On being a strong woman

This one isn’t about muscles, lifting weights or flipping tyres. I think I’m probably physically a little bit stronger than the average nearly-40 year old woman.  Actually, maybe a bit more than that but as a Personal Trainer you’d hope that was the case!  I do push-ups on my toes, really quite enjoy burpees, and love … Continue reading On being a strong woman

Your chatter matters

I’m a big believer in positive self-talk. I know that sometimes it’s a lot easier said than done, but with a little bit of practice and quite a bit of perseverance it can soon become second nature – and could even change your life! Who is in your head? Who is talking to you? Who … Continue reading Your chatter matters

Embracing the suck

I wrote last week in a newsletter (if you haven’t signed up yet, why on earth not? HERE it is, and HERE is how to get signed up) about the pitfalls of SOS (Shiny Object Syndrome) and the especially challenging areas that need to be successfully navigated in order to fully recover. It got me … Continue reading Embracing the suck

You say vagina, I say vuh-jahy-nee

Contrary to popular belief, or at least a lot of men’s childish fantasies, attending an all-girls boarding school for my formative years didn’t involve spending any of my time checking out each other’s girl bits as we navigated our collective way through puberty.  In fact I’m not sure I’ve intimately examined another woman’s labia or … Continue reading You say vagina, I say vuh-jahy-nee

Walk in my shoes

It’s more than a shoe-thing I’ve had this blog in my head for quite a while now.  I’ve wondered whether it’s just because of my desire to indulge my shoe thing.  And I do have a shoe thing. I simply love shoes – boots, thongs, heels and runners – I love them all.  Except wedges. … Continue reading Walk in my shoes

Testimonial: Kathy

“I’ve been training with Thea for just over a year now. I was diagnosed with a prolapse three years ago and went down the path of physiotherapy and was told I could do no more. The slight improvement that physiotherapy had given me was the best I could hope for and I should be grateful … Continue reading Testimonial: Kathy