My name is Kate Winter, but my nickname is Bims (hence BimsWinter!) and I am a Personal Trainer, Nutritional Advisor and Fitness Model based in the beautiful city of Brighton in the United Kingdom. I provide One-to-One Personal Training, and bespoke Training and Nutrition plans, for clients in the UK and overseas.
So, in a world of thousands of qualified Personal Trainers, what makes me different?
Most importantly, I understand my clients, because I have walked their path. I’ve been the overweight girl living the Pinot Grigio and cheesy chips diet every Friday, Saturday (and often Wednesday) night. But, I’ve also been the girl who ditched that lifestyle in favour of far too many hours in the gym and extreme food restriction, which spiralled into an eating disorder and long term inpatient treatment for Anorexia Nervosa. I have lived both extremes, and eventually found my happy medium. I therefore bring an unrivalled sense of empathy to my working relationships with clients, and feel that this is key in helping us to achieve incredible, yet sustainable, results.
I am not a one-trick pony, and I have a breadth of fitness knowledge and experience way beyond the scope of a Level 3 Personal Trainer. In 2016 I competed in two Bikini competitions, taking away two top three trophies as a Bikini Competitor and Fitness Model. In 2013 I ran the Brighton Marathon in 3 hours 45 minutes. I am a qualified Spin, Circuits and Kettlebell instructor. I have been practising Yoga for the past four years and, although at times I still struggle with a simple downward dog, I like to bring elements of Yoga and Mindfulness into personal training. This range of experience means that, whether you are taking part in an endurance race or would like to get in shape for a holiday, I am able to help you achieve your goal.
I have life experience. Before qualifying as a Personal Trainer I worked in a very stressful and demanding public sector job. I understand what it is like to try and balance a full time job, shift work, family life and a social life alongside your health and fitness goals. It isn’t easy, but by working with me I can reduce some of that stress, and help you achieve your goals without compromising on the other important areas of your life.
I love food. And red wine. You’ll never see me giving out generic, cookie cutter meal plans. I treat each client as individuals, and provide nutritional advice that takes into account their personal preference, lifestyle and any intolerances. I know that it is possible to be fit, healthy and look good naked without sacrificing that Krispy Kreme donut or delicious glass of champagne.
I worked with Kate online, as unfortunately I’m not in U.K. (if I was I would have loved to of trained with her too). First off I was inspired by her own personal story and journey on Instagram. So I contacted Kate and she was happy to work with me. The plan was easy to follow and delicious. She was also on call for words of support and the occasion ‘trust me’ when things got tough. I hope that we can work together again in the future, Thanks Kate!Victoria
So, in a nutshell, i’ve lived hard, trained smart and eaten well, and now use this experience to help change lives.
To find out more please follow me on social media, and keep visiting the website for new content on my blog, “Bite, Bench, Breathe”
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