Describe yourself in 3 words
Positive, confident and ambitious
Fun fact about you
I make fat people gorgeous
How did you get into health and fitness?
I have always been sporty and into living a healthy lifestyle from a young age. I played all the sports you can imagine from swimming to cricket to athletics to football to rugby. I also had a full high school sports scholarship and after leaving school, while playing professional rugby, I studied sport science.
I am passionate about challenging my body and pushing it to the limit and eating and training daily is part of who I am. It’s something I really enjoy and it makes me feel great!
What areas do you specialise in?
I specialise in body composition and weight loss, as well as general fitness and muscle building. I also specialised further into my studies by adding pre and post-natal training, as well as training for older adults and children.
Why do you love your job?
I love my job because I love seeing people change not only their bodies buy also their minds and overall lifestyles to become a better version of themselves. All of this by just making the correct choices and staying dedicated, disciplined and determined.
What’s your top overall health tip?
I’ve actually got 10!
- Get enough rest
- Eat breakfast
- Plan your meals
- Cut processed foods
- Make exercise a priority
- Be consistent in your diet/exercise daily
- Ditch sugar
- Don’t skip meals
- Drink plenty of water
- Eat Whole Foods (Variety)
What’s your motto?
The body achieves what the mind believes
What’s your biggest tip for anyone new to working out?
Be consistent and patient – it’s about quality not quantity.
What’s your top exercise tip?
Start light. Practicing form and technique is the key to perfecting the right movements in order to get the full benefits of lifting and changing your body. More importantly, it’ll also help to prevent injury.
What’s your favourite exercise?
What are your 3 essential gym songs?
- All The Way Up – Fat Joe
- Outta Control – 50 cents
- Party Up – DMX
What annoys you in the gym?
A few things!
- People who grunt and make loud noises.
- When the equipment is faulty.
- When the air conditioning doesn’t work
- When the music is not good
What’s usually in your fridge?
All my Pura meals! It’s all I eat, 7 Days a week. Besides that I also usually have some pineapple, water, Greek yogurt and eggs.
What’s your best nutrition tip?
Eat regularly and drink lots of fluids to remain hydrated.
What’s your guilty pleasure?
Red velvet cake and pizza
How did you find out about Pura:
I was searching for the best meal prep company in Dubai who could individualise my diet, to meet my wants and needs specifically and I found that Pura could.
Why would you recommend Pura to your clients?
Pura provides great service. The food is clean and healthy, which is great for helping to see results. It’s also incredibly convenient!
What kind of results have you seen since joining Pura?
I’ve seen an increase in my energy levels and I also feel much healthier. Additionally, I have gained lean muscle and lost a lot of body fat.
Describe Pura in 3 words
Contact and follow Justen on Instagram: @justenp12_wbffpro