Improving wellbeing around the home

The last few weeks I’ve really started to notice the season beginning to change. While out for runs I’ve noticed that many trees are starting to change colours, the temperature becoming cooler and the sun setting earlier. It is clear that autumn is on its way. Although I love the warm summer months, autumn is […]

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My summer reading list

I love reading, especially when books are about one of my main passions – fitness and wellbeing. My kindle and bookshelves are packed full of books on this subject from Zanna Van Dijk’s Strong to Fearne Cotton’s Happy. This summer I’ve got a number of books lined up that I’m really looking forward to reading. […]

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Why I took a complete break from fitness

why I took a complete break from fitness

This month I took a two week complete break from all exercise. This was the first time in years that I’ve taken such a long break from working out – and I didn’t feel guilty or worry about how it would impact my fitness at all . In fact, this was a break that I […]

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When a cheat meal day happens everyday

When a cheat meal day happens everyday

When it comes to healthy eating I’ve always prefer to stick to the 80/20 rule – 80 percent of food that is healthy, nutritious and which will help to increase my energy levels and achieve my fitness goals; and 20 percent of foods that just taste good and feel like a treat. This type of […]

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What I’ve learnt about needing to rest

what I've learnt about needing to rest

Over the last few weeks I’ve noticed lots runners on Instagram saying that they have been ill, injured or feeling exhausted. And I was also one of them. Last week I was feeling so tired that I ended up skipping all my runs and did no cardio at Crossfit – the only exercise I did […]

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Tips on how to food plan and prep

tips on how to meal plan and prep

If you follow me on Instagram you will know that over the last few weeks I’ve been really focusing on nutrition. Although I didn’t eat badly before, I always felt that I wasn’t eating what I should be to achieve my running and Crossfit goals and have been wanting to learn more about nutrition for […]

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Staying healthy during winter

staying healthy during winter

Winter is a difficult season to maintain a healthy lifestyle. First there’s Christmas, bringing with it lots of great, but unhealthy, food and drink; and then there’s New Year where for many of us our resolutions to eat healthily and join dry January barely last a week. January especially is a long month – it’s […]

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