Fitness

Fitness posts full of information on ways to keep fit, ways to maintain your weight, tips to lose weight, and healthy eating recipes!

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    Fitness

    10 Ways To Get A Little More Motivated To Work Out

    Anyone who is in the habit of training at a gym or going on runs/walks will be able to tell you that exercising is pretty simple. It can be quite frustrating to hear when you’re not as fit as you’d like to be, but it’s the truth. Once you get used to working out regularly, you become uncomfortable with not working out. The idea of sitting around for too long isn’t nice. We’re always looking for ways to work on our health, and exercising is one of the main ways of improving things. But what can you do to get more motivated to work out? Finding the motivation to work out…

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    Exante Diet Have Had a Rebrand!

    Just over 2 year’s ago I started looking at various diet plans and tried to find out just how sustainable they are long-term and the benefits of each one. During that time I have worked with quite a few diet companies and learnt a lot about myself and my ‘issues’ with food. As well as everything I have learnt, I have healthily lost 1st 9lbs which I’m over the moon about as I feel great and back to how I felt before I had the girls! One of the companies I had the pleasure of working with was Exante and since writing about them last year, they have been back…

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    Tips for Buying the Best Smart Scale

    Many people these days are into fitness and health. People have realised the importance of exercise and staying healthy as a means of avoiding lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, and as a trend to look and feel great. However, few people can stick to their fitness schedules or programs, especially those that don’t have fitness trainers or instructors. Sometimes they take on challenges that are just too hard for them, and in some cases, they lack the means to measure their progress and quit before they can achieve what they have set to achieve. Buying the Best Smart Scale You should know that fitness is not a destination, but a…

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    Top 6 Fun Outdoor Activities to do

    People are getting antsier cooped up indoors with the stay-at-home orders worldwide. That makes outdoor activities an excellent way to change scenery and bond with your family and friends. You can engage in various fun things outside when you need some fresh air or outdoor adventure. The best thing about outdoor activities is that they are quite affordable, making them suitable if you are tight on cash. Here are ideas that you can use to make a memorable day out alone or with your loved ones. Here are some fun outdoor activities: A Scavenger Hunt A scavenger hunt is an ideal outdoor activity that you can be sure to enjoy…

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    Fitness,  Meal Planning

    Jane Plan’s Diet Delivery Service

    Usual followers of my blog will know that at the moment, I’m really interested in dieting and whether following a set diet plan will be sustainable long-term or as soon as you finish them, you just pile the weight back on. I also don’t really diet and you can read about my love of food here! I have previously worked with diet brands so I was really pleased when Jane Plan responded to my emails about working with me.  This was my first time approaching a brand directly (they normally come to me) so I think I babbled quite a bit the first time I spoke to Jane! However Jane…

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    Family,  Fitness

    Keeping Active during Pregnancy with SpeedBump Maternity Activewear

    Over the last few years I have been really enjoying working out at home and I have tried quite a few different programmes and workouts. In that time I have rediscovered my love of Yoga and despite damaging the rotator cuff in my shoulder practicing a Downward Dog(!) I kept it up throughout the start of my pregnancy as I knew how important it is keeping active during pregnancy. However I soon got to the point where Yoga was becoming uncomfortable due to my clothes feeling a little bit tighter and me generally feeling really really tired all the time! During that time I was approached by an active wear…

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    You’ve Got To Work On Your Health Before You Can Work On Anyone Else

    Something that many people struggle with is that you’ve got to work on your own health before you can start working on someone else. It’s easier to manage someone else’s health than it is to manage your own because you don’t actually have to practice what you preach. But, how can you be sure that you know what’s best health-wise if you haven’t taken the right steps in your own life? In this article, we’re going to be looking at some of the things that you’ve got to have done for your own health first. Keep reading if you want to find out more. Know When You’re Stressed You’ve got…

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    Beets Blu Smart Cardio Heart Rate Monitor

    I have worked numerous times with Beets Blu now and they recently got in touch to see if we would like to try out their new improved Smart Cardio Heart Rate Monitor We have tried the previous version and it was really nice to see what improvements had been made to an already great device! Beets Blu have been specialists in mobile apps, fitness technologies and electronics since 2012 and currently have a great range of products available. Tracking and measuring your heart rate is important when exercising and working out as you can see immediately when you are pushing yourself too hard or whether you need to up the workout level in…

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    6 Ideas To Improve Your Home Workouts

    In 2020 working out at home has become increasingly popular. One of the biggest drawbacks of working out at home is that it can be challenging to motivate yourself. The good news is that there are plenty of things you can do to improve your home workouts. Try these six simple tips to help you get in the zone. 1 . Fitness Apps There are many fitness apps that can help you to work out from home. Here are some great options to make a start. Sworkit: The Sworkit app uses algorithms to match you with the right workout, based on your ability and how much time you have. You…

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    Fighting Fitness-related Aches and Pains

    Keeping fit gives you lots of benefits, helping you to stay healthy and happy, but it can come with some downsides too. Everyone has felt the aches and pains of the aftermath of a tough workout, and sometimes you can experience more than just muscle aches. When keeping fit leads to pain, it gets in the way of your fitness goals. It can make it tougher to reach your goals and sometimes bring you to a stop. But there are things that you can do to deal with the fitness-related aches and pains that come with exercising regularly. If you want to keep on exercising and keeping fit, take a…

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    Watching my Weight with the Beets Blu Bluetooth Smart Scales

    As most of my regular followers and readers will know I have been working on my weight and confidence building. It all started about a year after Mia was born. Fast forward to today and I have had amazing opportunities to review other brands and weight loss plans as well as wearable tech brands too. When Beets Blu, who I have worked with twice before, came to me to review their Bluetooth Smart Scales I knew I couldn’t turn the opportunity down! Beets Blu, founded in 2012 are specialists in mobile apps, fitness technology and electronics and they also have their Bluetooth Smart Scale which fits in nicely with their current product…