Meet George

Personal Training Vancouver

Mind. Body. Food.

Best Personal Trainer in Vancouver Canada

Hello and welcome to my site. My name is George and I could be your trainer if you decide that we are the right fit to work together. Let me tell you about myself, so we are not strangers.

I’ve been in competitive sports since the age of 4. Being close to 50 years old, I am still competing today! I have coached many athletes and raised Canadian and World Champions. When I was young, my parents wanted me to become a neurosurgeon, so I ended up going through four years of medical school. Obtained knowledge that helps me every day with building programs that work like a clock.

I like to keep things simple and effective. I think that “the definition of perfection is when there is nothing else to take away.”

Nature made the rules, we just need to follow. I’ve been teaching for over 30 years and in my experience, weight loss and weight maintenance are much simpler than we often make it.

Talk to me for a few minutes and experience for yourself.


George started competing at age 4 and still competes to this day.


George created his first custom weight loss program in 1986 and has since helped thousands of people lose weight.


George has completed 4 years of medical school and has training in behavioral psychology.

LOSE 30 LBS in 6 weeks

FitBodyByGeorge is a Vancouver Personal Trainer. I take your health and physique very seriously! I design custom programs for each and every one of my clients. No program is the same! What works for one, does not work for someone else. Your custom program will be tailored to your goals and current condition, based on the evaluation performed by me at the start of the program. The program consists of six weeks of customized one-on-one in person or online training (your choice), customized exercise and nutrition plan for you to do on your own, mental tips and, if you wish to, access to my “Forever Fit” maintenance program. It is all designed to get you to your goal fast and to give you tools to keep your results forever.



Fill out the application form here. Once I have your answers and have a better understanding of what your goals are, I will get in touch with you with more information and we can set up your free in person or online video consultation. During the consultation we will discuss your goals, talk about where you are and where you’d like to be. I will answer your questions and we can schedule your program then.


This is the time to get it done. Over the next six weeks, you will be training with me one on one, you will be doing small routine at home on the days you do not train with me and you will be following my nutrition plan. We will also be going over the principles of nutrition and exercise when you train with me. Why? Would you like to never again worry about your weight? If your answer is yes, you will need to understand some basics. Once you know how it works, it extremely simple to keep your results.


This is the most important part of the prosses. What is the point of losing weight if you gain it all back as soon as you lose it? After you reach your weight loss goal, you can continue your journey and maintain/improve your results by becoming a member of my “Forever Fit” program. The program is designed to help you keep the results you’ve achieved. Why most of people cannot maintain their results after they get in shape? Three reasons: Lack of knowledge what to do next, accountability and motivation. My “Forever Fit” program takes care of all of that. 365 days per year! Any time you need my help, I am right there for you. You get my 30 years of experience for the monthly price of couple of coffees. To see what it is, click here.

"Forever Fit" program

The program is designed to be an interaction between me and you any time you need help. 365 days per year! We communicate by email, text, video messaging and video calls. Any time you have a problem or have a difficulty, we get in touch and solve the issue before you fall off track. It includes my accountability system (tracking, education, communication), nutrition and exercise guidance and live trouble shooting. Motivation disappears when results start to go away. Results go away when we do not apply the knowledge. We don’t apply the knowledge when there is no one to be accountable to. That’s where I come in. As humans, we have very hard time to be accountable to ourselves. And trust me, your family or friends will not keep you accountable either. May be even spoil you? I am your coach and I will make sure to keep you accountable by not only giving you access to me at any given time, but also by doing random surprise checks on you to keep you accountable and stay on track. After all, would you like to stay “Forever Fit” and know how to enjoy your life at the same time? Yes? I can help you with that! This is how I live and this is how thousands of my clients live as well. You can do it too!


Decide. Commit. Succeed.

I am a highly rated Personal Trainer in Vancouver and I will help you get to your ideal body quickly and safely. More importantly, I will teach you how to keep that body by re-framing your mind and changing your self-image. This is why so many people have succeeded at Fit Body By George! My program is designed to teach you all three components for permanent success: mind, body and food. And this is my difference! Come Train Today in my Private Personal Training Studio or in the comfort of your own home via webcam!







Success Stories

Words cannot express how i feel right now. I never thought i would feel so happy and energized at this stage in my life. So excited and hopeful about my future and the great possibilities….


We love George! Jason and I agree that of all the decisions we had to make during our wedding, signing up for George was the probably the best one. We heard about George from my sister, who told us about an intense workout she had with this crazy Russian guy on Broadway. Mandy stopped by for a visit and he told her that if we follow his 6 week plan we would drop pounds and get ripped. George totally delivered on his promise! We ended up losing more weight and becoming more toned than we thought was possible. George is a tough trainer and he expects nothing but the best from you and for you. If you want to look your best on your big day, you need to call George and make it happen!


I’ve lost 67lbs training with George! It is amazing what you can achieve in such a short period of time if you are doing the right things and have somebody helping and guiding you!

I feel great! It’s awesome! I now believe that I can achieve anything I want in my life!!! I am so grateful!

Thank you George!

Jason Bawa

Thank you for a great 6 weeks, it was truly an amazing experience. I haven’t felt this good, healthy and strong in a real long time. It feels great to be able to look into the mirror and be proud of myself again. This was the most comprehensive work out and eating plan I have ever experienced. I have gained a lifetime of knowledge in regards to healthy eating, work out plans and most importantly healthy and clean living. I will be forever grateful!!


I started the challenge to try and push myself into getting back into shape. I cannot believe how fast I actually saw the results from following George’s instructions. No matter how hard I pushed myself, he was there to push just that extra that I needed. The 6 weeks went by much faster than I thought they would. After 3 weeks I noticed the change in my face and how my clothes fit. By week 4 my friends really started to notice the change. I was able to run longer than I had in years and my energy level was the highest I have been in over 5 years. The fast results are what help to keep the motivation going and understanding of how my eating habits help to keep me fit make all the difference. George really does know how to customize a program to the individual. He encourages and helps keep you motivated to achieve your goals.


Richard Walz

I have worked out and done Fitness World routines before, but I was never able to get results until I started training with George. I lost 30 pounds in six weeks and have muscles for the first time in my life.
George is very supportive and knows what he is doing, all you have to do is show up and do your best to survive for an hour.
Although I am done my program now he still continues to motivate me from the sidelines.

Thank you George!


I’ve been training with George for a couple of months now and feel better than ever. I have lost over 30lbs and 13 inches and gained muscle tone, definition, renewed my energy. And a wonderful sense of accomplishment.
Simple really: consistency, basic nutritional guidelines, George’s vast knowledge and expertise in fitness and overall personal well-being, and a consistently diverse and challenging program tailored to my (increasing) fitness and personal needs.

All delivered in a calm, professional and encouraging manner. Perfect.

Victor C

What can I say but WOW! I’ve just finished George’s 6 weeks personal training program and I’m completely amazed at the results! I’ve lost 30.2 pounds! I was quite skeptical before I began but as soon as I saw the pounds coming off I realized that I had stumbled onto a really great program.
The 6 week program incorporates a nutrition and training program that is personalized and tailored to my goals and my body requirements, and it works! The program is tough but manageable; all you really need to do is simply follow George’s instructions, add some commitment, discipline and hard work and the weight will come off. It’s that easy!

The trainer, George Basargin, is a very good coach. At first glance he may seem intimidating but he has a very good approach to training. He is tough in the workouts but he is also very respectful and you can tell he cares about your health. He is very knowledgeable and professional and creates a very comfortable and friendly environment to train in.

I would definitely recommend this program to anyone who wants to get in better shape and is willing to commit the short 6 weeks to the program. I have new fitness goals now and would definitely consider training with George to achieve the new goals. I know he has the knowledge and expertise to get me there.


I am now in my mid 60’s and have indeed been physically active all of my life.
I am in training to compete on a national sports team.

In order to be on our team I need to perform a stringent fitness evaluation and to vastly exceed my usual level of endurance, stamina and strength.
I came to George with only a month before testing. He designed the ideal exercise and nutrition program for me and his humor, inspiration and philosophical wisdom aided me through the toughest workout challenges.

In just 11 lessons I went from doing one push up to 32 push ups in 60 seconds! I am now even much stronger mentally in attitude and confidence as well as physically.

As a result of George’s expertise in training and his dedication to my goal in an unrealistic time frame, I performed in the top range of the competitors!

Thank you George!

Igor Mironyuk

First full, I would like to thank my personal trainer George. When I have heard about this program I was a bit skeptical because I have tried several trainers prior with different diets but nothing worked for me. George was recommended by a good friend of mine, who did the same program and lost 32 pounds. So I decided to give it a try. I have lost 27 pounds from being 242 to 215 in just in 4 weeks as promised!

I feel so much better than I have felt in such a long time and I have more confidence in myself, which has given me the confidence to do new things! I still have about 10 pounds to go, but I know I can do it, just as long as I stick to the program. Thank you once again for changing my life for better, I will recommend this natural and healthy program to anyone.

Sayona K.

When I turned 30 I realized that the days of eating what I want without exercising were near their end. I am someone who never exercised and in fact I want to say I hated it. But one class with George changed everything, including my attitude.

George has changed my life. He made me into a cardio lover not hater. His classes are so intense yet absolutely fun that by the end of your first class you’ll find yourself begging for more!!! My energy level is at an all time high, my spirit is always happy, my body is getting the workout of its life and it’s all thanks to George. He has changed my views on health and wellness, and the body I once had is making a comeback.

Robert L.

After years of going to the gym, countless injuries and minimal results I decided to take my training in another direction. With some research and a little luck I found George. He supervised not only my training but also my nutrition with a goal of reducing my weight to a healthier level and increasing my overall fitness, while teaching me boxing and self-defense skills. George’s training makes the lessons fun and effective. No two classes are the same, constantly varying the training to keep it fun while challenging you physically. After 6 weeks I reduced my weight 40 pounds. My cholesterol level dropped so much my doctor was amazed. I am looking forward to my results after the 90 day program is complete. Thank you George!

Katerina Michtchenko

George has really helped me shed the weight after my second pregnancy. I find the workouts very challenging, but extremely effective. I feel that George exercises all of your muscles in the right way and helps get rid of the weight and also build stamina and strength. The workouts are very stimulating, however, he motivates you and pushes you to complete the task, so that you yourself feel accomplished and pleased with your results. There are times when I feel like giving up, but there’s always something that George says that brings you up and tells you not to give up on yourself and keep trying. Thank you George!

Igor K.

I had carried excess weight for the most of my life. Diets and weight loss programs were not effective and brought just a temporary solution to the lifelong problem. Although I always stayed physically active, it did not stop my weight from climbing up.

Couple of years ago, I brought my son to Reality Martial Arts to take kick boxing classes and my attention was caught by George’s knowledgeable and result-oriented approach to training. I like what I saw and asked him to help me to get back into shape. I dropped 30 lbs in less than a month through personalized nutrition and exercise plan and on my way to stay fit and feel great for good. I could not wish for more!


After 10 years of carrying excess weight and suffering from stress, hypertension and chronic migraines, I was more than ready to make some changes. Low calorie diet programs and work out DVDs did not work for me. Luckily, I stumbled upon George’s website and I took the plunge.

Six weeks later my health got better, I gained more energy, my migraines went away and I was losing weight! More than this, I have learned and believe in the importance of an effective workout coupled with healthy food choices. Shortcuts just don’t work! George helps you understand that in order to get to where you want you have to work at it.

He motivates you every step of the way and with his guidance you just keep getting better and you feel better.

It’s a journey through hell when he’s training you but the results are so amazing. I was wearing size 6 pants and I now fit into a size 2.
I couldn’t have done this without George and I am so immensely thankful.



I started the challenge to try and push myself into getting back into shape. I cannot believe how fast I actually saw the results from following George’s instructions. No matter how hard I pushed myself, he was there to push just that extra that I needed. The 6 weeks went by much faster than I thought they would.   After 3 weeks I noticed the change in my face and how my clothes fit.  By week 4 my friends really started to notice the change. I was able to run longer than I had in years and my energy level was the highest I have been in over 5 years. The fast results are what help to keep the motivation going and understanding of how my eating habits help to keep me fit make all the difference. George really does know how to customize a program to the individual. He encourages and helps keep you motivated to achieve your goals. THANK YOU GEORGE!

Sandy Sohal

Thanks for a great workout. You really had me doing some hard stuff.

And thank you so much for allowing me to share with you – my frustrations, experiences, etc. You are a great trainer and I am so happy that I finally found you. I was asking for a trainer like you for many years! But I guess I wasn’t ready and now I am, and here you are!

And I mean it when I say no sugar until I see you again! 🙂

Sandy Sohal

Mona Khanifar

I would have never believed that I could make such dramatic changes, in such a short period of time! I am so thankful for George, for all of his coaching, training, guidance and the mentor-ship he has provided me. In only 6 weeks, I was able to lose 15 pounds and drastically change my life forever. My body is now one that I can be proud of and the confidence I have, feels amazing. George provided me with a detailed meal plan, a routine to complete at home and 12 wonderful and intense one-on-one training sessions in his private gym.  George has not only shared his nutritional and fitness expertise, but has taught me the various aspects of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. George has been a wonderful trainer to have and has customized every aspect of his training to suit my needs and goals. Now that our program is complete, I look forward to seeing what changes I can make over the next few months, with the skills that I have learned from George.  I would highly recommend George for anyone who is looking to lose weight in a healthy, natural and permanent way!

Mona Khanifar

Leonardo Rocha

I am a 38 years old male, and as many others like me I’ve been struggling with the size of my belly. I can’t say I was fat, but my belly was big and I was weighting 200lbs, a little bit too much for a guy that is just 5’6 tall.

Losing weight was never a problem for me. Just put myself in a very strict diet and the scale would go down…but never the belly!

The situation reached a point when I considered surgery. And I did it. December 2013 I underwent liposuction in the abdominal area, and after three months the results weren’t good…actually I’ve gained 10 pounds!

In March 2014 I came across George though internet and decided to give it a try. Very shortly after I start the six weeks program I start to notice change. I drop substantial weight and my belly almost disappeared. At the end of the program I was 30 lbs lighter and passed from waist 38 to 34.

The program is not easy. It takes commitment and seriousness, but at the end you realize that isn’t just a six weeks program, it is a lesson that you take with you, and can repeat again and again.

George is a nice person, committed and serious himself. I felt secure and in the hands of someone who knew what he was doing.

Would I recommend the program to others? Sure thing! It was the best investment I did in myself in years.

Fr. Leonardo Rocha, CS



I jogged but mostly walked all the way to work this morning…arrived at 7:15 am…earlier than I usually do. I feel so proud of myself…never in my wildest dreams would I have thought that possible. I’m paying for it now though…but it’s a good pain.

Thank you for everything so far…amazing!!!



Edith MacIver

Just thought I’d send you an email that I started your program the end of January for  6 weeks.   I have now lost 50 lbs as of last week.  I continue to follow your plan even when I fall off the wagon  which surprises me that I am still with it!  On Saturday my daughter and I went for a bike ride and ended up doing 25 kms.  She was sometimes 2-3 intersections ahead of me and we had to bus our bikes home because my butt was sore, but I can’t remember the last time I rode that far.  I passed level 1 swimming and am signing up again in the fall.  Things continue to amaze me as the pounds disappear.  For the first time in years I feel free!

I just wanted to thank you again for your having taken me on and your positive motivation that anything is possible.  You not only believed , but you have the skills and knowledge to share with others.

Edith MacIver

Crystal Thomasen
Registered Nurse

“I have tried getting fit numerous times by going to the gym but would never get the results I wanted, so I often gave up after a couple of months. With George’s unique and individualized training program I began to see results within the first two weeks! After 6 weeks of training with George I reached my goal weight, got muscle tone in places I had never had muscle tone before and I haven’t felt this energetic or healthy in years! At the end of a long day at work I still have energy for a night out on the town or to drop in on one of Georges Cardio Kickboxing classes!”

-Crystal Thomasen (Registered Nurse)

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