You are not defined by your body shape
June 19, 2017

Have you ever caught yourself wondering if you’d be happier if you were a stone lighter? Or thought of all the things you would wear/do/visit if you were thinner? It is the messaging I hear all too often. Women telling me that they hate their bodies and want to be slimmer, lighter, tighter. But I […]

What time of day should I exercise?
April 26, 2017

I really wanted to write a blog post on this topic as I am asked this question so often. Unfortunately, it comes under the dreaded should prefix alongside “what should I eat for breakfast” and “what exercise should I be doing?”. The problem is that I am 100% in the “when you want to and […]

Fitness for life, not a season.
July 30, 2016

Recently I was asked to speak at an event on lifelong fitness at the amazing raw food cafe Tanya’s cafe in Chelsea. It was the hottest day of the year, I had sunburn and public speaking is not really my jam but it was a fantastic evening and I loved speaking about something so close […]

The dreaded Teaser…..
July 14, 2016

Anyone who has tried the ‘Teaser’ in Pilates knows that when you can do it, you feel like a king, but when you can’t it just seems impossible. Here’s Part One of my advice to help you build up to that perfect V-shape Teaser. What is Teaser? Teaser is a fantastic exercise that requires balance, […]

Sleep – Guest blog. How to sleep like a baby.
February 15, 2016

Sleep: Some people could do it forever, others never seem to get enough. Some love it more than anything else in the world, others can take it or leave it. “You can sleep when you’re dead” may well be true BUT there are some very real health risks associated with lack of sleep. It can […]

Recipe – The ‘surely these aren’t good for me’ pancakes I absolutely love these protein and antioxidant rich pancakes for breakfast and what better time to enjoy them than pancake day!! They keep you full for longer and help to regulate blood sugar levels. High protein breakfasts can help reduce the risk of eating high-sugar […]

Recipe – Edamame, Pea and Mint smash
January 24, 2016

Recipe: Edamame, Pea and Mint smash – serves 1 That long stretch between lunch and dinner can play havoc on your blood sugar levels and missing out on the right mid afternoon snack can make it really hard to make positive choices come dinner time. The mistake most people make when trying to ‘be healthy’ […]

Is HIIT really just a CHEAT?
September 10, 2015

Lose 5 stone in 5 minutes. 60 seconds to a 6-pack. The 1 diet tip that you all need to know. RUBBISH!

We are constantly inundated with ridiculous claims from ridiculous companies about how to get fit/skinny/sexy fast. If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is…..but is that true for High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)?