The gym this week has been absolutely packed out and far busier than normal, whilst everyone sets themselves new 2017 health & fitness goals. I am absolutely all for a fresh new healthy start as long as the changes are likely to be sustainable. Health and fitness should be something that people integrate into part of their longer-term life otherwise it is so easy to let it slip. Dave and…

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I have just written a post on why I started blogging; the reasons that got me going in the first place and why it is now such a large part of my life. I love it and can’t think of anything else that I want to do! But working from home, on your own – as your own boss – isn’t everyones cup of tea…I realise…

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Before I got pregnant I was very much into my fitness. We had been struggling to conceive for many years and so I was running x3 times a week and eating healthy in order to improve our chances of getting pregnant via IVF. I felt great – so toned and energised. However, I’ve been having a love/hate relationship with fitness since having the twins nearly…

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So seeing as it is May we can now officially say “It is our holiday next month!”. Which is very exciting indeed! The whole of April however (in our household) meant one thing only – chicken pox. Both Harry & Lottie suffered with it (2 weeks apart) and so the whole month was filled with sickness. I am glad to have it all out of the way…

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Now that 2016 has officially arrived – and Christmas eating and drinking is long gone – it is time for me to get back in shape again! The exercise that I currently do is running (it is cheap, flexible around my busy Mummy-life, and it works wonders!). However, whether you are doing the couch to 5k, training for a marathon, attending a Pilates class or you’re simply a…

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At the end of 2015 Hubby and I were in good, healthy habits. He was on the 5:2 diet (see more here) and lost 1 and a half stone (amazing). And I was running, more toned and felt so much better about my body. I had cut out naughty, sugary treats during the week, and we were both feeling heaps happier about our health and…

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At this time of year – winter time – fitting exercise into my busy life is pretty tough going. There seems to be so much going on socially, plus the winter mornings and evenings are just dark, and grim. My motivation levels for exercise can be low – and I can find it a real challenge to grab my trainers and go for a run. Far more…

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A few months ago Hubby and I had a chat. Not that one, but one about feeling overweight, unhappy, unfit and lethargic. We both said that we felt the same. He, in particular, had put on a few stone that he wanted to shift, and I wasn’t running anymore and felt so unhealthy and overwhelmingly tired.

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