Motivation & Fitness


Motivation & Fitness

Kayla Itsines has been named the most influential personal trainer in the world by Forbes. She and her partner Tobi Pearce have built a veritable fitness empire, with over 10 million Instagram followers and one of the top-selling apps in the iTunes store.  In this week’s interview, I sat down with the fitness queen to talk about motivation, fitness, wellness, social media, and her rise to the top of the fitness world.

Kayla Itsines Interview Highlights

  • 4:00 – how Kayla went from being a personal trainer in a small city in Australia to the most influential trainer in the world
  • 6:45 – the principles she lives by that she believes has helped her become so successful
  • 8:15 – have a dream, but worried there are “too many people doing what you want to do”? Kayla’s advice
  • 9:24 – why passion should drive your career – not money
  • 10:00 – how to bring the spark of motivation back when you’re feeling super unmotivated to go to the gym or follow healthy habits.
  • 10:55 – how long do you really need to work out a day? (it’s way less than you think)
  • 12:00 – how many days should you work out a week?
  • 13:00 – how do we stop negative self talk and become more confident in our body – no matter what it currently looks like?
  • 14:45 – how do you not let social media consume you?
  • 16:00 – what other perks or benefits do you see from working out?
  • 19:00 – her non-negotiables when it comes to her health
  • 22:50 – the biggest misconceptions when it comes to weight-loss that she wishes would go away.
  • 25:00 – why feeling guilty around food can sabotage your health goals
  • 26:00 – how to deal with the social pressure to drink if you don’t want to drink?
  • Below is the video I mentioned in the interview, When You Teach Your Boyfriend How to Kayla on the @healthygirlproblemz instagram

Kayla Itsines

Kayla Itsines

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