I’m reminded of the many people who have asked me to help them become a bodybuilder or be skinny…and the many times I’ve said that I could but won’t do that.
“But I can teach you to be healthy and fit,” I respond.
I have so much pride for all those people who have taken a risk and, with coaching and trust, let go of their deeply rooted ideas and fantasies of what they need to do to reach this (often unhealthy) “dream.”
We must remember that our bodies, inside & out, are reflections of our lifestyle. If you don’t like how you feel or what those blood tests are saying, etc. it’s a sign that you need to change your lifestyle. Being comfortable enough to do that for many people is another whole blog post.
Nicole has been a leader in wellness and personal development since 2002 when she fell into fitness as a career. What she didn't understand then but quickly realized is that fitness is a gateway for people to stabilize their lives. Managing your workouts, your food, your health and your mindset are areas that we can all take control of.
Nicole believes that fitness is a metaphor for life with its constant obstacles, challenges, triggers and successes. It is the physical expression of emotional, mental and spiritual development. We are all on a never-ending path of growth with obstacles to overcome, doors to walk to, through and from, and circumstances to teach us.
Nicole's public speaking is focused on wellness and personal development. She also has a successful personalized fitness training studio in Fort Lauderdale that focuses on one-on-one private training, as well as personal development coursework and workshops.
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