Meet Leia Nicole, Skimble‘s featured Coach! After a number of years of serving to folks handle muscular ache as a therapeutic massage therapist, Leia determined to take a extra proactive strategy to assist her shoppers construct power and shield themselves from harm within the first place. We just lately had the probability to talk with Leia and study how she found her personal ardour for health and determined to assist others work in direction of a extra energetic, sustainable life-style.
Inform us a bit about your background and the place you’re from.
Leia: I’m initially from Madison, Wisconsin. I’ve been an athlete all my life, collaborating in gymnastics, basketball, and volleyball right through highschool. I didn’t begin understanding in a fitness center till I used to be 25 years previous, and that’s after I fell in love with health. At age 30, I made the choice to observe my desires and transfer to the seashore, escaping the lengthy, harsh winters of Wisconsin. For the final 5 years, I’ve been residing my greatest life close to Galveston Island, Texas!
What impressed you to turn into a private coach?
Leia: I’ve been a therapeutic massage therapist since 2007, and after a yr or two of making an attempt to assist folks handle muscular ache, I spotted that if they may discover ways to be extra bodily energetic, they may keep away from a number of this continual ache they had been coping with. That’s after I determined to pair therapeutic massage remedy with bodily health. I wished to assist folks reside longer, more healthy, and happier lives.
Leia: I concentrate on ladies’s health. I work with a number of busy mothers who’re making an attempt to juggle their profession, their youngsters, their buddies, and so forth. and nonetheless find time for themselves. There may be a number of strain on ladies in immediately’s society to have it “all collectively” and I actually have a ardour for instructing ladies learn how to love themselves, and love the journey. This implies a number of residence exercises, pre/submit being pregnant health, purposeful health, and constructing shapely curves with resistance coaching. (Being #StrongNotSkinny)
Why did you select to certify with ACE?
Leia: ACE has a incredible popularity and so they have SO a lot to supply when it comes to persevering with schooling. I had a private coach at one level who beneficial ACE and he or she was a tremendous coach… so after all, I wished to get licensed with whoever she was licensed with! I really feel ACE has actually excessive requirements of schooling, and I’m at all times in a position to advance my coaching and data with them.
How did you first hear about Exercise Coach?
Leia: It was in one in all my ACE skilled magazines!
What’s your favourite function within the app?
Leia: I LOVE that every train has a video demonstration. That is so key for my shoppers, to have the ability to watch correct type demonstrated.
How do you utilize Exercise Coach as part of your teaching enterprise?
Leia: I take pleasure in creating quick, free exercises to present folks an concept of my coaching model and introduce them to the kind of exercises I wish to deliver to my shoppers. From there, I’m able to join with folks desirous about taking the subsequent step and permitting me to design a exercise that’s completely custom-made for his or her physique kind, health degree, life-style, and targets.
Leia: In-person coaching is often simply a few times per week. With on-line coaching, I can create exercises for the complete week, giving them a stable plan to observe each single day. It additionally permits folks to get their exercise in on their very own time, which may be very handy… it’s also cheaper! I imagine it’s the reply to each excuse somebody can have for not understanding.
What retains you motivated to remain match your self?
Leia: I don’t imagine that we now have to “develop previous”. I don’t need to reside my final years in a wheelchair. I need to nonetheless be capable of hike mountains and swim in oceans when I’m 90! I need to be energetic, feel and look younger 50 years from now, forestall illness and continual ache as greatest I can. I really imagine our physique is our temple, and we must always take nice care of it!
Leia: The important thing to lasting change and outcomes is consistency. Even when it’s one or two small issues a day, so long as you’re constant you’ll proceed making progress. Give attention to small modifications every day fairly than making an attempt to make huge strikes simply occasionally. The little issues add up, and it’s what you do day in and day trip that issues, not what you do every now and then.
Thanks for sharing with us, Leia, we’re excited to see what the long run will deliver for you and your coaching biz!