I’m “Flaking Into Forty”…

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At the start of 2019, I decided to start the Flaking Into Forty challenge to fundraise for a very special little man called Alister Kelly. You can read all about him here. The aim of this challenge is to raise €5000 to go towards funding equipment for Alister, and the equipment ain’t cheap! So far […]

“All the crampy ladies (all the crampy ladies)”

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In the immortal words of Beyoncé “My PMS is through the roof this week lads – my stomach is out to here, I’m an emotional wreck and all I want to do is sleep & eat chocolate”. And that’s PMS for you. I think we’ve all heard of pre-menstrual syndrome, and probably all suffered with […]

Resistance band workout

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You don’t need fancy equipment or weights to get in a good workout. A simple medium-strength resistance band can be used for a full-body workout that you can do from home. You could do this as assistance work for a longer workout, or you can use it as a standalone exercise session to maintain your […]

How Do, Blue Monday!

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Blue Monday!! The term was first coined in 2005 by a travel company in the UK (no surprise there!) who claimed that they had used a scientific equation to calculate the most depressing day of the year. While we might scoff at this, it is easy to see why this time of year can be […]

13 Eerily Easy snacks this Friday 13th

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Ask Anyone, I’m All About Alliteration! So I couldn’t resist using “Eerily Easy” when it’s Friday the 13th. So while I apologise for my nerdy wordology, I make no apologies for the snack ideas in this blog post. They really are simple options when you’re on the go, or just looking for something different. And […]

Be Race Day Ready

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I’ve run my fair share of races over the past decade (and more). And do you know what? The nerves are always there… Whether I’ve done minimal training and I just want to participate, or I’m targeting a PB, I still get butterflies a few days before, and they turn into a full-on windmill at […]

Snack Attack!

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Sometimes, looking for a new meal or snack idea can be a bit of struggle. You might be sick of the chicken/broccoli/sweet potato meal or rice cakes with nut butter that you #preppedlikeaboss earlier in the week. So here are a few ideas for snacks that have no added sugar, plenty of protein & good […]

Pasta Time Away…

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One of my favourite comfort meals is spaghetti bolognese. It’s tasty, hearty and leaves you feeling full & satisfied. A few years ago, I started adding bits and pieces to my bolognese recipe to try and get as much of the good stuff into my meal as possible. And I’ve now ended up with a […]

The Club Workout

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  When you get to the club.. you hear the music, feel the beat..  you’re excited, smiling already, you head straight to the dancefloor and you MOVE!  Want that same feeling from your workout? Join us for The Club Workout – high-intensity interval training on the dancefloor, with a live DJ playing the perfect beat. […]

Gym in a Bag – for less than 30 quid!

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There are so many options out there for fitness these days. Gym membership, bootcamps, Morning Gloryville, boxer-yoga-lates-size… It can be overwhelming sometimes, and you might wonder to yourself what’s the best option, and where can you get the most bang for your buck. As a fitness enthusiast and personal trainer, I am happy to give […]