I have to say that 2015 was not my best year. Around October I
finally decided to take back control of my life. Part of this
decision involved finding and working with a personal trainer to
help me achieve some fitness goals. Having made this decision I
realised I was clueless about actually finding gyms or
To be honest, I chose Vision because it was half-way between work
and home, and I cycled past it every day. I knew nothing
about their appraoch and did not know what to expect at all
the first time I climbed the stairs to the studio. However, From
the moment I walked in and someone sat down and talked to me about
what I wanted I thought "this could work".
From that point on it's been a fabulous experience. The studio
seems to be just the right size (not too big, not too small); the
other members are friendly and supportive, but there is plenty of
opportunity to just be in your own head space. And most importantly
the trainers are excellent. They are professional. Some of them are
funny! All of them are focussed.
Working with Martin has been a revelation. First, he and I
worked together to get the basics sorted out and then we set
more ambitious goals. I've lost weight (which was always a goal).
But more than this the sessions and discussions we have shared have
shifted me from a nutritionally happy go lucky vegetarian to
someone who is aware (but not obsessed) about sensible eating
and wellbeing. I've always wanted to be a more focussed jogger and
I'm halfway through a plan we devised to help me sort this
Any life has ups and downs, and any engagement with physical
activity has its ups and downs as well. But six months into
this adventureI am physically much stronger and have a general
feeling of wellness. I'm in this for the long haul.
*Disclaimer: Individual results may vary based on their goals that we will help to define.