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8 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL HEALTH WITHIN A WEEK

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8 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL HEALTH WITHIN A WEEK

HOW’S YOUR MENTAL HEALTH? I saw a post today that said the world is basically in “reset” mode.  I’ve posted the image below and I encourage you to take a read! With all the negative energy right now surrounding us, it’s a wonder we start to lose our minds a little bit so any form of positivity is always welcome.   This leads me to my focus for today – sharing with you my list to focus on when it comes to looking after your mental health.  Some of you may have read these before, but I hope it serves...

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It's Not All About The Gains.

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It's Not All About The Gains.

This is your Sunday night reminder that you can handle anything this week throws at you. We are quick to criticize ourselves with where we are right now, more to the point, where we are NOT right now.  We seem to get caught up in how long we've been a member of a gym, not the many other factors that contribute to our overall health."But I should be fitter, I've been training for ages. I set a goal to be able to do a pull up, like 12 months ago and I feel no closer than I was yesterday." I'm...

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The Contessa Holiday Guide

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The Contessa Holiday Guide

And just like that - Here we are!  The first day of the month, the beginning of Summer AND the start of Christmas! Aka: Where everyone loses their shit and gains that unwanted weight!  While we love Christmas and the chance to spend more time with our families, we often see people throwing in the towel on their health & fitness because it all just gets too much to manage with the holidays, food, parties and lack of motivation to do just about anything else!  Instead of sitting back and watching your health take the backseat, we have decided 2019...

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YOUR WORTH IS NOT WHAT YOU WEIGH.

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YOUR WORTH IS NOT WHAT YOU WEIGH.

I got kinda passionate with this one so please consider this language warning before reading on...   I think this week alone I have either been told personally, read on Instagram or overheard a woman get SO PUMPED because... "GUESS WHAT?! IN TWO WEEKS I'VE DROPPED OVER 2 KG!"@everyday.fifo.wife - You were my last straw mate. Sorry, but SMASH YO' DAMN SCALES. Your IG story sent me over the edge to write this post and you're leading from affront. NO MORE WEIGHT. *Find her on Instragram - She literallly smashed her scales! #best LADIES - LISTEN UP!YOUR WORTH, YOUR HEALTH,...

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Why 6 week challenges SUCK.

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With summer just around the corner, our social feeds are about to be inundated with posts about why you need to join “gym abc” for a LIFE CHANGING 6 week challenge. 


While it sounds like a great idea to ‘join now and get into the best shape of your life’, we don’t run these kind of challenges here at Contessa and wanted to let you know why.. 

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