Monica (@_fitfoodfitbody_) is the creator of the Fit Body Travel Pack. She has been a model for Chadwick for the past 14 years, Jaggad the label ambassador and the face of Pink Lady across the World. Now a full time mobile personal trainer working with women in their own home for the past three years, Monica has a back to back schedule filled with clients and some of which include Rebecca Judd.
Although her training sessions are not limited to (she does have some Male clients along with training couples), being a Mother of two herself has seen other Mums naturally gravitate towards Monica for their post pregnancy and weekly workout sessions. Her mobile service enables busy women to exercise in the comfort of their own space even with bubs by their side.
A combination of her thriving business and not being a huge fan of training within a gym herself, inspired her to create an on the go fitness pack that is accessible to anyone and everyone. Her Fit Body Travel Packs are designed for people who would like to keep fit and healthy, though may not have the time or resources to train at a gym / with a personal trainer. This compact ‘workout kit’ weighs less than 1kg and fits neatly into it’s lightweight, waterproof bag, so portable you can pop it in your hand bag, nappy bag or even your carry on. The pack contains core sliders, two booty bands, one long resistance band, skipping rope and an exercise guide to get you started. Free workout videos are uploaded weekly onto her Instagram page @fitbodytravelpack.
Even though Monica’s growing business keeps her very busy, she still finds time to be involved in some amazing projects such as ‘Nurture Her 2018’. She recently ran workout and wellness sessions alongside Libby Babet (Trainer for Channel Ten’s – The biggest Loser Transformed) at a Women only business retreat in October located in Fiji. Monica and Libby created morning workout sessions incorporating equipment from her travel packs for 160 delegates who attended the wellness and networking bization. https://nurtureher.com/latest-news/your-fiji-wellness-sessions.
As her flourishing business continues to grow, Monica is currently in the process of curating some of her own exciting fitness and wellness events. If you would like to stay up to date, please head to our website or Instagram for all related info! https://fitfoodfitbody.com/shop/fit-food-fit-body-travel-pack @fitbodytravelpacks
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We are all stressed out because of many different reasons. Almost every person today including children experience some level of stress on certain aspects. It is important that you take the time and the right measures needed in order to relieve this stress that gets built up in your system be it physical or mental. Carrying a lot of stress with you will only cause you to fall sick and feel depressed a lot of the time. So here are some ways in which you can reduce the level of stress in your life.
Take Time for Yourself
You should definitely have time that you dedicate only for yourself and for your benefit. You should not think of it as wasting time even if all your really do is just fall asleep during that time. If you are falling asleep it is perhaps what your body needs and it is your body’s way of telling you that. You could also go for a massage pakenham or any other location that you are living in. Physical therapies such as these have a very positive effect on both your mind and your soul and help you to reduce your level of stress. If you keep doing this once a month or so you will definitely start to feel the improvement in your health and in your general outlook towards life.
Stay Active As Much As You Can
You should never fall into a completely sedentary lifestyle. Not only is it unhealthy, it will also increase the levels of stress that you have by locking you into a feeling of being imprisoned in your own self. When you stay active be it through exercise or by doing something that you enjoy, you will not only stay fit but you will also be constantly in a feel good state of mind and a positive outlook. Exercise and activity release endorphins in our system that will take away all feelings of stress and depression. Do not get used to a routine where you are going to work, coming home, eating, watching television and sleeping.
You should not starve yourself with the aim of losing weight. There are healthy ways in which you can lose weight and depriving yourself of food is not something that can be included in that list. When you starve yourself or keep consuming food and drinks that are harmful to your system, you will have a higher risk of getting stress and anxiety. Things like too much alcohol, nicotine, and other substances will do this to you along with unnecessary amounts of junk food and the likes. Eat things that are good for your system always and try to eat the recommended daily dose of food items.
Sleep is another factor that has to do with stress. If you are stressed it could be because you are pushing your body without giving it proper rest. Adults are required to sleep at least 8 hours a day so make sure that you give yourself that. Sleeping during the daytime is not really healthy either unless it is just a quick power nap only. You can use soothing music such as meditation music to fall asleep better –
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Use this strength session to compliment your wk2 cardio and step it up!
- Weight plate 5kg, 10kg, 15kg
This one is a tough one. So be ready to put that warrior paint on and bring it.
This workout can be done indoors or outdoors, just ensure you have approx. a 20 m length of space you can run. Set you mat up with your weighted plate in the middle. Put a cone (or choice of marker) approx. 20 metres from your mat. This circuit workout comprises four exercise combinations followed by six shuttle runs. You need to perform each exercise 10 times in order followed by the six shuttle runs. Repeat according to your nominated set choices and try to not stop until you’re done.
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Ideal Bodies Online’s Sue Heintze shares some key tips.
1. Eat more vegies
Not only are vegies low in calories and packed with nutrients, but they also have a high thermic effect, meaning they use a lot of energy just to digest (particularly if eaten raw or as close to raw as you can manage).
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We know the well-documented yogic promises of improved flexibility, balance and core strength. But what’s the benefit of adding heat?
Bikram expert Amy King of Bikram Yoga Victoria and Lucinda Mills of in Melbourne state their claims. The rest is up to you.
Improve your » Weight
Known for burning anywhere between 500 to 1,000 calories a session, Bikram yoga warms muscles to help burn fat easily.
Weight normalisation is about finding balance, and all the work we do on the mat helps you become exquisitely self-aware, but also wonderfully balanced and deeply content. This helps transform your relationship with what and how you eat.
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