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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This past 2 months i've been cutting on a very low carb diet. My calories haven't been to low as i didn't have an awful lot to lose, i was aiming for 1lb a week. In order to burn 1lb a week you need to burn 3500 more calories than you consume. With intense workouts… Continue reading Food for Thought. Literally.
After trying a protein pancake mix for the first time last week i couldn't wait to try out a few home recipes at the weekend and try and make my own from scratch. I don't eat flour, butter or sugar so regular pancakes are out of the question. Oh and don't forget regular pancakes are… Continue reading Protein Pancakes