Keeping Motivated After January

So you’ve eaten all the mince pies, it’s all new year new me on social media, you join the gym to get fit and start cooking healthy meals…. But January ends and so has your motivation to keep up all this health and fitness malarkey! A healthy lifestyle is just that, a lifestyle, it’s not a…

4 Health & fitness myths you need to know going into 2018

Fat won’t make you fat. Fat is an essential macro nutrient that our body needs, and good fats are very important for our body to work properly. Cut fat out completely and yes you will lose weight but not in a healthy way. Carbs won’t make you fat.Just like above, carbohydrates are one of our…

Gooey Chocolate Orange Pancakes

I love chocolate orange! Who doesn’t?! These pancakes are a perfect weekend breakfast indulgence, and definitely have that christmassy feel to them, although I’m sure I’ll be making these all year round anyway! I hope you love them as much as I do! The chocolate orange sauce makes them even more amazing! I could literally…

5 Ways to start living a healthier lifestyle !

Drink more water Water is so important! It is required by the cells in our body to work efficiently! Many people do not drink enough but it is key for a healthy body and healthy mind. The benefits of drinking water include: healthy soft skin, healthy hair and nails, reduced fatigue, reduced headaches, water also…

New to running?

I love to run, I’m no athlete and it’s not the only type of exercise I do but I can definitely give some advice to those starting out or finding it hard to progress. Running is very unique, a lot of people run just to keep fit but at the same time hate it! If…

5 ways to destress

Looking after our bodies is really important but what about our minds and wellbeing as a whole?! Being world mental health day I thought I’d just share a few tips of how to destress! These are just a few things I do so would love any feedback/comments on what other people do!! 🙂 Exercise When…

Tips for travelling on a budget

  If you know me well, one thing I love to do is going away and seeing the world! So many people say to me ‘ but how do you afford it’….  This drives me crazy! Going away is one of my priorities in life, I don’t spend loads of money on things like makeup and…

A Simple Change of Habits

So you want to start living a healthier lifestyle but have no idea where to start? Forget about the FAD diets, because realistically they won’t work long term. It really is as simple as changing habits and making new ones. You can’t expect to know everything straight away and to suddenly be a health and fitness…

My Topped French Toast

One of my favourite breakfasts to make at the weekend. Its so tasty and filling (Sometimes I can’t eat it all, and that’s unusual for me!) With lots of natural sugars it’s perfect to fuel you up with energy for the day ahead. Ingredients For the french toast: 1 Slice of bread (Any you like –…

Chocolate Pancakes

A sweet healthy indulgent – perfect for a weekend breakfast, post workout fuel or just whenever you fancy it! Recipe should make 4 pancakes – (10 cm diameter, 1/2 cm thick) Ingredients: For the Pancakes: 1 Banana 1 Egg 20g oats 2 tbsp raw cacao powder 1 tbsp milk 2 tsp coconut oil (allow 1/2 tsp…

Dealing with Plantar Fasciitis

Having an injury can be the worst thing ever if it stops you from exercising. So having an injury all the time is even more annoying! In your foot, you have a tissue called ‘plantar fascia’ which connects your heel to your toes. This tissue is support for your arch in your foot, which for some people it…

Fitness post op.

For someone that exercised pretty much everyday to then suddenly not being able to exercise at all was difficult. In July 2016 I went into hospital one night with stomach pain, 2 days later I had my appendix out. Luckily I did have keyhole surgery so the recovery time was much shorter than open surgery, but…