Monday Motivation (on a Tuesday)… & Weight Lost Update

Let’s first address the obvious… this post was patently supposed to go up yesterday. But as any working mother will tell you, life (and three children on half term holidays) sometimes have a way of obstructing the best laid plans. So here I am, typing away on Tuesday evening, when I really should be putting my feet up and resting up after a gruelling day yesterday (if you saw my instagram…
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#CleanEating with Slendertone

  Better health doesn’t just come from hours spent slogging away at the gym. I’ve been at my gym for over ten years now, and it’s true to say I see men and women in there who workout almost everyday, but with no resulting perceptible change in their body. I’m not just talking about losing weight – I’m talking about creating that lean, strong frame that most gym addicts are after (unless you’re seriously…
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It Takes Two #GymBuddy with Slendertone

As the nights draw in and the mornings are still dark till past 7.30am, the motivation to haul myself to the gym wanes. Don’t get me wrong, I love my gym and I love my workouts but like anyone, there are days (sometimes weeks) when I just can’t get into the groove, when I can’t find the means to motivate myself, and I’d rather turn over and snooze for another hour than hit the…
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Budget Buy: Vegesentials | My Five-a-Day

In a bid to get healthy glowing skin before the onslaught of Christmas, I decided to “pretox” and went full speed ahead into my favourite detox, The Chris James 12 Day Cleanse (more that on coming soon). Picture the scene. Day 7 arrives, I’m onto the 3-day juicing phase of the detox, my carrots, apples and ginger are peeled, chopped and quartered, ready and waiting in the juicer, I switch the…
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Health & Fitness Week: Top 5 Superfoods

Sometimes, a complete diet overhaul is just too high a mountain to even contemplate climbing. And when it all feels too complicated with the calorie counting, the weighing, the food combining, blah blah blah,  I get to thinking  “forget it, I just won’t bother, it all seems like too much trouble and I’ll never be able to keep it up”. Sounds familiar? How about just adding in a new superfood…
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