Should you be using energy gels for your runs?

Confession time…although I’ve been running half marathons for four years I only started using energy gels earlier this year when I started training for my first full marathon. There are many reasons why I’ve avoided using energy gels, but mainly because I was worried about how my stomach would react – I’ve heard horror stories […]

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Why I workout twice a day

If you follow my Instagram Stories you will probably have noticed that I often workout twice a day. I know that most within the fitness industry do not recommend that people do this and for many good reasons. Working out twice a day often doesn’t give your body enough time to recover from workouts, this can make you fatigue earlier in your second workout which can lead to injuries

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How I stay motivated with my workouts

I love working out. Whether it is running, a HIIT class or at my local Crossfit box; chances are most days of the week you can find me doing one form of exercise or another. Despite this I, like most people struggle, with motivation from time to time. There are days when I’d rather lie-in […]

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Chickpea Burgers

As a vegetarian I’m always on the lookout for a good meat-free burger recipe. These chickpea burgers are one of my favourite

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Staying healthy on holiday

Holidays should be a time of rest, relaxing and fun; not worrying about fitness. One or two weeks of not working out or worrying about what you eat isn’t going to undo all the good work you’ve been doing for the last 50 weeks! In fact, taking a break from your fitness routine

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Holkham 10k: my first 10k race of 2017

Yesterday I drove up to Holkham Hall to run my first 10k race of the year. Holkham is one of my favourite places in North Norfolk and I often go up there to the beach

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Sugar free banana bread

I often end up with overripe bananas at the end of the week, so instead of throwing them away I usually put them in the fridge and then use them to make banana bread. Over the years I’ve tried lots of different banana bread recipes and I find it is one of the easiest to […]

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