Female body expectations

I've written of this previously but felt the need to expand based on my recent experiences since working with a nutrition coach. After posting images (and the blog post) of the progress I had made, which I would like to point out originated from a desire to improve as an athlete, I received a lot … Continue reading Female body expectations

The last piece of the Puzzle – My Experience with Newbigin Nutrition & Coaching

I've considered myself an 'athlete' since I started my journey into Roller Derby, and have at various stages dabbled with Nutrition to attempt to improve my performance, but I am not a nutritionist - I can be a keyboard scientist all I like but the internet is literally a bottomless pit of fad's, crap advice … Continue reading The last piece of the Puzzle – My Experience with Newbigin Nutrition & Coaching

We can’t Win; body shaming, self-worth and YOU!

My body shape and size is not for you, how I look is not for you. During my morning routine I was perusing some tweets and then I got sucked into a black hole of awfulness, which I won't be sharing here because that just further engages with the conversation. But to give some context; … Continue reading We can’t Win; body shaming, self-worth and YOU!

Movement is Movement; don’t be so hard on yourself

It's been a few weeks of COVID-19 now and I don't know about you, but being able to exercise outdoors is becoming the new balance for me, and it struck me the other day how lucky I was to live where I do. My doors open out into the old Colliery woodlands, I'm right on … Continue reading Movement is Movement; don’t be so hard on yourself

Body Image – the fluctuating love/hate relationship and Self-Isolation’s impact….

Body Confidence, Body Image, Body Positivity - we all see it hammered in our social feeds all the live long day. But is it realistic to have a constantly positive relationship with your body.... I’m speaking from my personal position and not for anyone else, you may or may not agree with my stance on … Continue reading Body Image – the fluctuating love/hate relationship and Self-Isolation’s impact….