WAKENING up earlier can make you more productive, or so they say, in more ways that one from being more creative at work to logging extra calories at the gym for your weight loss journey. But if even the richest coffee cant lure your from your warm comfy temptress before an 8am lie in what … Continue reading Ways to start your morning productively
WALKING. Its something so simple and so good for us and yet in todays world its something we make little time for opting instead for heated seats in our motor vehicles or running on a treadmill staring at dry wall. Since joining the gym in July I have made precious little of the summer months … Continue reading Go walking, thats what to do!
Help! I’m sad to say I have completely fallen off the wagon. The scales were forgiving as I maintained my stone weight loss, however given its been almost three weeks I really should have lost a pound at least! I have been over indulging in afternoon teas, takeaways, rich meals out and sweets with my partner … Continue reading Help
DIET. It’s the demon that creeps up for every woman at least once in her life, be it during your torturing teens, overindulgent university days or jokingly tossed in at the Christmas party as you take your fourth mince pie. I often refer to my lifestyle change as a diet – I mean I exercise … Continue reading Diet is such a dirty word
MILESTONE. I have finally reached my one stone milestone after almost two months, of not exactly torture, but there was definitely effort required. As I reluctantly stepped onto the scale on Saturday morning I felt my weekend would take a nose dive given the sneaky biccy and potato servings I had during the week as … Continue reading mileSTONE
Maintaining. Maintaining a good balance of healthy eating and exercise is a tried and tested method for weight management. However, what if your goal is too loose wait yet despite your efforts your maintaining before reaching an acceptable plateau? For week six I decided to mix up my routine, I hit the gym and normally … Continue reading The routine results are in
Dilemmas. Outside the gym it consists of what to eat when on a diet but inside the gym, my safe haven where i go to escape social dilemma such as stress, friendship dramas and such, i came across another dilemma just as I thought i had it all figured out. After changing up my work … Continue reading Which comes first cardio or the weights?
Motivation. This week I found it hard to re-boost the motivation I had prior to my injury. Exhausted from a weekend ‘break’, the tiredness often won and felt like a ‘valid’ excuse. However a week later I felt awful – guilty, flabby, moody, sad, tired you name it – in hindsight missing the gym made … Continue reading Motivation
Coffee. Its reported health benefits such as boosting your metabolism and fighting off heart disease justify my three cup daily minimum. My latest tryst, however, saw me fall over the coffee table, into the =TV unit inflicting damage to left foot. As the bruise and swelled so did my fear of not being able to … Continue reading coffee, ankle and weights
Pairs. The best things come in pairs, and that’s definitely true at the gym. At least two sets of gym gear ensures you’ll be prepped to train most days. Two hours is all it takes including a cardio work out, weight training and most importantly an hour long shower 😉 (I joke more like 45 … Continue reading Two’s better than one….unless its portions