Fitness and Motivation Blogs

OI NIKE – ASK A PROPER TRAINER WHO CARES TO HELP NEXT TIME!

You have probably noticed a lot of opinions being offered about the Nike mannequins recently and not just about the mannequins but also the people who wear this size clothing.  If you have then most likely you will have seen a lot of opinions about the mannequins and...

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100 Mile Virgin – what was I thinking?! Ride London 100

On 23rd May 2018, I accepted an invitation to ride in the Ride London 100 for the charity Childhood First.  That’s a 100-mile bike ride departing from the Olympic Park in East London, heading off to Surrey and the infamous Box Hill and the lesser-known but harder...

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Calories In v Calories Out

Calories In v Calories Out That sounds easy, doesn’t it? Count your calories in and work out what your calories out are, and all should be fine...should be, could be, isn’t really. If this was being tracked by an expert with exactly the foods to eat and the exact...

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Why Crash Diets don’t work….

Crash Diets are a disaster for your body and can have damaging effects Crash and yo-yo diets are a disaster for your body and most of the time don’t deliver the results that you want. This is the scene, an occasion is on the horizon maybe it’s a wedding, holiday,...

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Fad Diets v Shift your Body Fat programme

Fad Diets for Instant Gratification v Shift your Body Fat, my Lifestyle Transformation programme, these are my thoughts to help you to get fitter, stronger and healthier.  Look after your body, it is yours The weight loss industry has got a lot to answer for.  It has...

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Winter Aches and Pains

Winter is the season of colds and flu and we’ve even begun to expect to be affected by either or both during the winter months. It’s quite often the aches and pains that get to us and make us feel worse.  In fact, those aches and pains can be quite debilitating and...

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Things I learnt on a 50-mile bike ride, could that relate to you?

Post 50 mile ride photo. I know I kept that under my hat bar telling my clients that I work 1:1 with or you have been watching my Facebook live posts, that's because I only entered the ride 3 weeks before that actual event.  Yes, I was Last Minute Ali on that one! So...

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What are weight loss and weight gain?

The short answer to weight loss and weight gain is calories.  We gain weight due to consuming excess calories and not putting them to use and we lose weight by consuming fewer calories than we are using. Wait though before you decide to stop eating to lose weight...

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Alternative Pancake Recipes

Alternative Pancake Recipes I have researched 4 alternative pancakes, unfortunately, I have not had the opportunity of testing each recipe.  If I had though I'd have probably slept through the whole weekend....haha! First up is the Gluten-free Pancake from the BBC...

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Simple Leg Workout

Simple Leg Workout Sometimes you want to work your legs but really who wants to do squats and lunges all the time. I love this little routine, starts with a sidestep and jump back.  I talk you through all the moves during the video.  The bigger you make each move the...

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