Sinead Shaw – My Story

Sinead Shaw

When did you join Be Strong?


Tell us a little about yourself and why you decided to make a change to your lifestyle?

I feel my biggest motivator of joining Be Strong was seeing other people’s success and a change in those people’s perception of weight loss. I thought what have I got to loose, I’l go along and have a bit of me time and do this for me!

Sinead now!

What made you gain weight in the first place?

I had never got to a point where I felt huge but I was conscious I had a very unhealthy relationship with food and a great lack of exercise and I didn’t want to carry on down that path!

How much weight have you lost?

2st 2lbs

Tell us how you did it

I didn’t give up! I promised myself this was a lifestyle change and really invested in that! I tracked food initially and set exercise plans and upheld them.

What goals did you achieve in the process?

I walked up Old man of Coniston, took a liking to putting in my headphones and walking the doggy and developed a healthy relationship with food.

When it comes to eating well what are your top 3 recommendations?

Be mindful always of what you eat- make sensible choices.

  1. Enjoy food
  2. Don’t deprive yourself of your favourite meals
  3. Eat meals in moderation
Sinead when she joined Be Strong

What is your favourite form of exercise to do and why?

I LOVE the Be Strong HIIT classes and enjoy doing these through be strong TV at home too.

What motivates you to continue with this lifestyle?

I feel physically and mentally better for it 100%.

What is your best piece of advice for those just starting out at Be Strong?

Commit to it for yourself, no short term wins, just yourself and you will strive!



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