Sandra Blackie

Owner, Freedom of Fitness


Sandra Blackie is a certified Personal Trainer & Sports Nutritionist with over 35 years of experience in: nutrition, athletics, personal training, lifestyle counseling, and public speaking.

Sandra’s education includes a B.A. in Recreation & Leisure Studies from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the National Association of Sports Nutrition, the Aerobic & Fitness Association of America (Advanced), and the American Heart Association. She has traveled the world, giving seminars on nutrition, the fitness lifestyle, as well as many other health-related topics.

She has competed as a Professional Bodybuilder with the International Federation of Bodybuilders until her retirement in 1996. Her highest competitive achievements include; being ranked as high as the top five in professional/international competition in l992, competing in the very prestigious Ms. Olympia three times, and winning the Canadian National Bodybuilding title in 1986. Throughout Sandra’s athletic career, she qualified, at the national level, in five different sports!

Today, as the owner of Freedom of Fitness, a personal training and nutrition counseling service, Sandra helps men and women enjoy the freedom of healthy weight management, through proper nutrition and exercise. Sandra is dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle for her client’s, based on their own personal health and fitness goals.
Clients receive a Health & Wellness Manual, a “Lean for Life” Cookbook and an Exercise & Dietary Journal, all authored by Sandra, herself. The manual & cookbook are also available on