21st February 2021
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    Goal Setting for Fitness

    Before starting with your goal setting for fitness, its really important that we understand WHY we are doing it. As a PT, I know the importance of […]
    14th February 2021
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    Let’s Talk About Snacks

    If (like lots of us in January) you are making more conscious choices in terms of healthy, whole-food options with a lot of protein and nutrients. Then snacks can […]
    14th February 2021
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    Walking Workouts

    For a lot of us, with everything else we are trying to juggle, getting in a workout just isn’t doable at the moment.  The only “physical […]
    14th February 2021
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    Too cold to exercise?

    It may actually surprise you to know that scientists have actually suggested that no temperature is too cold when it comes to exercising outdoors. It is […]
    14th February 2021
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    Boobs, Bras & Exercise

    In case you didn’t realise, our boobs move independently to the rest of our body! They don’t have any muscle and so are supported purely by our skin […]
    16th January 2021
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    Give yourself a break

    As if January isn’t bad enough for us all being bombarded with encouragement to sign up to transformation workout plans, post-Christmas detoxes and ‘advice’ on detoxes, […]
    11th October 2020

    Before & After

    Before & after photos are something where I (and I imagine a lot of others) find myself internally conflicted. I totally get that some people want […]
    5th July 2020

    When did you fall out of love with exercise?

    Remember that girl who loved to race down the road after her best friend playing a game of scarecrow tag! The girl who would jump, hop, […]
    27th June 2020
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    Lockdown Limbo

    As you will know, indoor gyms and fitness studios like ours are not allowed to open on 4th July, much to our surprise and disappointment. We […]
    7th June 2020

    Why you should book a Sports Massage

    When you start a new training program, increase the intensity of your workouts or are spending a huge chunk of your time sat at a desk, […]
    30th May 2020

    First Trimester – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    Finally!! I am now officially well into my second trimester of pregnancy!   I hate to say it, but I never enjoy the first trimester… of course […]
    23rd May 2020

    Resistance Bands – Are they any good?

    Resistance bands are probably one of the simplest, most convenient pieces of workout equipment you can own! Not only are they inexpensive, they’re easy to store […]
    17th May 2020

    Online Fitness

    With the closure of gyms and leisure centres as a result of the lockdown, there has been a huge rise in online fitness. The fitness industry […]
    10th May 2020

    Gym Leggings

    As a personal trainer (and lover of not making an effort) I spend most of my time in a pair of gym leggings! Over the years […]
    2nd May 2020

    Pre & Post Workout Snacks

    How should I fuel my workouts? Pre/Post-workout Snack Ideas One of the most common nutrition-related questions our clients ask us in sessions, is “what should I […]
    26th April 2020

    Post Workout Skincare

    with Katie Marshall Working out is great for your skin, but if you don’t have your post–workout skincare routine down to a tee, you can actually increase your […]
    18th April 2020

    DIY Exercise Equipment

    Keeping fit during the past few weeks has not been an easy feat for many! We can no longer access gyms, leisure centres and sports clubs […]
    11th April 2020

    Keeping Connected

    I am grateful that I’ve been so lucky with the places I have been able to travel/live and work in my lifetime and even more grateful […]
    5th April 2020
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    Functioning from home

    I was originally going to title this blog – “Working from Home” however, the more I thought about it, what I am doing isn’t work – […]
    31st March 2020

    22 Lockdown Fitness Activities to keep kids moving!

    Right now, perhaps more than ever, it is so important to keep our kids moving! Short bursts of physical activity interspersed throughout the day is so […]
    12th June 2017

    Why climbing mountains is so very restful

    I have always found it really hard to switch off and totally relax. As a working mum...

    30th May 2017

    I didn’t just fall off the fitness wagon…

    Like any busy mum I’ve fallen off the wagon. Here’s how I get back on it...

    30th May 2017

    Move it or lose it

    We all know by now how important it is to keep active for our physical and emotional health...

    30th May 2017

    Next time you step on the scale…

    If every single day, your child watches you climb up onto the sad step (scales) and your mood be...