8 Things to do in Bruges

I love Bruges. I’ve been a couple of times now and even though its a small place I could easily go again and again. From the UK it’s very easy to get to, both times I’ve been we drove but you can also get the Eurostar and there are even some small cruises that stop…

How to make the perfect porridge!

Porridge, why is it so good though?! Oats are a great carbohydrate source. Known as a ‘slow burner’ oats are a low GI food, which in simple terms means that energy is released at a slower rate to keep you full and energised for longer. Oats are also a good source of protein, however only…

Top tips for keeping healthy at work

Before becoming a personal trainer I had worked in a couple of office jobs for over 2 years. Whilst I easily maintained my healthy lifestyle I could also see how easy it was for a lot of people to slip into a unhealthy way of life. The sitting around all day, having a vending machine…

New to the gym?

The first time walking into a gym can be pretty daunting, especially if you’re new to the world of health and fitness. Some gyms give inductions but these are usually just so you know how to use the machines and general health and safety of the gym. So even after being given the ok to…

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…