Yvonne Shepherd

Yvonne Shepherd
Anne's story with Women's Fitness Adventures

Support & friendship has given me confidence to step outside my comfort zone.

After retiring early from my career, I was looking for some new adventures. I had always been into some form of fitness, but I’ve never been a fan of gyms. I love the great outdoors but for some reason, had never considered hiking as I wasn’t confident in venturing into the bush on my own. My first experience with …

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Sharon's story with Women's Fitness Adventures

Sharon shares how improvements to her health, fitness and mental state have convinced her to keep going

Read Sharon’s story about her physical & emotional health journey A few years ago my husband and I went to Kings Canyon in the Northern Territory. I was very disappointed to find I was not fit enough to climb up to the top of the canyon to do the walk. Something had to change. I was sick …

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Helen's Story with Women's Fitness Adventures

“I’d never really had the courage or inclination go climb a mountain or bushwalk by myself”

I’d always been an active if not exceptionally sporty person but had become a little bored with my normal activities and was very keen to broaden my horizons. Bush walking had always interested me but because my husband is not really that into it, I’d never really had the courage or inclination to go climb a mountain …

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Janet and Women's Fitness Adventures

Now I have more energy & that gives me more enthusiasm

I joined Women’s Fitness Adventures after a chance encounter at a Christmas party in 2016. I was discussing holiday destinations with some new people and walking the Cinque Terre was mentioned. This had been a dream of mine for many years but I had not found an opportunity or a travelling companion. It turned out that …

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Nanette's story with Women's Fitness Adventures

After some major health scares, I always make time for fitness.

I had been retired for about 4 years and my sister had just died from cancer.  I started to think about my own mortality.  I felt my life wasn’t going anywhere, I had no purpose or goals.  Our children had left the nest long ago and even our grandchildren who we love dearly were not part …

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Sue Richards story

Sue was trying hard to put the pieces of her new life together

I was trying hard to pick up the pieces and to fit into the new shape of my life after my husband had passed away. I wasn’t doing anything wrong in my life but rather I was continuing to do the same things as I had been doing when I was part of a couple. …

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