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A health and fitness blog by a girl who like running, healthy eating, cocktails and cheese
A health and fitness blog by a girl who like running, healthy eating, cocktails and cheese

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Last week I was invited to an event by the Women’s Tennis Association. I don’t often drag myself into London for events, but this sounded really interesting, so I hopped onto a train and found myself on a rainy but warm afternoon standing on the terrace…

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Ever since I started running I’ve been strapping my phone to my arm to track my runs and listen to music. My husband has a sports watch, and I was always slightly jealous of it, but wasn’t really sure about investing, especially since I do a lot of other…

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Earlier this week I went into what Protein actually is, and why it’s important in your diet. Today it’s time to take a closer look at how much protein you actually need to eat. Protein shakes and bars can have a bit of an image of being associated with…

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Protein is a hot dietary topic at the moment. But do you really know WHY protein is so important in your diet, and where are the best places to get it? Why is Protein Important in your diet? Protein is made up of amino acids, when we eat protein our body…

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I’m going to come clean right now. I don’t think I actually did any of last months goals. I wanted to improve my explosive strength and flexibility, but I didn’t do either of those things. In fact I’m probably more hunched up like a little old lady than I…

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Protein is something of a hot nutritional topic, with the importance of it in the diet reaching beyond “bro” body builders and into the world of your average fitness fan. Recently Weetabix got in touch and asked me if I’d like to try their new Weetabix…

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I like an amusing or motivational slogan vest as much as the next person. As long as it actually is amusing or motivational. Far too many of the slogan shirts out there are, well, jut a bit cheesy. Too much “Eat Clean, Train Dirty” nonsense and not enough…

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As I sat down to think back over March I realised I couldn’t really remember what on earth I’d done this month. I had to go fetch my diary and review all my assorted apps to remind myself what I’d actually been doing. I know I got a new fitness watch to…

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I find it hard to believe that 2016 is the 4th year I’ve run the Trowse 10k. It’s become something of a tradition now to get up stupidly early on Easter Sunday for the 9am start, then be in the pub by lunch time celebrating. In 2013 I ran in snow…

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I have to confess I have a cupboard stuffed with jars of dried herbs that I rarely use. Many of them went out of date years ago, so don’t really taste of anything any more. It’s not that I don’t want to use them, it’s just that I seem to forget they are…
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