Anka has been part of the fitness world her entire life, first as a competitive gymnast and speed skater in her native Germany, then as a U.S. based martial artist, bodybuilder, blogger and certified fitness trainer. Her ethos is simple – no quick fixes or deprivation, just a balanced program designed to improve your (fitness) life and take the frustration out of training. Her holistic approach blends strength training, nutrition coaching, and lifestyle adjustments to build a stronger and fitter you, take your confidence to the next level, and empower you to become the most awesome version of yourself. Anka is a fierce advocate of body positivity, especially for women. She believes that everyone is beautiful, just the way they are. Her training isn’t about comparing our bodies to others or fearing their judgment. It’s about taking the reins and challenging ourselves to discover all the incredible things our bodies can do. It’s about being confident and fearless, shooting above obtainable and standing tall.
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“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS