Chrissie Swan reveals her impressive fitness goals as she vows to walk 300km in a month for charity
TV and radio host Chrissie Swan has continued to hit her fitness goals after shedding 90kg since the start of the Covid lockdown.
And now the mother-of-three has set herself a new goal: to walk 300km in a month for the Fred Hollows Foundation.
Chrissie, 48, announced on Monday that she will be ‘banging the pavement’ every day in August to raise money for a charity for the blind.
TV and radio presenter Chrissie Swan has continued to hit her fitness goals after losing 90kg since the start of the Covid lockdown
‘I’m doing it again! It’s August and that means I’ll be walking 300km to restore sight to people with avoidable blindness,’ she wrote on Instagram.
‘It only takes $25 to restore someone’s sight. That was great for me! Will you get behind me? Last year we raised over $80,000 (that’s over 3,200 people can meet again because of you!?) This year, I set a goal of $100,000! ‘
She concluded: ‘Whatever you can free – there’s a link in my bio. I will update you when I go. Let’s do this!’
She posted another photo on Instagram Stories of herself getting ready to step in.
‘I’m walking 300km this month. You can stand behind me and donate to save someone’s eyesight at the link in my bio…’, she wrote.
Chrissie, 48, announced on Monday that she will be ‘beating the pavement’ every day of August to raise money for the Fred Hollows Foundation
She had a great start, going over 9km on the first day
In her next post, she revealed that she walked 9.24km on Monday.
“Not a bad start to the first day of my @fredhollows 300kms goal,” she wrote. ‘Day 2 today! You can donate below… only $25 could cure a person with avoidable blindness! ‘
Chrissie took on this challenge last year, initially setting a goal of 150 km before later expanding it to 300 km.
Chrissie took on this challenge last year, initially setting a goal of 150 km before later expanding it to 300 km
According to an Instagram post last year, she ran more than 310km and told her followers that a company had offered to match her donation for the next $15,000.
Chrissie has lost a significant amount of weight since the beginning of 2020.
Female judge Masked Singer, who has lost 90kg since the start of the Covid lockdown, previously claimed that she had lost weight by walking daily and giving up alcohol.
Chrissie has lost a significant amount of weight since the start of 2020. (Pictured at the Logie Awards in Melbourne on 27 April 2014)
Chrissie recently decided to no longer discuss her weight loss publicly.
‘I think the reason I’m not talking about anything now is because I’ve been doing it for the last 20 years,’ she said. Stellar Magazine in July.
‘I waded into that kind of toxic environment, and it didn’t make me feel good. And it didn’t help me, and it didn’t help anyone else either. And it just propagates interest in the female body, which is irrelevant,’ she added.
The Masked Singer judge, who has lost 90kg since the start of the Covid lockdown, previously suggested that she lost weight by walking daily and giving up alcohol
Chrissie spoke briefly about her weight loss in an interview with The Australian Women’s Weekly earlier this year.
She said the ‘major lifestyle’ changes she made in the previous 12 months had improved her life in many ways.
‘I won’t talk about the size of my one**e. I won’t tell you what I eat in a day. Because I read those stories and they made me feel bad about myself,’ she told the magazine.
Chrissie recently decided to no longer discuss her weight loss publicly