Yes, that's right, I'm about to go all BuzzFeed on you are share my new favourite protein pancake recipes. I have been experimenting in the kitchen a little since exams have finished and these are two super easy recipes, perfect for breakfast or as a high protein snack throughout the day. First up, Chocolate and … Continue reading Protein Pancakes 2 ways…
I have been carb cycling for about a month now and so I thought I would share how it was going with you guys. The first thing it is important to address when talking about carb cycling is that it is not saying that carbs are bad! Carbs are actually very necessary but what carb … Continue reading Let’s talk about… Carb Cycling
I talk a lot on my blog about the importance of having a good mental as well as physical health. For me, training and keeping my body healthy has really helped improve my mental wellbeing. There are a few other things I have been trying recently to try and help improve my mental health and … Continue reading Improving my mental wellbeing
Bad sessions. We all have them. It can be really demotivating when you're working really hard and not seeing progress or struggling with and injury or, simply, just not being in the mood. The trick is being able to pick yourself back up after a bad session and getting back on it. When I first … Continue reading Picking yourself back up
HIIT Vs LISS is not an entirely helpful dichotomy and it really does depend a lot on personal preference. For me, LISS is more beneficial as it means burning off a few extra calories without having to deal with the recovery time that comes with HIIT (also, I'm really not a fan of HIIT). However, … Continue reading Let’s talk about HIIT and LISS…
Incase you haven't already worked out from my other blog posts, I am a big fan of making lists. I have a huge stash of pretty note pads all full of different lists and life plans. I actually find making lists really therapeutic and it helps me stay focused. I decided to share with you … Continue reading My Summer Goals: Fitness and Non-fitness
Core training is a really important part of my training programme and has massively helped me develop and improve my form during my lifts. The 'core' is the centre of power and therefore training it helps you to avoid injuries, not just at the gym but in day to day life. The 'core' is a … Continue reading Gimme, Gimme Core!
I finished exams today!! So it seemed like an appropriate time to do a post on alcohol. Alcohol and training is a bit of a taboo topic. You've probably heard before that alcohol is just empty calories, which is true, but that doesn't mean you have to say goodbye to happy hour forever. For me, … Continue reading Training and Alcohol
A few weeks ago I posted the following picture on my Instagram. I am completely unashamed of this picture and incredibly proud of my progress. Unfortunately, not everyone thought the same as I did. The sad truth is, some people are dicks. I decided to do a post about dealing with negativity and ways I … Continue reading Dealing with negativity.
There is a lot of different equipment out there, it can be difficult to know what it all does, never mind if you need it or not. Here is a brief over view of some different equipment I have come across, what it does and whether you actually need it. First up is chalk. You'll see a … Continue reading Let’s talk about equipment…