of them to lose up to 100 kg in a year. His objective is to raise awareness – in private or professional life – for a natural, healthy and conscious lifestyle.

Britta Poetzsch Chief Creative Officer bei TRACK, Hamburg

Britta Poetzsch is a member of the executive board for the Art Directors Club (ADC) Germany and is one of the best known figures in the German communications business. She has been represented on a diverse range of national and international creative juries, e.g. in Cannes, ADC Germany, ADC Europe and for the German Advertising Film Prize. As a presenter, she also hosts the ADC awards show and the Night of Honour.

Cyrus A. Rahman Founder of

Cyrus A. Rahmann is the founder of and has worked as a personal trainer for many years. In addition to this, he is also a member of the board of directors for the German Association for Personal Training and has worked as an instructor for personal trainers at the Meridian Academy Hamburg since 1999.

Arndt Ziegler Fitness-Director of Men’s Health

Arndt Ziegler is the fitness director of Men's Health, Germany's largest fitness and lifestyle magazine. He is a former performance swimmer and sports scientist. As a Functional Training Coach and Trainer, he can best assess the skills and requirements of personal trainers.


Eri Trostl is the winner of the NEOS AWARD (female) 2015. The PREMIUM PERSONAL TRAINER with professional qualifications as a mental coach and dietician has been providing physical and mental exercise support and health advice to individuals and companies for the last 19 years. With her company BEWEGUNGSDIMENSION (“DIMENSIONS IN MOVEMENT”), she is a deeply committed and resolute expert who supports and encourages her clients in their change processes. Her strategy for success: DON‘T (just) TALK – ACT!

Katrin Müller-Hohenstein ZDF presenter

Katrin Müller-Hohenstein has been the host of the TV show Aktuelle Sportstudio since 2006. She has become a permanent fixture at all major sports events, from international football matches with Oliver Kahn, the football World Cup in 2014 or at the Olympic swimming competitions with Christian Keller. She is one of the top presenters for German sports journalism.