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Keli Roberts

2007 NFHOF Inductee

“Healthy American Fitness Leader”

Born:  August 2, 1961

Hometown: Pasadena, CA



Keli Roberts is a world renowned fitness educator and trainer.  As a continuing education provider, Keli conducts seminars and workshops worldwide.  She’s recognized as a fitness authority that’s transformed fitness education with groundbreaking innovations characterized by her expert skill and instruction.

Keli is originally from Australia, but moved to the United States in 1989 to pursue her passion: Fitness!  She quickly became one of the most in demand private trainers in Los Angeles and garnered a huge celebrity clientele that included Cher, Kirstie Alley, Jennifer Grey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Russell Crow and Faye Dunaway, to name a few. Her step classes also attracted many A-list names such as Julia Roberts, Annette Bening and Jennifer Beals.

In 1991, Keli choreographed and appeared in the award winning video, Cher Fitness, A New Attitude, which brought her worldwide recognition as a fitness expert.  Subsequently, Keli has designed, choreographed and starred in over 40 video.

Keli is also a successful author. Her first book, Fitness Hollywood, which was published in 1994 by Summit, received glowing reviews as a comprehensive guide to training and nutrition and is now in its fifth printing. Stronger Legs and Lower Body, Keli’s new book was co-authored with Linda Shelton is on Human Kinetics best seller list.

Keli is a Tier 3 Trainer at Equinox in Pasadena where she teaches classes.  Her training involves working with pre and postnatal clients, post physical rehabilitation, stability training for alignment and posture, weight training and cardiovascular training for weight loss as well as stretching and sports specific training. Keli Roberts is a true fitness visionary with the expertise and experience to continue inspiring others the world over.