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Fitness Without A Face

You may notice from my instagram that I do not have my face in any of my pictures. Why you may ask…. Well this is for a number of reasons: I work as a mental health nurse in real life and when I am working – I am boundaried and thoughtful…
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Fitness Principles

When you look around the gym and everyone looks like they know what they’re doing (maybe they actually do, maybe they don’t), it can really affect what ever confidence you walked into the gym with. Having been more of a class goer than…
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Balance

Balance is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as ‘An even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady’. I fully believe in balance. I really like the message that is spread about balance in the health…
How to eat well
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Fitness to observe progress

Why have I got into fitness and personal training?  The more I think about this, the more my explanation changes. 2003 – I put on weight at Uni. 2006 - I lost weight but wanted to eat nice food (not healthy food). 2007 – 2010 -…
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The Pain's are The Gain's

‘No Pain, No Gain’ is a major part of the fitness worlds’ way to help us conceptualise why we would put our bodies through pain with exercising….I personally think, however, that the phrase doesn’t promote what we should be focussing…
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PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder -  ‘a psychological condition, characterized by anxiety, withdrawal, and a proneness to physical illness, that may follow a traumatic experience’ (Oxford dictionary.) PTSD was initially identified…