Ms. Namita Nayyar: Tell us about your journey that took you to the top of the world of fitness training?
Ms. Simone De La Rue: I first realized my passion for training when I assisted an actress for a movie role. As a professional dancer for over 15 years, I was able to teach her dance techniques to fulfill her assignment and enjoyed it so much that I decided to pursue fitness. Three years later, Body by Simone includes 2 studios, a fitness guide and online videos.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: How your experience and background of two decades as a classical ballet dancer has helped you in your present profession of Fitness Trainer, Fitness Expert and Fitness Model?
Ms. Simone De La Rue: Dancers have a unique understanding of the body and its movement, which I find very beneficial as a fitness professional. Classical ballet also requires extreme discipline and dedication, which I have applied in all aspects of my life.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: Share your exercise routine that you do to maintain such a bikini perfect physique?
Ms. Simone De La Rue: I make it a point to workout alongside all my clients to not only motivate and keep them accountable but also keep myself in shape. This can be anywhere between 2-5 clients a day, so I do not have the time or energy to do any workout for me specifically.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: What is your diet? Do you take a particular fixed regulated diet comprising of nutrients and vitamins to keep you in perfect health?
Ms. Simone De La Rue: I follow the paleo way of eating. I eat organic food where I can and have cut dairy and gluten out of my diet. I also try limiting my sugar and alcohol intake.
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