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Name: Daisie Mayes Age: 24 Profession: Recent Graduate, marketing & events Intern, social research assistant, dog walker, administrator & fulltime coffee drinker. Kids: None, I still feel like a child myself Favourite Activity: Rugby but slowly becoming surfing Motto: No rain, no flowers.   1. Where did your love for sport begin? My love for...
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Name: Cathie Q Age: 47 Profession: Fitness Instructor/ Sports Massage Therapist Kids: 2 teenagers Favourite Activity: Dancing/Weights Motto: Don’t be a dick. How long have you been involved in fitness and how did your journey as an instructor begin? I was not an active teen or indeed 20 something but in my 30s I began...
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What motivated me to start a weight loss journey? I initially started my weight loss journey as I needed to lose weight in order to receive fertility treatment.  My BMI was crazy high and no fertility doctor would even consider me for any further testing and / or referrals until my weight was under control. This...
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We were delighted to take part in Our Squad’s Podcasts talking all women in sport. On average, there is a ten percentage point gap between men and women participating in sport and this trend starts early. But why does it happen? Part 1 talks about why women abstain from sport and our Founder Giorgia Rescigno...
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So as I am always preaching about challenging yourself, trying something new and being out of your comfort zone, I though it would be good to practice what I preach. I decided to travel to Nepal for 3 weeks alone and trek to Annapurna Base Camp, and guess what… I did it!.. It was hard,...
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So this week the new This Girl Can advert has come out encouraging women of all ages, shapes, sizes and ethnicity to get involved in physical exercise no matter what, where and how! I’ve been reading some amazing stories of women who lacked self confidence, drive or were afraid to be judged until they just...
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I was 9 months into my rehabilitation from tearing my cruciate ligament and it was time to get back to playing hockey; the sport I loved, but also the sport that had caused this horrible injury. With the guidance of my Physiotherapist, I’d made a fast but sensible recovery and he’d taken me through a...
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