Turn a Setback into a Comeback

Ever hear the saying "A setback is nothing but a setup for a comeback"? Raechelle Chase shares how the wisdom in these words have helped lift her out of low points in life and put her on the path to victory.

June 7, 2013
Turn a Setback into a Comeback

I can’t lie, I have been totally slack at keeping up to date with my online blog. Life got in the way, big time. But I have come to realize that following statement by Vince Lombardi Jr., Winning Coach of Super Bowl I and II, is very much true: “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory.” Nitin Nohria, Dean of Harvard Business School also once said, “Enduring setbacks while maintaining the ability to show others the way to go forward is a true test of leadership.” I have to agree. I have always strived to inspire and motive. And I am finally back with big goals and as ambitious and motivated as ever!

So, where to begin… I have been asked constantly over the past few years if I offer personal training online and I’m happy to say that I finally do! I am working with a few clients already from as far away as the Caribbean. You can check out my training services here: RaechelleChase.com

I am excited to have also just landed my 12th international magazine cover. I have a 12-page feature plus the centerfold poster in this Canadian men’s magazine. I am totally flattered to have been asked and most importantly recognized from all the way from New Zealand. You can get your copy of this issue in my online shop here but hurry, supplies are limited! I also recently did a radio interview for “Kick Ass Women” that was really fun, you can check it out here: Chasing the Dream with Raechelle Chase

Sometimes even trainers need trainers! I am training with personal trainer Steve Campbell for The “Tournament Of Champions” which is in Culver City, California on September 7th. Training is going really well and most importantly I am really enjoying each session. It’s a journey and something you must enjoy as you go. We will start breaking down the training sessions to one body part per day from Monday next week, so six days on, and one day off. I like training this way as it allows me to give 100% to each muscle group without spending too much time in the gym and staying focused throughout every session.

One thing I’m going to do differently with my prep this time round is to rely on my diet and training to get me into shape and not rely on marathon cardio sessions which ultimately burn you out, and you can end up sacrificing muscle you worked so hard to build. I have found in the past I have had to increase my cardio so much that I am constantly fatigued, and I end up cheating on my diet, so I do more cardio to make up for it, so I need to eat more calories and the vicious cycle continues.

So far, I have been doing 45 minutes cardio after each training session and aim to do no ore than one and a half hours per day throughout my entire contest prep. I will have more energy, more time, and it will be more enjoyable. I have also updated my website galleries and shop products, check it out

Keep smiling have a great week!