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Own Your Fears – Chris and Jenny’s story

Own Your Fears – Chris and Jenny’s story

It's rare to see Chris and Jenny sit still these days. But just nine years ago Chris was grounded – told by his GP that his blood pressure was dangerously high and as a result, had his flying licence revoked. It was his fear of losing more of his passions, and being stuck on the sofa as he grew older, that first moved him to take to the cross-fit machine and pursue a career in fitness.

Jenny, Chris' wife, watched his radical transformation and feared being left behind as he became fitter, so began training of her own.

Now they run together every day!

To find out how you can improve your diet and get more exercise, visit our Diet and Nutrition and Fitness and Exercise hubs.

Inspired by Chris and Jenny, we’ve developed an online guide to help you turn your fears into motivation. So if you want to #OwnYourFears, you can learn more here

Need more inspiration? Read these personal stories:

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It’s normal to have fears about your health, life and future. Find out how you could use them as a motivator for change.

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