*DISCLAIMER – I talk bout shitting a lot, that’s my life atm so if you’re uncomfortable with it probably don’t read on. Those who know me know I like to bottle shit up. (Well, not literally at the moment but psychologically.) The past week I’ve been up, down, here, there and every which way you … Continue reading First week with diagnosed UC
When it’s NOT okay, not to be okay…
So you know the famous saying ‘it’s okay not to be okay’ this is one of those circumstances where I believe the opposite. This is a pretty personal story here but I feel like I need to get the message out so others don’t get stuck where I am. Since the end of October 2016 … Continue reading When it’s NOT okay, not to be okay…
Train insane and remain the SAME
If I’m going to sweat, drag my arse out of bed and become sore for up to 3 days I want it to be for a reason – that reason isn’t only to ‘look good’ it is too progress. When you have been training for years and years - looking good just doesn’t cut it … Continue reading Train insane and remain the SAME
How to avoid a holiday BLOW out!
I know you've at some point been eating really well & training super hard for an up coming holiday - makes sense - if you're anything like me you'll going to some tropical, hot location which means you'll be in a bikini almost daily and if you're not in a bikini it's minimal clothes to … Continue reading How to avoid a holiday BLOW out!
Enough with the ‘CLEAN FOODS’
You’ve no doubt come across the word clean eating, especially when it comes to the fitness and food industry…. It just makes me cringe every time I see or hear it!!! I HATE that word – ‘clean’ since when was food dirty?! Should I wash this donut before I eat it? Is it clean then? … Continue reading Enough with the ‘CLEAN FOODS’
Rest & Recover diet – the good, the bad & the ugly….
One week post comp – it has been a pretty interesting week to say the least! Eating healthy foods for almost 15 weeks then really upping the anti roughly 8 weeks out – I didn’t notice it at the time but my body was functioning in peak form. I was complaining of being tired and … Continue reading Rest & Recover diet – the good, the bad & the ugly….
POST COMP BLUES – FILLING THE VOID
Monday morning I woke up early, like 5 am – the house had sugar everywhere it was over whelming – I had some peanut m&m’s and then decided to make a greens shake I had a glass of it before realising I’m not even hungry. I felt like a zombie and decided to go back … Continue reading POST COMP BLUES – FILLING THE VOID
ARE CARBS THE DEVIL?
Carbs = Energy. This is a simple solution as to why you feel like crap when you don’t eat them. In this society we can some times be lead to believe that carbs are making us gain weight and we should cut them completely from our diet, yes this is sometimes true but only because … Continue reading ARE CARBS THE DEVIL?
The Lazy Girls Guide to Healthy Cooking:
I remember when I was living at home…. My dinner was cooked for me pretty much every night and I remember what a pain in the a*s I use to be - ‘I don’t want this’ ‘I can’t eat that’ ‘Too many carbs’ ‘I don’t like this’ ‘I’m turning vegetarian’ ‘Where’s my meat?’ ‘This broccoli … Continue reading The Lazy Girls Guide to Healthy Cooking:
How to eat more… and NOT gain fat
We all have that one skinny friend that eats and eats and eats and will always remain the size of stick. (We secretly hope it catches up with you one day!!) Well I’m here to say you too can eat MORE food without putting on fat! Almost sounds to good to be true huh, a … Continue reading How to eat more… and NOT gain fat