As the situation unfolds, many of you have asked me about buying kit.
So here’s list of home fitness equipment essentials.
Strange times we’re living through right now. But if you’re stuck at home, give one of these workouts a go for an instant boost.read more
The other day, someone asked me about stretching.
Should I stretch at the end of the session? How long should I stretch for? In fact, why do we stretch?
So to get to an answer, let’s track back to: what is the point of stretching? Trainers have lots of different views on this. The science isn’t particularly conclusive either way. So here’s my view.read more
Here’s a super light fish dish for you to try. Do you like eating fish? I do, but sometimes I run out of inspiration on what to do with it!read more
I’m sure we’ve all seen it on FB and Instagram. The posts that go:
I’ve smashed a killer workout
I’m so hard, I’ve run xxx. I’ve squatted xxx
I’m so sore, I did xxx
These posts shout out about Intensity. But we hardly hear anything about Consistency.read more
These fajitas had rave reviews with the participants of my Nutrition Course. And I halved the spices and even my fussy children ate them!read more
I did I hard thing the other day. I said “No” to someone. Why is it so hard to say no? Is it FOMO? A sense of responsibility? Because we don’t want to anger or disappoint people?
Whatever the reason we find it hard to say no, there is a deep sense of empowerment to be had by saying No more often…read more
Sometimes you just want a nice a simple soup! Easy to make and with none of the shop-bought nasties…
Fun fact: I hated mushrooms as a child and drove my mum mad picking them out of everything. Nowadays I add mushrooms to loads of meals and erm, I love them. Sorry mum!read more
I had an argument with my coach the other week. Except in was just in my head, because I haven’t got that relationship with him where I can actually have an argument. So I had the conversation in my head instead.
This is how it went:
Yes I know I should be doing X and not Y during a jump*
But I can’t actually do it. I’ve tried not to do Y. But it doesn’t work.
I need something else. I need to find the root cause. I need a strategy. I need to break it down. I need a technique.
Just telling me “you did X again” I want you to do Y. It doesn’t work!
These almond banana pancakes may take a couple of attempts to get the consistency just right. But I promise they’re worth it. Totally lovely!read more