October 26, 2017

How I Learned To Love My Body – Jacintha Akkerman

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“I’m fat”. “I wish I had a body like hers”. “Why can’t I be skinny?”. 

Sound familiar?! 

For as long as I can remember, I have had body issues. Some might say body dysmorphia

When I was a little girl, I was obsessed with baking. I loved baking delicious food, but unfortunately that delicious food didn’t love me. 

In high school, it resulted in me putting on a lot of weight.

I was “big boned”, as they say. But I’m not sure the bones were the issue.

I LOVED sugar, but for all the wrong reasons. Constantly gaining weight resulted in having self-doubt and lacking self-confidence. 

Seeing myself in photos during high school made me depressed. 

I didn’t believe in myself, so I would eat my feelings. 

When I finished Year 12, I wanted to put myself on a better path. 

So, I stopped drinking soft drinks, limited my sugar intake and fell in love with exercise. 

But then my love for food turned into a love of alcohol. 

My diet did improve but I would go out all weekend. 

Come Monday, I would feel guilty so I would pound the pavement, do as many spin classes as I could, and eat very little. 

I wasn’t respecting my body, and it was very noticeable in my face, which resembled a Hawaiian pizza. 

And I was constantly so negative. “I have fat legs”. “Gosh, she is hot, why can’t I look like her?”. 

Then I would sit on the couch and eat an entire pack of chips and block of chocolate. 

Some people are genetically blessed with a perfect figure. I am not one of those people. I have to work for it.Screen Shot 2017-10-08 at 7.11.24 PM.png 

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September 27, 2017

LET’S GET SWEATY // theright.fit talent for UNIT NINE

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5 Models, 1 photographer/videographer hybrid & a revolutionary activewear brand.

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May 19, 2016

Bondi Outdoor feat. Olivia Arezzolo & Sarah Halloran

 

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March 26, 2016

Lana Jeavons-Fellows + Kate Johnston of Wholehearted Smoothies

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Wholehearted is a delicious smoothie recipe eBook for nourishing your heart. Each smoothie has been lovingly created by theright.fit influencers Lana Jeavons-Fellows & Kate Johnston, with a different heart healthy ingredient in mind. Colloquially labelled “our little book made with huge love.”

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March 21, 2016

Scott Reynolds Fitness Series: Get Your Fit On!

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When it comes time to “get your fit on”, look no further than theright.fit model, influencer and Personal Trainer Scott Reynolds. After completing his studies at the Australian College of Physical Education in 2013, he is now located in the heart of Sydney, specialising in hypoxic (Altitude) training called Peak Altitude Training. Altitude training enhances sporting or fitness performance, preparing anyone who is looking to acclimitise for a trek or holiday:

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March 3, 2016

Health Influencers Meet #2

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise… Sydney heavy weights (with influences, awards and accolades extending nationally and internationally in their respective fields); was a combined group of talented personal trainers, dieticians, bloggers, fitness leaders and nutrition experts who gathered at Sydney’s Peak Altitude Training for theright.fit’s second Health Influencers Meet. And it was straight down to business…

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February 23, 2016

5 minutes with personal trainer Scott Reynolds

With the summer in full swing, we wanted to know the go-to workout moves  and how to keep motivated during training. So, we took 5 with Scott Reynolds from Peak Altitude Training and Functional Intense Training (Sydney based) to find out more!

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February 15, 2016

Swimwear to Heat Up Your Summer

Summer and swimwear go hand in hand, so this month we decided to delve into the world of Anna -Maria Sommer. With a new life in Bali, and a sizzling collection of swimwear the future is heating up for this ex model, turned designer of the label Sommer Swim.

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December 15, 2015

Making changes in leaps and bounds: Speaking with fitness professional Tamara Meyer

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Professional Personal Trainer Tamara Meyer is not only promoting a healthy body image for young women in Australia but she also highlights the importance of mental health awareness as well. She has been working along side Beyond Blue #BIGBLUEBASH initiative to do her part!

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December 15, 2015

Practice what you preach: PT Lia Jones

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If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life: 5 minutes with Lia Jones.

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