November Newsletter

We are definitely heading towards winter with all the autumn colours and fewer daylight hours. It will soon be Christmas and you can find my holiday details below as well as arrangements for sessions over the festive period. There is the chance to take advantage of a special offer to treat someone to a Gift … Continue reading November Newsletter

12 months of Free Fitness Challenges – Ready to see what November will bring?

Back in May I launched my 12 months of free fitness challenges designed for you to boost your training, get inspired and mix up your routine. So far we have skipped, survived burpees, increased distance, worked our core, strength and flexibility - all for free! Read on to find out how the October Isometric Challenge … Continue reading 12 months of Free Fitness Challenges – Ready to see what November will bring?

8 weeks, 160 miles & why at last I believe that I can run!

At the start of July I set myself the ultimate challenge. I don't see myself as a runner. In fact I have always said that running is the thing that I have to really work at - it doesn't feel natural and takes real commitment. It isn't that I haven't run. Five years ago I … Continue reading 8 weeks, 160 miles & why at last I believe that I can run!

Making brave choices, working hard & smashing those goals – a closer look at why it is worth aiming high

Seeing so many youngsters getting their exam results and taking the next step towards their future career got me thinking about the path that I took. I have spent a lot of time considering how I might have done things differently if I was doing it all again. If anyone had said to me all … Continue reading Making brave choices, working hard & smashing those goals – a closer look at why it is worth aiming high

September Newsletter

Welcome to the fit4evermore September newsletter. It hardly seems possible that the summer is over and we are rapidly heading towards Christmas. What that does mean for many is that there is a summer of indulgence to work off before donning the little black dress for the Christmas celebrations. Read on to find out what … Continue reading September Newsletter

My Core Workout & your chance to get a free series of fitness challenges

'Weak core, lower back pain, wobbly belly, weak pelvic floor.' These are the most common cries I hear from clients. So my August fit4evermore challenge was all about Core Strength. Importantly this is not only for those suffering from any of the above complaints but for everyone wanting to ensure they don't suffer in years … Continue reading My Core Workout & your chance to get a free series of fitness challenges

Looking for a fitness challenge? Get ready for my free August Core Challenge

Each month sees a fit4evermore Challenge that will improve your fitness and get you to commit to 15 days of activity. Each challenge is different and for August it is all about your core. To get your email with all the details you need to have signed up for the challenge series here. For July I set … Continue reading Looking for a fitness challenge? Get ready for my free August Core Challenge

Why reviewing your 2017 goals at the 6 month mark is key to success.

At the start of 2017 I set out my goals for the year and shared these with you all. As we approach the end of June this is a great time to reflect and look at the progress made so far. All too often we set ourselves targets, start full of focus and then berate … Continue reading Why reviewing your 2017 goals at the 6 month mark is key to success.

‘Going the Distance’ with the July Challenge

Here is part 3 of the fit4evermore Challenge Series. For May there was a Burpee Challenge and in June a Skipping Challenge. For July it is all about increasing the distance that you cover in the 15 days. I can already here the objections that you don't run or that you can't do that but … Continue reading ‘Going the Distance’ with the July Challenge

July Newsletter

Here are all the dates and opportunities for you to get fit and healthy in July. Don't forget that I am on holiday from Sunday 16th July to Monday 24th July inclusive. If you haven't already given me your holiday dates yet then can you please do so. I am keen to get my diary … Continue reading July Newsletter

Find out why you should have done the fit4evermore 15 Day Skipping Challenge

The Skipping challenge seemed like a good choice for June (much more appealing than the Burpee Challenge in May!). What could be hard about skipping? I can remember skipping at school at break and at lunch and have held my own as required in Circuits classes over the years. I have even lent a skipping … Continue reading Find out why you should have done the fit4evermore 15 Day Skipping Challenge

Why your future depends on you moving more right now.

Ok so this one has been building for a while. The source of my frustration is the fact that we are not making MOVING a priority in our lives. Today I am taking you right back to basics in the hope that everyone will see why we need to move and why it really isn't … Continue reading Why your future depends on you moving more right now.

June Newsletter

Here are all the dates and opportunities for you to get fit and healthy in June. I have also included holiday dates for the summer too so you can plan ahead. There should be something for everyone - please get in touch if you want any more information or if you can't see what you … Continue reading June Newsletter

Find out who actually works with a Personal Trainer – here are the highlights of my month.

Here are my highlights from the last few months. I work with lots of clients with varying degrees of fitness, a range of goals and a great deal of determination. They all work hard and come to sessions prepared to give it their all. The misconception is that personal training is only for the fit … Continue reading Find out who actually works with a Personal Trainer – here are the highlights of my month.

What do you see when you look in the mirror?

Every day I get involved in change and transformation.  The clients I work with are looking for help with something.  This could be increasing strength and mobility, being ready to complete an event or to lose weight and tone up.  All of these involve change and we all react very differently to meeting new challenges … Continue reading What do you see when you look in the mirror?

April Newsletter

Here are all the dates and opportunities for the month ahead. Outdoor Bootcamp. Next session is Saturday 29th April 8-9am.  Meet at Stewarton Sports Centre Car Park and the cost is £5.  Suitable for all abilities as you work at your own pace with a mixture of cardio, strength and flexibility training.  Why not try … Continue reading April Newsletter

‘Living the fitness dream’

Climbing out of the car, less than enthused at the prospect of running I bumped into a couple of familiar faces.  After the usual catch up and me moaning at being about to run, one commented that 'it wasn't so great living the fitness dream today.'  Plodding along one foot in front of the other … Continue reading ‘Living the fitness dream’

It is not all about getting fit – what to do if being healthy is your goal

Do you want to get fit but have no idea where to start? Do you look at the gym or at classes and break into a sweat worrying about whether you could keep up and cope without looking ridiculous? Do you have injuries that need looking after and mean that you can't do a regular … Continue reading It is not all about getting fit – what to do if being healthy is your goal

My 3 learning points of the week

Everywhere you look you see references to 'Mindfulness' and the need to slow down and take time out.  I know that I have certainly felt better having tried to operate in something other than 5th gear for at least some of the last year.  As you know I read endlessly about anything exercise, health or … Continue reading My 3 learning points of the week

Feeling stressed? Why finding even one hour in a week for yourself is worth it.

We are constantly bombarded with images of celebrities working out, hearing about the next diet to deliver incredible results and health advice that changes from one week to the next.  In the midst of all this we are all busy juggling work and family commitments and struggling to get everything done. So the question is … Continue reading Feeling stressed? Why finding even one hour in a week for yourself is worth it.