As a young teenager Jennie started to put on weight, unaware that by the time she was leaving school at the age of 16 she was 12 stone! This came through a mix of poor food education, bad choices and not the most active lifestyle. Within 3 years Jennie reached a staggering 15 stone 1 lb, with a BMI of 39. On seeing, what she described as a shocking picture of herself, this became a life changing moment in Jennie’s life and something had to be done!
This began with every ridiculous diet and weight loss pill available, causing her weight to go up and down like a yo yo. Continuing to struggle she was determined to change her life, the only thing left was the one she hated most, the GYM Reluctantly joining a local gym Jennie committed to working out 5 times a week watching her weight start to drop within as little as a few weeks, this encouraged her keep it up and within 2 years she had gone from a size 18/20 to a size 10. Jennie found a new craving and it wasn't for sugar….
Having came through the nutritional, physical and emotional changes that had been created Jennie felt all she could now do was pass this experience on. In 2011, seeking a career in helping others, Jennie qualified as a level 3 personal trainer and self admits she still to this day has to remind herself to exercise and eat clean but understands the power of moving and healthy living.
“I like to give a soft approach to clients, keeping on top of their eating habits and exercise sessions when they are not with me, giving them the helping hand they need to succeed! I’m passionate and determined to help my clients reach their fitness goals” - Jennie Hales