Q & A – Mariska Janse van Rensburg


Here’s a quick Q&A with Mariska Janse van Rensburg  who came 5th in the women’s transformation category in the latest 8-week Ultimate You Challenge.

  • Give us a short history of your journey to health and fitness before the challenge.

Been 2 years on this journey – I recently got to write my story for the Sleekgeek newsletter. I have lost 32kg and have gained so much!!

  • What prompted you to join the ULTIMATE YOU Transformation Challenge?

I was the lucky winner of an entry. Initially I thought what now, but then I committed and decided to use it as a chance to lose my last weight. I surpassed my own expectations 🙂 My team Trimtones really helped

  • Give us a quick overview of the nutrition and eating plan that you followed during the challenge.

I repeated the Reboot as I had to try something different. I am following IIFYM and kept tracking my food. I stayed 100% in plan to ensure the best possible outcome.

  • Give us a quick overview of the training and exercise plan that you followed during the challenge.

I ran 3 times a week and did weights. I exercise at home to allow me to fit it with my work and family schedule.

  • If you could give 3 pieces of advice to future challengers, what would they be?  

Commit, use all resources to your disposal and rely on your support & be consistent.

  • What did you find most valuable about your experience?

I loved my team and their support.