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 […]

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 […]

Arthritis? Me? But I’m only 37…

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A few weeks ago, I got a very surprising diagnosis from my doctor. I am 37 years old – I’m a fitness instructor and Personal Trainer by trade, having recently moved into this area from the IT sector. I love running, interval training, being outdoors, making good food, I’m a wanna-be surfer, an energetic mum-of-one […]

Cocoa Breakin’ My Heart

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As much as I LOVE chocolate (and I really, really do love it), this time of year can be tough for us all, including parents. There are chocolate treats everywhere, and kids expect to get giant Easter eggs, go on chocolate egg hunts, and receive elaborate deliveries from the Easter Bunny… It seems that the […]

Spring into Running

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It’s at this time of year – every year – that I start to get excited about running again. The evenings are longer, the weather is brighter and warmer (well, most of the time anyway) and throwing on those runners and heading out the door is not half as daunting as it is when it’s […]