Category: Body confident

Top 5 Exercises for Your Abs

The most desired look is the slender, toned, flat stomach. For me, it’s not just about that! Yes, it may look appealing for some and it makes some people feel good in themselves which is always great, however just because you don’t have defined abs, it doesn’t mean your figure isn’t great too. Training your […]

Top 3 Healthy Desserts for Sweet Tooth Lovers

Sometimes, that sugar craving can get the better of us and what starts off as one piece of chocolate, turns into the whole bar and some ice cream to go with it. It’s annoying how all that just accidentally falls into your mouth isn’t it? How can I keep enjoying my sweet or sugar cravings […]

How to Stay Fierce Over the Festive Period

The Christmas period is often the hardest time of year to stay motivated. It makes it especially hard when you are surrounded by chocolate, sweets and cold weather! The dark, cold and wet days and nights are enough to put you off going on your weekly 30min jog but you need to remember why you […]

Why Should I Eat After a Workout? All About That Post Workout Nutrition!

Post workout nutrition is very important. A lot of people think that eating after a workout means that you’re just putting back on what you have only just lost – Nope, this is wrong. Of course, if you do a workout and start eating tons of crisps and chocolate afterwards, it’s not going to have the […]

What is Everyone Saying About Ice Baths?

Ice can be used for much more than cooling your favourite wine or cocktail! Countless athletes such as Jessica Ennis, Andy Murray and Mo Farrah have helped to aid their recovery from strenuous activity by submerging themselves in ice baths! The theory behind cold water immersion involves the process reducing swelling and flushing out waste […]

There’s No Age Limit to Exercise!

There’s no age limit to exercise! Just because you may have retired and you may now even qualify for a free bus pass, that doesn’t mean you no longer have the ability to exercise! You shouldn’t stop exercising because you feel you’re too old now –  it’s no longer a valid excuse to me… I’m […]

Our 5 Favorite Exercises to Get Your Summer Body Ready!

Gone are the days were a summer body means you need to be extra skinny. We like curves, we like muscle, we like tone and we know the 5 best exercises to get you there! Exercise doesn’t have to be hard, long and just overall off-putting. It can be fun and short but still as […]

Why Do I Feel So Sore After a Workout?

Everyone knows that after you’ve had a good, intense workout you’re going to feel sore the next day. But what is it that actually causes the soreness? Well, the soreness you feel actually has a name. It is called delayed onset muscles soreness, or DOMS for short. DOMS occur anywhere from 6 to 48 hours […]

You Can’t Outrun a Bad Diet!

Over the past 30 years, the presence of obesity has rocketed within the UK. The reason for this is directly related to the type and amount of calories we consume. You can go to a marathon and see individuals who are able to run 26.2 miles but are still overweight. This is because many people […]

Myth Buster: Eat less and Exercise More?

Calories: More or less with exercise? The amount of calories we consume seems to be a very popular thing to think about nowadays. But what is the correct amount of calories you should consume if you are exercising? Well, it obviously depends on your goal whether this is to increase muscle, lose weight or just […]

Catcalled…

Catcalling is not a compliment Many women may find they are apprehensive towards joining a gym, for a reason which remains very present, yet embarrassing to admit. No woman particularly enjoys being catcalled – especially when there is an obvious lack of sincerity and it’s all out of bravado. Comments can become personal and leave […]

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