“It's been (and continues to be) the best investment I’ve made in myself.”
For CEO Gareth Bryant, his weight gain and poor diet was making him feel ten years older than he really was. Long hours at work along with juggling a young family meant that diet and exercise had take a back seat.
“Having chatted to a client who is also a professional athlete, I was desperate for some help, ” says Gareth.
“In the past few years, I’d put on a copious amount of weight and as a 40 year old, felt more like a 50 year old. Having tried all the quick fix type stuff before, I knew I needed something more, something personalised and something that would stick. He suggested I speak to Jessica and from the outset it was obvious this was the solution for me.”
For Gareth’s busy schedule, the introduction of new routines needed to be super simple and sustainable.
“For me, there were four keys steps. One, increase protein in the earlier parts of the day such as breakfast, snacks, and lunch. Two, put more colour on my plate and increase my vegetable intake. Three, don’t try and cut out all the fun stuff – focus on 80% on track, and allow 20% to be less strict. And four: ‘perfect’ is a dirty word.”
For Gareth, it was a revelation. “It all felt so damn simple! The overriding feeling was relief in that I’d found someone qualified and talented to help me solve this problem,” says Gareth. He realised that the emotional triggers behind his consumption were more about stress than being time-poor alone.
“I immediately felt comfortable being open and honest with Jessica, and understanding the ‘why’ and not just the ‘what’ has led to a whole new view on my health… It’s very much designed around behaviours and not focused on strict lifestyle changes. I think that’s what the biggest change has been for me. I now consider the impact of food choices more than I ever did previously, like identifying the KFC regret before I actually eat it.”
For now, it’s about maintaining his program and celebrating the little wins along the way. “We’re still ongoing, but the results so far are positive!” says Gareth “The weight has started to come off, I feel like exercising a lot more, I’ve almost quit a diet soft drink semi-addiction – and my clothes fit me a lot better!”
On working with Jessica:
“Prioritising my health and wellbeing has never been a strength of mine – this program brings it right to the front, and makes it unavoidable for us procrastinators. The amount of value I've gotten to date out of this program far outweighs the money spent.”
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For 25-year old Rohan Browning, an injury isn’t just an inconvenience – it’s something that could cost him his career. Keeping his body strong and safe was Rohan’s original reason for working with Jessica, but he ended up getting more than he bargained for with a brand new approach to maintaining good health.
“Jessica helped me realise my full potential in life.”
“What started as a plan to drop some weight became an increase in my athletic performance and ability to handle life better. To think so clearly and be so happy is something not many people get to achieve unless you commit to taking total control of your nutrition. You have to experience it to believe it.”
“Jess tailored a program just for me and I started noticing results immediately!”
Alistair Robertson, 47, is a busy Managing Director with a penchant for powerlifting. In recent years, he was frustrated by consistent poor results from blood tests despite his super healthy lifestyle. High blood pressure and fatty liver issues were recurring, even though Alistair didn’t smoke, drink to excess, or eat poor food.
“Jess’s guidance was a game-changer for my second Ironman.”
Holly Ransom, a global speaker, disruption strategist and director, was gearing up for her second Ironman triathlon when she realised she needed professional guidance. Initially, she felt quite overwhelmed by the buffet of information out there.
“With Jess, I hit my body composition goals and felt an immediate energy boost.”
Errol Gulden, an AFL athlete at the prime of his career, turned to Jess for help in maintaining body composition goals during his preseason training.