Why I lift weights – and why you should too! Part 2

Last week we talked about the benefits of strength training (read Part 1 here) but I wanted to finish it off with a part 2 and some other reasons why I love training with weights - there's so much to say! When I first picked up a (heavy -ish)…

Why I lift weights – and why you should too! Part 1

Many people ask me what my top tips are for fat loss (especially for women) and one of my top ones has to be lifting weights! Now don’t be alarmed – it’s not as scary as it seems – let me explain further! So…years ago (well 10 to…
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My Go-To Afternoon Snack

Do you ever find yourself raiding the kitchen come 3pm looking for something sweet and energising? Yup you're not alone but thankfully this Granola recipe comes to my rescue every time! It's packed with gluten-free oats and nuts and seeds…
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Out Of Action; How to stay on track when injured

In the last year an umbilical hernia operation and a smashed up big toe (yes I stubbed it on a speed bump in Thailand) has seen me out of action for a few weeks. Does it drive me crazy not being able to exercise? Of course it does! I was hoping…
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My Day on A Plate

All good things must come to an end – i've had a fab time traveling but it’s time to knuckle down and get back on the ‘healthy eating wagon’ and do you know what? I’m actually excited about it! After all the traveling i've done lately, I…
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How to get fit without a gym

As you may know from my Instagram and Facebook page, it’s very rare that I go to a gym. As a busy working mama, most weeks it would be impossible to get there, as often I can only manage a spare hour to workout - and the return travel time…

Seconds on the lips, forever on the hips...tips for a fitter healthier Christmas!

One the hardest things about Christmas is the over indulgence of food! The Baileys... The mince pies... The Trimmings... This list could go on! In fact, Christmas is near on impossible to avoid putting on a couple of extra pounds right? It's…

Making a comeback…from baby to #8 in the World Pro Fitness Model in 1 year!

So I’m going to go right in there and be blatantly honest with you, I have felt in a sort of “black hole” for the last few months since I stepped off stage this summer. It’s only now I can look back on my journey this year and appreciate…
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The BEST protein smoothie EVER!

If ever there was an amazing protein smoothie, well this is it! One of my personal faves :) I'm very conscious of what I put into my body, even more so nowadays being a new mommy and helping to encourage my little girl to make healthy food…
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Exercising whilst Pregnant - Is it Safe?

Exercising whilst pregnant…yes it is safe, and yes it will help you on so many levels during, as well as post, pregnancy.   The reasons for doing so are not just about keeping your body “in shape”, that’s not really the…