Starting your weight training journey can be a scary thing, particularly if you've got no one to point you in the right direction. Here are my top tips for if you want to start weight training but you have no clue where to start. Be realistic with your plan. The key to success with weight training … Continue reading Weight Training: Where do I start?
It's that time of the month again. This month has been a lot of revision and not a lot of trying new beauty products, but I have got some favourites and not-so-favourites to share with you guys! Favourites: First up, my favourites. This concealer has taken the blogging world by storm, and I know why! … Continue reading Beauty Favourites (and not-so-favourites) of the Month – May
Tracking your macros. Everyone's talking about it but what actually is it and should you be doing it? I thought I would do a post explaining the basics of tracking macros and my experience of it so far. So, what does it mean to 'track your macros'? Tracking your macros (or you might have seen … Continue reading Tracking Macros: What is it and do I need to do it?
For those of you that have been following my blog for a while now, you will know that I am not the biggest fan of cardio. The weight room is where I feel most comfortable and that makes up most of my training. I have recently starting to increase my cardio (I'm now trying to … Continue reading Let’s ‘Twerk It Out’: Spicing Up Your Routine.
I'll be honest, I don't get a lot of sleep. This is partly because I am a night worrier but also partly because I don't help myself. I don't have any routine which, in my defence, is pretty difficult as a University student, and I'll spend most of the night scrolling through Instagram and Twitter … Continue reading Let’s talk about… Sleep.
Food. I love food. For a long time, however, I had a pretty unhealthy relationship with food, feeling guilty every time I ate something I deemed as 'bad'. Since starting weight training, my relationship with food has completely changed. I was worried that when I first starting tracking my macros I would become obsessed and … Continue reading Food is not the Enemy!
Incase you didn't know, I went to BodyPower. Yes, I know... I've hardly mentioned it at all. Anyway, I got myself some goodies from the event that I have been trying out over the past week. Here's all the things I got and what I thought of them... Strength Shop Olympic Flip Lock Collars These … Continue reading BodyPower Purchases Review.
After my last post on BCAA's I decided I would talk about some other products on the market and how I have found using them. Protein Whey is probably the most commonly associated with weight training, so you're likely to have heard of this even if you're just a beginner. Despite having heard of it, … Continue reading Whey Protein: What is it and do I need it?
Unfortunately, with training comes injuries. There are lots you can do to limit your chances of getting injured when training but sometimes even the best athletes get injured. A few weeks back I was struggling a lot with lower back pain after pushing myself too much on my deadlifts and sacrificing form. It was only … Continue reading Let’s talk about … Injuries.
Now, I'll be honest, my BodyPower Expo 2017 experience didn't get off to the best start. After getting there at 9 only to realise our tickets weren't valid until 10:30, I was not optimistic. However, after a quick ticket upgrade my hopes were restored. The place was absolutely packed with some of the biggest names … Continue reading BodyPower Expo 2017