November 06, 2015

In Balance by Novotel, with pro-surfer Sally Fitzgibbons

Pro surfer Sally Fitzgibbons has been announced as the new face of In Balance by Novotel Hotels & Resorts.

This will make it easy for guests to stay on track with their health and fitness goals while travelling with her new in-room fitness channel, healthy travel tips and nutritious meals.

Available exclusively for guests with no fitness equipment required, Sally’s energising in-room workout will be available at the Novotel Sydney Rockford Darling Harbour and Novotel’s across Australia*, allowing guests to have a workout from the privacy and comfort of their hotel room.

Renowned for becoming the youngest world surfing tour qualifier in history in 2008, Sally has won numerous surfing competitions around the globe. She was the youngest surfer to win an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) pro-junior title at age 14 and also won the first ever Australian Open of Surfing.

Being a professional surfer and travelling the world, Sally admits it can be really hard to stay on track with health and fitness goals when away from home.  Novotel In Balance makes it easy by providing you with everything you need for a healthy body and a healthy mind. 

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In Balance Fitness
Located on the 2ndfloor, the In Balance fitness gym has state-of-the-art equipment to keep up your fitness regime.

Work Out With Sally
Join Sally for a great work out in the privacy and comfort of your own room. Simply tune into the In Balance channel on your TV and I will take you through a 30 minute workout that will leave you feeling strong and energised. You don’t need any accessories, so simply flick to the channel and let’s get started.

Walking/Jogging Route
Enjoy the scenery while keeping fit around the local area. Ask at reception for a complimentary map.

Healthy Choice Meals by Sally Fitzgibbons
Novotel offers a range of nutritious, low fat, low sugar meals. Try my favourite healthy meals by calling room service.

A Professional Touch
Whether it’s deep tissue or a stress buster, a massage from rejuvenators is the perfect way to treat your body to some TLC in the privacy of your own room.


Sally's 7 Travel Tips

  1. Get out of your comfort zone and explore that sense of adventure; it could create the best memory of your trip.

  2. When buying souvenirs try to find something small that is easy to pack and that will have a lasting meaning and evoke a lifelong memory to connect you to your holiday experience.

  3. Be willing to adapt as there will always be some bumps in the road so take them in your stride.

  4. Be a champion traveller, see as much of our great country and the world as you can. Remember to be kind and considerate along the way and try to meet new people (locals) every day.

  5. Pack ‘in cases’ in your carry on: Having travel necessities on hand can mean the difference between being comfortable and wishing you’d never left home.

  6. Take fruit and healthy snack bars when you travel. You will enjoy the experience of travelling much more if you avoid sugar highs and lows.

  7. Drinking fluids while travelling is vital. Stay well hydrated with water to keep the body performing at it’s optimum level and help avoid “tired travel muscles”. I find adding a daily coconut water gives you the extra electrolytes you need.