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nutrition

A Coffee A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

What new research says about daily coffee consumption This is for all the coffee lovers out there! I was once told "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" however, some exciting research suggests the same could be true for coffee. Coffee is one of the most popular drinks of choice across the world. The… Continue reading A Coffee A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

Mental Health, nutrition

Is Green Tea Good For You?

Why You Should Be Drinking Green Tea Green tea is a popular drink of choice for many people including myself. I first started drinking the herbal tea at University as I wasn't into coffee at the time and often fancied something fresher than a creamy English Breakfast tea. Initially, I found green tea to be… Continue reading Is Green Tea Good For You?

Exercise

Are Abs Everything?

Are Abs Everything? The Importance of Training Your Core For many years now, influencers and fitness fanatics on social media have posted their top tips for getting abs, which were for a long time considered to be the picture-perfect image of health and fitness. While I am glad to say that ‘having abs’ is being… Continue reading Are Abs Everything?

nutrition

The Super Supplement: Creatine Explained

Creatine is a supplement that has fascinated me since I first heard of it a couple of years back. It is possibly the most widely researched supplement in regard to fitness and strength training, but its many benefits go much further than just the fitness industry. What is Creatine? When I first came across creatine,… Continue reading The Super Supplement: Creatine Explained

Mental Health, Running

Running and The Brain

A while back I wrote about the beneficial impacts that yoga has on the brain and it got me thinking about other sports. We have all heard of runners high, the phenomenon that occurs leading to feelings of euphoria during or after running. While runners high is incredibly unpredictable and not everyone will experience it,… Continue reading Running and The Brain

Blog

How to Stick to those Resolutions

Welcome back and welcome to 2021! I hope everyone has had a lovely New Year even without the ability to celebrate it together. I, like many people I know, am prone to making New Year’s Resolutions and then never sticking to them. With the start of the new year, I wanted to look at why… Continue reading How to Stick to those Resolutions

Exercise, Running

The Great South Run: A Review

It is early in the morning. I have butterflies in my stomach as I try to force down a bowl of porridge. It’s plain porridge, ungarnished by my usual spread of frozen berries, nut butters and flax seeds. I don’t like taking risks with my digestion before running anything longer than a 5k. I am… Continue reading The Great South Run: A Review

nutrition

The Keto Diet Explained

What is the Keto Diet, and should I try it?  The Keto Diet and Weight Loss Explained The Ketogenic (or keto for short) Diet has become a popular topic of conversation among the fitness community over the last few years. Recently it hit the headlines again with the 0/5/100 challenge put forward by a top… Continue reading The Keto Diet Explained