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

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, Uncategorized

Blowfish Feels.

I’m at that point in during my bulk where I feel like Kirsty the Blowfish. I started this bulk at the end of the summer and made a lot of progress and have put on 17lbs in total since then. Especially since the beginning of January when I started my new training regimen I have… Continue reading Blowfish Feels.

Fitness, Healthy Eating, Uncategorized

Bulking – Food Diary & Bloating.

When I first started this bulk for a long time I found it very difficult to eat enough carbs during the day without feeling absolutely stuffed and bloated. I usually would eat quite a lot carb diet. Not intentionally, but I just tend to eat a lot of spinach, broccoli, berries that kind of thing… Continue reading Bulking – Food Diary & Bloating.

Fitness, Healthy Eating, Uncategorized

My Bulk So Far.

I said when I started blogging again that I was going to blog my bulk and then when it comes to it my cut. So here is my first bulk blog post. ** FYI – I’m sure a lot of people reading my blog will know this already but just for anyone who doesn’t already… Continue reading My Bulk So Far.

Fitness

Split Leg Routine – Part 2

So i posted a few days ago the first quad day of my split leg workout routine. I'm glad everyone seemed to like the post and i had a lot of messages and positive feedback from people who were giving it a try. I promised i'd follow up with my Hamstrings/Glute workout so here it is.… Continue reading Split Leg Routine – Part 2

Fitness

Split Leg Routine – Quad Day.

Since i started my competition prep I've been trying to train legs as much as possible. In order to get the best results in the shortest amount of time i have started training legs 4 days a week. I really don't know how i'm walking right now (ironic because i have broken toes as i… Continue reading Split Leg Routine – Quad Day.

Fitness

Strength Goals, Staying Motivated.

The reason i first started working out and going to the gym was because i wanted to get in shape, which to be honest is the same reason most people start going. After i had worked hard and was finally happy with my shape my goals in the gym changed. I had smashed the goals… Continue reading Strength Goals, Staying Motivated.