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Monthly Wine Down – Feb 2017

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Yes; the monthly wine down is back this month.  I got a little waylaid there over the Chrissy New Years period, but never fear I have been squirreling away some of the best reads from Feb. So let’s get into these brain gain reads:   Health Related:    1.  Sleep – The fountain of youth […]

Pre-Menstrual Symptoms (PMS) And Exercise – What To Do

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“You’re being a dick” my fiancé, Mike said to me in bed earlier this week.   “A real dick – you are moody, grumpy, resistant and making every interaction hard work”   Did I get mad at this?  Nope, he was right.  And he was totally right to call me out on my behavior; I […]

The 5 Biggest Lies The Fitness Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

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  Currently I have a love/hate relationship with the state of the Fitness Industry.  I have lovingly invested almost 2 decades of my life to this space and I’m not encouraged by what I am seeing.   Thank God there are some great coaches out there doing great things.  They too are dedicated to helping people […]

Girls Gone Strong

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Girls Gone Strong!   This week I released the 48th episode of the WOW podcast and my guest was someone who I have been hankering to get on.    My badass lady is Molly Galbraith co-founder of Girls Gone Strong.  Girls Gone Strong was started in 2011 by 7 women who wanted to change the […]

Letting Go Of Pretty To Find Strong

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  For the past 4 weeks I have been following a specific Strength Training program with my flatmate Lisa Brown from Innervate Health and Fitness. It is the first one I have stuck to in YEARS and it is only due to the amazing programming of Bret Contreras (THE Glute Guy!!) that I am sticking […]

How To Work Out Around Your Menstrual Cycle

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  The menstrual cycle lies at the core of a female’s health and well-being, and yet, it is rarely talked about in an in-depth manner within many personal trainer–client relationships. Whether her goal is to improve strength, gain muscle, or lose fat, you can educate her on how to use her menstrual cycle to her […]

The 2016 Book List For Fellow Nerds

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  I adore books and it is a dream of mine to one day have a library inside my house. The kind that boasts jam packed shelves from the floor to the ceiling on all walls. I have a pretty solid reading habit; one that was started at around 3 years of age and has […]

The Answer To Your Fitness Question – It Depends

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Have you ever asked a burning fitness question to a trainer, expecting a long winded answer, only to get – “it depends”. A question such as ‘what are the best foods for fat loss’, or ‘what exercises should I be doing to strip fat?’. Seems like a straight forward question to be asking. I mean […]

 

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