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Why I will NEVER look like a fitness model

1st August 2019

When it comes down to it Getting into ‘shape’ (whatever that really means) is bloody hard work You have to restrict your food (and probably weigh it out for each meal) You have to be able to train damn hard You will probably end up missing out on some social events It’s likely that you’ll find eating out […]

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Never enough

29th July 2019

So I’m finding it hard to shake of the feeling of elation since watching ‘The Greatest Showman‘ last week It wasn’t difficult to find another powerful message to draw from the movie which applies so easily and frequently to our lives… First of all though I’d like to ask you a question: Could you be […]

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Your question, answered!

25th July 2019

It makes me really happy when I get reader questions sent to me, it gives me the opportunity to expand on a topic ……and I like to share the answer with all of you so that I can help more than one person at a time (hopefully) The reader question was in relation to the […]

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Hacks for weight loss

24th July 2019

I’m not always a big fan of ‘hacks’   It implies that you can just apply simple fixes to your life and perhaps paper over the cracks   Or if you’re into imagery, it might give you the image of someone hacking away with an axe of some sort….grisly!   But occasionally there is call […]

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How much do you have to lose?

23rd July 2019

How much do you have to lose before you realise that what you have is valuable?   We work harder   We stay awake longer   We push our bodies more   We strive to improve our circumstances (money, big house, fancy car)   BUT what about the things that are TRULY valuable in the […]

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You can’t see the wood for the trees

15th July 2019

Something that I realised this week was that I was stuck going around in circles   I am a human too, and whilst you might look to me as a role model of sorts, this doesn’t mean that I live a squeaky clean and perfect life….   Far from it in fact   I struggle […]

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How to cope with all inclusive holidays….

4th July 2019

…………without gaining a tonne of weight When you are going on holiday, the excitement and joy can be overtaken by the dread of gaining weight from the dramatic change in lifestyle choices We just got back from an all inclusive break and i wanted to share my ideas with you to help you to get […]

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Inspired by Ramadan

4th June 2019

You may or may not be aware of this, but it is the end of the Muslim fasting period called Ramadan If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a month where Muslims all over the world choose to take nil by mouth from dusk until dawn It is a test of resilience and strength and […]

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A really brilliant top tip

2nd May 2019

A really brilliant top tip for weight loss and general healthy living Don’t give yourself too many dilemmas or decisions to make We live fast these days and with this pace comes stress, anxiety, worry and doubt We also end up suffering with DECISION MAKING FATIGUE Which basically means that come the end of the […]

Motivation and energy

28th April 2019

MOTIVATION & ENERGY The way we feel on a daily basis greatly affects our experience of life and the world. Motivation and energy both dictate the choices that you are going to make each day. So, they’re a resource we need to build and protect. When you have evidence that you are getting leaner, stronger […]