There’s an obstacle keeping you back.
Preventing you moving forward.
From reaching your goals.
From becoming your best self and giving it your all.
I know, because I’ve been there. And in a way, I’m there every day.
Except that I don’t let the obstacle block my way. Not any more.
Now I embrace the obstacle, I push and I pull it, I lift it up, I flip it over.
I move it out the way. Every single day. No matter what it is.
No obstacle can stand in my way, and no obstacle can stand in yours.
That’s the most important thing I’d like you to know.
As a certified personal fitness trainer, I’m here to make a beast out of you and get you moving with purpose.
To help you improve you life, catapult your career, and reach your goals, all while looking smokin’ hot in that body of yours.
Let’s go #beastmaking!
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I’m Anne and at 18 months of age, I became Deaf. Just “luck of the draw.”
But I never let that stop me. Or define me in a negative way.
Not when they told me I wouldn’t be able to learn much at school.
Not when they told me it would be harder with the hearing world.
Not when they told me I couldn’t become the first Deaf person from my university to study abroad and learn Italian in, well, Italy. And absolutely not when I couldn’t compete at a Spartan without access!
I heard a lot of NO’s in my life, but as my mom likes to say, the word “NO” simply took on another meaning for me: “Try harder, Anne!” And I did.
Because I don’t just find obstacles standing in my way just when I try to do the “expected” things in life (like go to school and play sports). I also find them attempting to block my way when I go for the unexpected and wild things my heart calls out for.
Like when I signed up to run a Spartan Race out of pure love and admiration for the brand and almost didn’t compete because of an “impromptu oral instructions” rule.
I didn’t get mad.
Well, okay, I did… crazy mad… but just for a minute.
Then I embraced the challenge and showed them how it’s done.
I showed them that they could do better—better by all of us and better by including all of us.
Fitness came into my life as both a challenge and a blessing.
Fitness is the way I exercise my mental strength to persist through any obstacles that may come my way in business or in life.
Fitness reminds me to preserve. It reminds me that hard work brings rewards.
It reminds me that I’m the only one that can break my personal records and push the barrier out farther.
Not just for me but for all of us.
I’ve always been sporty and athletic and tried individual sports like tennis and track and field at school. It worked for a while. But I lost my passion.
As an adult, I started working out at the gym, I found weights, I found HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) programs, I found calisthenics and I was hooked.
Every weight I lifted, every pound I added, every personal record I broke proved one thing to me and to those around me:
I CAN DO THIS. AND SO CAN YOU.
I won’t take “no” lying down. Life taught me resistance from early on.
And my mission is to teach it to you, too.
NO ONE CAN TELL YOU “NO”, IF YOU DON’T SAY “NO” TO YOURSELF FIRST.
“No” simply means “try harder.”
Let’s make that our motto. Together we can do this.
You want to get fit, you want to lose the weight, you want to climb the career ladder all in one breath, you want the energy to run after your goals and after your kids.
You can do it.
And fitness is the best way to get there.
The best way to lift yourself up, the best way to live, the best way to lead.
When you train, hard, you say “YES” to yourself every single day.
When you stare that weight right in the face and then lift it up, when only last month it left you squatting red in the face, you say “YES” I can do this. And I can do anything.
When you do that extra rep you say “YES” I can persist. At anything.
When you choose to nourish your body with a clean diet and love rather than junk, you say “YES” I’m worth it. And “YES” I’m worth your respect.
When you run that extra mile to the finish line, you PROVE THAT YOU CAN DO IT ALL.
Paying tribute to your body will help you ignore the doubters and the nonbelievers.
Paying respect to both your physical and mental capacity will help you perform better in every aspect of your life.
It helps me push myself to become the best all-around contagious communicator I can be in order to educate anyone who’s willing to learn and listen to my true voice.
Fitness isn’t just about training your body.
It’s about training your body for your best life.
It’s about challenging your mind to dream up that best life.
Just for you.
I’m here to inspire you, to motivate you, to give you that push or struggle through that pull whenever you need it.
Together, we can do it.
And I hope you will reach out to me and join me on this journey to a smokin’ hot life that rocks the notions of I CAN.
Just drop me a line using the contact page and let’s talk about how you can break through the plateau of a “meh” life. Or, if you’re a fellow fitness professional, let’s talk about how we can team up together to help even more people!
The obstacle isn’t what’s holding you back.
The obstacle is only there to make you stronger for the ride ahead.
Together we can embrace it, conquer it, move it, shutter it.
Let’s go #beastmaking together and do it all.
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