I have been a Personal Trainer for 17 years, and full-time for at least 10. I have always been obsessed with weight loss and body transformation. From the moment I spotted the first bit of fat on my body (around 12-13 years old), I became
"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
There will be many places in which you will encounter rejection. The mirror should not be one of them.
How do you feel when you look in the mirror? If it's not good, then that’s a sure-fire sign you need to do a little work on
'To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance' - Oscar Wilde
Self-love is pretty new concept, but one that is gaining ground very quickly of late. Even modern science suggests strong links between self love and physical/emotional wellbeing. What is self-love? It's acceptance of
Are you listening to your body? Our bodies have an amazing capacity to collect and send information in an attempt to keep itself balanced, whether it's for rest, particular nutrients, or the early stages of illness or injury.
Most things that we consider 'normal' these days
Although its been a long time coming, I have finally learned to embrace my body and its feminine characteristics, after spending so many of my younger years trying to 'get rid' of them. I used to consider curves to be annoying and there was a
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