Consistency is the key

Consistency, in my opinion, is the most important factor in achieving your goals. plan your workouts for the week ahead but be REALISTIC. How much time do you really have to exercise- 3 or 4 times a week? Then plan for 3. It can be demoralising to plan for more and never get that last … Read more

Top Tips for Getting Results

I presented my ‘Top Tips for Getting Results’ talk at Babylon Cafe in Raynes Park last night at The Wardrobe Girl’s summer event. It was such a wonderful fun evening.  So nice to meet such a lovely group of local ladies. For those that missed it these are my 8 top tips: 1. Set yourself … Read more

Spring into Summer

Come along to this fabulous styling event in the lovely cafe Babylon in Raynes Park on 21st May.  Jacq is a personal stylist and is hosting an evening where she will be taking us through the latest fashions and summer style.  I will be talking about fitness and giving you my top tips for getting … Read more

Resistance band exercise for posture

One of our lovely ladies working hard in the glorious winter sunshine at our Circuits class in Holland Gardens SW20 this Monday morning. A great way to kick start the week! This lady is doing a half kneeling mid row exercise using a resistance band.  This strengthens the back muscles particularly those located around and … Read more

Energy balls

Full of goodness energy balls, the perfect pick me up after a workout or for a healthy snack.  I even made mine into treats for the Christmas tree 🙂 Ingredients: 200g mix of cashew and macadamia nuts, 175g mix of dates and raisins, 100g almond milk, 100g vanilla protein powder, 90g chia seeds, 70g oats, 20g coconut oil

Green smoothie recipe

Try this fantastic green breakfast smoothie full of good fats and protein. Perfect pre-workout breakfast. Ingredients: 1 apple,  half an avocado, tablespoon each of greek yoghurt and linseeds, teaspoon each of chia seeds and greens powder, large handful of spinach leaves, scoop of vanilla protein powder and 300ml almond milk.

Foam rollers

A fabulous and inexpensive piece of equipment that brings fantastic benefits when incorporated into your fitness routine. The roller provides myofascial release (self massage) allowing contracted muscles to relax, which improves blood flow and nutrient flow to the area. Muscles operate with a smoother and better range of motion.  Foam rolling can help to decrease … Read more

How to stay motivated to exercise in winter

Write down your plan At the start of the week make a plan setting out what exercise you are going to do and when.  Factor in nights out and schedule a rest day or stretching session for the day after.  Make it realistic and stick to it.  Ticking off the session once you’ve completed it … Read more