Are you someone that suffers with tight hamstrings? Maybe you’re a runner? Maybe you lift weights, you cycle, you hike, you sit at a desk all day? Maybe you do none of those things, but just suffer with tight hamstrings. If so, give these five yoga postures for tight hamstrings a go. Remember that flexibility doesn’t happen over night, so sadly these stretches aren’t going to make you super mobile after just one day. I recommend trying some of my yoga flows on YouTube. They’re totally free, with sequences ranging from 10 minutes to 1 hour long. When it comes… View Post

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In yoga and meditation we use different tools to help us set intentions and take our focus inwards. Yoga mudras (hand gestures) are one of the ways of doing this. With each one having a different meaning and use, we’re able to use the mudras to further our practice, taking it deeper into the mind and soul, as well as just the body. There are many different yoga mudras, so I’ve selected three of my favourites to share with you in this blog post. Namaste mudra, Kali mudra and¬†Padma mudra are my chosen mudras because they are the ones I… View Post

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This blog post contains an advertorial for Berghaus Welcome to 2018 and my first blog post of the year! I’m writing this blog post from the sofa of our cosy cottage in Wales after a hike to a cute lunch spot for my Dad’s birthday. Those of you who have followed me for a while will know I’m a super keen hiker and wherever I go – whether it’s in the UK or somewhere further afield – I’ll always be looking for a good hike to do. Every year my family and I go out for a New Year’s Day… View Post

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Another blogger writing another 2017 reflections blog post… yep, keep reading! ūüėČ In October 2016 I had a one-to-one session with an astrologist, who told me that 2017 would be the toughest year of my life so far, but that 2019 would see the start of my seven years of totality. I would like to say that I understood everything he told me and did lots of research after the session to work out exactly what he meant. I didn’t. But the statement about 2017 being a hard year stayed with me. I’m a very open minded person, but I’m… View Post

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This blog post started as a multi-brand winter fitness fashion picks and very quickly turned into an appreciation blog post for one of my favourite brands and the seamless base layers that they’ve launched this year. Here’s looking at you Sweaty Betty¬†and your amazing Sweaty Betty seamless leggings and tops! *insert heart eyes emoji* For many the start of Christmas is signalled by a Christmas song on the radio, the John Lewis Christmas advert, maybe advent calendars in the supermarket or the switching on of Christmas lights. Those things are fun and all, but the real sign that Christmas is… View Post

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YOUR WINTER FITNESS MOTIVATION TIPS Wearing: Leggings – P.E. Nation Sports Bra – P.E. Nation Hoodie – P.E. Nation It’s getting colder here in the UK. Today it felt like real, actual Winter. You know the one where you can’t feel the tip of your nose, your fingers or your toes? Yep, it’s here. Winter is well and truly here to stay for a while. I’m quite a motivated person, but even the dark mornings and evenings get me down and zap the life out of my fitness motivation sometimes. Here are a few winter fitness motivation tips to help… View Post

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This blog post contains a paid advertorial with Oral B My nighttime routine¬†begins with an alarm that tells me it’s time to put my phone away and start winding down the evening before I go to bed. In the wellness world we talk about having a morning routine quite a lot, but less about what we do before bed, our nighttime routine, which is silly considering that sleep is possibly the most important part of living a happy and balanced life. About 18 months ago I realised the need for¬†a nighttime¬†routine, so when Oral B came to me with the… View Post

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This blog post contains an advertorial for MoveGB There are so many things about my job that I love, but even the parts of it that I love can sometimes put a strain on my work/life balance, especially when it comes to my fitness routine. When I’m at home I go to a local gym and usually you can find me doing my own yoga practice in my dining room – I’m sure some of you will know the room I mean from my Instagram, white floor, white wall!¬†The only issue with this is that I’m rarely at home and¬†lately… View Post

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Wearing: Leggings – P.E. Nation Sports Bra – P.E. Nation WHAT IS INDOOR BOULDERING? It’s my new obsession, that’s what it is. Bouldering is something that can be done indoors or outdoors, but seeing as a lot of us live in cities and towns, it’s not often we’re close to a good outdoor bouldering spot. Indoor bouldering is a form of climbing that is done without any ropes or harness, but there’s no need to get scared, as it’s not too high. You will have to wear climbing shoes, which can be hired from the climbing centre you go to,… View Post

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Does Yoga Tone Your Bum? Wearing: LNDR Leggings LNDR Sports Bra Firstly I just want to say that yoga isn’t only about the physical body, but seeing as I came to yoga for physical reasons, it would be silly to dismiss that a lot of people do. I found yoga whilst on a mission to get strong and understand my hyper-mobile limbs a lot more, and through that I then discovered a whole world of information and a way of living. That doesn’t mean to say that I don’t just do yoga sometimes to get a sweat on and to… View Post

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