Understanding Protein & Protein Powder

As a nation, over the past few years, we’ve become more aware of what we’re putting in our body than ever before. Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ll know that protein has fast become one of the most popular…

Training For The 3 Peaks Challenge – Featuring Simply Hike

They say that time flies when you’re having fun, a few months back I wrote my first post about training for ‘The 3 Peaks Challenge’ and as the days pass, the challenge draws closer. I’m feeling a whole mix of…

Have you seen my running mojo?

Firstly let’s talk about this picture, ah… It’s so social media it hurts, here I am casually chilling against a tree with my book on sports bra’s, my carefully placed trainers and trying not to turn blue from holding my…

The difference between a Gym Instructor and a Personal Trainer

These days more people than ever are looking to make a complete career change and want to start working within the fitness industry. Whilst to some of us this might sound like a distant daydream should you want to make…

On gaining weight…

Firstly, I’ll start with the fact that this isn’t a post that I intended to write, I’m the first person to tell someone that they don’t need to change. I’m anti ‘diets’ and I’ve written about my yo-yo relationships with…

Tips for Skiing Safely…

It was a blustery, cold day in February, parts of the UK where being covered in fluffy white snow and as I stepped out of the tube station at Holborn, London,  I wondered what the evening ahead would bring –…

I tried… A Barre Class & I have thoughts…

I looked at my phone, the one thing that seems to take up more and more of my time, and a message flashed up ‘Do you want to come to my gym and try are Barre class?’. Naturally, my response…

Training For The 3 Peaks Challenge

Last year we made the choice to sign up to attempt to complete the 3 Peaks Challenge, which is something that had been on our bucket list for some time. I was excited about finding a new objective to train…

Vlique Coin – Get Rewarded For Working Out

To me, money has always been pretty simple, I earned it, save it and spend it.  But recently the news has been full of a new currency and a different way to earn. Katie Booth, who is the Co-Founder of Vlique,…

What I learnt during an 24 & 48 ECG

If you, like me heard the words ’24hr ECG‘ and went into ‘panic mode’ don’t worry, you’re not alone! Thousands of people each year have this straightforward and noninvasive test,  It is the only way of for Doctors to uncover certain problems…

I like cardio.

Cardio and I are in what I’d describe as a long-term relationship.  I like most people started a heavy cardio routine as part of my weight loss journey, thankfully this has now evolved and started to feel less like a…

Dear New Gym Users…

Firstly, let me start this with a confession and then an apology. I was that person, the one who complained about new people in the gym. The one who would make snide comments about ‘January Gym Users‘ and how they…


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