James Kearsley was an average australian teen who didn't go to a gym until the end of high school. He started off strong and was hit with some troublesome news. In 2014 he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, a form of cancer that affects the blood. After chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant, the cancer had gone into remission. After his battle with cancer, James decided to dedicate his time to teach others about healthy living and fitness training.