Sara Mcnelis

Sara Mcnelis



Sara is the proud leader of Total Conditioning!Having owned CrossFit gyms for the past 11 years, Sara understands the importance of providing the community with a safe, welcoming, fun and intimidation-free gym.

Sara created TC to be a place where all members no matter their abilities, can train hard, push beyond their comfort zones all whilst making lifelong friends and memories.

Everything Sara has done in the previous 11 years has been a solid building block to where she is now.

Such achievements and experiences include:

Owning a successful overseas fitness retreat company, studying holistic nutrition, becoming a certified health coach, working with over 200 men and women in body transformation challenges, attending countless fitness / nutrition / motivational workshops, competing in CrossFit competitions Nationally and proudly CrossFit Regionals Teams in 2014, previous Lululemon ambassador and now running Fitness retreats in the sunny Byron Bay.

Without a doubt, Sara’s proudest achievement and admittedly the most challenging was becoming a Mother. She now spends her days finding balance between work, life, training, and motherhood. Sara believes that balance in all areas of life is the key to feeling your best and living life to the fullest.

Such fitness and life experiences have allowed her to understand exactly what is needed to provide the best quality fitness services to the community, which is evidenced through her gym, Total Conditioning.

Currently, Sara is working towards expanding her Total Conditioning gym, so keep a lookout, as the 2nd Total Conditioning location is just around the corner.

  • Certificate III & IV in Fitness 
  • CrossFit Certificate Level 1
  • Thump Boxing Certificate Level 1
  • Dalecki Gymnastics Level 1
  • ISCA Certified Life Coach
  • Certified Holistic Nutrition 
  • Certified Health Coach
  • First Aid
Favorite and least favorite exercise
  • Hand Stand Pushups
  • Thrusters