Hi, I’m Alannah. I am a single mum to a six year old, a business owner and the founder of FitBod, I’m a lover of the outdoors and all things to do with fitness. FitBod.ie was set up in 2007, from my passion for health and fitness, I have a National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training, TRX Training, Sports Psychology, Pre and Post Natal Fitness Training, Stability Ball, Pilates and Pre and Post Natal Pilates, have completed a foundation course in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.
In 2007 I returned from living in Australia for ten years, and in that time I was very involved in Health and Fitness, mainly Triathlon and Adventure Racing. I am a single mum to a six year old boy who shares my love of the outdoors. I am an Adventure Racer and have taken part in races like Gaelforce West, Killarney Adventure race and other smaller races such as Hell and Back, my adventure races have been in Ireland, Scotland and Australia. I am a keen Skier, Kayaker, Bike Rider, Runner, Hiker and Pilates Addict.
Gaelforce West Adventure Race 2009-65kms, Mountain Run, Cycle and Kayak
I am an advocate for positive mental health or mental fitness as I like to call it, the connection between body movement and the mind is paramount. Movement helps the mind find clarity, helps to recover after times of grief or loss and helps the body to deal with stress and anxiety. Movement improves mental focus and clarity, offers emotional strength and personal wellbeing. FitBody FitMind.
Pilates…..I teach it because it works, and is great when combined with physical fitness and exercise, Pilates is strength and flexibility with control. It is important for the mobility and flexibility and wellbeing of the body and clears the mind. We live in a fast, stressful world, there needs to be a time in the day when we stop, breath, look around, and be present.