How many times have you walked away from something that you've wanted? I mean REALLY wanted - we have all walked away from something, and upon reflection there are some things that I know if I really wanted to, I could have stuck it out, do more, make it work - not give in so easily. Do I regret these times of settling? No, because it taught me that walking away is not the easy option, fighting for what you want isn't easy either but you'll have a lot more passion and purpose to find your fight if you allow yourself the time to struggle, learn, prosper.
At The Fit Collective in Thebarton, we embody the term 'Find Your Fight',what it means to me and how this became the foundation of TFC is unmeasurable but let me try to explain.
Find Your Fight means to believe in your purpose, even when no one else does. I have had my fair share of back handed comments that quite literally have momentarily stopped me in my tracks (in the early stages) and had me questioned if what I was doing was 'ok.' The thing is, as long as TFC is being built on good morals, strong values and an even stronger community - we don't need to be everything to everyone, nor will we ever be. What matters is that, we believe in what we are building, we are doing it honestly, sticking to our values and morals and not allowing our purpose be swayed by what we've been told is 'right' or what will allow us to cash in quick. The thing is, as long as what I am doing is 'ok' my by TFC's standards, morals and values - there is no place for negativity in our space.
Find Your Fight means to not give up on yourself or your team. We are a community - simple as that. I will always give my clients 110% but I ask they give me their 100% on any given day. I will never give up on my clients, I ask that they don't give up on themselves. In our group sessions - we will always support each other, pick each other up and never let each other give up on themselves or the team. I have been lucky enough to have this from an industry perspective, there are some incredible gyms in Adelaide and I am lucky enough to have connections with some of these as we all work to step it up in the fitness industry.
Find Your Fight means taking one last step even when you feel you can't. We know that point when we tell ourselves we simply can't go any further but deep down, I mean really deep down we know we can go just one step further. Find Your Fight means to dig deep, to take it to the next level and to always work for what we believe in. It means pushing past that moment when you are ready to throw in the towel simply because of the fear of what may happen if you do take that extra step forward.
Find Your Fight isn't just something we throw around, it is something we believe in and something that we put our trust in. We believe in what we are doing and we trust the process even when it seems like nothing is going to plan, even when we are faced with negativity and even when self doubt starts to creep in, we know better to let that win - we accept it and then fight it. Recognising that you are worth more than giving up on can be the hardest realisation to come by, but once you do you will be unstoppable because you are simply worth the fight.