The Method

The Method Ongoing Personalised Plan

It all starts with your questionnaire. We want to know everything about you, from your background, your current situation, what motivates you and what your ultimate goals are. We use this information to help structure a plan and a diet that works for you.

We base our plans around macros, as we believe this is the fastest, easiest and most enjoyable way to reach your goals. Counting macros gives you flexibility and control around your intake, while also allowing you to learn exactly what is in your food. We believe this combination is what makes our program so sustainable.

How it works

After filling out our questionnaire, your assigned coach will go away and work on a plan that is designed around your current activities & your goals. They will give you a macro split that we believe is going to work for you, and offer the tools to help you make the most out of your journey.

Each week, you’ll check in with your coach with your body weight, macros, measurements & more from the past week. Your coach will re-adjust your macros as they see necessary, to continue your path towards your goals. All our coaches are there for 24/7 support and have the tools and experience to help you through this amazing journey.

Our Coaches

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Kayla Banfield

Kayla’s interest in nutrition began when she developed a passion for understanding how foods could impact her health, energy, and longevity. As her knowledge increased, Kayla began to transform her body; not only getting leaner but feeling amazing while doing so. This sparked a burning desire to learn more about how to manipulate nutrient and macros to achieve her ideal body composition.

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Today, Kayla helps hundreds of people develop a positive relationship between themselves and their food, so they too can experience the amazing feeling of a synergistic balance of nutrient intake and foods they love.
Kayla believe the journey to better health should be fun and education, and spends a large portion of her time with clients on how to achieve a better quality of life using The Method.

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Simone Arthur

Simone has always enjoyed competitive sports, earning herself a scholarship at Southern University in the United States where she played 4 years of Division 1 collegiate soccer. In conjunction with her studies, she was also an assistant strength and conditioning coach for Southern University. Simone’s passion for nutrition and body transformation came when she started CrossFit in 2016…

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…finishing the open in the 5,000th spot for Australia, weighing 75kg. Simone gave herself 12 months to make regionals and lose over 10kg. Through careful dietary changes, Simone has now lost 15kg and this year successfully qualified for The Pacific CrossFit Regionals, where she placed 14th.

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Gemma Todd

Model competitor, having competed in a total of 18 local, national and universe competitions across all natural Federations. Gemma holds a state title in WNBF (Best Body Swimsuit) and has been a judge for the ICN & ANB and coach for many women who wanted the stage, photoshoot, wellbeing or shape up goals over the past 6 years. Gemma has been featured in National Fitness Magazines Oxygen…

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…and Natural Bodz, and has been competing in local CrossFit competitions for the last 5 years along with being a certified CrossFit level 1, CrossFit Kids and CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer. She has a strong reputation within the fitness industry and continues to learn to share her knowledge with others.

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Paige Williams

Paige has always passionate about health and fitness, but this intensified when she found CrossFit. She became addicted to the variety, intensity and community associated with it and has never looked back.

After having Children Paige’s main fitness goal had always been to get her body back to its pre-baby days, this was a long and often frustrating journey. CrossFit changed this for Paige, it helped her appreciate her body…

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…for what it could do instead of what it looked like, and she believes that this is a powerful thing for women. This change of mindset was her turning point. And so began her desire to learn more about how to fuel her body for a different reason – performance. After trialling many diets, including Paleo, Zone, Whole30 and restrictive eating and while seeing results and liking elements of all them, none of them was sustainable -, especially with a family. Paige has found the tracking her macronutrient intake has given her a way to combine elements from other diets, fuel her body to look and feel great, keep up with her training schedule and be flexible enough to feed herself and her children, she doesn’t view it as diet but a lifestyle and one that can be maintained long-term.

Today Paige’s passion is to through her role as a CrossFit coach and nutrition coach is to help people become the best versions of themselves and inspire others, particularly mothers to do things they never thought possible.

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Alice Tucker

Sport has always been a major part of Alice’s life having grown up playing almost every sport under the sun – swimming, hockey, little athletics, basketball, the list goes on.  Finally she settled on Tennis in which she was fortunate enough to gain a Division 1 NCAA College Tennis Scholarship to the University of Portland in the US. It was during this time that Alice’s interests in health and nutrition begun after having worked closely with the Strength & Conditioning coach there, beginning CrossFit in 2013 has only enhanced those interests.

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Alice was fortunate enough to gain an individual spot to the CrossFit Regionals competition in 2017 and she accounts a lot of that to the nutritional changes she made, specifically, tracking her macronutrients. Since doing so she has seen positive changes in all facets of her life – performance & recovery, mood/daily energy levels, relationships with others – and she wants nothing more than to help share this experience with others and to help people achieve their goals.

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Mitch Sinnamon

Mitch Sinnamon really found a passion for Crossfit shortly after discharging from the Navy, he since has dedicated his time to developing skills as a CrossFit specific athlete and coach. The evidence of this dedication presents in both his competition results (particularly this year with his qualification to the 2016 Games as an individual) and the coaching positions he has been charged with.

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Mitch believes that motivating and inspiring people to pursue their goals is the most positive influence he can have in the fitness industry. He believes in working hard, giving 110% and doing everything you can to be the best version of you while not forgetting to drop a few jokes along the way. Mitch’s love for sport and fitness has helped him commit to 10 years of training that see’s him now competing at the highest level of CrossFit.

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Claire Hargreaves

Claire has been within the health and fitness industry for over 10 years as a personal trainer, CrossFit coach, nutrition coach and, more recently, a yoga instructor. She is currently completing separate degrees in Naturopathy and Psychology, which fuel her curiosity in optimising athletic performance naturally, bolstering mental health and mental toughness, healing the body, and harnessing vitality every day. 

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Her passion is ignited by working with humans holistically; ensuring the balance of their mind, body and spirit. Claire’s authentic, caring, and energetic nature shines through in her coaching style as she drives humans to explore their potential. She has an ability to understand the individual capabilities of her clients and this attentiveness helps her draw out their strengths to capitalise on their goals, as well as emphasise areas for personal growth to help them flourish.

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Aaron Troyer

Aaron has a background in a handful of sports along with a degree in mechanical engineering from Colorado School of Mines in the United States. He is a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer and OPEX CCP Level 1 in Assessment, Program Design, Lifestyle Coaching, Business Systems, and of course Nutrition. His background in school along with years of coaching people in CrossFit lends itself well to the combination of science and human psychology required for success with nutrition. 

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He currently eats with a goal of feeling as good as possible physically and mentally each day, in addition to supporting his training. His experiments on this pursuit have led to heaps of learning experiences that he’s excited to share to accelerate your progress.

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Rachel Wilson

Rachel has always had an interest in health and has been competitive in a variety of sports growing up. For the past 6 years she has worked as an Emergency Nurse in Melbourne, seeing the very real impact that lifestyle choices have on the human body. Frustrated at the need for Australia to make a shift towards preventative medicine, she completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Human Nutrition at Deakin University in 2015.

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Rachel found CrossFit in 2013, eventually making the switch over to weightlifting in 2017, where she was the 58kg Victorian state champion and Australian national silver medallist.By tracking macronutrients she has been able to optimise her body composition to best suit her weight class and has improved her relationship with food by focusing on performance and recovery.

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Laura Sitter

Laura has always been involved in a wide variety of sport from a young age but became very interested in the effect her food and diet was having on performance as she got older. Laura had noticed an increase in her stress levels, frequent mood swings and reduced ability to perform to her full potential on the track. After making changes to her food intake and opting for a more well-balanced, whole foods diet all elements of life improved including sleep quality, concentration and especially energy levels.

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From this, she realised just how huge the role of food was in maintaining a happy, healthy mind and body. With her love of food and sports Laura went on to gain her qualification as a nutritionist with a Bachelor of Food and Nutrition degree and a major in psychology from Deakin University. Since leaving university has been running her own nutrition company. Her aim is to improve people’s relationship with food and increase knowledge and understanding of nutrient intake to help optimise performance. 

Her core belief is moderation not elimination and ensures food and exercise is something that is enjoyed as part of a balanced lifestyle. Laura’s approach is to help people improve their health for the long term with no ‘quick fix solutions’. She loves seeing clients regain a positive relationship with food and their body and optimise their health and wellbeing both physically and mentally.”

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Kate Gordon

Kate has been training people for 6 years and is a CrossFit Certified Trainer (L-3). As a trainer and a member of CrossFit Level 1 seminar staff, Kate’s passion has been around coaching and teaching people how to change their lives with exercise and nutrition. Kate believes in walking the walk by practicing everything she teaches; she tracks macronutrients and uses a flexible lifestyle to support her competitive training and active job, which has allowed her to make huge progress in her performances in the gym, maintain a low body fat and all without giving up any of the things she loves, i.e. food!

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Kate understands just how great an impact food has not only on humans working out in the gym regularly but anyone who intends on living a long and healthy life. As an athlete, food is the foundation and improving the way you fuel your body will separate you from the pack.

Now, Kate endeavours to help people that are looking to make a positive change in their lives! Using nutrition and macronutrient tracking, she wants to help you understand how good your body is designed to feel and create longevity and a quality of life that your future self will thank you for!

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Portia Hannaford

Although not one of our coaches, Portia is a key player in our team, responsible for keeping everything running behind the scenes. Anything to do with getting started, billing enquiries and just general information, she’s your gal. Portia has always had a love of sport and the outdoors, having played every competitive sport under the sun, and to this day is a keen yogi, hiker and tennis player. She has a BSc in Biochemistry, and after living and working in Vienna, London and New York, she returned to Adelaide to complete a Masters in Public Health.

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She has worked across the fitness industry from small start-up fitness boutiques to large international gym chains. She enjoys working for the Method because it is so rewarding to check in with our members and hear how happy and proud they are with their progress, and how balancing nutrition can have a positive knock-on effect into every aspect of your life.

An avid believer in the idea that we should “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants”, she loves the flexibility that the Method offers to still enjoy good food while working towards your goals. She enjoys not having to miss out on dining out socially and her ability to still cook up homemade pizza to fit within her macros.

Our Transformation Program

  • The Method Standard Membership

  • AU$45per week
    • Personalised macros
    • Weekly check in
    • 24/7 Coach Support
    • Minimum 10-week commitment

  • The Method Milestone Membership

  • AU$15per week
    • Personalised macros
    • Monthly check in
    • 24/7 Coach Support
    • 20 week upgrade

The Milestone Membership is an optional upgrade for The Method members who have been on the program for a minimum of 20 weeks.

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