You could say Heather Robertson knows a little about the fitness game. She’s an internationally recognised fitness influencer, model and highly sought after health and wellness coach. Not to mention, she’s got her own website and blog in which she dishes tips for maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle, as well as workout plans and programmes. Her laid-back approach aims to switch your mindset to see exercise, and healthy living in general, as a reward, not a burden or chore. For this reason, we’re thrilled to have her on board as a Sporteluxe contributor and feature in our fitness citizen profile.
Here, she gives us the scoop on everything from her morning ritual to her guilty pleasure and the best piece of advice she’s ever received.
Balance and consistency are key in achieving a level of health and fitness that is both sustainable and enjoyable – Heather Robertson.
Born: Calgary, AB Canada.
Lives: Vancouver, BC Canada.
Known for: Fitness cover model and online trainer.
Personal motto: Balance and consistency are key.
Success is: Acknowledging what scares you, challenges you and makes you uncomfortable and then doing it anyway.
Advice I would give my 20 yr. old self: Don’t be afraid to just be yourself. Comparing yourself to others and trying to be like everyone else will only leave you lost in a crowd.
People are surprised that I: Went to school for architecture.
I’m inspired by: Humility and vulnerability.
The biggest risk I have taken (that has paid off) is: Quitting the 9-5 to run my own online business.
From my mistakes, I have learnt: Never to make assumptions or take things personally – especially in business!
My most used emoji is: The hair flip.
Wake up time: 8am.
Morning ritual: Coffee, meditation, breakfast, workout, emails.
Desk lunch: A massive salad with tuna, avocado, seeds, sprouts and any veggies I have on hand.
Last thing I do at night: Write out 3 tasks to complete the next day.
Guilty pleasure: Red wine and chocolate.
3 things vital to my day: Wifi, coffee & laughter.
Cafe: Cafe Medina in Vancouver – Lavender lattes and mini waffles to die for!
Juice: Fresh squeezed grapefruit.
Culture stop: Cadaqués, Spain – A little slice of heaven and the home of Salvador Dali.
Studio/gym: Function Health Club.
Sports top: Nike Pro Indy sports bra.
Sports shorts: Lululemon Run Times short.
Shoes: Nike Air Zoom.
Sunglasses: Ray-Ban aviators.
New season must have: Well since it’s winter in B.C, Hunter boots and big heavy-knit sweaters!
Binge watch: Grey’s Anatomy
Instagram stalk: Kirsty Godso
Album love: Sia – This is Acting