The problem with a ‘Summer Body’

Should we be working towards a ‘summer body’?

Read More The problem with a ‘Summer Body’

How I cope with stress

Everyone who knows me knows that I can be a complete stress-head. Fortunately, over the years, I’ve developed some coping mechanisms.  Exercise: My number one thought when I’m stressed is ‘I need to get to the gym’. Exercise is such a good stress reliever. It’s distracting and it gives you a huge dopamine rush- so […]

Read More How I cope with stress

Why I love peppermint tea

Over the past year I have started drinking peppermint tea. I love that it’s completely caffeine free, because you can have a comforting, hot drink without the caffeine rush.  However, the tea also has many health benefits.  Peppermint tea’s main benefit is soothing stomachs. It’s known to help with irritable bowel syndrome, stomach pain and […]

Read More Why I love peppermint tea

5 ways to wind down

In such a fast paced world, it can be so difficult to relax, but it is so so important. Taking time out to wind down is necessary for mental wellbeing. I always make time for stress-relief/relaxation, here’s a few things I do: Light candles that smell nice Candles are known for being relaxing, but lately […]

Read More 5 ways to wind down

What is HIIT?

Over the past few years ‘HIIT’ has been incessantly thrown around the fitness world. You’ll have no doubt heard ‘HIIT burns more calories’, ‘HIIT is brilliant’ and HIIT pioneer The Body Coach Joe Wicks’s slogan ‘lean in 15’. But what does this all mean? ‘HIIT’ stands for High Intensity Interval Training. This means working to […]

Read More What is HIIT?

App review: Eve

Period tracker ‘Eve’ is a free app that lets you track every detail of your monthly cycle.     The more you use it, the more you can recognise patterns within your cycle; when you are most emotional, stressed, in pain and ovulating. You can also record your contraception choices and watch your ovulation time vary […]

Read More App review: Eve

Waist Trainer: First Impressions

Waist trainers have been gaining hysteria over the past few months, from Kardashian promotion to exaggerated headlines. After seeing endless Instagram posts and tweets promoting and ridiculing them, I decided to give one a try. Seeing they were only 99p on eBay, I ordered one. I went for size small, as I’m usually a size […]

Read More Waist Trainer: First Impressions

Fitness tips for busy people

1) Use YouTube at your convenience There are thousands of fitness gurus posting videos on YouTube. Channels like blogilates vary from beginner Pilates videos to ‘Intense Ab Mania’ workouts. All of which vary in length and can be watched from the comfort of your own home. 2) Look on Instagram This may be a little […]

Read More Fitness tips for busy people