Exercise after birth

Doing exercise during pregnancy can be a tough slog. Not only for fear of pushing your body too much whilst you’re busy growing a baby but also because of all those terrible side effects of pregnancy – tiredness, nausea, sickness to name a few… Post-baby exercise can be a hard graft too. With a baby in […]

Keep yourself motivated on track

A wise man once said – “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten”. That wise man, my friends, is Tony Robbins. For those of you who don’t know Tony – he is a world-renowned life coach. A champion motivator. He is always on top of his game. And you […]

Pumpkin recipes

It’s getting chilly out. Dig out your woolies, throw some logs on the fire and and burn your bikini. Summer is over. If your diet is dictated by the next time you need to bare your body in swimwear, Autumn is probably the season you can really dominate the dinner plate. The tumbling temperature doesn’t […]

Starting out running is hard.  Until you’re really in the swing of a routine it’s not always easy to persist with something that on the surface just seems downright painful. My motivation to begin with was to lose some of the chub that I’d been stock-piling around my hips, tummy and face in the winter […]

Workout playlist

Yesterday I was at the gym doing my regular lunchtime workout. I was having a terrible time. Why? Because I was listening to Bon Iver…  I’ve always been of the mindset that Bon Iver are my metaphorical audio-seasoning. Like the salt and pepper of the culinary world, they’re pretty much perfect for all occasions. But as with […]


Are you a gym dodger? We’ve all been there before but we all know – these flabby excuses only manage to keep our thighs as such. If you’re finding it hard to listen to your conscience, read on for some tips on how to not succumb to your inner slob… Excuse #1: My kit’s not […]