Samantha Shabalala

Vital Stats

First Name: Samantha

Surname: Shabalala

Age: 28

Where you live: Johannesburg

Occupation: Aspiring Chartered Accountant

Social Profiles

Instagram: sam_fit10

Youtube: Samantha Shabalala

 

Tell us more about yourself

What are your personal fitness goals?

My personal fitness goals are set around the 5 elements of fitness, namely cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition. Excelling and finding a balance in these areas is something I strive for every day. It is a time-consuming process, which is why I ensure to make the most of each day.

How will you use your #BiogenFaceOfFitness ambassadorship to inspire women to lead a healthy / fit lifestyle if you win?

I will emphasize that it’s a personal journey and that it’s about a lifestyle, hence a life-time commitment, and that fitness and being healthy is not confined to a specific body type. I will document my fitness lifestyle on social media to hold me accountable to the active lifestyle I advocate for. I will illustrate and emphasize the importance of fuelling your body with the right nutrition, while demonstrating to corporate women that it’s possible to keep active.

What health and fitness quote or mantra do you live by?

Find what works for you as a healthy lifestyle is driven by sustainability.

Tell us about your fitness lifestyle

My approach includes 2-3 days of road running, incorporating long and short distance to improve my pace and endurance, and at least strength training sessions and other elements as per my fitness goals. I also play hockey, which includes 2 practice days and 1 match day. Nutrition is also vital and I focus on getting the right amount of nutrients, especially on training days.

Why do you think you’re the Biogen Face of Fitness?

I am passionate about fitness and acknowledge the significant impact this has on a person’s overall physical and mental wellbeing. Fitness is a part of who I am as I have been active my entire life, so it’s easy for me to advocate for a healthy lifestyle and inspire and encourage ordinary women to embark on this path.

22 Comments

  • Thandeka on September 4, 2020

    She is such an inspiration.. For as long as I’ve known Sam,she’s s always been about a healthy lifestyle.. What I love most is that she always points out that everyone is different and should find what works for them as an Individual.. No one deserves it more.

    • Samantha on September 14, 2020

      Thank you so much Tha and yes you know I’m a firm believer that fitness is not a copy and paste but an individual journey of self discovery 🤗

  • Lebo Moabelo on September 4, 2020

    I really admire Sam’s dedication.

    For as long as I’ve known her she’s always been about fitness. Even with a very demanding job for 3 years, Sam has been consistent with her fitness goals and that says alot about her.

    She will be great as the Face of Fitness.

  • Serebolo on September 4, 2020

    I’ve had the pleasure of training with Sam and I can safely say she knows what she’s doing. She’s a natural born motivator who pushes you further than the limits you knew.

    I absolutely think she would be an amazing fit to the Biogen family!

  • Nthabe on September 4, 2020

    Thanks Sam for sharing your amazing workouts.

  • THOBEKA on September 4, 2020

    Consistancy focus dedication. I love the progress she has made on her fitness journey. Shes also very inspirational. Keep up the great work dear

  • Abuyile on September 4, 2020

    Sam is such a dedicated and consistent person who loves what she does. She treats fitness as a lifestyle. Keep up the great work!

  • Mvelo on September 5, 2020

    Fitness and health comes first to her..

  • Nthabiseng on September 5, 2020

    Fitness Guru and an inspiration to many!

  • Liabiloe Mpopo on September 6, 2020

    Love love her instagram fitness videos, definitely motivates me

    • Consolation on September 12, 2020

      Sam is the reason I took being fit seriously, I was never consistent and when I started following her page I became more motivated, she is honest about her fitness journey the ups and downs. The best thing is feeling like we are in this journey together, now that’s the best part.

  • Lihle on September 7, 2020

    💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾

  • Disebo on September 7, 2020

    Sam has been very consistent in her journey. She is very dedicated to fitness and health, I’m very inspired by her. Sam really loves what she does

  • Tshipata on September 7, 2020

    I admire her for her consistency💪🏿💪🏿

  • Khanya on September 8, 2020

    Sam works hard everyday to achieve the highest level of fitness. She also remembers to be her kind to herself and knows that this is a life journey. I’m very proud of all the content she gives day in and day out. We appreciate her efforts!

  • sinothile mdlalose on September 10, 2020

    Absolutely love her content!😅 Been lazy since lockdown started but girl has motivated me to go back to gym. Love her! ❤️

  • Bonginkosi on September 11, 2020

    I wouldn’t push myself as much as I do if it wasn’t for her.

  • Batanai on September 11, 2020

    The best to ever do it

  • Andile Shabalala on September 11, 2020

    If consistency and persistence was a person it would definitely be Sam 🤞🏽

  • Morongwe on September 12, 2020

    Yog go Sam😄

  • Siwe on September 12, 2020

    I really admire your dedication towards fitness.

    • Samantha on September 14, 2020

      Thank you so much really appreciate it your support 🤩

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