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Philippa Porrit aka 'The Fitness Lady'


Philippa can show you how to feel the Glow inside & out with a Stretch & Tone low impact dance exercise class or an outdoor Nordic Walking class!

Philippa, a former Big Personality, has been a Fitness League UK member for over 25 years, trained as a fitness teacher 3 years ago, and also recently became a Glow Fit coach. She started her Class in Perth in 2013 and now has a lively class of lovely ladies. Philippa leads her active life in Perth with her husband, 3 daughters and 3 dogs.                   

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Combining low impact movement with a strong central core and body strengthening exercises, the focus is on developing good posture and correct body alignment, lengthening and strengthening muscle groups to encourage a full range of movement. You feel taller, stronger, more mobile and body aware. Classes are suitable for participants of all abilities, and are taught to music in a fun, friendly environment. Participants also have the option to follow the Glow Eat plan, with Detailed 7-day and 30-day diet plans … in conjunction with The Food Doctor™, this is a diet that can help you Eat Better Forever. You can lose weight and get fit in one class! All ages, shapes & sizes welcome!

Class runs in Perth on Tuesdays at 7.45pm-8.45pm, with an optional weekly weigh in & nutrition talk after the class, 9pm – 9.15pm. Class only £4, Glow Eat plan and weigh in £1 extra per class, (please note, fitness league annual membership applies) Check The Fitness Lady Facebook page for details of classes.  Book a Free taster today!

Get Fit Nordic WalkingNordic Walking -Turn a walk into a workout!

Nordic Walking is quite unique in that it provides benefits for everybody from those with medical problems to the super fit.  Whatever age, fitness level or goal, - Nordic Walking is suitable, effective and enjoyable.

An enhancement of ordinary walking, Nordic Walking makes something we learn to do as babies twice as effective! Philippa trained as a Nordic Walking instructor 5 years ago and walks up Kinnoull Hill every day.

The benefits are massive for those who do not wish to run, as Nordic Walking works the whole body and helps to build bone density and is especially beneficial for those with hip, knee & back problems.” 

Nordic Walking uses poles in order to add two major benefits to walking; the upper body muscles are used as well as the legs, and the poles help to propel the walker along, meaning they work harder than usual yet the support given by the poles makes it feel easier!

Physical Benefits

  • Tones the upper and lower body at the same time
  • Uses 90% of the skeletal muscles
  • Burns up to 46% more calories than ordinary walking
  • Reduces the pressure on knees and joints
  • Great for the Heart and Lungs
  • Ideal for neck, shoulder and back problems
  • Poles propel the walker along, making it easier to move faster than normal without feeling the effort.
  • It is one of the most effective cross training techniques for athletes and sportspeople who require ultimate cardiovascular and endurance conditioning.

Other Benefits

  • Can be done anywhere – no need for hills, country paths or even snow!
  • It appeals to all ages and fitness levels.
  • No need to wear special exercise clothing
  • It’s very sociable; participants can chat as they go!
  • It is easy to learn and to keep up.
  • It combines exercise with nature which has been proven to boost mood.

Nordic Walking is the fastest growing fitness activity in the world and is used by individuals, personal trainers, health clubs, physiotherapists, doctors and health promoters because it is highly effective, affordable and FUN! Nordic Walking technique MUST be learnt correctly if the participant is to get the most out of the activity – the full Health technique that ensures the whole body works efficiently is only taught by NWUK qualified Instructors like Philippa. ‘Learn to Nordic Walk’ course £45 for 4 x 1 hour technique classes.  Book a FREE taster today!

"I love the Stretch & Tone class and look forward to it every week, it is great fun and  such a relaxed and friendly atmosphere”

"Nordic Walking is so much more of a workout than I thought it was going to be, everyone should try it!”

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Tel: 07977066994 (mob)

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