Meet Cover Girl Winner: Nicole Hall
Oxygen Magazine Australia|Issue 100

She was once an under-nourished cardio addict, but enough wasenough for Brisbane personal trainer Nicole Hall who found herself caught ina rut and a toxic relationship with herself. Nicole now shares with Oxygen how she became the proud and confident woman she is today, and how she plans to share her message of self-love and hard workwith as many young women as she can.

Sally Wu

Day by day, Nicole was going through the motions of under eating and doing excessive cardio. That was until one morning she woke up feeling sorry for herself. “I was frustrated that I wasn’t making any progress,” she says. But it was at that pivotal moment that Nicole realised that something needed to change. “I finally had had enough of that same scenario – being unhappy with the way I felt, but never willing to own up to myself and make any changes,” she says. “It finally just hit me, it was up to me! I had the power and it was time to take accountability and stop letting myself down! It was time to invest in me and start living my best life.”

With no training experience, Nicole remembers just how intimidating stepping into the gym for the first time was. “I walked in, did a lap around the gym, freaked out and left,” she says. But that first experience didn’t stop her from going back. “I then organised to head to the gym with a friend who had a little more confidence than I did at the time.”

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