How To Stay Active In Winter

The nights are dark and the evenings are cold.  It’s easy to drive home, get into your PJ’s and just curl up on the sofa watching I’m a celebrity.   Yep I know exactly where you’re coming from.  I love nothing better than to light the candles, read a book […]

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What Is NEAT?

Can Increasing Your NEAT Make Your Jeans Fit Better?  It really can, but what is NEAT and how can you increase it? NEAT stands for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis.  Basically how active you are when you’re not exercising. If you analyse your lifestyle and notice that you drive to work, sit […]

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10 High Fat Instagrammers You’ll Love

Are you on instagram?  If so do you use it? I have a vast mixture of instragrammers that I follow, from my besties to fitness coaches, foodies, athletes and motivational speakers.  They all capture interesting pictures and it’s a real quick way of getting an insight in to their lifestyles. After […]

High Fat Diet: A Beginner’s Guide

There is still a fear factor when it comes to consuming fat in our diet, but I want to reassure you that not all fats are bad and not all fats are equal.  By eating it doesn’t mean you’re going to automatically put weight on and become all soft and […]

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How Pilates Works

I always like to ask people who’ve never done Pilates before what their opinion is of it.  Often the response is ‘relaxing and stretch based exercises’ or ‘a bit like yoga’.  I find the perception of this technique fascinating and quite random from one person to another. Ultimately it’s down […]

Why Female Personal Trainers Kick Butt

Male V’s Female It feels rather empowering writing a blog about how awesome females are, especially ones that are Personal Trainers, but genuinely I’m giving you some pretty good reasons of having a woman kick your butt into gear. Personal Training is a very male orientated industry.  It’s almost like […]

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10 Ketogenic Diet Instagrammers You Need to Follow 2

Instagram is fast become the best blogging platform on social media.  It’s a great way of sharing stories and getting your message out there.  I personally like to use it for motivation, recipe ideas and the occasional photo you find on your camera roll after a night out.   I’m […]

Ketogenic Diet – The Beginners Guide 2

What Is Ketosis? Ketosis is when your body’s energy state uses an alternative fuel when glucose (blood sugar) is low.  You can bring yourself naturally into this state by either fasting or lowering your carbohydrate intake. Eating a diet low in carbs and high in fat creates ketosis and enhances […]

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The Effects Of Exercise On Mental Health

How important is physical activity for your mental health? Imagine you’ve signed up to run a 10K charity race, you’ll need to train your body regularly to become fitter in order to complete the race without the risk of injury. The consistent physical training strengthens your heart, lungs, muscles and […]

6 Kettlebell Exercises To Strengthen Your Entire Body

If you want to change your shape, firm up, have joined a gym or are investing in some kit at home, you’ll certainly want to consider Kettlebells. Not only will you generate more power, increase lean muscle and boost your metabolism, you will also improve balance and stability. Deadlifts – […]

Saturated Fat – Likey Or No Likey? 1

It’s forever going to be held responsible for heart disease, clogging your arteries and raising cholesterol.  But is it really to blame? Health organisations would argue yes it is and you should follow a low fat diet, eat whole grains, lean meat and fruit and vegetables.  However, this theory has no evidence to suggest saturated fat […]