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SURGE: Strength & Results

About SURGE: Strength & Results

Unlock Your Potential with Surge: Strength & Results!

Discover the unparalleled expertise of our internationally accredited team, which boasts a wealth of diverse skills tailored to meet every client's unique needs and goals. At Surge, we pride ourselves on delivering remarkable results in record time, fostering life-long transformations. Whether you're battling obesity, high blood pressure, menopause transitioning, or any other condition, rest assured, we've got you covered.

What sets Surge apart is our unwavering commitment to providing physical but also emotional and mental support throughout your fitness journey. Our trainers go beyond the ordinary, empowering you to overcome challenges and reach new heights. As a testament to your success, we celebrate your achievements with exclusive photo/video shoots once your transformation is realized.

Don't let your current condition hold you back—step into a comfortable and empowering space at Surge: Strength & Results. Today is the day to embrace transformation, so seize the opportunity and embark on your empowering fitness journey with us!

Who is it for:

  • For those who are brand new to fitness and unsure where to start
  • For regular gym-goers who see value in more accountability or need an extra push to attain their next breakthrough
  • For seasoned fitness enthusiasts with a specific body composition or strength goal


  • Initial consultation
  • Body composition assessment
  • 1-on-1 PT session (60 minutes)
  • Customised training program
  • Customised nutrition plan
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Sam Gallo

Sam has been a personal trainer for the last 10 years in Italy, Australia, and Singapore. Well known in Singapore, he was declared the trainer of the year in the world’s leading personal training company in 2017. For his impressive body transformation achievements, he was mentioned multiple times in different fitness magazines like Men’s Health Singapore amongst others.

Sam will customize and tailor-fit a program based on your goals, fitness level, and body type.

Sam believes that everyone can achieve their dream body despite any pre-existing conditions (slipped disc, scoliosis, etc). He created SURGE with a mission to help clients sustainably achieve the most optimal shape & performance through small changes in their lives.


Rishi Mirpuri

With a decade of experience starting in Hong Kong and Singapore, Rishi has developed a reputation for being one of the most demanding trainers to work with in the industry. He firmly believes that when it comes to forging a new body or lifestyle, you need to transform your mindset first.

Rishi’s passion for personal training stemmed from university, where he completed his BSc in Sport & Exercise Science and MSc in Rehabilitation. A certified NASM and PTA Global personal trainer, he has experience working with clients of all ages and backgrounds, as well as being known and published for his expertise in pre & post-natal training for women. He was also featured in SHAPE magazine in 2019.


Paul Miranda
Senior Trainer

Paul is a licensed Physical Therapist in the Philippines and worked as a professor for two years, specialising in musculoskeletal and sports rehab in one of the well-known colleges in the Philippines. Paul moved to Singapore back in  2011 and was given the opportunity to work with one of the prestigious transformation gyms here in Singapore, where he was able to maximise his potential fully and became a senior trainer and mentor.

With 13 years of experience in personal training and with his vast knowledge of physiotherapy and anatomy, Paul was able to help clients improve their health, especially those experiencing pain when doing exercises (i.e. knee, back, and shoulder pain), by modifying and correcting movements. 

Paul specialises in body recomposition, fat loss, weight loss, and muscle building. His ultimate goal is to provide life-changing transformation to his clients.  He believes that transformation isn’t a future event, but a present-day activity.


Jayson Bernardo
Senior Trainer

Jayson is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing and pursued his passion as a Personal Trainer. He’s been in this career for 12 years and has worked in one of the elites and No.1 transformation gyms in Singapore. In 2018, he was declared as one of the Top 5 personal trainers in global ranking because he produced multiple transformations. He also achieved the title of Senior Trainer and Mentor there. 

He specialises in body recomposition, weight loss, fat loss, muscle building, and strength and conditioning. He believes in applying the principles he’s learned, keeping the basics, and making things simple in training and dieting. 

His mission is to give you a positive experience that will lead you to a successful and sustainable body transformation.


Benny Lam
Senior Trainer

Benny specializes in helping beginners build their ideal physique through efficient weights training and smart nutrition. He has a track record of creating fast transformations.

He advocates finding the minimum effective dose for maximum results. Put simply, he seeks to do the least to get the most and he believes education and empathy are the answers to achieving that. As he likes to say, “ Life is hard enough, why make it harder than it needs to be.”

Benny’s passion for fitness stemmed from his adolescent years when he was introduced to competitive sports. Over his many years as a competitive athlete, he has represented Team Singapore in Youth Basketball, Volleyball, and in the Men’s Discus Throw.

As a personal trainer of eight years with 16 years of training experience behind him, Benny’s rich understanding of the human experience and movement will be able to guide you safely and effectively.

The human body is the vehicle for achieving what is truly important, take care of it and it will take care of what matters.

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Carl Mancao
Senior Trainer

Carl is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and Certified Personal Trainer by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Carl has been in the Fitness Industry for more than 10 years now.

His target clients are individuals who want to transform their bodies and establish a habit/behaviour towards a fit and healthy lifestyle. The value Carl strongly holds about his practice is that he believes that every client has the capacity and the potential to succeed.

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Jacqueline Toh
Senior Trainer

Jacqueline specialises in body transformation regardless of age, gender, and fitness level (be it with or without pre-existing injuries or knowledge of weight training). She makes expert assessments and customises programmes according to each individual.

Her strong understanding of food and nutrition - particularly macronutrients- and her love for cooking- lends a huge advantage to her and her clients in their fitness journey. Not only does she provide practical dieting advice, but also recipes and healthy alternatives that do not compromise the taste of a dish.

Jacqueline has a high track record of body transformations under her belt. She helps her clients achieve physical goals by improving their lifestyle, daily routine, and understanding of food without compromising the joys in life. Her proven capabilities and strong mindset have also won her competitions in bikini bodybuilding.

She believes that consistency is key to not just achieving short-term goals, but ultimately creating a sustainable lifestyle that people can maintain for the rest of their lives.

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Ryan Chua 
Senior Trainer

“I help people get in the best shape of their life, sustainably”

Ryan brings a wealth of experience, having dedicated two years to a commercial gym and an impressive 6.5 years to a premium, world-class transformation gym. Additionally, he gained international exposure working with clients in Dubai for one year and London for six months. 

He also loves to take on personal challenges and competed in various races including — CrossFit, Powerlifting, Grityard, Spartan Race and Under Armour challenge SG. 

"Training should take you beyond what you could have accomplished yourself & Nutrition changes should be sustainable and realistic." Ryan specialises in body transformation.

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Adolphus Lee
Team Trainer

Adolphus is certified by the National Council for Strength & Fitness and the International Weightlifting Federation. He specialises in helping clients lose fat through nutrition guidance and has three years of experience teaching strength and conditioning. Clients feel at ease training with Adolphus because he makes it enjoyable and challenging.

Adolphus enjoys challenges and has competed in numerous events such as triathlons, adventure races, and BJJ competitions, and recently completed his first half marathon. He looks forward to participating in more races to push his limits.

He was also featured in various news outlets like Straits Times – HotBods for his well-defined Body Physics, Exercise Regimen and Diet tips. He strongly believes that with the right guidance and mindset, people can adopt a healthy lifestyle and look and feel their best every day.

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Annabelle Yeoh
Team Trainer

“Persistency sits on the threshold of mastery. As long as you’re determined to grow, no one can stop you”

Annabelle is an ACE-certified personal trainer and a STOTT PILATES® instructor who also holds a certification in nutrition coaching by Precision Nutrition.

Having won several international awards as a Malaysian National Swimmer and Collegiate Triathlete in the US, she has competed in local and national meets including the SEA Games.

Since retiring as an athlete, she is now living her passion as a coach, with the drive of helping people live and function better through efficient training, precise nutrition, and stress/lifestyle management.

She believes in evidence-based programming and is invested in working closely with people and providing the best results for them so they can live healthier lives. Her view is that focus, discipline, and consistency are keys to achieving progress, no matter how small.

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Marc Wong
Team Trainer

Formerly weighing 106kg, Marc has undergone a remarkable personal transformation, realizing his aspiration of becoming a dedicated Personal Trainer. His motivation stems from guiding others towards their own fitness transformations.

Having personally encountered the challenges of obesity – mentally, emotionally, and physically. Marc possesses a deep empathy for the difficulties individuals face. This allows him to comprehend their struggles and empower his clients throughout their transformational journeys, serving as a pivotal force in their achievements.

• Certified Personal Trainer – National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
• Certified Clean Health Fitness Institute Performance PT Coach Level 1 & 2
• Certified Strength System International Level 1, 2 & 3
• Certified Clean Health Fitness Institute BioLayne Level 1 & 2 Nutrition

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Mohammad Shaakir
Team Trainer

"Believe you can and you’re halfway there" is something that truly resonates with Shaakir. When it comes to working towards specific and measurable goals with clients, he taps on the extraordinary power of thoughts to cultivate positive thinking within them. That’s because he knows that thoughts drive actions. With him, you’ll learn to keep going to see the results you want.

Armed with the extensive knowledge that he has gained while undertaking his bachelor’s in Sports Development coupled with his personal training certifications, Shaakir is ready to help people look and feel their best as he understands the science behind coaching and exercise.

To him, fitness is more than just exercise; it’s an amalgamation of healthy nutrition and lifestyle habits. He will empower you to make informed decisions one step at a time to achieve more long-term success while making exercise fun and not a chore.

Maria Bondarenko

Maria Bondarenko
Team Trainer

Maria is an ACE-certified personal trainer who is passionate about helping people become the best version of themselves. She is a strong proponent of the holistic approach. Fitness is a way of living, not just occasional exercises. It includes your relationship with your body, your everyday physical activity, a suitable diet, the balance of work and rest, good sleep, and the ability to manage stress. Treat your body with respect and care, learn to listen to it, and you can achieve any desired transformation.

Combining devotion to physical activity, genuine interest in people, patience, and 15 years of working with people from different walks of life, Maria teaches trainees how to start, maintain, and enjoy active living at any age. She finds the scientific side of fitness fascinating and believes in measurable results, whether your goal is an improvement in body composition, a good posture, the correction of muscular imbalances, or pain-free running.

“To me, doing something significant means focusing on people. Sports do wonders in helping us feel great both physically and emotionally. And everything is possible when you feel good”. #yesyoucan

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Iris Yap
Team Trainer

“It’s all about showing up for yourself.”

To Iris, fitness is more than just attaining one’s dream body. It also fosters physical and mental endurance, accountability, and better emotional well-being. As an ACE-certified coach, she strives to help individuals realise their incredible potential and capabilities that will transcend beyond the gym floor. She believes that by allowing oneself movement and the right nourishment, anyone can achieve their desired results. Consistency and the process don’t lie.

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Mohamad Danial
Team Trainer

Danial is an NSCF certified personal trainer, experienced personnel in conducting group classes, and providing 1 -1 personal training.

Danial who has been in the fitness industry for 5 years is a nurturer and motivator by nature and strongly believes in helping each one of his clients achieve their fitness goals through a combination of proper diet, exercise, and rest. He takes pride in ensuring that all his clients learn and achieve the fundamentals of proper exercise techniques and basic nutrition.

He personally believes that all his clients should receive 110% from him despite the obstacles that he may face. He caters individually toward his client's fitness goals progressing as they seem comfortable, pushing when they know that they have that capability, and backing down as needed. Not giving up attitude is his key goal for his clients and himself and most importantly having fun while at it.

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Charmaine Cheang
Team Trainer

“Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.”

With her great passion for the world of sports, Charmaine has developed a high sense of adaptability to new challenges in life that constantly expands her endurance limits.

She completed her Diploma in Sports development at Australian Sports Academy and has 10 years of working experience as a personal trainer. She is certified in Cert III & IV along with multiple other certifications in the fitness industry, some of which are Fat Loss & Physique Transformation, ASP(Australian Strength Performance), and more.

She has competed in different sports under the State and National team in Malaysia. In Singapore, she has competed in Powerlifting as well as coached placing athletes under her belt. Charmaine’s passion is to be able to help people achieve their goals in fitness through the understanding of their own minds and body, unlocking each individual’s true potential.

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Team Trainer 

Dominic is an ACE-certified personal trainer with a unique background that allows him to bring a fresh perspective to your fitness journey.

For 8 years, he navigated his way through the world of shipping, working with people from all across the globe. However, health and fitness have always been his passion, and he felt a calling to make a more direct and profound impact on people’s lives. A master at balancing a 9-to-5 job and upkeeping a healthy lifestyle, Dominic is eager to guide and support you on your path to a healthier and more fulfilling life. He believes that fitness is not just about physical exercise but also about cultivating a positive mindset and nurturing a balanced lifestyle.

He is dedicated to helping you overcome obstacles, surpass your limits, and embrace the transformative power of fitness.”

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Team Trainer

Sheri is a multi-talented instructor, excelling not only in personal training but also as a skilled teacher in dance (Belly & Persian Style) and Pilates. Started at a young age at 15 in her fitness journey, and had many clients learning dance with her. Going the extra mile for her client by studying human anatomy and postures to improve their health and beauty.

She holds certifications in ACE, Personal Trainer Essential Skills, Hyperblade Exercise & Assessment, and Functional Tools. Fluent in Chinese and possessing a degree in German translation from Iran, she brings a unique blend of linguistic and cultural proficiency to her work.

With her joyful and affectionate personality, Sharareh can empower women of various ages and backgrounds. She believes that changes start from the inside out, and when you are happy with your health and image in life, nothing else will feel difficult. Guiding them towards leading a fun, healthy, and beautiful life.

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Team Trainer

King is an adventurous and fun-loving instructor with 10 years of experience in hypertrophy, weight management, and endurance training. His fellow cadets trusted his guidance and training in helping them achieve their IPPT goals in his past career in a uniform group.

Being certified and trained with a diploma in Sport and Exercise Science, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Functional Training Specialist, and Defensive Unarmed Tactics.

He is known to enjoy life with outdoor activities like cycling, hiking, traveling, and eating a variety of food while keeping his body shape and health in great condition. Having a personal record of skinny to muscular (58kg to 72kg) in a year and fat loss (83kg to 72kg) in 8 weeks. 

He believes that life should be lived to the fullest while keeping the balance and guiding others to do the same to look good and feel great.  

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Thapelo Molekoa
Team Trainer 

Thapelo is a passionate & results-oriented personal trainer from South Africa with 2 years of experience in a commercial gym and 15 years of weight training background,  fascinated by molding the body to transform, and different forms of strength.

His qualifications include – ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ISSA Bodybuilding Specialist, ISSA Transformation Specialist, ISA Fitness Nutrition Course, and Nutrition Reconsidered.

Thapelo is understanding and firmly believes in meeting every individual where they currently are and maximizing their strengths while working on their weaknesses. Guiding them towards their goals with his knowledge of supplements. 

In the past, he has played some rugby, cricket, and cross-country running. Nowadays his sport of choice is Muay Thai.

His creative approach to problem-solving allows him to keep the training sessions fun, and interesting, yet simple. Being somewhat of a visionary, he likes to plan and be prepared to navigate obstacles that may present themselves in the future.