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Hello Anna, please can you introduce yourself and what do you do for a living?

I am a women’s specialist fitness trainer and pelvic floor and core restoration coach. That means I help women who have pelvic floor issues, tummies badly effected by pregnancy and also offer regular personal training, Buggyfit classes and fitness classes inside and out.

Why did you choose to work as a personal trainer? And how did you train for the role?

I started training to be a Fitness Instructor 17 years ago, I had two small children and have loved working out during and after my pregnancies in a specialist class — I knew from then that that was what I wanted to do. Since then I have never stopped training and developing my skills. …


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It has now been 5 days since I have started to meditate every day for 10 minutes (only 10 minutes! I hear you say). Yes, 10 tiny miserable minutes which I did not have the courage or the will power to summon up in my life before. I had all manner of excuses to myself as to why I could not find 10 minutes to do something so little yet, so important in my life. A mind break.

You know we do, we do it all the time to ourselves finding reasons why not to find 10 minutes to sit in silence to quiet our minds or to simply stop thinking. …


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I am a busy mum looking to remember the important things in life, family, friends, pets……. job, nannies, paying bills, feeding the kids, dressing/undressing the kids, house chores (let’s be honest, the washing is a full time job in itself!), school run, kids homework, bedtime stories and finally: us mums.

How easy it is to forget ourselves in the moment, in life.

Life without kids was still busy but straight forward enough to be yourself, to think about you (to use the toilet in privacy). Once the kids arrived, time just goes in a blur, as if we were being tossed around in a washing machine. Sucked into life. …

Janine

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