I saw a post on Facebook the other day questioning whether trainers should have a six-pack before offering any kind of health/fitness advice. I LOLd a little bit, but then one of my clients who is almost qualified to PT was questioning her place in
"The deepest pain I ever felt was denying my own feelings to make everyone else comfortable" - Nicole Lyons
So often as women we put themselves last, after watching our mothers slave away for the family and learn over time through societies conditioning that it’s better
I love this picture as to me it represents how much my perspective has changed, both as a trainer and as a woman in this industry. Definitely not as strong or as lean as I once was, but stronger and healthier than ever in both
"Don't waste another second thinking that you're failing, when really all you're doing is growing" - Chani Nicholas
Growth comes in many forms.
Sometimes it’s the obvious things like getting a new job, completing your degree, or getting a pay rise
Sometimes it’s the more subtle things like
Inner peace begins the moment you decide not to let another person or event control your emotions.
To be emotionally involved in something means that you care. It means that you FEEL. When you're a sensitive human it means that you feel everything, including the things
Strength training isn’t just about getting a bikini body. When I began lifting weights I was focused only on physical goals but it wasn’t long after I started that I realised how diverse the benefits really were!
Curves, improved body composition and muscle tone are all
Stop hating your body. Reject all the negative thoughts because they have no right to define you. Build yourself up because you deserve it. You are more than a number, a goal, or disease. You are stronger than any perception anyone has ever had about