Tips for overwhelm

At the start of the summer I posted a short video in one of the private Facebook groups I run, and asked the women for advice. I wanted to start a thread about combatting overwhelm, and that constant need to get shit done! I ended up with 64 responses, and some great...

Fitness for busy women

Everyone knows they ought to be exercising, whether that’s to improve fitness, to lose weight, for mental health, or for aesthetic reasons. Yet many of us feel we’re not doing enough, and when asked why we don’t work out regularly, the most common response is “not...

Marvellous Menopause

Menopause is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many women. The association with hot flushes, loss of libido, and mood swings paints a pretty miserable picture. But it’s not all bad – far from it! Whilst every woman’s journey is different, there is a lot you...

Mid-life hack (tasty recipe included)

I’ve been looking a little more into the “mid-life” phase lately. That is to say the peri- to post menopause period. I think the word “menopause” strikes fear into a lot of women, because so much negativity is bandied about. The good news...

Hummus recipe

Here’s a quick, delicious recipe for coriander and turmeric hummus. I love this because there’s a big dose of plant based protein, some anti-inflammatory spice, and a decent kick. All together very satisfying. 2 cans chickpeas, drained 2 tbsp tahini Glug...

Reconnecting body and mind

When I first started out in the fitness industry, I very much saw my role as that of a challenger: Someone to push you harder, help you reach your physical potential, and get you doing more / running faster / lifting heavier. You get the picture. Now, I’m not saying...