Between her contagious ardour for weight coaching, openness about well being points, and motivational Instagram posts, Tracy Augot, a longtime member at Womens Health Pickering, is an plain powerhouse paving the way in which in inspiring different ladies to stay their finest, healthiest life. We had the pleasure of sitting down together with her to study extra about her fitness journey and expertise at WFCC.
The spark that began all of it
“Earlier than I lived a life-style that was not good. I went residence after work, I placed on pajamas, I watched TV, I vegged out. I didn’t actually get lively after work. I had turned 40, and my weight was ballooning. I simply saved getting greater and greater. I felt like I wanted to do one thing about it.”
September 2017 marked the beginning of Tracy’s fitness journey at Womens Health Membership Pickering. “My sister had joined a couple of months earlier than, and he or she saved citing that I ought to come. Sooner or later I lastly stated okay!”
Each climb has bumps alongside the way in which
“Originally, I used to be right here fairly steadily, about three to four occasions per week for about an hour. I modified my diet too. With the assistance of a private coach, the burden melted away fairly quick for the primary few months. Then I acquired sick. I used to be identified with a benign mind tumour. Weeks later, I used to be identified with trigeminal neuralgia, a facial ache dysfunction identified to be essentially the most painful medical situation identified to man. I had no selection however to place my membership on medical maintain. The workers at WFCC had been very supportive and made the entire course of straightforward for me.
About 10 months later, I acquired most of my ache and signs below management. Once I got here again within the fall of 2018, I used to be ready the place I may focus extra on weight coaching. Since then, I’ve seen much more outcomes – I’m shedding fats and gaining muscle. I find it irresistible! I would like ladies to not be afraid of weight coaching!”
Why she selected Womens Health
“I needed to not have to fret about what individuals considered me after I’m understanding. Right here, I really feel like I can do what I have to do and no one is judging me or making me really feel uncomfortable. I really like that everyone right here is completely different, and that it’s all ladies. Everyone is on a unique space or stage of their fitness journeys. There’s no judgement as to the place you’re in your private journey.”
Newfound passions: self care and fitness
“I really feel it is necessary that folks prioritize themselves for not less than an hour a day, for each bodily and psychological advantages. That’s what I’m doing on the health club. It’s my time for me. I by no means thought I’d be so keen about it!”
Her WFCC neighborhood
“I just like the camaraderie right here. There’s a couple of ladies right here who I discuss to frequently who’re going by or have gone by comparable issues, and we help one another.”
How she feels now
“I really feel excited after I come right here. It’s one in every of my favorite elements of the day. I by no means thought I would really like the health club a lot.
Bodily, I really feel higher. I look higher. Mentally, I’m happier. I’ve extra psychological readability and power. I’ve discovered myself a ardour and I’ve one thing that retains me occupied.
I need to be the healthiest me I may be, and coming right here [to Womens Fitness] helps me try this. I’ve misplaced over 40 kilos. I really like understanding now – I really feel empowered, I really feel robust, I really feel assured. It’s one thing I can’t see me not doing anymore.”
“I don’t take note of the dimensions anymore. I discover the outcomes most in how I really feel and the way my garments match.”
On Instagram and empowering different ladies
“I began my fitness Instagram account to carry myself accountable. It’s not about boasting. There’s a neighborhood of ladies on there who help and empower one another. If somebody doesn’t publish, we discover!
It pushes me to get to the health club. If I haven’t been to the health club and I am going on Instagram and see that different ladies have, I need to go to the health club too! It’s inspiring understanding that you simply encourage someone, and also you get impressed your self understanding what different individuals have gone by. I like to do what I can do to empower different ladies to make the steps essential to stay a more healthy way of life.”