Eating moderately well is good for you, actually

Nutrition awareness has improved dramatically in recent years. We are bombarded with healthy recipes from celebrity chefs. Every man and his dog tells us, on a daily basis, to cook and eat fresh. We all know by now what we should and shouldn’t eat. Right? But do we listen and put it into practice? Read more

Women and Weights

If I had a pound every time I heard “I’m a woman, I don’t want to lift weights cos I don’t want to get bulky muscles” (or words to that effect) I’d be writing this blog sat on a sunny beach somewhere, sipping a cocktail with a crazy straw and an outrageous amount of fruit, singing ‘time of my life’ until a concerned citizen comes over to save the dying cat they think they can hear… Or I’d at least have considerably more money.

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How to avoid the dreaded plateau

You’ve been training for a few months now and it’s been going great. That is until the last couple of weeks. Recently you’ve noticed the scales are not giving you the positive reinforcement you’ve become accustomed to. Runkeeper hasn’t congratulated you on breaking another time or distance record. Maybe your food reward days are becoming more tempting and frequent. Frustrating? Yes. Time to give up and accept the new status quo? Hell no!

Here’s 5 ways to get you back on track:

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There’s Snow Circuit Like A Snow Inspired Circuit

It’s snowing!

“Do you want to build a snowman?…”* Ok maybe I’m a bit excitable here, but it’s that special time of the year when holiday planning changes focus from sun, sea and sand to snow, snow and more snow.

To celebrate I’ve outlined a simple training plan to help ensure you’re ready for ski season and your physique is more ice sculpture and less fluffy snowball.

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