“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 […]

Nut-eile: Sugar-free snack ideas

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Did you know that yesterday was World Nutella Day?! Now I can be partial to a spoon (or ten!) of Nutella – but if you’ve ever looked at the breakdown of ingredients that go into Nutella, you might think twice before picking up a pot (I’ll give you a hint – it’s almost 50% sugar). […]

Be productive.. not just busy being busy!

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We’re coming to the end of January – and you may have found that some of the New Year resolutions you vowed to keep are slipping a bit. That’s totally normal – after about 3 weeks, the novelty of something new starts to wear off and it takes dedication and commitment to see it through […]

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 […]

Exercise and fertility – what do I need to know?

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Fertility (and infertility) are huge topics at the moment, with an estimated one-in-six couples experiencing fertility issues. It is an extremely personal and sensitive subject for both men & women – and in spite of past assumptions, infertility affects as many men as it does women. In my role as a Personal Trainer and Fitness […]

Fitness for Fertility & PCOS – Free InfoBooklet

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As I’m sure you’re aware, the topic of fertility is a big one in Ireland at the moment. This is due to a number of factors, including couples waiting until they are older to have children, our stressful lifestyles and our general health & wellness. And with so much information out there these days about exercise […]

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 […]