My personal well being journey started with a love of taking part and representing my school in sports such as netball, gymnastics and athletics as a teenager.

 

In my twenties I decided to train and extend my running over longer distances.

 

I completed a 17 mile mountain run in the French Alps and my first half marathon in 2008.

 

I completed another half marathon in 2011 and then in 2012 I finished a 3 week trek in the Himalaya’s, the Virgin London Olympic Triathlon and rounded the year off with summiting Kilimanjaro!

 

In 2015 and 2016 after studying part-time to be a certified personal trainer (from 2000 to 2017 I worked within the financial sector in data and analytics), I went on to complete 3 half marathons and 2 marathons, including the London Marathon.

It was in the last 2 years of training for the marathons, changing jobs within the financial industry, getting married, selling my house in Cardiff and taking on two wonderful, but troublesome pug puppies, that I realised how  difficult it was to maintain all areas of my life and still stay on top of my well being. Through this time I also found out I had gone through an early menopause and was processing, I must admit, how devastated I was not to be able to have children at all and especially with my husband Steve.

So as an accumulation of all these experiences and challenges, I decided I wanted to follow my heart and do Personal Training full time! I wanted to be able to educate and support other women who were looking to take care of their well being and manage life to be able to live it to the full, through maintaining their exercise and nutrition for the long term.

And here I am, living the dream. I absolutely love what I do now! I look forward to working with my existing and new clients every day and hopefully I can work with you soon as well.

Please get in touch if you want to discuss your training and nutrition with me.

2014 Niki Walker Personal Trainer

 Healthy Body, Healthy Mind