Yoga for Runners

Yoga is a fantastic way to combat the stiffness that running, cycling, and other sports can bring.  That’s why I’ve designed a simple, short yoga sequence for runners to use post-run. My downloadable yoga for runners sequence focuses on postures that open the hips and stretch the hamstrings and quads. This will help improve your

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Why Losing Weight Won’t Make You Happy

Losing weight won’t make you happy. I know it seems hard to believe when you’re staring into the mirror at your tummy spilling over the top of too tight jeans, but I’ve got news for you; weight loss doesn’t promise happiness. Sure, right now maybe it may seem like it does. Like if only you were 10

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10 Reasons to Exercise that Have Nothing to do with Weight Loss

There are so many reasons not to make weight loss the focus of your fitness regime.  For a start, exercise is actually a lousy way to lose weight. If you make weight loss your main goal, you may fail to reach your goal, and then you will quickly lose motivation and likely will stop exercising. But

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I’m Back!

I have to admit, I’ve neglected this blog. I haven’t posted since March this year, and even before then was only posting sporadically.  You know how it is; Life gets in the way. I was distracted by working with my face-to-face clients, by my personal life (I got married this year!) and, if I’m being

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Recipe: Pineapple Mint Protein Smoothie

I’m all about making things quick and easy. This smoothie recipe uses pre-prepared fruit and requires just 3 simple ingredients (plus some protein powder) so it’s super quick and easy to whip up! Print Pineapple Mint Protein Smoothie Servings 1 Ingredients 1 small tub fresh, chopped pineapple 1 scoop plain protein powder 10-15 fresh mint leaves

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5 Ways to Relieve Post Exercise Muscle Soreness 

  Muscle Soreness; we’ve all been there. Perhaps you started a new training program. Perhaps you pushed yourself harder than usual, or maybe you had one too many days off between workouts. Whatever the reason, most of us have experienced muscle soreness or DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) after training. DOMS usually shows up between

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