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Got My Life Back On Track

Got My Life Back On Track

I was recommended to contact Tess by my physio Jenny Baker of sense and sensibility.  I had a brain haemorrhage and stroke in February 2020 and was initially paralysed on my left side.   Having previously been an active gym and exercise enthusiast I felt devastated by my injuries.  My one to one physio sessions have been invaluable and I continue with weekly treatments.   But I missed the challenge of working out 🏋️‍♀️.  After a number of personal training sessions where Tess worked with me to assess my ability she showed me how to adapt exercises to my capabilities, she soon got me to the stage where I felt comfortable to join her body reboot class.   Tess really helped me through a period of poor mental health by encouraging and motivating me to progress with my long and slow recovery.  Thanks Tess I have started to enjoy exercise again and now I’m physically strong enough to return to part time working.

If you need a boost to motivate your self and improve your self esteem Tess will help you get your life back on track – book a session and start feeling good again.

Paul Lewis

About the Author

I have been involved in fitness all my life but never been hugely competitive. Entering the world of fitness instructor, personal trainer and nutrition advisor, I leant how simple it is to stay in shape without becoming a gym fanatic or elite athlete. I am neither, by the way!

So after 17 years of 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 a different type of job satisfaction. Offering a service that directly influences someone’s wellbeing, seemed a good choice.

So, I studied the mechanics of exercise versus body shape and began to understand why so many people who have exercise routines that sometimes seem excessive, never see the changes they are hoping for. This led me to I set up Tessfit which tackles this conundrum. It is a real mix and match offering between nutrition and weight management advice, fitness classes and personal training. A combination which is proving to be highly successful for everyone involved.

I now work from home and run my classes and indoor Personal Training sessions at Venture Fitness in Newton Abbot. It is a great balance and not only do I love my work, I also get to spend more time with my family which is invaluable.​.

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