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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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DON'T QUIT.

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DON'T QUIT.

Trust me. I'm the first one to fight of the want to throw my hands in the air and say; "Fuck it. Too hard!" (When you've done CrossFit for 7 years and still struggle with the more technical gymnastics side as much as I do, you'd understand why).DON'T GIVE UP. Sometimes, we feel our progress is moving to slow, sometimes stagnant and all to often, we feel like we are going backwards.We're all unique, delicate, little flowers and will respond differently when this happens but i'ma take a rough guess and say if this has happened to you - you've considered...

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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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Five reasons you aren't seeing results.

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Five reasons you aren't seeing results.

We agreed this one could have been A LOT longer.. Stay with us to the end!  We promise it's worth it. ;)  So.. You’ve joined a gym. Tick!  You’ve started eating a little better. Tick!  But things aren’t changing as fast as you would like them to be. Unfortunately, just signing that membership form and paying the money isn’t going to get you where you want to be. This health and fitness thing takes a whole lot of effort & hard work..but we don’t want the quick & easy fixes - right!? Below are our top 5 on why you...

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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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