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27 JULY 2014

27 JULY 2014

Lessons learnt since my last blog areas follows:

1. There are highs and lows when you run your own business and if you love what you do; the lows are short-lived.
2. There is panic and calmness, hope and despair!
3. Never expect the obvious to be obvious.
4. It is NOT boring or a sign of age to repeat yourself during class, people need reminding. However thinking aloud can confuse your class and IS a sign of age!
5. As my wonderful participants improve, so do I

​The best thing about all these lessons is that each one makes me smile.I write this blog because I enjoy it, if you do too let me know or better still, join in. I would love to hear from anyone who reads it.

About the Author

Having been involved in fitness all my life but never being competitive, I was fascinated to learn how simple it is to stay in shape without entering the world of the gym fanatic or elite athlete.​ So after 17 years managing the swimming school and taking rowing classes at Newton Abbot Leisure Centre, I decided it was time to do something that would give me an even greater sense of achievement and job satisfaction.

​I studied the mechanics of exercise versus shape and began to understand why so many people who have exercise routines that sometimes seem excessive, never see a change in their shape.

I set up Tessfit which tackles this conundrum and it is a real mix and match offering between nutrition and weight management advice, fitness classes and personal training.

I now work from home and run my classes at Steves Gym in Newton Abbot. It is a great balance and apart from loving my work I now also get to spend valuable time with my family.​.

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Based on the belief that the best exercise is the one you enjoy, Tessfit is all about enjoyment.

Tessfit is designed for both men and women of all ages.

- Fitness without the gym
- Nutrition without the confusion
- Pilates classes with the Tessfit twist!
​- Body Logic classes designed and delivered as only Tessfit can


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