Dreams and Aspirations


Sometimes, you dig deep

And other times you dig really bloody deep. This last weekend I took on one race I’d been wanting to complete since I first tasted Obstacle Course racing.  I had my first OCR experience in 2012 at the Midlands Spartan Sprint. I fell instantly in love with the mud, walls, balances, ice crawls and all […]


Lead By Example Part 3

Lead By Example Part 3 from Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness Port Talbot. Krissie’s personal journey.  A week has gone by already? Time really does fly as you get older, it’s bonkers. So I realised that I hadn’t put up any stats for my starting point on the opening blog but I have been keeping […]


Another year older….

Today is my 39th Birthday. Age is just a number, and being 39 doesn’t bother me in the slightest. In my head I’m still 18 (probably a bit younger, if I’m honest). I still view the world with a slight rose tint; a teenage optimism that one day people will realise we are not the […]


Fall down seven times, stand up eight

That old japanese saying is so very true. There are moments in everyone’s life when self doubt, feelings of failure and times of sheer frustration leave us in an exhausted heap in the corner of the room, hoping that something will change and help us feel better: better about whatever is bringing us to this […]


I am StrongFirst 1

As many of you know, I love a challenge.  I may moan and whine about it on the run up to the challenge, I may scream, rant and rave when in midst of said challenge, but nothing beats the feeling of overcoming the fear and succeeding in the challenge that has been set. This is […]

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Realisation of a Goal 1

Since I set up KrissieKirby.com and then subsequently changed to Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness Port Talbot, the dream was to not just be content with delivering sessions to clients and leaving them in sweaty mess on my gym room floor. I feel that as a Personal Trainer I need to be offering my clients far […]