Body by Design is a gym with two locations in Raleigh, NC that specializes in personal training, nutrition consultation, and group fitness classes. The gym features state-of-the-art machines including Life Fitness, Maxicam, and Cybex, free weights, cardio machines, locker rooms, free wireless internet, satellite radio, refreshments, and a pro shop. Programs offered include personal training for teens and adults, senior health and fitness, buff brides packages for individuals or groups, athletic training and triathlon preparation, beauty pageant and special event preparation, competitive bodybuilding and fitness competition, diet counseling, and more. The gym was founded in 1996 by fitness expert Joe Augustine. Augustine is a master personal trainer who has trained world champion bodybuilder Olympia Dexter Jackson, musician Lauren Fincham, and model and fitness champion Sylvia Shannon. Augustine also holds certifications as a certified personal trainer with the American Fitness Professional Association.