Naomi’s journey has been nothing short of awesome, it’s about time she got rewarded for it…
And if you are wondering what Naomi is holding…H&M Vouchers, her favourite shop!! (I’ve been told these have already been spent!)
What are your health and fitness goals?
To be as strong, lean and fit as possible and to keep challenging my body every day.
What made you join uFit?
I was in a car accident in November 2010 and subsequently suffered with severe back pain for the next three years ; going from being relatively active to doing zero exercise. During this period I pretty much received every treatment option available from physio to acupuncture but with very little improvement. I had my last round of physio at the end of 2013 and was advised to continue to strengthen my core and back muscles if I wanted to make as full a recovery as possible. What followed this advice was then a frantic Google search for possible ways this could be achieved somewhere relatively close to home, that’s when I stumbled across uFit and I haven’t looked back since.
What changes have you noticed since you started training with us?
There have been noticeable changes in my body shape, but I feel the biggest change has been in respect of things that people can’t see, my mind-set, determination and attitude. It’s not just about getting stronger or even looking slimmer, although I must say these are both happy coincidences but challenging yourself week in week out to get through one more work out, even if its cold outside and you don’t feel like making the journey to the studio, even if you you’ve still got jelly legs from the day before and even if you’ve had a really long week at work and its only Wednesday. I’m also an awful lot more disciplined with my food choices; I’m not on a diet I just choose to eat differently and my body thanks me for it.
What would you say to anyone who is contemplating joining uFit?
Not only will you be amazed by just what you can achieve (or should I say endure), but leaving each session on a total high, albeit drenched in sweat will have you coming back for more. Coupled with the fact that you’re surrounded by a group of happy smiley people that most definitely have your back, encouraging you to bang out those last few reps, the uFit family will welcome you with open arms. It’s nothing like going to the gym and doing the same repetitive exercises; at uFit you never know what’s coming next, each session really mixes it up working different muscles in different ways and most of all its actually quite good fun!
What is the biggest tip(s) you would give someone looking to improve their health and wellness?
- All you need to do is believe that you can, and you’ll achieve whatever it is that you desire.
- Don’t be too hard on yourself if you don’t see instant results. Your current body shape and size may have been “made with love” by years of overeating, lack of exercise etc so it might take a little while before you reverse the trend and fit back into those size 10 jeans. Just keep at it and you will get there!
- Totally ignore people that try to undermine your good work, those that have a go because you work out or eat too healthily. In all but extreme cases it pretty much impossible to have too much of a good thing. Those that feel the need to constantly comment and criticise probably wish they had the self-discipline and motivation that you ‘ve got.
What one thing do you believe has made the greatest change to your health?
Joining the uFit Family ☺
What has been your best experience at uFit so far?
Admittedly I’ve normally got the giggles throughout most of the bootcamp sessions I participate in as there have been quite a few. If I had to choose just one it would probably be taking part in the Colour Run 5K with the uFit team in September 2013 at the Olympic Park in London. It was a great day out and being covered head to toe in coloured powder alongside my fellow uFitter’s was an awesome experience (even if I did get lost for part of it).