Those who know me know I LOVE Christmas and all the delicious food and drink that comes with it – and I am a firm believer we all need to relax and enjoy ourselves. But maybe it’s possible to let lose a bit, but not end up with a load of work to do in January to get back in shape.Read More
I’d be surprised if your answer wasn’t yes – most people have a slight fluctuation in weight across time. This can be across different times in the year or across the day even (read my blog on weighing yourself here to find out more on this) ...
I am sure you have seen the headlines today that eating fat won’t make you fat. As always, the headlines are there to grab your attention, but the actual meaning behind them is often missed...Read More
So many health professionals say to “throw away the scales” and I completely get that – they certainly have their downfalls. That being said, I personally do think that they have a place in our lives. For people that don’t have access to a body fat analyser, it can give a simple quantitative measure of progress. BUT providing you follow these rules...Read More
These days a salad means so much more than iceberg lettuce with some cucumber and tomato! I used to view a salad as a meal that will never fill me up or truly satisfy me, but how untrue this is now! I often have a salad as a hearty lunch or even a healthy dinner option as there are so many different combinations of ingredients to put together – so you can benefit from a wide variety of nutrients. I want to share with you my favourite additions to a salad in the hope to inspire you to get sassy with a salad sometime soon!!Read More
An easy to follow recipe vlog for a healthy, balanced meal idea for busy people! It's a delicious chicken based dish, packed with veggies, sweet potato and with some salami and mozzarella too. A great way to keep you on track with your New Year's resolutions!Read More
I went to a conference last week, and one of the main topics discussed was the impact of sleep on health and nutrition. It is often an aspect of healthy living that may not get enough attention, so I thought I would share some key learnings with you.Read More
Over the years I have never really focused much on strength or resistance training – yes I have done the odd body pump class, and I used to play with resistance bands for swimming training … but I never really had it as an integral part of my routine. In the summer I did a “beginners guide to strength training” by Muscle and Fitness, and also focused on strength training as part of my PT course … and I tell you – it’s amazing and I can’t believe I lived without it!!Read More