How to get back in shape after quitting smoking

According to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 1 billion people on the planet still smoke. That’s almost 14% of the entire world population and there’s no doubt anymore that smoking is incredibly dangerous. Tobacco causes almost six…
The Fit Girl’s Guide to Vietnam

I’ve just spent a month in Vietnam and I’m ticking it off as a bit of a win in the weight loss maintenance department so wanted to share my ‘fit girl’s guide’ experiences with you. When this world trip I’m…
5 strength training exercises to make you feel like a badass

Sometimes, particularly if motivation is waning a little, I want to prioritise the exercises I enjoy, so I’ll look to tweak whatever the workout plan is for that day to incorporate movements that are fun as well as effective. And…
My top 5 workout songs

What’s on your workout playlist? I have a range depending on the type of exercise, but for any high intensity cardio it’s even more important that the music motivates me and pushes me through.   Here are my top 5…
Healthy aging

Healthy aging I’ve just finished listening to a podcast with Dr Shannon Weeks as the guest (Johnny FD’s ‘Travel like a boss’ Podcast), in which they covered a whole range of topics related to general health, well-being and healthy aging.…
The many benefits of strength training

It has been accepted knowledge for some time in the fitness industry that there are many benefits of strength training. Also called resistance training, this should be an essential component in any fitness regime. Benefits of strength training Strength training…