Type 'fit women' into Google and what do you see?
Overwhelmingly, it’s images of thin young white women with the ‘right’ amount of toned muscle.
As a Body Positive Fitness Professional (and a human) I feel strongly that this needs to change. Here’s why ...
Ladies, this is for you.
If your trainer says any of the following to you – run!
My feelings have nowhere to go.
My frustration, my longing to hold a baby in my belly, the urge to see those two lines. All this emotion has nowhere to go.
So I thought I’d write about it.
Hi, I'm Sally and I'm a Brisbane female personal trainer - and I think that BURPEES SUCK! Surprised?
Once upon a time a man got really high on life and invented the Burpee*.
His name, apparently, was Royal H. Burpee. He thought it was really fun and told all his mates about it. 80 years later, every PT and group fitness instructor dishes out burpees like they’re free hand sanitizer.
I used to be one of those PT’s. Thankfully, somewhere around the time I moved to Europe and discovered cheese, I changed.
You don't need to apologize for your body.
You don't need to apologize for your weight. For the curve of your thighs. For the softness of your belly. You don’t need to apologize for not having exercised since high school. For your struggle when you do push ups. For being out of breath.
Not sure how to maintain your fitness now you're stuck at home? Read on!
Being a ‘kind of vegetarian’ is my new thing.
I love a good butter chicken as much as the next girl. But I also love the idea of being a real life member of The Planeteers. Eating a bit less meat is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint, save a few piglets and help the planet not be consumed by the enormous amount of shit we suffocate it with.
What does the number on the scale mean to you?
For many women, stepping on the scale can be a source of discomfort - even a downright awful experience.
What if you could change that?
Taking a new journey down the road of health and fitness can seem daunting. Sometimes it can all seem like too much effort. To make things a little easier, let's look at this tried and tested idea.
Take just one step at a time.
hi! I'm sally.
I love cheese and I think burpees suck. I provide women with a positive health & fitness experience unlike any other. Stick around! You might just find something you like.