Sunday, 26 August 2012

Confession and Motivation

Hello team fitness buddies,

I will start off with saying i have not abandoned you! I am still here, still passionate about health and weight loss but in saying that, i have a confession... I have been eating bad, i mean really bad and i have been incredibly light on the exercise front! I really would love to blame this on work being incredibly intense the last 3 weeks but i will not be a woman of excuses. If i really wanted to have exercised i would have planned accordingly.

What he said!

I dread being one of those people who lose the weight but fail to keep it off so i had a good strong talk with myself and reminded myself that i want a lifestyle change so i jumped right back on track this morning with a workout and look at what happened!

I believe they call the 'after' look wrecked.

As you can see from the picture above it was hard to get back on the saddle but the important thing is that i did and i plan to stay there so to those who i have encouraged or inspired with my initial blog, i hope you're still on track and pressing forward. Remember slow and steady wins the race i.e. your consistency with exercise and healthy eating will pay off.

To any insanity students or newbies, in the words of Shaun T 'dig deeper' and power through!

Just a few side notes

  • To those who have the myfitnesspal app, add me so we can encourage eachother on this journey. I'm under the name 'nikkya'
  • I have recently been interviewed about my insanity progress for a lifestyle and fashion website known as Champagne and Stilettos. You can check that out right here!

**Progress pics**

My lovely friend with me in the picture on the left recently shared this throwback moment with me (2009 i believe) and i really see the weight on me in comparison to the picture of me on the right taken a few weeks ago.

Day 1>Day 30> Day 60 under the insanity workout DVD

Love, Joy & Peace


Thursday, 2 August 2012

They're sexy and they know it!

Hello darlings,

Quick post here that will consist mainly of pictures. Being on this fitness vow/regime isn't easy and there are times when external motivation and inspiration is needed to keep going and it seems God sent instagram my way for this very reason. I've now been able to perv look at pictures from women from all over the world who are on their fitness game and going hard at it.

I dare anyone to look at these pictures below and not want to work out till you pass out!


This lady here is a personal trainer from LA, i stumbled across her tumblr and since then i've been obsessed! Not only does she post encouraging fitness related messages, she gives workout routines that can be done at home but she also seems to have the best work out gear i've seen on anyone! Search her out- you wont regret it.

Rosa Acosta

Everything about this lady is just so 'tight'! Like wow she has an amazingly toned body, i can't help but push myself after browsing her pictures.


Sheneka Adams


I'm currently attempting to master the art of looking this cute pre/post work out!

Amazing transformations:


Somoya Reece


Somoya Reece from Love and Hip Hop has transformed her body and is looking rather amazing, definitely a source of encouragement that with hardwork and discipline you can change your body shape to where you want it to be! She's slimmer but still curvy and loving it, she shares lots of great tips on her youtube page- check it out.


Michelle Heaton


I stumbled across this picture of Michelle Heaton the Liberty X singer and I think for someone who has given birth, she looks fab. She accredits it to a tough work out regime and dieting and considering the fact that I'm yet to give birth I look much flabbier than she is. This has definitely motivated me to hard with the abs work.

In conclusion don't particularly want to have the exact same bodies as these women or be as noticeably toned as some of them are but i do admire their bodies and their obvious dedication and commitment to looking after it!

Lots of Love