What was it that got you started?
After battling severe depression and the side effects of
polycystic ovarian syndrome for many years, my doctor
suggested I lose weight. Initially I only started watching
what I ate. I then gradually started to introduce more and more
Why did you choose Vision Randwick?
I had been to a few different gyms and had tried many
different trainers. I had just completed a 10 week challenge at a
female gym when one of the trainers asked me how my food had been
going. I told her I enjoyed a cheat meal here and there but was
generally going well. She replied with "you still need to watch
your food as you are still obese".
I was 84kg at that point, and after working myself in to the
ground for the last 10 weeks, the last thing I needed to hear from
somebody I took advice from was that I was still obese.
So the next day I came to work and rang around a few gyms in
the local area. I didn't want to join just any old gym, I wanted
personal training sessions.
I called two of the big gyms, both of which told me that I
needed to have a monthly membership to be eligible to have PT
sessions, which was also an additional cost. The fourth gym I tried
was Vision. I emailed Wes who asked me to come in and have a chat
to one of the trainers, who happened to be Joel. I did my first
weights session the next day and have never looked back.
Are you happy with the results you've
I'm stoked to be where I am right now. I'm not quite yet at my
goal, but 80kg ago I never would have believed that I would be at
the point I am now. In fact, probably 10kg ago I didn't think it
Is there anything that surprised you about your
How much of losing weight and being healthy is so mentally and
emotionally exhausting. My body can be fatigued and sore, but it's
my mind and my thoughts that I constantly battle with.
I keep coming back because I enjoy improving my health; seeing
the differences in my body, the small improvements each week in
weight or reps, the love hate relationship I have with those cardio
sessions, and the euphoric experience after each session knowing
I'm on the road to somewhere, even if I don't know exactly where
that is right now.
*Disclaimer: Individual results may vary based on their goals that we will help to define.