Sometimes the gym can get boring. Squats, deadlifts, lat pull downs. Repeat, repeat, repeat. We’re all guilty of sticking to what we know, especially if we’re not 100% comfortable in a gym environment. Luckily, there is inspiration everywhere, from blogs like this… to Instagram workouts, Youtubers and plenty of articles floating around. It’s just up … Continue reading Changing it up: Different exercises at the gym
Being alone is one of the best feelings in the world. It sounds strange, doesn’t it? The omission that I prefer no company. Maybe it’s not as straightforward as that. I love being with other people. I adore spending time with my family, my friends and my boyfriend. I like going out to different places … Continue reading Scared to be lonely?
The health and fitness industry is absolutely booming at the moment. When I first started going to the gym, there were no activewear collections in the windows of Primark, hardly anyone talking about the importance of #legday, and not as much advice from all areas of the industry. Whilst it's significantly improved since three years ago, … Continue reading Five mistakes you’ve probably made
Gyms are daunting. They’re scary places when you’re not sure where to begin. So, you head over to the treadmill, or to the bike; they are easy to use and don’t require much figuring out. And you stay there, glancing over at the weights room, wondering whether you will ever get the courage to enter … Continue reading Where to start your health and fitness journey
Structure and organisation. Two things hat I swear by, not just at the gym but in everyday life. It helps you stay on track, get everything done, and allows you to make time for what you want to do in your life. But, for me, it is even more important when it comes to my … Continue reading Programmes: how to progress
Turning over when my gym alarm went off used to be a regular occurrence for me. I was at university, and anything before 8am was the middle of the night. Everything was within walking distance because campus was in the city centre, but that meant rain would obviously stop me going to train – I … Continue reading Falling for fitness
‘Cheat meal’ is a phrase and phenomenon that has become synonymous with the health and fitness industry. Taking a break from ‘clean eating’ and ‘cheating’ on your diet ultimately has negative, almost dirty, connotations. Note that I am putting quotation marks around the above words. That’s because I don’t believe in ‘cheat’ meals anymore. I … Continue reading Get rid of cheat days