If, like me, you’ve just got back from your holiday, having taken full advantage of the fancy breakfast and the delicious cocktails, then chances are you’re feeling a little ‘soft’. To help with our unwelcome holiday gains Matt and I have been doing HIT workouts. Here are a few of the combinations we have been … More After Holiday HIT Workout
Hi everyone, I’m now a qualified personal trainer (and loving it!) I now have a website where I upload blogs, and a Facebook page where I share them https://www.facebook.com/TheFitThing I’ve really enjoyed being on WordPress and hearing your thoughts on my posts and would love it if you would join me on Facebook! Be great to … More I’ve moved!
I’ve been trying out classes and last week I tried spinning for the first time. I’d always been put off it because I’ve seen people leave the class a wobbly mess, I’ve heard stories of people throwing up mid spin, or passing out. I thought this must be on a whole other level of fitness. It’s … More My first spin class (+ tips for yours!)
I first went to body pump in 2014. This was back in the days when I used to make my way around the cardio machines, 30 minutes on the cross trainer, a little run, a bit of stepping. I didn’t really know what I was doing if I headed down the other end of the … More My Experience of Les Mills Body Pump
When I first started going to the gym I used to stick to the cross trainer and the treadmill, steering clear of the weights and mats. I was so self conscious that people were looking at me thinking- she has no clue what she is doing. Fair point. I didn’t. But not doing it isn’t … More Gym like no one is watching!
So you’re thinking of embarking on a healthy life. You promise to eat more veg, eat less crappy food that your Grandad wouldn’t recognise as food and you’re going to exercise. You’re really going to do it this time. Before I started eating healthy and working out I had no idea how much it would … More Things I’ve Noticed Since I Jumped on the Fit and Healthy Wagon
I am studying for my PT Level 3 exam at the moment and was finding some stuff really tough to remember- Such as the muscle names- who knew speaking Latin would ever come in so handy- if only I did! Then it came to me, I remember stories better than anything. I started putting together … More My Hacks to Remember Stuff for PT Level 3
There are so many fads out there and an abundance of ‘bro science’ that sometimes getting fit and healthy can seem like a mind field. You might not be interested in learning the sciences, or might simply not have the time to root away in text books and podcasts to find out the truths of … More Diet Secret- Stick to the Basics
The scales- Dreaded by many, and for good reason. Seeing the number on the scales higher or unchanged can make you feel demotivated and down. The number on the scale was something I battled with for a fair year or more. Weighing myself every week and, even while I didn’t need to, feeling fantastic when … More Should you throw your scales away?
Saturday. My favorite day of the week.The day of time. Time to relax in bed without thinking- shit I need to get the train, time to scroll through Instagram, time to have a good breakfast of avocado on toast. Time properly plan a work out and work out well. Here’s my Saturday morning workout that got my … More Red Faced Workout