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How to Push Yourself During a Workout

Let’s face it, we have all been there... you're halfway through a workout and seriously considering throwing in the towel and saying “I’m done.” There are some days where you wake up feeling on top of the world and can’t wait to smash out your workout; then there are those workouts you really need to dig deep and find that extra motivation. If you are looking for that extra motivation you have come to the right place! Here are my top tips on how to push yourself during a workout: 1. Break up the time. Whether it be cardio, an MK workout or an intense weight session, sometimes it can be daunting how much longer we have to go or how many more reps we need to complete. I have seen a funny meme

How to Bounce Back from a Binge

How to Recover from a bit of a binge? Rather than telling yourself to deprive yourself and not enjoy your time, I thought I would put together a few tips on how to bounce back if you did go overboard the snack train. Remember, it’s okay to treat yourself from time to time, don’t waste time feeling guilty, just focus on what you can do after to get back on track. 1. Drink plenty of water. When you're "busy" in quarantine or with friends and family, it's possible that you're not drinking as much water as you normally would. Water can really help to stimulate your digestive system, so increasing your fluids can help get things moving and reduce the bloat. 2. Go for a walk. I know when we have o

The Best Beauty Products You Need In Your Gym Bag!

Part of taking care of your body is taking care of your skin. If you are an avid gym goer, home gym or not, I’m sure you know that sometimes you need to make changes to your regular beauty regime. With things such as sweat and dirt constantly getting in your hair and on your skin, it can be hard to find a beauty regime that works for you. In this blog I want to share some of my favorite beauty products and tips I use before or after a workout, that really make a difference in my routine. Cleanser. I'm sure many of you have heard me say this before, but I don't like working out with makeup on. I find it makes my skin break out as it clogs my pores and my skin doesn't get a chance to breathe.

Tips For Working Out At Home

It's always a beautiful day to move our bodies! Although super convenient, especially during these uncertain time, sometimes training at home can be a little challenging because there are so many distractions, and it can be easy to want to give up early or quit; or maybe you don't have access to the same equipment as you would at the gym. Don't fret! Training at home can 100% be just as effective, even with limited equipment. Think positive, training at home can be a great way to get your workout in, without leaving the comfort of your own home! Whether you're doing a cardio based workout at home or are working out to build strength, here are my top tips for training at home. Remove the dist

Easy Ways to Get Out of Your Fitness Rut

No doubt we have all fallen off the health and fitness bandwagon before. Whether you're in quaratine, you’ve just come back from a vacation, it’s a busy period in your life or you’ve simply lost motivation, it can happen to anyone! The trouble with being stuck in a "fitness rut" is that it can be really hard to get out of it. Here are some of my top tips on how to get out of your fitness rut! Write down your goals. If you have fallen out of your exercise lifestyle and are finding it hard to get started again, write down some weekly goals, then breaking them down into daily goals. This can literally be as simple as exercising 3 times that week and choosing exactly which day and time you will

Are You Stalling Your Progress?

I know you hear me go on all the time about pushing yourself harder during your workouts and to keep yourself active to reach your goals and to feel good. While pushing yourself can certainly help you become stronger, fitter and feel good, there are a few aspects to consider that will actually stall progress or make your workouts harder (not in a good way) if you are unaware. Three ways you could be making your progress tougher: 1. You don't stop working out. While regular exercise is super important, so is rest. I can’t stress this enough. While doing intense resistance training sessions every day might sound like a great idea, you are at risk of overtraining your body. Essentially, this me

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