John Belton

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Melanie Morris: “I love feeling fit, strong, happy and productive, all byproducts of firing off as many happy hormones my pituitary gland can manufacture.”
Why I Love . . . F45

I would still be sitting on my sofa, thinking that “exercise” centred around hockey, netball or rounders (none of which I either rated or was any good(...)

 Dominique McMullan at the Garden Flower Shop in Powerscourt Town House Centre. Photograph: Alan Betson

If you had told me three months ago that my wedding dress would need zero alterations and I would be able to dance in circles without feeling self-con(...)

On your marks: Dominique McMullen gets ready to run for a chicken fillet roll. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

I’ve reached a bit of stagnation. While little muscles are bubbling under my skin’s surface, I’m having difficulty coaxing them all the way out. I’m w(...)

Dominique McMullan: On our wedding day I want to be able to focus on my friends and family, and not keep thinking about what my body looks like from every angle. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Once you dip your toe into “bride world” you are bombarded with messages that tell you that you’re not good enough. “There’s always room for bridey im(...)

Dominique McMullan working out at The Vaults personal training gym in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

I’m nervous when I go in to get my measurements with John Belton. I’ve been training with him for 2½ weeks now, and in that time I’ve done at lea(...)