Autoimmune Conditions (like coeliac) are becoming more prevalent in our modern society, but diagnosis and treatment for some are still inconsistent, or lack research commitments. This needs to change, and to do that we need to increase awareness. September is PCOS awareness month - In the UK currently (according to the NHS) it is suspected … Continue reading Living with PCOS – Guest Blog
Find your Passion: fitness when you’re younger is about play, competition and socialization and how the word exercise - such as in PE classes at school - would develop these negative connotations. As adults, we keep that mentality, we seem to experience the word exercise with a negative emotional response - and we need to reboot that and start doing the things we ENJOY, and not see it as punishment, but as play.
Let's start off by saying coaching isn’t easy - Coaching is actually really hard! Being able to make a session that; covers varying experience and skills levels, keeps everyone engaged and involved, and most importantly allows everyone to continue to learn. Initially I found this incredibly daunting, and I still do - so this is how I plan my sessions, in case it helps anyone else out there who’s new to the coaching world!
You just got diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder. You have just been told you can no longer eat all the usual staples that you've lived on (I say the term lightly), for the past 30+ years. You have to change everything you've known about food and nutrition, because your body has suffered damage and doesn't … Continue reading How Coeliac changed my relationship with food
As an athlete - yes I know I originally used the term quite mockingly - but actually, I am! #owningit Anyway, as an athlete, over the past few years, I've been looking for ways to improve myself at my sport. Improving my fitness was one part of that, but on the most part it was … Continue reading What CrossFit is teaching me…