What makes a good fitness instructor

Sports and fitness are not taboo to me. I started martial arts at a very early age and had many opportunities to represent my schools for various netball and athletics competition at national levels. Let’s also not forget my incredible weight loss journey where shredding off more than 35kg after pregnancy messed up my hormones to a whole new obese level. So, it is no wonder why I needed someone with great capacity to push me above and beyond my abilities. 

I did a lot of running, went for yoga and Zumba classes with different instructors but none of which could bring the mojo out of me. I still felt dissatisfied and was hungry for more. And then there was Piloxing. I fell in love with it immediately after my first class. This super high intensity workout which combines Dance, Pilates and my favorite, boxing, pumped me up and gave me the much-needed adrenaline to burn my calories to maintain my weight at a healthy level.

I stumbled upon Rasidah’s piloxing over the net and decided to try out her classes. I was sure that I could put up with whatever she had to offer. Master Trainer for Piloxing Singapore? She can’t be any different from the rest. Gosh! I was wrong! So wrong! 

Rasidah is PASSION, DETERMINATION and DEDICATION. She walks the walk and practices what she preaches. She roars in class, fun and entertaining altogether. She creates a sense of community and camaraderie within her class. 

Rasidah inspires me so much as she is probably one of the most ambitious women I have ever met. A loving wife and mother to 3 beautiful children, she is incredibly talented and her work ethics are insane. This lady is amazingly awesome. She supports her sisters and together we are unstoppable!

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The start of working out again

So, I had my first Zumba session for year 2017 this morning. It felt really great having to start working out again after 2 months of hiatus.

Basically, I suffered an injury to my right foot. Had increasing pain upon pressure applied over the 5th metatarsal region after a jog. Was very sure it wasn’t a sprain.

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The idea of having to go through x-rays and MRI to get it diagnosed was really too troublesome for me. I definitely do not like the idea of having to have a cast or an orthopedic shoe on as I need my foot to move around from one place to another. So, being a capable medically trained person, well, at least I think so, I nursed it back to life.

So, I cannot wait to be physically active like how I used to be. You know how exercising can be truly addicting. Once you start, it’s a hard habit to break. And I feel pretty goddamn motivated after today’s class. Strong is truly the new sexy!