This weekend just gone I went to see "Bad Neighbours 2." I was a massive fan of the first one so I couldn't wait for the sequel. If you're easily offended or grossed out this film is not for you as it opens with a coital scene and vomit (sorry if you're eating).
So WHY do I want to tell you about this film. Without giving too much away it's the story of 3 'misfit' girls (including Chloe Moretz who is totes Warrior Women material) who want to enjoy college their way with their own rules so they start there own Sorority so they don't have to conform to the standard Greek Sorority rules.
Their neighbours (Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne) are cheesed off with this because they're trying to sell their house - battle ensues, followed by hilarity.
Things really started to break down for the girls when they switched focus from this original plan and started to work against each other.
They forgot their original values and sold out their principals to make more money. It divided the group and made them weak.
SO... In a roundabout way, the take home message is, "Together we're stronger, and as individuals we are weaker."
This is why I created the Warrior Women Programme. I saw that ladies were struggling to get into the gym properly because it dominated by groups of intimidating guys.
When I showed a lady how to squat using the rack in her induction, I knew that would be the last time she did that, because without me being there it was just too intimidating an environment to go by herself.
Even if she thought it was the best exercise in the world (which it is) she wasn't going back into the weights area alone.
BUT - when I get 4 ladies in there together something wonderful happens...
Women spurring on other women to achieve their potential. Pushing each other to lift more, to work harder.
The guys are now looking at us intimidated by faultless technique, by heavy weights being lifted by such 'small girls,' and by whooping, clapping and cheering.
Together we're stronger.
No one is coming over to us and asking "how many sets?" They know we'll be finished when we're finished. When there are no more reps left.
No one's pinching our equipment because they don't want to disturb what we've got going on as a group.
I thought taking groups of women into the weights area was a risk, and it turns out it's one of the best things I've done for my business and more importantly my clients' results.
What now... If you're serious. Find your own group. Find a network of support. Weight Watchers do it - that's cool, it help their members keep accountable.
Do it in the gym - train with the same strangers week in week out, and eventually strike up a conversation and become friends, then you have a training partner.
Join our community - come along to the FREE Weight's for Women Workshop.
My clients have a private facebook accountability group where we keep things on topic. Discuss things fitness and weightloss relevant. Support is there when needed, whether it's a shoulder to cry on, or a kick up the arse.
Together we're stronger.
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