Meet Leia Nicole, Skimble‘s featured Coach! After a number of years of serving to individuals handle muscular ache as a therapeutic massage therapist, Leia determined to take a extra proactive strategy to assist her shoppers construct energy and shield themselves from damage 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 the direction of a extra lively, sustainable way of life.
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 all over highschool. I didn’t begin understanding in a health club till I used to be 25 years outdated, and that’s after I fell in love with health.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 grow to be a private coach?
Leia: I’ve been a therapeutic massage therapist since 2007, and after a 12 months or two of attempting to assist individuals handle muscular ache, I noticed that if they may discover ways to be extra bodily lively, they may keep away from a number of this continual ache they have been coping with. That’s after I determined to pair therapeutic massage remedy with bodily health. I needed to assist individuals dwell longer, more healthy, and happier lives.
Leia: I specialise in ladies’s health. I work with a number of busy mothers who’re attempting to juggle their profession, their youngsters, their mates, and so on. 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 educating ladies how one can love themselves, and love the journey. This implies a number of residence exercises, pre/put up being pregnant health, practical health, and constructing shapely curves with resistance coaching. (Being #StrongNotSkinny)
Why did you select to certify with ACE?
Leia: ACE has a improbable fame they usually have SO a lot to supply when it comes to persevering with training. I had a private coach at one level who advisable ACE and she or he was an incredible coach… so after all, I needed to get licensed with whoever she was licensed with! I really feel ACE has actually excessive requirements of training, and I’m all the time capable of advance my coaching and information with them.
How did you first hear about Exercise Coach?
Leia: It was in one in every of 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 kind demonstrated.
How do you utilize Exercise Coach as part of your teaching enterprise?
Leia: I get pleasure from creating brief, free exercises to present individuals an thought of my coaching model and introduce them to the kind of exercises I wish to convey to my shoppers. From there, I’m able to join with individuals all in favour of taking the subsequent step and permitting me to design a exercise that’s completely personalized for his or her physique kind, health degree, way of life, and objectives.
Leia: In-person coaching is often simply a few times per week. With on-line coaching, I can create exercises for your complete week, giving them a strong plan to observe each single day. It additionally permits individuals to get their exercise in on their very own time, which could be very handy… additionally it is cheaper! I consider 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 consider that we’ve to “develop outdated”. I don’t wish to dwell my final years in a wheelchair. I wish to nonetheless have the ability to hike mountains and swim in oceans when I’m 90! I wish to be energetic, feel and look younger 50 years from now, forestall illness and continual ache as greatest I can. I actually consider 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. Deal with small modifications every day somewhat than attempting to make large 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 at times.
Thanks for sharing with us, Leia, we’re excited to see what the long run will convey for you and your coaching biz!