I regularly post with useful tips to help you with your fitness and nutrition. If you are just getting back to exercise after the birth of your baby or regularly attend my classes you'll find some useful information here.

Almonds to boost energy

Aug 25 2023

Why we all need fat!

I thought I would offer a completely different look at fat and how it affects how we look at our bodies.  Are you one of the millions who 'hates' her lumps & bumps or is always trying to lose weight??  Have you ever actually thought about WHY we have fat ...

Jul 15 2023

What can I do?

SO, WHAT CAN I DO? It can be really frustrating; you are told so many different things on how to do this or how to do that. However, have you found that often you read blogs or emails to draw you in, but they don’t answer your question? I follow ...

Jun 18 2023

The wonders of blueberries!

Blueberries & the health benefits Amazing how these little fruits can be so beneficial for the body. The latest research from Kings College London & Reading Uni has been published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  It has found that eating just a handful of blueberries daily for 3 ...
Muscle does not weigh more than fat

Feb 11 2023

5 things we get wrong about weight loss

'How can I lose my weight?' or 'How can I lose this ring around my tummy?' or 'How can I lose my postnatal weight?' These have to be the questions I am asked on a weekly basis!! I am the 1st to admit - I am NOT an expert on ...
The Impact of Stress on our Bodies

Oct 29 2022

What is Intermittent Fasting & WHY is it healthy for you

Different Types of Intermittent Fasting I should think you have heard of IF - Intermittent Fasting.  If not then hopefully this post will educate you on it and it's overall health benefits.  Yes, it is fasting which of course means we don't eat for long periods of time.  Intermittent fasting ...
Healthy Snacks

Oct 13 2022

How the seasons affect our hormones

I have taken this info and condensed it, from Cytoplan Blog.  I wanted to share some of the points they suggest, but their blog is very long and at times a bit complicated.   So here are the main things to think about for your hormones and health through the year. ...
World Menopause Awareness Day 2020

Aug 21 2022

Non-HRT part 2: Self care, Exercise, Nutrition & Weight

Move, eat well & start prioritising your self care Part 2 of the information for those who don't want to take HRT or can't - or even for those taking it.  As women age, they really do HAVE to start taking care of themselves and moving self care further up ...

Aug 5 2022

Non-HRT ways to support your menopausal body – Part 1

No to HRT?? 2021 and 2022 have been the years of the Menopause awareness campaigns.  It is great, we have had MP's talk about, the press, celebs, women campaigning - the MENOPAUSE and the symptoms women experience is finally being highlighted.  Fantastic! However, sorry, there is always a 'however'!! Whilst ...

May 7 2022

Mental Health Awareness

Anxiety, depression, ADHD There are so many different forms of mental illness and most scarily - very often it isn't seen or recognised. The whole point of the Awareness Weeks are to educated people. ( IF you think a friend/family member has become slightly more down or anxious or isn't ...

Mar 12 2022

Do you struggle with fatigue?

Always Tired?? We all get tired from time to time.  Late nights, long work hours or the kids keeping you up at night – can all leave you feeling temporarily worn out. But this is not the only form of tiredness impacting the inhabitants of the modern world. STOP for ...

Sep 5 2021

Sleep, glorious sleep ….. or is it??

Are you a tad fed up with hearing how important sleep is and you just can't sleep and get more stressed because of the pressure to get a good night's sleep!!! So many of us, especially those who are peri/menopausal or new parents get woken up so many times a night ...
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 ...
Avoid crash dieting

Jul 10 2015


Restrictive diets really do not work in the long term! Sure in the short term you will lose lots of weight as you've 1/2 starved your body so of course you will lose weight. However, how many of you can really sustain that type of eating? We only live once ...
Energy boosting kale

Aug 19 2014

Energy boosting foods…… Time to think about YOU!!

I bet everyone reading this is flat out running around after your baby, your children, work or how you will manage to cook proper meals for the family. So often you will grab a quick sandwich or realise you haven't even eaten lunch or breakfast that day.  Wonder why you ...
Top Nutritional, Exercise & Health Tips

Mar 26 2014


Eat the healthy fats and plenty of them ladies! There is so much goodness in avocado, olive oil, different varieties of nuts (not salted or roasted though!!). Don’t avoid these essential fatty acids as they will help boost your energy levels rather than dull them like sugar does. I know ...


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