Fan-girl moment at fitness show
I HAVE never been one to have many encounters with celebrities, apart from running into Guy Sebastian at the airport on my way to Schoolies in 2013.
However I admit I do follow a good chunk of celebrities on social media and influencers on Instagram.
Since entering into my third week of an eight-week fitness challenge, I decided to have a fitness-inspired weekend and attended the Brisbane Fitness Show.
I had bought tickets to take part in a workout with Insta-famous and co-founders of Keep It Cleaner, Steph Claire Smith and Laura Henshaw.
Following the Melbourne pair since at least 2014, I have joined their online Facebook community, KIC, and signed up to their lifestyle program app that includes meals, workouts and life hacks.
On Sunday morning I was lucky enough to meet the two women who I had followed for so long at the fitness expo.
Lining up with 50 or so more women, we each were given the opportunity to have a one-on-one chat with the pair before enduring their 45-minute workout.
To be honest, I was a complete fan-girl and felt like I had to pinch myself to wake up to the fact I was actually meeting them.
Now to the point of the expo, the workout.
After the past two weeks of building up the number of sessions I have been doing during the challenge, I was confident and ready to attack the workout.
Boy, oh boy, was I wrong.
Steph and Laura walked out on stage, just in their sports bra and leggings and really put us "KIC girls” to the test.
By the end of the 45 minutes I was sweating profusely, puffed beyond words and already dreading the next day when I knew my muscles would be that sore getting out of bed would be a workout in its self.
After catching my breath, I spent the remainder of the day looking around the fitness show.
Another highlight of the day was listening to dietitian and model Mark Robinson, who broke down healthy eating and provided a cooking demonstration of a few of his go-to healthy meals.