My Instagram fitness favourites

The internet is most definitely our go-to for information. Need to change a plug? You’ll be able to find a YouTube tutorial to show you. Need directions? Google maps is there to assist. Similarly, the internet is full of diet and exercise quick fixes. How to get six pack abs or drop a dress size in a week, etc. My first port of call when I’m looking for fitness inspiration is most definitely Instagram. So I thought I’d share with you all my favourite accounts. They combine quick and healthy meal ideas, exercises and plans as well as motivational pictures … Continue reading My Instagram fitness favourites

It seems I fell off the wagon…

   The half marathon broke me. Not physically. Physically I recovered in a couple of days. The aches eased, the bruises faded and the chafing (yes, the chafing!) healed. But mentally… mentally I was a bit broken.    For 12 weeks prior to the half marathon that’s all I thought about. Training right, eating right, building muscle, increasing my distance, running up hills, running down them, sprinting, spin classes, weights sessions, injuries. Then, the day came and went and when I woke up on the Monday after and struggled into work I felt kind of free. I didn’t have to … Continue reading It seems I fell off the wagon…

So, I’m getting professional help…

  I know, it’s about time, but it’s not what you think. This is about my 2015 goal #strongnotskinny. Yep, I’ve gone and got myself a personal trainer. Okay, not full time and not permanent. This guy isn’t going to be turning up at my door at 6am and forcing me to do burpees for an hour before work. Nope, I’ve got myself a free trial with a personal trainer at Absolute Health. It all started when I saw an ad on Facebook (yep, those stalker cookies are working well). The ad was for a free personal training trial, so … Continue reading So, I’m getting professional help…