Tim Gojich

Tim Gojich is the owner of Fit For Life Gym. Tim has been a certified fitness professional in Bakersfield for 18 years. Tim is one of the most sought after trainers in Bakersfield due to the results delivered to his clients. His passion for changing people's lives through health and fitness is unmatched.

Tim's specialty certifications include:

  • Precision Nutrition Coach Level 1
  • Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching
  • Golf Biomechanic Specialist
  • Post Rehab and Advanced kinesiology

Tim Gojich started Fit For Life Personal Training and Get Fit Boot Camp in 2002. The Training gym and Boot Camp became the most successful combo in Bakersfield at getting people to accomplish their health and fitness goals. The success lead to Tim opening Bakersfield's only solution based membership, Fit For Life Gym.

Trent Meeks

Trent Meeks attended California Lutheran University where he received his Bachelors in Communication. He is currently certified with the National Academy of Sports Medicine in addition to holding a Crossfit L1 Certification. Trent is the newest member to the Fit For Life Team and brings with him over six years experience of personal training, three of which were spent training at the University of Chicago. He specializes in weight loss, strength development, muscle building and circuit training. Trent leads by example not only in the gym, but in his free time as well; taking advantage of our long summers to enjoy lots of outdoor activities such as crossfit competitions, swimming and hiking.

Brandi Nakila

Brandi Nakila is a Certified Personal Trainer, and is attending college to earn her degree in Elementary Education. Brandi is also a fairly new resident of California, moving here from Marshfield, Massachusetts. Brandi enjoys teaching the Fit For Life classes, as well as training one on one. She pays particular attention to clients that require a longer time to advance in their progression as well as motivating clients to reach new goals. Brandi enjoys exercising daily while finding new recipes to incorporate to her healthy lifestyle.

Shane Hubbard

10 years before becoming a professional in the health and fitness field, Shane was a passionate independent health researcher trying to overcome his own health challenges. Shortly after studying nutrition in college, and being coached in one of the best strength and condition programs in California, Shane enrolled in the CHEK Institute’s Holistic Health Practitioner Level 1 program, continuing on to level 2 a year later. In 2015, Shane got his personal training certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). In the spirit and persistence of continuing his education, Shane was also recently certified in Precision Nutrition’s Level 1 Coaching program, furthering his expertise in individualized nutrition programming and behavioral coaching related to fat loss, wellness, and muscle gain.

Nicholette Galante

Nicholette Galante currently holds her Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education which she received from CSUB. She is currently teaching Physical Education at Warren Jr. High in addition to her time working at Fit For Life Gym. For the past thirty years, Nicki has coached Volleyball, Basketball and Track & Field. She is currently pursuing her certification in Yoga Fit. Nicki is a firm believer that there must always be balance in life. In her free time she enjoys introducing Yoga Fit to those who may have physical restrictions to certain types of exercise, and to those people who just may not be familiar with the art of Yoga Fit. She takes pride in introducing new experiences to new people. Nicki is a great role model. Her ability to teach exercise is a huge asset to the Fit For Life Team.

Mike Finley

Mike has been teaching aerobics and spin for the past 11 years. He joined the Fit For Life Team in the Spring of 2007. Mike is focused on the needs of the client, with an emphasis on functional movements, strength, flexibility, and emotional well being. Mike lives his life with passion and is one of the most encouraging instructors at Get Fit Boot Camp. Mike brings his positive energy to class everyday and it becomes contagious to our beginning level Boot Campers. His expertise in Ultra Marathons makes him an authority on running and he teaches these skills to all levels of Get Fit Boot Camp.