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Why An Activity Tracker Should Be At The Top Of Your Christmas List

Filed in Fitness Articles, Reviews by on October 3, 2017 0 Comments • views: 126
Why An Activity Tracker Should Be At The Top Of Your Christmas List

Many of us live and die by our activity trackers these days and used in the right way they can be your very own personal fitness trainer. If you have been undecided about your next purchase, here’s my top 10 reasons why an activity tracker should be top of your Christmas List in 2017. 1. […]

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Being Average, And Why That’s Ok

Filed in Fitness, Food, Hope Fitness by on October 3, 2017 0 Comments • views: 30
Being Average, And Why That’s Ok

What I want to tell you about myself today is that I am 100% brilliant at being average. I excel at being average. I base my whole existence around being average. I am so very proud to be average, I very often blog about it, it is one of my favourite topics! And why am […]

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Do Your Bra and Pants Really Need To Match?

Filed in Freetime by on June 29, 2017 2 Comments • views: 655
Do Your Bra and Pants Really Need To Match?

Ok, so you got me, this post has absolutely nothing to do with health and fitness but more a random conversation held during my fitness yoga class this morning [random being a completely normal occurrence at any of my classes!] An off-the-cuff comment made about non-matching bra and pants was met with unanimous horror around […]

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#solidaritea

Filed in Fitness by on May 18, 2017 4 Comments • views: 559
#solidaritea

If you follow me, then you are probably very like me. If you follow me, then you are probably a mum. If you follow me then you are probably a girl who likes her food. If you follow me then you probably enjoy the odd glass of wine. Basically you are likely to be just a girl doing […]

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Give The Girl The Right Shoes…

Filed in Fitness by on May 16, 2017 0 Comments • views: 412
Give The Girl The Right Shoes…

…and she will conquer the world. …as long as they’re not running shoes. March and April was marathon season. Not for me of course, if you’ve ever read any of my blog posts! I have so much admiration for anyone who completes a marathon, any marathon, under any circumstances. I have even more admiration for anyone who actually enjoys […]

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The Health Benefits of Horse Riding

Filed in Fitness Articles by on March 5, 2017 0 Comments • views: 279
The Health Benefits of Horse Riding

We are now half way into February and already many people who set health goals at the beginning of the year will be struggling or have already given up. Finding the motivation to stay in shape is tough especially as the gym is not always the most exciting place to workout. This is why Hope […]

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Review of the Year 2016

Filed in Hope Fitness by on December 31, 2016 4 Comments • views: 680
Review of the Year 2016

That’s it. I just got back from teaching my last class of the year, Metafit, in the fog and ice, 1°C my car told me as I was driving there. 7 participants in total, far better than I would ever expect for the the week in between Christmas and New Year and more than double […]

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My Freestyle Fitness Yoga Journey Part 2

Filed in Fitness Yoga by on September 29, 2016 0 Comments • views: 460
My Freestyle Fitness Yoga Journey Part 2

Freestyle Fitness Yoga Elite Instructor – March 2016 I was recently reading through some old blog posts I had written and this one caught my attention (http://www.hopefitness.co.uk/classes/fitness-yoga/the-start-of-my-freestyle-fitness-yoga-journey/) from way back three years ago when I qualified to become an FFY instructor in the first place. Reading it again has made me realise how far I’ve come as […]

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Healthy Snacking

Filed in Food by on May 11, 2016 • views: 503
Healthy Snacking

I get asked, ALOT, about healthy snacks and I do believe that snacks can play an important part in a healthy style, keeping blood sugar levels up between main meals and curb over-eating at your main meals. However, get it wrong and you can quickly consume excess calories throughout the day. Here are some tips […]

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Healthy Snack Ideas

Filed in Food by on May 11, 2016 • views: 394
Healthy Snack Ideas

Chopped crudités (pepper, carrot, celery, cucumber) with guacamole, hummus or tzatziki Oatcakes/Rice cakes with nut butter or slice of avocado & smoked salmon Handful of mixed nuts or seeds and some dried fruit Fruit with natural bio yoghurt Dates and walnuts Fruit juice ice lolly Hard boiled egg Plain self-popped popcorn Small natural liquorice bar Two squares of dark […]

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