General Health & Fitness

Stepping into the gym for the very first time can be extremely daunting and intimidating. All the grunting, sweating, weights dropping, complicated-looking equipment and copious amounts of protein shakes/supplements can have you hiding in the cardio corner on a treadmill for 30 minutes and then leaving – this sums up my first experience anyway.  What’s… View Article
I still remember it clearly today, the apprehension and fear of the unknown. The feelings of ‘what if I’m the slowest in the group’ … ‘what if I embarrass myself’ … ‘maybe I should get into shape a bit first’. Starting any new public exercise can be a bit scary, for me it was Bootcamp… View Article
Those on a Keto diet eat foods high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbs in order to get the process of Ketosis to kick into place. When Do I Know If I’m In Ketosis? Ketosis occurs when you stop burning carbs as fuel and you start burning ‘ketones’. Click here to read… View Article
The Keto Diet is a diet that focuses on eating foods high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbs. The diet is said to help with rapid weight loss by forcing your body into a deprived state which gets it burning this fat for energy. Click to read more on the Keto Diet…. View Article
For any diet or lifestyle choice, apps and trackers can be a great tool to help keep us on track and to also help monitor our progress and portion control. Apps are constantly developing and it always surprises me as to how advanced and precise they can be. They can enable us each day to… View Article
Like many people, I have, at times struggled with my body, how to feel my best and also how to be get in great shape and feel as confident as I wanted. About 8 years ago, I was working as a Personal Trainer, at the same time as I was running my own cafe in… View Article
Can we really stop eating sugar altogether? And what would this mean? There have been books published, articles written and diets created in order to help us to stop us eating sugar full stop. But how easy is it in reality? Like any type of food or ingredients, everything is ok in moderation and this… View Article
Sugar – the buzzword of the year and present in a high number of everyday shop bought foods that we consume. Whether it’s disguised in your claimed ‘natural’ Greek yoghurt or in your herbs and spice mix, it’s hard to escape it but what we’ve all learnt, is that we should probably be consuming less… View Article
The winter is in full swing, the sun’s starting to come out and summer doesn’t feel too far away. Perhaps you’re starting to think about how to eat well pre-summer or you’re eating well but getting side-tracked. Either way, we know that eating well makes us feel not only good on the inside but also… View Article