What Do I DO Laonie Newton

What do I DO?

I’m a personal trainer, Kettlebells queen and class instructor, but one evening I asked myself what is it I do, what am I about? Here’s my explanation, this is why I created Fluff to Buff Fitness.

Facing my fear Laonie Newton

Facing my fear…

So today I felt ready to do something I’ve not done for over 3 years! I weighed myself! Got back on the sad step as some call it. If you don’t know my back story your probably wondering why I don’t weigh myself, I’ve suffered bulimia since 2001, been recovered with a few episodes (as we call relapses in the …

Why Feel Guilty Laonie Newton

Why feel guilty?

Why why why do trainers on social media insist you should feel guilty! This is my current bug bear, you see it all over social media, especially at this time of year, you even hear it in classes! Trainers suggesting you work off the indulgence of christmas now so you don’t feel guilty on the day!! WHAT! what exactly are …

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The broken (legged) Personal trainer – Day 4/5

As you may of noticed I’ve so far been fairly positive about my situation! Not all day, a lovely friend came over to take me for lunch and a coffee, real coffee, did I mention I’m a coffeeholic! Soya cappuccino, I’m in my local coffee shops most days for one, I’ll take my admin or study with me, no distractions …

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The Broken (legged) Personal trainer. Day 2 & 3

So off to the hospital to see the trauma doc and a good telling off!! He was very stern, apparently I’ve pushed my body so much that it had enough, when I didn’t listen my bone gave way! I now have a boot but I need to ‘Rest’! which as a PT its not something we’re good at, well good …

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The broken (legged) Personal trainer. Day 1

Well this is a new experience, a few nights ago I was asked if it felt like a broken bone? I looked at the nurse like she was stupid and replied “I wouldn’t know, I’ve never broken a bone!” Fast forward 2 days……oh yes I have! For those that don’t already know me let me introduce myself, I’m Laonie and …

Personal Trainer Oxford Fluff to Buff Mind

Strong healthy body and mind

Unfortunately I’ve not always had a strong healthy body and mind, but I have achieved it. I’ve suffered from Bulimia since 2001, a fight every day, every day looking in the mirror and pinching what to me was fat on my tummy, I did this before anything, then I’d get on the scales and the daily cycle would begin, the …

Personal Trainer Oxford Fluff to Buff Time

A few moments of your time

A very good friend of mine contacted me yesterday stating that she needed my classes, she was officially fat!! As we chatted about it and I made suggestions about how I could help the age old excuse came out about not having enough time! This has been playing on my mind a lot in the last 24 hours. How can …