Food, Lifestyle

Healthy Recipes on a Budget

Following my last blog post, healthy eating on a budget, where I filmed a video of me doing a food shop for under £20, I thought I would share some of the recipes I have made with the ingredients I bought. For each recipe, I have calculated the price breakdown per portion, to show how… Continue reading Healthy Recipes on a Budget

Food, Vlogs

Healthy Eating on a Budget

A lot of my clients are students or parents with little ones to feed, so I understand that most people don't have vast amounts of money to spend on food, which can often lead to buying cheap, processed meals. I wanted to prove that eating well does not have to be complicated or expensive. I decided to… Continue reading Healthy Eating on a Budget

Lifestyle

21 Things I’ve learned in 21 Years

Okay, it's a big wide world out there and full of life lessons to come, but here they are: 21 things I've learned so far in 21 years. Comparison is the thief of joy. With social media especially, it's easy to look at someone we follow and believe they have it better than us, despite… Continue reading 21 Things I’ve learned in 21 Years

Events, thoughts

The Work Life Balance Project

A couple of weeks ago, I attended an event in London which was part of The Work Life Balance Project; a new social movement encouraging people like you and I to build our careers around something we love doing, and to generally just look after ourselves: mentally and physically, in our work and in our own… Continue reading The Work Life Balance Project

Body, Fitness

Interval Training

Interval training, or HIIT, is a technique in which you do short, sharp bursts of exercise followed by a period of rest. It's great way to improve your CV fitness and use up a high number of calories without spending hours on a treadmill (which some people love but I can’t stand). It's been proven… Continue reading Interval Training

Body, Fitness, Vlogs

Positive Ways to Track Your Progress

Ever found yourself in a vicious cycle of regularly weighing yourself and feeling demotivated if you see the number has gone up by a few pounds? You have been eating better and exercising (perhaps you already feel slimmer, more toned and more confident) but somehow the scales don't reflect this. When I start with a… Continue reading Positive Ways to Track Your Progress

Food

Nutrition Myths that Could Be Affecting Your Training

Disclaimer: I'm not a registered nutritionist or dietician. Having said that, being a personal trainer means I do have a good understanding of nutrition, and I regularly look at client food diaries. It's amazing how, when we as PTs make simple adjustments to our clients' recorded eating patterns, there can be such a positive shift… Continue reading Nutrition Myths that Could Be Affecting Your Training