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Gym Warm Up - How To?

Warm up -  So there’s always a warm up period in any class: Yoga. Boxing. Circuits.  Normally a warm up is ‘class specific’ so warming up arms and torso in boxing more.  Alas however, what do you do when in the gym on…
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How to work out?!

Basics Warm up. Have a workout game plan. Cool down. Simple?! I didn’t think so. My main tips for working out are going to be broken down into different sections.  A ‘warm up’ can look like a lot of things. From a gentle…
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Sleep Hygiene

Why is sleep so important?  Recover Replenish Revive Biologically/physically and mentally, our bodies need sleep.  Anyone who has not had enough sleep may have experienced the following:  Loss of appetite.  Desperate…
Beach Yoga
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My Postpartum Recovery

My aim on my blog (and in person) is to document my experience and advise what I wish someone had told me when I was pregnant and for my post part recovery.  With my https://powex.co.uk/fit-pregnancy/ blog and this, I aim not to be 'preachy'.…
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Fit Pregnancy

So, Hey. I will write a separate blog about my experience of pregnancy...as one of my friends described it as 'the pits', which somewhat summed my experience up too. But for now, I am going to highlight the positive effects exercise had…
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Supplements

Supplements Before I get into a mind field of ‘are you qualified to give this advice’, I would suggest always asking a qualified professional nutritionist before you start playing around with supplements extensively.  I have experimented…
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Polenta Cake

Almond and Lemon Polenta cake Gluten free, rice free, dairy free. Contains Nuts, Contains maize. I always spend ages trying to make recipes with slight adjustments because of my own dietary wierdness. Gluten free often comes with rice flour…
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Eating/Eating Disorders

Eating I see eating disorders everywhere.  I meet young people at work who talk about them (without really labelling them).  Social media talks bout weight and eating issues a lot in todays day and age.  The media in general portrays a one…
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Positivity vs Reality (be kind)

Mental health - A person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being. (Oxford Dictionary) ‘Positivity’ - 'The practice of being or tendency to be positive or optimistic in attitude (Oxford Dictionary) ‘Reality’ The…
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OCD

OCD - An Anxiety Disorder. OCD is thrown around all the time ‘oh I have to have the TV on an even number’, ‘I must make sure I check my straighteners 3 times before I leave the house’. These thoughts can get in the way of you getting…