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TPFAcademy  The Performance & Fitness Academy. Your leading facility for fat loss and S&C. Located in Ladytown Business Park, Naas, County Kildare

🔥🔥GIVE AWAY TIME🔥🔥. Today’s give away is only for Academy members.
I have the new limited addition Rich Froning CrossFit shoe to give away. The shoe is a size 9 and they only arrived today. These shoes are only on sale a couple of days and this would make a great present for someone or even for yourself. The value on the shoe is around €140.
To win all you need to do is like the post and leave a comment below. I’ll be giving these shoes away to a female or male Academy member, you don’t need to be a size 9, maybe your husband, brother, boyfriend, cousin, friend or dad is a size 9 and they might want these shoes, this give away is open to all Academy members.
I’ll pick some one tomorrow randomly with an online name generator which I’ll post live on my Instagram story (Tpfacademy), so spread the word and best of luck to anyone who enters.
Have a great day everyone. #tpfa #fitfam #positivevibes #fitness #irishfitness #gym #crossfit #giveaway #health #reebok #friends #love #passion #present #winning #prize #irishfitness

Around this day last year I was in the Hermitage getting ready to have back surgery. The six weeks post surgery were really challenging for my mental health, I found them weeks very difficult as I had to lie on my back for about 22 hours of the day. I was only allowed to sit up for about 10 minutes at a time and you could only walk for a few minutes a day.
Going from being so fit and healthy to being isolated in a bedroom for weeks played on my head and emotions. We can all end up injured at different stages throughout our life, injuries can occur through being active or even being in unfortunate accidents, but what really helped me was giving myself little goals every day and making goals for the future after recovery, I kept thinking about lifting weights again, being strong again, being fit again, competing again, every time my mind would drift into being negative I would try and counteract it by telling myself something positive.
At the time there was people out there in way worse situations than mine, but since my surgery I’ve been filled with gratitude for everything I do now. I don’t want to play up something small like back surgery and make it out to be this near death experience but for me lying in bed it gave me a lot of time to think what’s really important in my life and what makes me happy.
Over the last year I’ve been making slow progress and it’s only now a year on my strength and fitness seems to be really coming back, but I’m in no rush at all, I’ve been very lucky this year, I’ve competed in two fitness events, I got back boxing and today I even started Brazilian jujitsu in SBG Naas.
It was rolling around today learning a new skill that made me think about how grateful I was and how far I’ve come in a year. This day last year I was really sad and afraid, but a year on from the operation I’m as happy and healthy as I’ve ever been. I guess I’m also trying to say, there might be a certain moment or situation in your life that you might feel like it’s really bad and you can’t see an out, but if you keep working hard. Full post on my Facebook #Tpfa #fitfam #positivevibes #fitness #irishfitness #irishfitfam #mentalhealthawareness

Happy Thursday everyone, I hope you’re all having an amazing week so far. 🎄🎄TO ALL ACADEMY MEMBERS🤶🏻🎅🏻 Our Academy Christmas party will be Saturday November to 24th, so spread the word please and thank you.
We’re having the Christmas party a little early this year because a lot of people will be busy most of the weekends in December. So on 24th we will have a mixed class from 10am-12:30pm. In this time we will mix everyone together and make teams of 3-4 people. I’ll make up 3 bootcamp style workouts and the workouts will be doable by every single member no matter what your fitness level may be. There will be about 15-20 minutes rest between each workout.
If you want to be on a team with friends or family let me know on the day and I’ll sort it out. These days are always so much fun and our last get together day had over 70 members, so it would be amazing to have similar numbers this time.
After the workouts are finished, I’ll have a huge spread of food for everyone, the food will be from the amazing Cafe Carlton (Newbridge Silverware), this is just my way of saying thank you for the love and support you show the Academy. If you have any questions about this day please let me know.
Later that night we will head into Naas (McCormacks) for some drinks and a good old fashion shindig. These events are always so much fun and they’re not to be missed and it’s also a great way to meet other Academy members. I hope you all have a great day. #tpfa #community #positivevibes #fitfam #fitness #irishfitness #irishfitfam #gym #friends #family #love #party #food #health #passion

🌟Six week beginner group only two places left🌟
The last Beginners Group of 2018 is starting 20th November.

Get in touch if you want to get onboard, places are limited and go fast.

Here’s some feedback from people who attended the beginner group.... Colette “Louise your beginner group is one of the best I’ve done, I think everyone needs to do this”

Brian
“This is just the best introduction to training you will find anywhere. I done three of them and loved every bit of it. Louise is a brilliant coach”
The progress people are making in these classes is incredible. The six week beginner group can also be a great foundation for you to move into our bootcamp classes.
There’s only two places left, to book your place contact @louisenolanfitness
Have a great day everyone. #tpfa #fitfam #positivevibes #fitness #irishfitness #gym #community #progress #health #training #fun #friends #irishfitfam #coach

Hey everyone, I hope you all had a great weekend.
Today I had a talk in Pipers Hill college in Naas and ever since I was asked to do this talk I’ve been really excited. Today was the third time I’ve attended Pipers Hill college to do a talk for the students and I have to say, I loved every minute of the Q&A today.
The students in Pipers Hill asked me some amazing questions about business, social media, influencers in the fitness industry, nutrition, mental and physical health and how to deal with the ups and downs of life. The Q&A went on for over an hour but it flew by and it felt like about 20 minutes, I left the school buzzing and it was so much fun.
I just wanted to say a huge thank you to Pipers Hill college for allowing me to do the talk and especially Rory Higgins for asking me to come back to talk to the students. I would also like to thank the students for asking some amazing questions and for giving me their attention and time for over an hour.
It’s mad to think that years go I was so confused and lacked so much confidence in myself that I couldn’t wait to get out of school and I never wanted to be in a school ever again and now years on I’ve been asked to go back to my primary school, second secondary school multiple times and to other schools around Kildare and Dublin to talk to the students about business, mental/physical health and over all well-being.
Thank you all for constant support in and out of the Academy and for allowing me to do what I do everyday. Have a great day everyone.
#tpfa# #fitfam #positivevibes #fitness #mentalhealthawareness #irishfitness #talk #help #love #passion #irishfitfam #gym #support #communication #community

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you’re all having a great week so far.
Today’s post is about an amazing hard working and dedicated Academy member, @mgtscott . Margaret went from our bootcamp classes where she built up a solid foundation and confidence in the movements we teach at the Academy to now being in our strength and conditioning classes where today Margaret deadlifted 75kg for 3 reps.
From having no experience in lifting weights to now being strong and confident in lifting weights while also losing body fat under the watchful eye of her nutritionist and Academy coach Philly Kinsella Personal Training, Margaret keeps progressing, she looks and feels incredible and that alone is priceless for your mental and physical health.
At the Academy we try to provide the best service possible, we’ve got bootcamp classes, strength and conditioning classes, over 55s classes, kids class, beginner 6 week groups, 8 week small group personal training and we also offer one to one personal training.
We’re 7 years in business and continuing to grow each year as a business. As coach’s were constantly learning and growing so we can help our clients grow in all aspects. We will never stop because we want to be the best we can be for our members and for people in the surrounding communities.
I hope you all have a great weekend and to Margaret, who didn’t know I was writing this about her, wall done and keep up the amazing work. Oh and also that two pictures I’m sharing with this post, there’s only 24 hours in between them. #tpfa #community #fitfam #fitness #positivevibes #love #passion #strong #confident #progress #grow #gym #friends #irishfitness

Hey everyone, I hope you’re all having a great week so far. It’s been a while since we’ve had a members insight into training at the Academy, so today I’m sharing an insight from Academy member @mcbrienthomas. Tom has been with us coming up to a year now and I have to say he’s had some incredible success and progress so far, here’s what Tom had to say...... “I started in the Academy on the recommendation of a good friend, she told me there was no other place like it to train. I started and everyone from all the coaches to the other gym goers made settling in to the new environment very easy everyone was very friendly and welcoming from day one. When I started to train in the Academy I lacked any real strength or even a base level of fitness which wasn’t helped by being out twice most weekend and some evening having a few beers with my dinner or a few hot whiskeys in the winter. Not to mention the 25 Marlboros every day I could honestly barely breathe during a met-con.

Over the coming months I put in a lot of hard word and in all honesty the coaches almost put as much work into me I might as-well have been getting one on one PT, their attention to detail was something I had never experienced before I didn’t think coaches would care about their clients as much, that was something I had never seen before, it’s honestly the first place I’ve being to that they’re client driven not profit driven. Being in the Academy gives you a sense that were all in it together and no one is competing against you everyone is competing together in a big team, like a family environment and on a personal level seeing daily improvements was all the motivation needed to keep me coming back plus the craic is always 90.

Over the months I started to improve my diet, I cut out biscuits and sweets, I stopped going out so much to get wasted but I started enjoying being out without being intoxicated, I stopped drinking during the week that’s a no-no for me now and I quit smoking which I didn’t think was possible. I’ve also dropped 6kg since I started as well.

Full post on my Facebook page #Tpfa #fitfam #gym #community #fitness #health

Happy Wednesday everyone, I hope you’re all having a great week so far.
Today I just wanted to recommend a few podcasts to you all, it’s not that often that I recommend podcasts or books, but I really feel that if people listen to these podcasts it could potentially explain a lot about your own mental health and what might going on for you in your life right now and if needed, it could also help you figure a lot of stuff out.
These podcasts are free to listen to but if you enjoy them you can also donate. Blindboy from the @rubberbanditsofficial has a lovely way of explaining cognitive psychology. I believe mental health is the same as physical health, if you want to grow mentally you need to train your brain like you would if it was a muscle and like anything if you want something to improve, the more you work on it (repetitions) the stronger and more resilient it will get.
Personally I feel fine at the moment mentally but that’s because I’ve had years of working on myself, I’ve educated myself enough to know how to cope with difficult situations and I’ve gotten stronger and more resilient mentally.
How do I know that I’ve got stronger and more resilient?
Because I’m still dealing with drama, negativity and life’s troubles on a daily bases and now it’s not bothering me as much as it used too, the issues in my life now are the same if not worse as they’ve ever been but now I’m reacting to the issues in a completely different way and it’s not taking up as much Headspace as it used too.
What changed for me to feel like this?
I learned about my behaviours and the behaviours of people around me, I worked on my mental health as much as my physical health and now because of that I feel like I’m stronger mentally and physically than ever before.

Don’t get me wrong, there’s day I feel sad, anxious, and isolated, but now I’ve learned why I feel sad, anxious and isolated and I’ve learned how to cope with it much better. You don’t have to learn about mental health because you’re suffering now. Full post on my Facebook the performance and fitness academy #Tpfa #mentalhealthawareness #fitness #help #love #passion #hope #positivevibes #fitfam #irishfitfam #Yurt

Today I’m sharing a picture of my amazing, strong and beautiful mam walking around hospital only a couple of days after getting her whole left lung out because of lung cancer.

It’s been a tough few months for my mam and family, but I have to say the help, support and love from the nurses and doctors in Naas hospital, James hospital and now the Parke house nursing home has been amazing.
I honestly think that nurses should be paid whatever they want, to me they’re the most amazing, kindhearted, selfless, empathetic humans on the planet, they really are angels on earth. Having to wake up every day to care for everyone else isn’t easy, they’ve to completely park your own emotions and feelings and be there for complete strangers.
On a daily bases nurses might have to see people getting sick, crying, in pain, having fear in their eyes, being helpless and sometimes they can even witness people dying in front of them. For some patients in hospitals, nurses can be the last human beings to show them some sort of love and caring before they pass.
In my opinion nurses are being underpaid, they’re understaffed and they’re over worked. I’ve so much respect for them and what they do to keep us all happy and safe when we’re in hospitals. To every single nurse in the world, keep up the amazing work and thank you for doing amazing work.
This year we’ve held two charity days in the Academy, one was for the Irish cancer society and the other one was the Marie Keating foundation, so there was a part of me that prayed that holding them charity events would be good karma to keep my mam safe and well for her seven hour operation. My Mam has been living with lung cancer for a few years now, but it was misdiagnosed, at no fault of anyone else but when it comes to the lungs it’s usually a chest infection, asthma or pneumonia, in the end after a scan it turned out to be a massive tumour.
People might wonder why we promote a healthy lifestyle both physically and mentally, but even if being healthy in mind and body can help in some small way to prevent diseases... full post on my Facebook #tpfa #cancer #fitfam #irishfitfam #positivevibes #happy #healthy #love #family #friends

I love Saturdays at the Academy, the place is always buzzing. The video I’m sharing with this post is from the 9am bootcamp class this morning. Have a great weekend everyone and as always thank you all for the constant love and support. #tpfa #tpfafamily #community #fitfam #irishfitfam #positivevibes #gym #health #fitness #motivation #friends #bootcamp

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you’re all having an amazing week so far. 🎄🎄TO ALL ACADEMY MEMBERS🤶🏻🎅🏻 Now that Halloween is over, we can talk about Christmas. Our Academy Christmas party will be Saturday November to 24th, so spread the word please and thank you.
We’re having the Christmas party a little early this year because a lot of people will be busy most of the weekends in December. So on 24th we will have a mixed class from 10am-12:30pm. In this time we will mix everyone together and make teams of 3-4 people. I’ll make up 3 bootcamp style workouts and the workouts will be doable by every single member no matter what your fitness level may be. There will be about 15-20 minutes rest between each workout.
If you want to be on a team with friends or family let me know on the day and I’ll sort it out. These days are always so much fun and our last get together day had over 60 members, so it would be amazing to have similar numbers this time.
After the workouts are finished, I’ll have a huge spread of food for everyone, this is just my way of saying thank you for the love and support you show the Academy. If you have any question about this day please let me know.
Later that night we head into Naas for some drinks and a good old fashion shindig. These events are always so much fun and they’re not to be missed and it’s also a great way to train and meet other Academy members. I hope you all have a great day and weekend. #tpfa #tpfafamily #fitfam #irishfitfam #positivevibes #friends #family #love #shindig #party #christmas #happy #positivevibes

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