The Gyms Are Back Again!

So last night before bed I set my 4:30am alarm for the first time in months and IT FELT GREAT! Although I didn’t have the best night sleep because I spent most of it worrying that I would miss the alarm, when I woke up I was excited and eager to get going! After whatContinue reading “The Gyms Are Back Again!”

Cheat Days

The word “cheat” in relation to food should be banned. Saying this word means that we are immediately adding negative connotations to the foods we eat. What then happens is our words expand to “oh I was naughty at the weekend” or “I was really BAD yesterday”. Fundamentally we are attributing our emotional responses toContinue reading “Cheat Days”

Primal Movement Patterns

Most of us know that it is important to move our bodies, we also know that we can move our body in lots of different ways, but have you ever taken time to really consider the way our bodies move in detail and how this can we can relate this to our training? You mayContinue reading “Primal Movement Patterns”

Imposter Syndrome

So today I opened by blog page up and saw I’ve hit 100 followers and I’m absolutely BUZZING! 😊 Thank you so much to everyone who has been following, liking, sharing, commenting and reading it honestly means so much! It has also given me the perfect inspiration for my post today. Just under a yearContinue reading “Imposter Syndrome”

EAT VS NEAT

First things first I am sure the question a lot of you are asking is what the hell is NEAT and EAT. Well, these acronyms relate to the different types of movement we complete in a day. It is important to understand the difference between the two and also how these both contribute towards ourContinue reading “EAT VS NEAT”

Running

It’s safe to say that the Corona virus pandemic has sparked a new running phenomenon in the UK, with hundreds of people taking to the streets for their daily exercise. Personally, I think it is great that people are finding new ways of moving and although it’s sometimes really annoying having to weave in andContinue reading “Running”

Restrictive Dieting

I have touched on dieting in a number of ways on my social platforms but today I wanted to really focus on restrictive dieting. This is something I see and hear a lot and has many negative health implications. Naturally I believe that with any diet there is going to be a level of ‘restriction’Continue reading “Restrictive Dieting”

Why should we lift weights?

It isn’t uncommon to hear that people tend to avoid weights when they come to the gym. I have heard many different reasons for this, firstly they feel intimidated by others who seem to know more than them, secondly, they may be unsure of how to use the machines or what to do with theContinue reading “Why should we lift weights?”

Why Should we Eat the Rainbow?

We’ve all heard of having our 5 a day, but something we don’t hear as much is the idea of eating the rainbow. I am obsessed with having as many colours as I can on my plate and nothing upsets me more than a beige meal. I know however that my passion for colour isn’tContinue reading “Why Should we Eat the Rainbow?”

Let’s Talk HIIT

HIIT. The term that can either have you running for the hills or grabbing your workout kit and jumping for joy! This style of training can be very polarising due to its nature. HIIT has been around for many years with a quick Google search showing it dates back as far as 1912 where itContinue reading “Let’s Talk HIIT”