Next week, I start my Personal Training course with Premier. I'm going to document my journey on here and through my fitness Instagram (follow me here) to show you what it's really like to learn to be a Personal Trainer. I signed up for the course in October 2017 but realistically began thinking of doing … Continue reading So, you want to be a PT?
I don't have anything against resolutions or goals at the start of the year. It always gives you a little bit of a push (IMO) to start something fresh on a Monday, so it should give you a massive push to start something on the first day of a new year. Personally, I always like … Continue reading New Year, New Me?
For years, carbs have been the macronutrient that has got the bad rap. With phrases such as "No carbs before Marbs" and the rise of the Atkins diet, if people want to lose weight, carbs are usually the first thing people will cut from their diet. But this simply is not healthy! Yes, you can … Continue reading How much fat are you really eating?
After almost completing my own 12 week plan with an online PT and umming and ahhing about it for almost 5 months, I have decided to enroll in a Personal Training course. First of all, I feel that it is important to note that I do not view my "12 week plan" as just a … Continue reading PT in Training 💪🏻
I've been counting my macros for 10 weeks now and at first, I didn't have a clue about any of it. It was totally over-whelming and I felt stressed out and paranoid about what everything meant. Now I have a good understanding of what foods to eat and avoid depending on carb/protein/fat content. The hardest … Continue reading My top high protein tasty snacks
Recently, through reading books and listening to podcasts, I have become much more mindful of the thoughts going through my brain and how I can have a direct impact on my mood. I am normally one who can become quite frustrated over very minor things such as someone cutting me up on the way to … Continue reading It’s simple. Not easy
I don't like to advise that everyone start lifting weights in the gym as, just like everything, exercise is very individual to a person. However, I am a big believer in trying new things. If you are trying to find a new exercise or need a nudge to get started, here are some reasons you should … Continue reading Why you should try weight training
Most people know that drinking more water is one of the key things to do to lead a healthier life. And you can start doing it now. It won't cost you anything (or very little) and you'll notice changes very quickly. Personally, I love water and aim to drink about 2-3 litres a day but I … Continue reading 5 ways to drink more water
I read an article in Women's Health UK (September edition) this week about Kindfulness and it really resonated with me. Mindfulness is something that a lot of people are becoming more aware of and speaking about fairly openly. But first of all, what does mindfulness actually mean? But Ajahn Brahm suggests that by adding kindness to … Continue reading Kindfulness; The new mindfulness