5 Top Tips to get through Christmas!


20151213_140349_resizedI have decided that this year I will not gain the annual 5 lbs weight in chocolate. I will not feel bloated and sluggish and bad come the New Year. I will not face into the torture of having to drink green smoothies day in and day out, until I start to resemble what I used to look like. Instead I will see January as a positive, set some New Year goals and be excited for what the new year may bring. Ok this is the plan, but as we know it takes more than just a plan. It takes determination, strong will and just damn hard work, but I am willing to give it my best shot! I set this blog up almost a year ago, as a New Year goal to be accountable for my actions in relation to my health. So I feel this rounds out the year fairly well. Therefore I am here and now making a promise to myself and to all of you. I will be respectful to myself and my body and only over indulge a ‘normal’ amount this Christmas.

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Training Tactics; for body and mind

Anyone who has grown up with me, knows that I have changed my lifestyle fairly substantially over the last couple of years. 1980360_10152192547528632_18559437_oI really had no level of fitness and just ate what and whenever I liked. I was never a fan of exercising. The only form of movement I did was horse riding. My horse obsessed Dad made sure I spent my childhood and into my teens, show jumping ponies. However next came college and with that came alcohol. So the horses fell  by the wayside and were unfortunately replaced by night long drinking sessions, day long hangovers and probably a stone in weight! Fast forward some years and I suppose I have matured. Priorities have changed. Alcohol has become less important and thankfully has been replaced with a healthier lifestyle.

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