It's no secret that we all consume far too much sugar and it is far too accessible and affordable but it is making us fat! The World health (WHO) organisation guidelines state that we should not be consuming more than 5% of our dietary needs in free sugars. Free sugars (fructose and glucose) are the ones … Continue reading Tips to help you reduce your sugar intake
I get asked a lot... I mean a lot if I lost all my weight from just running. Well I thought it was about time I put it down on paper why the answer is always no... I mean I'd happily chat away to you all for hours about it but I think you'd actually … Continue reading Why I will never lose weight from JUST running!
With less than 3 weeks until the big day I am reminding myself of some tips I have picked up over the years. What works for me won't work for everyone but maybe see what you think and adapt them to you personally! Fuel correctly During your training you should practice something that works for … Continue reading Race day tips!
This week I decided to take it back to basics and focus on my nutrition to help improve my running. I have had a relaxed summer with the girls. Celebrating and holidaying and spending time with family and friends. Its fair to say it got to the point that I didn't even bother with the … Continue reading Carbohydrates to fuel your runs! How much?
We have spent many a weekend camping and enjoy dinners made around the campfire. It can get a bit repetitive though and soon you are just having daily bbq's without any excitement.... or maybe thats just us! One essential item I like to keep in my camping kitchen is some kind of herbs and spices. … Continue reading Meals to make around the campfire
I have been running for several years now and I have always classed myself as an amateur. This is because I have always focused on surviving a race and the distance rather than speed but they both have the benefit of giving you personal achievements. I remember running my first 10k race when I had … Continue reading What I have learnt about running! So far…
Summer is almost upon us and for the first time since my kids started school I will be having the whole of the summer holidays off with them. No school holiday clubs/work for the 3 of us and I am literally so excited and beaming with as much excitement as they are. I do see … Continue reading Planning for a healthier Summer!
Its just a week until my sisters wedding now and the pressure is on to get everything ready in time including the bride! In my past life I was a cake decorator alongside my day job and therefore I have the task of creating the wedding cake. Its fair to say it probably contributed to … Continue reading The wedding countdown…
Its now 2 weeks until my sisters wedding and I thought what better way to make sure I keep in shape and fit into my dress than to monitor what I am eating. I have calorie counted for on and off for several years but until I completed my Nutrition coaching I never really understood how many … Continue reading Should I be Calorie counting?
Firstly can I just say what is up with this weather? We have actually had snow followed by bright sunshine here in Cambridgeshire. Its making getting dressed in the morning fun! And no chance of leaving your coat behind in case it suddenly turns freezing... Anyway before we had this very strange weather we did … Continue reading If I lived on a farm