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

Spring forward – This is how you can use the start of British Summer Time to get moving

It's British Summer Time! Here is hoping that there will be no more snow. It has been a long, cold winter and it is time for some sunshine. This is the ideal time to find your motivation and to get moving again. Over the winter we don't exercise as much as we planned. We have … Continue reading Spring forward – This is how you can use the start of British Summer Time to get moving

How a change in focus and talking to a coach will help you

Hands up if you are so busy running around that you struggle to find the time to sit down. I have had some lightbulb moments this week since sending my book manuscript away for editing. I have been so absorbed in writing, delivering training and looking after my family that it's been a complete blur. … Continue reading How a change in focus and talking to a coach will help you

What you should know about intermittent fasting and why it works

Have you heard of the 5:2 diet? A couple of years ago the bestseller chart was full of books claiming that this was the diet that would revolutionise the way we eat. I know lots of people who tried it and did see some great results. I have been reading widely about the benefits of … Continue reading What you should know about intermittent fasting and why it works

Commit to do 10,000+ steps for 12 days in March to win a free copy of my new book ‘Moving More’

Who watched the Michael Mosley programme 'The Truth about Getting Fit' on 31st January? I have spoken to so many people who took away the message from this episode that walking 10,000 steps a day is too hard and that there are more effective ways to achieve results. You can see the article here  and … Continue reading Commit to do 10,000+ steps for 12 days in March to win a free copy of my new book ‘Moving More’

3 steps to find your path to a stronger, healthier & happier you with fit4evermore

I started fit4evermore seven years ago and it has been an amazing journey. My aim from the start was to use my own experience to help more of you to feel better about yourselves and to do more physically than ever before. There have been twists and turns along the way but my motivation remains … Continue reading 3 steps to find your path to a stronger, healthier & happier you with fit4evermore

Did the ‘Torch the Turkey’ fitness challenge work? Get set to face the February Flex Challenge

Here we are at the end of challenge 9 of 12. This month was the 'Torch the Turkey' cardio blast to get you moving after the excesses of Christmas. So was it a success or is the turkey still lurking? I threw myself into this challenge and actually found it really hard going to start … Continue reading Did the ‘Torch the Turkey’ fitness challenge work? Get set to face the February Flex Challenge

Why ‘not enough’ is bad for you and your ‘lightbulb’ moment

I firmly believe that 'we are what we repeatedly do.' Those are the words of Aristotle and he went on to write that 'Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.' If we are what we repeatedly do, it then follows that how we think and approach everything day to day, directly impacts our … Continue reading Why ‘not enough’ is bad for you and your ‘lightbulb’ moment