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Energy boosting kale

Jun 5 2022

Do you want more energy & to feel better?

What is more important to you 1. how you look / your weight 2. how much energy you have? 3. feeling healthy & well? If you answer yes to all 3 - then there is one thing that can affect your weight, your energy & your health. **Blood sugar levels** ...

May 7 2022

MOVE – how moving can help more than you think

Achy, stiff or painful joints? When I talk to menopausal women who complain of stiff hips & feet or sore shoulders knees, I always ask how much movement does she do. You see, as we age it is so important to move more because we lose collagen, oestrogen and most importantly fascia ...
Fitness in Menopause.

Mar 24 2022

Exercising after having Covid

When can I start exercising again? How long is a piece of string!!! As we have all no doubt found, Covid comes in all shapes and sizes. Some of us get it very mildly whilst others feel really not very well at all.  So when it comes to getting back ...

Feb 22 2022

Exercise for New Mums

When can I get back to exercise after giving birth? This is a very common question and maybe you're a new mum reading this and biting at the bit to get back. Or maybe you aren't? Maybe you are still in some pain from either having had stitches/episiotomy or had ...

Dec 30 2021

How to set yourself the right goals

As we end another 'unusual' year and start a new one, it is a time to look forward with positiveness.  We all look at a new year differently, but I am sure most of you reading this look at it as a chance to start something new, take something up ...
What are PCOS and Endometriosis?

Sep 4 2021

New Focus, New YOU!

September!  I always look at September as a fresh start, a new focus and to look at what I would like to aim to do in the Autumn. How about you?  You've had the wonderful summer holidays, or maybe you haven't and you are about to have your holiday?? Maybe ...

Jul 8 2021

The right sports kit for women

Do you buy your sports kit because it looks good, you like the colours or shape? Do you think much about your sports bra - ever get fitted? Are you still wearing the same sports bra you bought 5 or even 8 or so years ago? How about your trainers ...
Women's running tips preventing injuries.

Mar 23 2021

Running alone outdoors

What is YOUR running routine? Where do you run? Do you run with your headphones? Do you run on your own and prefer it or prefer to run in a group? As I am sure you are aware that recently there have been many discussions on how women feel when ...
Holistic Core Restore® Fit to Run / Walk

Mar 2 2021

Is your body Fit to Run?

Running is one of those wonderful sports where you can just leave your front door, run and then get home and get on with it.  It offers freedom as you can go out for as long or short a run as you have time for.  You will feel good, get ...
Vitamin D and the Immune System

Jan 16 2021

Vitamin D and the Immune System

What is Vitamin D? Initially Vitamin D was prescribed to those who had rickets/more bone fractures and where it was found that these people were very low in Vitamin D. Over the years more and more research as gone into Vitamin D as they found we can't get much of ...
What are PCOS and Endometriosis?

Oct 26 2020

What are PCOS and Endometriosis?

PCOS and Endometriosis are being talked about that bit more now, but how many of you actually know what they are and if your may potentially have them?? PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome PCOS is actually a common hormonal condition which is characterised by excess male hormones in women. It ...
Why its good to progress gradually

May 10 2020

Why its good to progress gradually

Progress safely I am definitely from the school of slow and steady progression.  Many a time I have heard about someone coming back from an injury too soon, pushed it too much and wham bam - back to where they started with their injury!! I know most of us are ...
Well-being and anxiety.

Apr 12 2020

Hope, Positiveness & that niggling Anxiety

How are you all doing?? How have YOU been coping with the change in your life? It has been so interesting reading about and hearing from different friends at this time - a common theme has been about their not sleeping well or this general feeling of anxiety they have. ...
Fitness in Menopause.

Mar 29 2020

Are you Exercising ‘right’ for your body?

Are you doing the right exercise to suit your body? This is something I really wanted to put out there at this very unique time of our lives.  It is unique in so many ways - we are stuck at home, home teaching, allowed to go outdoors 1x a day ...
An interesting take on non-dairy milks

Feb 1 2020

An interesting take on non-dairy milks

This is a topic everyone is talking about going into 2020. Importantly, it is about looking at alternatives to save our planet.  It is amazing how many people are now turning to Veganism or have done Veganary – if you are one, I would love to know how you got ...
Vicki Hill Women's Health and Fitness

Dec 15 2019

How is your back or Pelvic Floor pressure when lifting?

I have had a few questions sent to me by Imogen, one of my Buggyfit Mum's, who has asked advise with lifting - especially when in a difficult position. This applies to EVERYONE, not just new mum's. How do you lift?? Do you bend from the tummy?  Do you know ...
End of a Decade & How are YOU?

Dec 8 2019

End of a Decade & How are YOU?

Wow can you believe we are coming to an end of this decade! Into the 2020's next month. Are you the type to spend time thinking about what you have done these last few years?  Or do you look ahead at new horizons and think about what you would like ...
The Impact of Stress on our Bodies

Nov 24 2019

The Impact of Stress on our Bodies

This year has been a bit of an emotionally stressful one for me and I have definitely felt it in my body.  I don't think we realise how much pressure our body takes and how hard it has to work when stressed. In the work I do, I spend so ...
How Stress affects our bodies

Oct 17 2019

How Stress affects our bodies

A quick post this week as I have now had a few clients who have been under a lot of pressure of late.  Without initially realising, their poor bodies have gone into over-drive and they have found themselves with either low energy, poor bowel habits, back pain or other such ...
Insta vs Reality!

Oct 13 2019

Insta vs Reality & Guest writer

Hello all, Vicki is getting some much needed R&R! I am Harriet, Vicki's PA and the guest writer this week...hope you don't mind... I have been working for Vicki for a year now so most of you will have spoken to me on email and I just wanted to let you ...

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