Fitness, Hiking / Trails, Uncategorized

The Avonmore Way / Clara

Anyone ever bought a car with the intention of 'this means i can start walking more'? Living so close to the Wicklow mountains but not having a car to drive in and do the trail routes was always a pain point of mine. Now that we have a car and my leg is finally healing… Continue reading The Avonmore Way / Clara

Fitness, Mental Health, Spiritual/Wellbeing

Life after diagnosis.

In 2018 I was diagnosed with autoimmunity (PsA), neuropathy & skin cancer. I went through months of harsh medications that destroyed my immune system & left me weak & fatigued. I lay awake through endless nights of chronic physical & emotional pain. I watched my strength disappear, I watched my health deteriorate. I went from… Continue reading Life after diagnosis.

Fitness, Mental Health, Spiritual/Wellbeing

A blessing in disguise.

It has been such a tough year for me being unable to train for the most part due to being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease (PsA), but at the same time this year has made me so much stronger. Mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Last year I was training because I hated the way my body… Continue reading A blessing in disguise.

Fitness, Mental Health

To blessed to be stressed.

If you follow my instagram & snapchat you will know already that the past few months i have been really struggling with joint pain. I don't know where it came from but it started back in July, it came on so suddenly and very quickly spread throughout all of my joints and has continued to… Continue reading To blessed to be stressed.

Fitness, Healthy Eating, Mental Health

Carb Cravings & Binge Eating – How to stop them.

People often ask me why i am so strict with my eating. The amount of times a week i hear 'live a little' or 'treat yourself' when i say no to a chocolate bar, or when we have cakes in work and i say no. I know where people are coming from and that they… Continue reading Carb Cravings & Binge Eating – How to stop them.

Fitness, Mental Health, Spiritual/Wellbeing

My First Float.

                           If you read my previous blog post you will know that for my 25th birthday i was heading over to Kildare for the day to experience my first ever float session in a sensory deprivation tank. I went to Sli Beatha in… Continue reading My First Float.

Fitness, Spiritual/Wellbeing

Listen to your body.

I spend a lot of time lifting weights and working out. For a long time I wanted to spend every minute I had spare in the gym working out and I started to neglect all of the other things that contribute towards a good weightlifting session and good overall fitness. I got to a point… Continue reading Listen to your body.

Fitness, Healthy Eating, Mental Health, Spiritual/Wellbeing

Recommended Podcasts.

Since I started video logging throughout the day I have been mentioning what podcasts I have been listening to and have had so many people messaging me directly to ask what podcasts I would recommend so I thought I would write a post with my favourite podcasts. I listen to podcasts all day every day,… Continue reading Recommended Podcasts.

Fitness

Rest, recovery & re-feeds.

The past few weeks I have been writing about how so far on my cut I have been feeling great, full of energy, the weight is dropping fast and no cravings at all. Going with a low carb diet and being in a caloric defect whilst still training to a high intensity & also walking… Continue reading Rest, recovery & re-feeds.

Fitness, Healthy Eating

2 weeks in.

So I started my cut two weeks ago but haven’t really had a chance to blog anything about it yet I’ve been busy with starting my new job and training. Finally have a few spare hours today to get up to scratch with my blog and a few other things. When my bulk ended I… Continue reading 2 weeks in.