Why is it so hard to be healthy? It is easier than you think!

What is so hard about having a healthy lifestyle and sticking to it? Every day I see people battling with wanting to be fitter and healthier but finding that as soon as they have a night out or go on holiday it all falls apart. They are so determined to make changes as often they … Continue reading Why is it so hard to be healthy? It is easier than you think!

Are you doing enough exercise? Help is at hand if you are struggling to get started.

Are you doing enough exercise? Do you know what the current guidelines are and how much more you need to do if you want to see changes rather than to maintain your fitness? We are constantly told that everyone is getting bigger and bigger and that it is bad for us to spend hours sat … Continue reading Are you doing enough exercise? Help is at hand if you are struggling to get started.

‘I am in control of my fitness now with a structured plan. Thank you.’ Find out how this could be you!

Why is it that we can put off doing something for months, years even to then discover that it is what we should have been doing all along? As part of my business vision I had always talked about running a group plan. I dabbled a bit when I ran my Bootcamps at the Sports … Continue reading ‘I am in control of my fitness now with a structured plan. Thank you.’ Find out how this could be you!

One easy way to make this your best summer ever!

How many times have you booked your summer holiday and promised yourself that this year you will get on that plane feeling amazing? You have tried so many times before to get fitter and to lose weight but are determined that this time it will happen. You find lots of free resources online and in … Continue reading One easy way to make this your best summer ever!

How you can start your running journey – even if you don’t believe you can run

'I have sore knees. I don't run or jump. I have to be really careful.' That was 15 months ago. We have now fast forwarded to 'There is a Couch to 5k running group starting at lunchtimes and I thought that could maybe give it a go'. Can you feel my smile? Does that inspire … Continue reading How you can start your running journey – even if you don’t believe you can run

Shift your mindset & stop using lack of time as an excuse

'Give me the 2 biggest challenges you face right now with regards to health/fitness/mindset?' I asked this question in my Facebook Group with a pretty good idea what the responses would be. It was great to see so many comments and I certainly wasn't surprised to find that 'time' or rather the lack of it, … Continue reading Shift your mindset & stop using lack of time as an excuse

Change your story – find out how you can become the hero and transform

I am going to tell you a story. Once upon a time there was a girl who hated PE lessons at school. She would do anything to get out of lessons whether it was hockey, tennis, basketball or athletics. It wasn't that she was unfit. She danced every week at school, after school and at … Continue reading Change your story – find out how you can become the hero and transform

Gut Health, Stress & why Kefir will help

I am often asked what can be done to help to improve health. This could be related to digestion, to sleeping or to feeling down and lacking energy. In the last couple of weeks I have found myself talking to more and more clients about kefir and the difference that drinking it regularly can make. … Continue reading Gut Health, Stress & why Kefir will help

Practical help to get you through the menopause (sleep deprivation, low energy, bloating & more)

Is this you? 'I used to be full of energy but now seem to be dragging myself through the day. I used to sleep well but now find myself lying awake night after night. I now feel anxious about things that I would have done without a second thought. I feel bloated when I eat … Continue reading Practical help to get you through the menopause (sleep deprivation, low energy, bloating & more)

The Truth about Alcohol – finding a balance that works for you

Alcohol is probably the least popular topic in the health and fitness world and at the same time is the one that I am asked about all the time. Is it okay to drink alcohol? If so, how much is safe? Should you give it up altogether or make sure you have some days each … Continue reading The Truth about Alcohol – finding a balance that works for you

Create your wish list & discover what you can do when you really try

Have you ever seen an ad or a post for an event or trip that has really caught your attention? Having looked at the details and then scrolled away, have you then found yourself coming back to it later? It could be an activity that you have always wanted to try, a career opportunity or … Continue reading Create your wish list & discover what you can do when you really try

Your chance to choose the next fit4evermore Fitness Challenge

Last week I ran a free fitness challenge with a WhatsApp chat for support and accountability. It was primarily for my clients but I was thrilled to have some new faces getting involved and engaging in the group. There were swims, runs, circuits, sprint rows and lots of walks. My aim was to keep everyone … Continue reading Your chance to choose the next fit4evermore Fitness Challenge

Tips to feed your family, get organised & find time for self care

'I'm so busy' 'I don't have any time.' That is probably the most common objection I hear from clients. We could be talking about exercising at home, meal planning, food preparation or taking time to relax. My answer is always the same - 'you can always find the time if it is important enough.' Read … Continue reading Tips to feed your family, get organised & find time for self care

Join my free 7 day Fitness Challenge & Prize Draw – 10-16 September

'It is Monday morning and once again you promise yourself that you are going to do more exercise this week.' Does that sound familiar? Perhaps you regularly run or go to a class but can never quite commit to another session each week. It could be that you really don't know where to start by … Continue reading Join my free 7 day Fitness Challenge & Prize Draw – 10-16 September

Easy ways to adapt home workouts to avoid injury

Open any fitness magazine or scroll through fitness posts on your newsfeed and you will find workouts for you to do at home. Bodyweight, Kettlebells, Tabata and HIIT are all regular features. They all look great telling you what to do and highlighting which muscles you will be working. But what about injuries or weaknesses … Continue reading Easy ways to adapt home workouts to avoid injury

Quick Guide to buying the right training shoes for you

You need new trainers but where do you start? There are so many different brands, fits and prices. It can be overwhelming trying to make a choice. Here is my simple guide to help you to find the 'right' trainers for you. Please share with friends and family too! Fit It is important to start … Continue reading Quick Guide to buying the right training shoes for you

Should you take a 2 week summer holiday?

Are you looking forward to your summer holiday? Or perhaps you are back at work and feeling miserable now that it is over. In years gone by the trend was to take an annual two week holiday over the summer. According to research by British Airways, 69% of Brits no longer take a two week … Continue reading Should you take a 2 week summer holiday?

Don’t let Sitting disease be your future – 8 ways to overcome your sedentary life

We are all individuals. That said, we are all human and our bodies are meant to move. The need for us to exercise is increasingly the loudest message that we are hearing in the media. From brain health to heart health to mental health, exercise is now cited as the number one action that will … Continue reading Don’t let Sitting disease be your future – 8 ways to overcome your sedentary life

Back to Basics – Expert advice on how to hit your weight loss goals

Making changes can be hard and takes determination. It seems so much harder to lose weight than to put it on. Getting fitter takes commitment and can feel like a huge challenge. I have had a few conversations over the last week about slow progress and struggling to keep momentum. What I want to do … Continue reading Back to Basics – Expert advice on how to hit your weight loss goals

A heart warming story and why I am walking 62 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Do you worry about your heart health? I'm not sure that it would sit right up there as a priority for many of my clients and peers. Whilst we talk about wanting to be healthy, much of our energy is focused on how we look or what size we are. I find that fascinating particularly … Continue reading A heart warming story and why I am walking 62 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh