Saradonas

7 Tips to Make Your Side Hustle Get The Attention It Deserves

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By Benjamin Rhatigan These days, who’s satisfied with just her day job? We know for a fact that many of you Saradonas are following your passions right out the front door of your office and into your side hustle. Ideally, you love your day job as well, but for many of us there’s something we’re interested in beyond our 9-5, and while it may not yet pay the bills, we feel strongly enough about it that we’re trying to build it into a self-sustaining business. Side hustles take many different forms- mini business consultancy? Cupcake delivery service? Mystery novel writer?...

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Entrepreneur Interview with Nicki Empson- Londoner, Expat and Personal Trainer

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Interview conducted and edited by Benjamin Rhatigan For this week’s post, we had a chat with personal trainer Nicki Empson, who recently made the move from London to Spain, to talk about what initially began as a side project and has now evolved into an entrepreneurial vocation. Nicki studied philosophy at the University of Nottingham, initially thinking that she would go into law, not knowing that her interest in fitness would lead her down a completely different path. Have you always been involved in fitness? What sparked the interest in transitioning from participant to trainer? Not always. While I was...

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Mixing Business and Fitness - Being a Female Gym Owner

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By Benjamin Rhatigan - At Sarada we are constantly seeking out motivated, inspiring stories of women in fitness who have taken on great challenges and come out successfully on the other side. Being surrounded by female leaders helps us discover new ways of overcoming obstacles and learning from each other. Today we explore some challenges of being the female owner of a fitness center, combining the trials of being a woman in a traditionally male industry, along with the non-gendered issues inherent in being a business owner. From Fitness to Finance As with any business owner, it’s often the case...

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How Do You Choose Your Workout Clothes?

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Interview With Police Officer and Personal Trainer Kristy Elizabeth Today we take a step back not to review the how or why of improving our fitness, but to reflect on an even more basic component- how to choose appropriate clothing for working out. To help, we enlisted trainer Kristy Elizabeth, a 9-year veteran of the police force, who in her spare time is also a fitness/posing trainer, and a nationally qualified athlete. Kristy has been a trainer for over four years now, and between that and her experience as a police officer, has plenty of material to consider how clothes...

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What’s It Like To Compete In a Figure Competition?

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An Interview With Sarada Founder Genevieve Torok Interview condensed and edited by Benjamin Rhatigan In today’s post we interview fitness enthusiast and Sarada founder Genevieve Torok, who took some time to explain to us what it’s like to be in a figure competition. For context, figure competitions are similar to bodybuilding competitions in that both are about achieving proportion, symmetry, and a generally lean profile, and holding long poses for the judges to show every angle.  Most people have little understanding or even conception of the competitive bodybuilding world, so your experience is pretty unique. What inspired you to get...

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