It was then that I decided that I needed to be strong and show my kids what it meant to be strong. Show them that we could be strong together. I knew it was time to love myself enough to pursue the life that I wanted to live. I realized I deserved to be happy.
“Sometimes you can’t always see the fruits of your labor…” says Adrienne, which can undoubtedly lead to feelings of self doubt on whether you’re making progress toward your goals. But during those times, it's essential to reflect on our WHY, celebrate successes, remember the struggles you’ve overcome and embrace where you are at that moment.
While Christie says that her formal education has been helpful in her pursuits as an online personal trainer, fitness coach, and figure/powerlifting athlete, she maintains that her personal experience with pregnancy weight gain, weight loss and bodybuilding is what has taught her the most.
Natasha's transformation hasn’t just been a physical one; “I have more energy. I feel like I can balance things better. I see myself differently... We as women are our worst critics. It’s been great to have a coach to look at you. They see you from a different angle than you see yourself.”