Untold Confessions Of A Fitness Instructor

Yes, my untold confessions….so many funny, embarrassing and sometimes upsetting things have happened to me as a fitness instructor…I wonder how many others have experienced these?

Life as a fitness professional can be…how should I put it…interesting!  WHY?  Well I am going to share with you in a minute some untold confessions of being a fitness instructor that may make you laugh, cringe or cry…but I want to tell you a bit about me first!

I wrote this blog just over 6 months from hitting the BIG 40! I am now 41. I have two daughters, a busy fitness instructor and online coach, plus a mum, wife and dog owner !  I am very busy but in a good way!

When it comes to exercising and running a fitness business, I have heard this so many times from friends, family and clients, “oh it must be great for you as I wish I had the time to exercise all day and get paid for it!  I agree…it is fantastic to get paid to...

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Who Am I? Let me introduce myself

Hi, my name is Jennifer Emery.

I am 41, a wife, a mother, a business owner, a fitness professional, a coach, entrepreneur and your positive social media friend.

You will see me regularly pop up on my social media feed each day and in my stories and share my life with you in the hope that I will inspire you to take action on reaching your goals, teach you something you didn’t know and maybe entertain you with my smutty mind and amazing sense of humour #justhumourmeonthatone 

 

I am here for the amazing ladies and gents who need help and support and who want to join me in my community of positive people looking to live the next chapter of their life better than the first with their health, life and in business.

So to those of you new to my site, thank you for being here. I hope I make your day a little brighter. To those of you who have been here with me for a while, thank you for all your love and support I really do appreciate it You are amazing!

And to...

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Signs of Burnout And How To Deal With It

  • Do you have it now?
  • Have you had it in the past?
  • Do you recognise the signs of burnout?

The thing is you can get burnout from so many different things

  • Burnout from your relationships
  • Burnout from your family
  • Burnout from your work
  • Burnout from being a mum
  • Burnout from money worries 
  • Burnout from exercise 
  • Burnout from Christmas 

Here are just a few signs of burnout

- Difficulty sleeping

- Feeling less effective

- Quick to anger 

- Fatigue 

- Headaches

- Inability to focus

- Less patience

Burnout is defined as being mentally and physically exhausted and it doesn’t just impact us on a work level it can affect us on a personal level.

I have personally felt burnout in most areas of my life over the years.

  • Burnout being a mum and keeping of top of everything
  • Burnout running so many fitness classes and exercise
  • Burnout from money worries, business etc etc

There is a tipping point, an example is when I first started teaching fitness classes I was...

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5 Tips To Supercharge Your Motivation TODAY

Motivation is the driving force behind life-enhancing change. It comes from knowing exactly what you want to do and having an the burning desire to do what is necessary to get it. It keeps your dream on track as it is the power of motivation that keeps you going when the going gets tough.

I want to help you with this so here is 5 top tips to help you supercharge your motivation:

1. Create a vision board and fill it with images of your desired goals. The car you want to own, the house you want to live in, the area where you want to live yes, and yes they are the obvious ones. Others could be pictures of holiday destinations, trophies, first-class travel tickets, clothes you want to buy, fine restaurants you want to go to, new hobbies you want to start, whatever you can think of that gets your pulse racing.

2. GET ANGRY. If you want to change your life for the better then get angry about where you are at now. When you have a blase attitude towards change this won't create a...

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7 Steps To Break (or Make) A Habit

 

We all have habits, some good and some not so good. These are behaviours that we've learned and that happen almost automatically. And I am sure most of us have a habit we'd like to break, or one we'd like to develop.

For most people, it takes about four weeks for a new behaviour to become a routine, or habit.

I want to share with you 7 Steps that can make it easier to break (or Make) a habit

1. The first step is to set your goal. Especially when you are trying to stop or break a habit, you should try to phrase your goal as a positive statement. For example, instead of saying "I will quit snacking at night", say "I will practice healthy eating habits". You should also write down your goal. Writing it on paper helps you to commit. It can also help if you tell your goal to someone you trust.

2. Decide on a replacement habit or behaviour. (If your goal is to develop a new habit then your replacement behaviour or habit will be the goal itself.) This step is very...

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