After discovering she had a thyroid problem which caused her to gain weight and experiencing chronic nerve pain, she is currently working on healthy eating and exercising with the goal to compete in a fitness figure
competition for the over-40 category.
It really knocked my confidence," admits Sasha, from Pontprennau, Cardiff, who came second in a Miss Wales Fitness Figure
final eight years ago.
Gin Miller, national fitness figure
and creator of Step aerobics, has adapted her latest hot program, the "Ramp," to fit into circuit clubs.
Caroline, a former Miss Wales Fitness Figure
, said: "I might only 5ft 6ins and weigh nine stone but looks can be deceiving.
Eight years ago I was confident and outgoing and even came second in Miss Wales Fitness Figure
, but these days that has all changed.
Pardew - who trained his players in front of the picturesque backdrop of the Monte Castro quarry - is challenging his players to compete with each other when it comes to strength and conditioning stats with selection awarded to those with the best fitness figures
Solely on fitness figures
, he could be something special, " said James.