On Saturday 22nd April I jumped on the 09.24 train to London Waterloo armed with my trusty Canon 5D MII ready to attend and document my first ever fitness event. I had never been to an event like this before for the fear of being seen alone, which I now realise is totally ridiculous as a lot of people were in the same boat as me.
I arrived at Olympia London at 11am and entered a huge room filled with bright lights and music in all directions. There was so many products to look at and also people to see I must have circled the room at least fifty times!
I finally got to meet three amazing ladies I follow on social media and Youtube which was really surreal – Elle Darby, Lauren Tickner and GraceFit UK. I overcame my shyness and got the courage to go up to them and I was so glad I did! Thank you so much Elle, Grace and Lauren, you were so friendly and lovely to me. It goes to show some people do portray their real self on social media.
I also saw some massive names such as CT Fletcher, Michelle Lewin, Jen Selter and Eddie Hall who feature in my vlog.
I got to watch my first bodybuilding show which was a good experience. All I could think was ‘I would never have the discipline to do this’ so I really take my hat off to those competing in these sort of events.
I discovered a lot of new brands I hadn’t heard of such as The Gym Chef, Strong Girl and YogLand to name just a few. I bought a couple of things which you can see in my FitCon Haul blog post and I also got my hands on quite a few samples of supplements to try out.
Did you go to FitConUK? Let me know your thoughts of the day and who you saw!