Is there a link between Caffeine and Belly Fat?

Today I want to talk about caffeine and belly fat. You may think that if you drink more caffeine you will have a faster metabolism and therefore be slimmer, but please take a look at this….

5th June, 2017 Read more...

Why do you need Functional Fitness?

We went skiing in Austria over Easter. It was lots of fun. The first time for the boys, and I haven’t been for 18 years. Skiing made me think about the importance of strength, coordination and being able to move well, both for sport and for everyday life.

21st April, 2017 Read more...

Why do you Exercise?

Why do you go to the gym? I asked this in my newsletter this week? . I would say that my top 4 answers would be: 1. To lose weight/fat/tone up 2. To burn off extra calories 3. Because it makes me feel good when I am on an exercise program 4. To get stronger/increase […]

21st April, 2017 Read more...

The Health Benefits of Spices and how to use them

Spices are widely used for increased health and well-being; health benefits of spices include boosting brain power, reducing inflammation in the body and assisting recovery. Young adults, the elderly and anyone who is looking to find a healthier way of living can benefit from using spices when they cook meals. Just adding a few tasty […]

14th March, 2017 Read more...

Detox Spicy Dhal Recipe -courtesy of my Mum

This spicy Dhal recipe is one of my mum’s favourites. So what better way for me to illustrate my post on the health benefits of spices, than by sharing this gorgeous dhal with you.

7th March, 2017 Read more...

Hearty Shepherds Pie Recipe

Following my post yesterday about indoor circuit training ideas, when the weather is too cold, wet or both to venture out, here is a lovely recipe that fits nicely with one of those days too.  This Shepherds Pie will warm you from the inside out!

3rd March, 2017 Read more...

Indoor Circuit Training Ideas: Stair Lunges

Some of my clients don’t want to exercise outside so much at this time of year (I can’t think why?). So just for them, here are some indoor circuit training ideas that you can do without any apparatus at home.  All you need is a flight of stairs.

2nd March, 2017 Read more...

Do fat cells stop you from losing weight?

It’s been said that overweight people have more fat cells than lean people, and this could be what prevents them from losing weight? I did a bit of research on the subject and this is what I came up with

20th February, 2017 Read more...

Thyroid problems after pregnancy

You’ve just had a baby. You’re tired, exhausted – of course you are.  But is that all it is or are you showing symptoms of thyroid problems?

14th February, 2017 Read more...

What is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)?

A conversation with a client today has prompted me to write on the subject of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, also known as DOMS.

6th February, 2017 Read more...