Tanya Nunn

Age: 31
Lives: Western Cape

I’ve been married for 7 years to Ernest Nunn and we have 2 kids. I am a small business owner. Boss Fitness is a functional fitness facility that caters for all fitness levels and ages.

I am a fitness enthusiast, Crossfit Level 1 Trainer, have a Diploma in Sport Psychology, and a food coach (Certificates in Sports Nutrition/Weight management and Nutrition). I’m an optimist, go-getter and an encourager and I am passionate about women. I love cars, I’m spontaneous and determined with a ‘ kan nie dood” attitude. I’ve learned you can be blessed with natural talent but that means nothing without hard work. These talents will only come to full bloom with dedication, focus, perseverance, goal-driven growth and a lot of self acceptance and patience with the journey and oneself. I thrive on personal growth, knowing that I continually set the bar higher and when I am equipped, I can equip others too. What we do with our stories is what defines us. I’m utilising my social media platform to share and empower raw and real – the good, bad and the ugly. As my platform expands to reach more and more people, I will ultimately raise an army of powerful women! The most amazing feeling in the world is seeing that clients’ hard work is paying off and what it does to their confidence! 

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How does fitness fit into your lifestyle?

It doesn’t fit in, it is who I am! It’s part of me. I am very fortunate to do this every day of my life. I love to train and coach people and help them reach their full potential. I know that for me to be everything I was called to be, I need to take care of this body that was given to me. Fitness, exercise and nutrition sets my soul on fire. I lead by example. 

What are your personal fitness goals?

To become the best version of me after baby number 2. To not compare myself to others, but only with myself. To continue to love, nurture and accept my body for the amazing machine it is. It might not be the same as before, but different is better for me now! Through overcoming some challenges while pregnant and the ever changing body pre- and post-pregnancy, I hope to inspire and encourage moms, moms-to-be and single ladies about what can be. Nothing is impossible. To thrive on the wave of change and focus on living my values. Consistency is key! Just keep showing up, no matter how you feel and you will reach your goals. I want to compete again while running a business and balancing family life. Health and fitness makes it possible for me to do all of the above. 

25 Comments

  • YOLANDE on September 6, 2021

    Best coach and mentor she deserves to win.

    • Rene on September 10, 2021

      Awesome woman!

      • Roelien on September 13, 2021

        Inspiration to all

  • annie pretorius on September 6, 2021

    Beautiful inside and out always encouraging with a kind word…

  • Caryn on September 6, 2021

    So grateful to have a trainer and mentor like Tanya, she is so inspirational

  • Chrizelda on September 6, 2021

    She’s an inspiration.. and a powerful women, wonderful coach and good friend. She deserves to win.

    • Herculien on September 7, 2021

      Tanya is well liked and repected by all her peers. She will be a very good ambassador for the Biogen brand. She is person with good morals and good character.

  • Jackie Lombaard on September 6, 2021

    She is such an inspiration and just a beautiful person inside and out.

  • Elani Kriel on September 6, 2021

    Tanya takes you from nowhere to somewhere you never thought would ever be possible…and it is an awesome feeling with.this positive super cool coach!!!

    • Dawie Snyman on September 12, 2021

      A amazing person and a example of healthy living to so many people

  • Jani van der Merwe on September 6, 2021

    Definitely the face of fitness in our town, Hermanus! #bosslady

  • Dianne Fraser on September 6, 2021

    Tanya is an encourager and her dedication to fitness and health speaks for itself!

    • Emma on September 8, 2021

      Go girl! Whoop whoop xxx

  • Philippa Scorey on September 7, 2021

    This beautiful person made such an impression on me. She is hands down the best coach I’ve ever had. I just wish I lived closer to have her positivity, motivation and incredible kindness on tap.

    • Mari on September 7, 2021

      One of the most inspirational people I know. An impactful power house of a woman

  • Elizabeth Bothma on September 9, 2021

    I use Biogen products for a few years now, not only is it the best products, but it is most affordable. I always recommend it to my family and friends. Tanya will be a good ambassador for Biogen, not only does she fits the part and appearance, she is a genuine hardworking lady who believes wholeheartedly in herself and in her work!

  • Corré on September 10, 2021

    What a stunning person!!!

  • Graydon on September 10, 2021

    5 star coach. ⭐️

  • Maggie Marais on September 10, 2021

    Great coach and a beautiful personality.

  • Christa on September 11, 2021

    I know Tanya since she was a primary school girl. It is amazing to see the growth in her in all aspects of life.

  • Chris Kruger on September 11, 2021

    Great coach ,any brand will do well to have her as a ambassador.

  • Craig on September 12, 2021

    Definitely a 5 ⭐️ coach

  • Beau Schoeman on September 12, 2021

    I’ve known Tanya (TT, the nickname I gave her, meaning Tough Tanya) since she was 10 years old. I had the wonderful opportunity of having coached her athletics for three years. Her testimony of her life’s journey reinforces her extreme drive and tenacity to achieve and reach her goals she sets for herself. Her passion for what she is doing not only for herself, but also for others, is a sign of her empowering them, especially women. Tanya’s has always given her 200% determination, sacrificed much, overcame many obstacles, has a incredible work ethic and bases her life on loyalty, compassion and honesty. I wish TT the very best for whatever lies ahead, knowing that she will be an incredible ambassador. You go, girl. Proud of you.

  • Janneke Vernaak Conradie on September 13, 2021

    A force of nature, no half measures.Excellent motivator.

  • Esmien on September 14, 2021

    She is an absolute inspiration incredible mother and a child of god. She deserves it!

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