Kim Hoffmann

Personal Trainer

Kim is a personal trainer and is currently working at City Fitness in Three Kings, Auckland.

Her previous teaching profession has provided her with a unique insight into being able to teach people from all walks of life. Her main focus and priority is keeping clients injury-free and ensuring correct movement and form. For some of her clients, who wanted to exercise without pain, she’s been the last resort.

Kim focuses on resistance training and women’s health, and helps her clients navigate obstacles in their fitness journey. She uses a range of modalities since there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to training and health. In some cases, she uses the client’s menstrual cycle to adapt their training regime.


  • 2022 Menopause Course by Dr. Stacy Sims, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2021 Women’s Training Specialist Course ‘Women are not Small Men’ by Dr. Stacy Sims, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2020 NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist Course, US
  • 2016-2017 Fit College, Personal Training course, Auckland, New Zealand

Professional Interests & Specialist Areas

  • Strength training
  • Women’s health
  • Correct and safe Movement and posture

Kim has engaged in karate, boxing, kickboxing, krav maga, strength training, and has a passion for hiking and mountain biking. She loves going on long walks with her partner and their dog, Trevor.

To learn more about Kim, visit SnatchFitness.

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Articles written by Kim Hoffmann
  • Bad posture can impact your health — Getting it straight
    We slouch when watching TV, look down when using our phones and lean forward when working on the computer. All of these actions cause damage to our body, muscles, nerves and can also impact our vital organs. It’s time to Get Straight - the sooner we start working on our…
  • Common issues with calf muscles (read before your next leg workout)
    Calf muscles are important for our mobility and leg strength, and yet many of us are not giving them the attention they need during stretching and exercising. Also, our sedentary lifestyle is making this issue a bit more complex. Let’s see if we can change that.
  • Common issues with glutes (read before your next leg workout)
    When we look back over the last few decades, we can see that our society is becoming more sedentary. With such a lifestyle, it is very common for our glutes to become weak. This can lead to different issues, such as low back pain, knee and hip pain, and abnormal…
  • Exercise Guide to: Curvy Calves
    Calves have an important role in our movement and posture, and if they're not at their optimal length, they can pull other muscles out of alignment. Also, having defined calves is quite aesthetically appealing, both in men and women. With a proper exercise guide and some dedication, you too can…
  • Exercise Guide to: Glorious Glutes
    The glutes have an important role in our movement and posture, and when they're strong, they can prevent pain and injuries. Also, having defined glutes is quite aesthetically appealing, both in men and women. With a proper exercise guide and some dedication, you too can develop glorious glutes.
  • Have you got poor posture? (18 long-term effects and health risks)
    Sitting down at work (close to 6 hours daily for most), sitting in our cars, slouching forward and looking at our phones (close to 5 hours daily) and only having 14 minutes (women) and 24 minutes (men) per day to exercise, leaves us all stiff, bent and aching. The bad…
  • Hoffmann’s Hacks – Make exercise a part of your daily routine
    We eat more, we move less, and we repeat this almost daily. It’s work, it’s the pandemic and the lockdowns… it’s life. It’s time to change things around. If we have a cheat meal, why not have a cheat exercise?
  • Training and menopause: How can exercise positively affect your transition?
    Perimenopause and menopause are a time of transition for women, resulting in significant hormonal changes. These changes are often accompanied by weight gain, inflammation, and decrease in muscle and bone density. With the proper approach to exercise, we can slow down and possibly even reverse these changes.
  • Your Guide to Good Posture: Tips and Exercises
    The more progressive we become with technology, the more sedentary lifestyle we tend to have. On average, we sit 9 hours a day. Whether that be at our job, commuting, or relaxing at home in front of the TV, we are inadvertently impacting our health through poor posture. Once our…
  • Zone Training terminology — what is your resting and maximum heart rate?
    As we get more consistent with exercising, and movement in general, it would be good to know our current physical ability, so we can track our progress and also prevent injuries. To do this correctly, we need to know our resting heart rate, maximum heart rate and heart rate recovery.
  • Zone Training — What is it and what is it good for?
    Exercise and holding on to our physical strength and fitness as we age is one of the strongest predictors of healthspan and longevity. However, regular physical activity is sometimes a challenge for most of us. This can create a risky mindset where we tend to overdo and overexert ourselves to…