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Find The Best Protein Powders For You

Best Protein Powders

If you’re new to working out like me, you’ll have discovered that it can be exhausting, painful and downright draining to say the least! If you’re a seasoned gym goer then you’ll have found this out long ago! Seasoned gym goers have a secret though, to help boost their work outs, improve muscle growth and improve recovery time….PROTEIN POWDERS! Here is my list of some of the best protein powders out there right now.

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Something To Wear This Week: Proskins Leggings

For anyone looking to totally revolutionise their life, it’s important not only to look at the food they eat, but what they do with their body on a daily basis too. Exercise is key to long term success for many, although I seriously envy anyone who can happily lose weight without it!

If you, like me, had to give in to the inevitable fact that your body isn’t going to get there on its own, you’ll have also found a sudden need for new gym clothes! There’s a lot of choice out there for a girl, or guy, looking to update their gym attire, and sometimes it can be overwhelming choosing between the myriad different leggings, tops, sports bras, shorts, trousers and costumes. In this situation it’s often useful to have a bit of a helping hand, and I was thrilled when I was introduced to Proskin, who bill themselves as creating ‘intelligent apparel for fashion and sport’, and what’s more is that they actually deliver on that!  Continue Reading…


For Anyone That Feels Like Quitting…

Please don’t! Here’s why, how, and what to do if you have…

We all have them don’t we? Those days where it all seems too much and we just want to say f**k it and throw in the proverbial towel. If you don’t you’re a very lucky (and slightly odd) person, and I seriously envy you! I’m talking about those days where losing weight just feels like a never ending journey requiring far too much effort for far too little reward. Given that losing weight has unquantifiable benefits, from a physical and mental health point of view, that might seem stupid, but sometimes it’s just hard for those huge benefits to out-way quite how exhausting losing weight can be. Continue Reading…


Seven Reasons You Might Not Be Losing Weight

Do you ever have one of those weeks where you feel that you’ve done everything perfectly, but the number on the scales just isn’t budging? Well, I have and it’s incredibly frustrating. I am not a Slimming World consultant, and I have not been trained by Slimming World, but I’ve been doing this for over a year now and in that time I’ve gained a pretty good insight (from my own struggles and from those around me) into the things which could be stopping the weight from shifting. 

Hopefully this might help identify some things you could adjust or change. I will stress though that the plan works differently for everyone, and there’s no hard and fast rule for how fast you should lose weight on Slimming World! It’s easy to get disheartened when you see other people with big losses, but just remember that the most important thing is that you’ve taken control of your weight problems, and you’re doing something about them! Never let anyone make you feel bad for the rate at which you’re losing weight, and NEVER EVER give up because you feel it’s not shifting fast enough. Nobody ever said that losing weight was easy, if it was everyone in this world would be slim. It’s a hard journey, but with the right tools and support it’s one that you will absolutely get to the end of. As I say, these are just some observations, and generally accepted principles, that might make a bit of difference to your weight loss, and the first one might surprise you!  Continue Reading…


From Flabby to Fit…A New Kind of Journey

Anyone who reads my blog regularly, or even occasionally, will know that I’ve been loosing weight with Slimming World since July 2015. Since starting I’ve lost 3.5 stone (that’s 49llbs but whatevs…!!!!), and my entire life has changed more than I could ever have dreamed. It’s been a hugely eye opening experience, and I’ve learnt a lot about myself and exactly how much I’m actually capable of!

I’ve lost a lot of weight and have begun to love my body, I no longer have rolls of back fat and my tummy doesn’t stick out further than my boobs, but there are some new insecurities which have crept in. Namely saggy bits. Don’t get me wrong, lots of people have this problem so much worse than I do, but each of us has our own view of our body. So, in an effort to try and combat the appearance of these new wobbly bits and help boost my weight loss as it starts to plateau, I have decided to become a ‘gym bunny’!  Continue Reading…