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Raquel Holgado


Raquel Holgado is an experienced, qualified and highly motivated personal trainer and fitness coach based in Sydney. With a focus on the Eastern suburbs, Sydney CBD and the Inner West, Raquel is dedicated to supporting people of all fitness levels to work towards a healthier lifestyle.

Raquel is driven and passionate about fitness, and believes in achieving overall fitness while having fun! She lives what she teaches, and regularly competes in triathlons, duathlons, and marathons. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

No matter how fit you are or what lifestyle requirements you have, Raquel can help you achieve your fitness goals and take steps towards healthier habits.

She aims to motivate you to not only work towards fitness, but to embrace an all-round healthier lifestyle. By setting new personal goals and challenges and stepping out of your comfort zone, you can be part of the fitness revolution and begin your journey towards health and happiness.

Raquel wants to inspire and challenge you to change your life and mindset, and enjoys creating individually tailored programs and collaborating to achieve results.


  • Certificate IV (Personal Trainer) Fitness Australia
  • Certificate III (Fitness Instructor) Fitness Australia
  • Running Coach, Athletics Australia (highest qualification in Australia)
  • Nutrition and Weight Management, Sydney, Australia
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety, Sydney, Australia
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Working with Children Check
  • Back Pain Certificate, Sydney, Australia
  • Exercise and Nutrition for Type 1 Diabetes
  • Personal Trainer (Level I and Level II) Fitness, Madrid, Spain
  • Fitness Instructor, Barcelona, Spain
  • Swimming Instructor, Barcelona, Spain
  • Water Lifesaving, Barcelona, Spain
  • Nutrition and Supplementation, Madrid, Spain
  • Endurance Sports Certificate, European Madrid University, Spain

Interesting fact: Raquel’s resting heart rate is 38 beats.

Raquel’s hobbies: cooking, travelling, cinema, photography & video.

Raquel is a Member of Fitness Australia, Triathlon Australia & Athletics Australia

Fitness Australia

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See Raquel´s 2018 Global Bootcamp events in Spain + Australia in support of her Volunteer Fitness & Education Program in Cambodia in 2019

Event 1 in Madrid, Spain: 8 September 2018 SEE VIDEO HERE

Event 2 in Sydney, Australia: 4 November 2018 SEE VIDEO HERE

Volunteer Fitness & Education Program in Cambodia: January 2019 SEE VIDEO HERE 

2018 Tokyo & Berlin Marathon Videos

Raquel’s journey to the 2018 Tokyo & Berlin Marathons. See VIDEOS

Looking for a personalised running program?

Raquel will create the most personalised program for you, based on your fitness level. CONTACT RAQUEL

Swimming Lessons for all Levels

No matter what your level is, Raquel will help you to improve your swimming skills. Individual or group lessons. CONTACT RAQUEL

Latest Article!

Raquel featured in a Spanish magazine about her experience doing the Great Wall Marathon in China! See ARTICLES

Raquel’s next Swimming Challenge:

Marathon Swimming 2019!!

Raquel’s City2Surf Results!

Raquel’s 10 Breakfast Ideas

Raquel’s 10 Most Important Reasons to Exercise

About Happiness

Studies have proven that the main reasons to be happy are:

Number 1: EXERCISE



Number 4: GIVING

Raquel’s Top 15 Favourite Healthy Snacks


Logo Design by Laura Holgado

Raquel Holgado Personal Trainer & Coach 0426 206 464

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