We share with you everything we have learnt and are learning on our health and fitness journeys.
Relax ! But I am relaxed…right?
PMS & HORMONAL HEALTH – Chasteberry (Vitex) Does it work?
NOW now what???
“WOMEN ARE NOT SMALL MEN ”
How our hormones can affect our training and nutrition needs!
How it really feels to Quit!
You v You – Dangerous??
I am body positive but…..
GUT HEALTH & YOUR HEALTH
Open ready? Errrrr……ish
How to get your first ring muscle up:
2017 here goes!!
The Little Things
Train Like a 5yr Old..
The definition of success…
Hating yourself fit
The truth about ‘CrossFit Girls’
Want that beach body you can be proud of? Want to be able to just enjoy a carefree summer without worrying about skimpy summer clothes? ….
The Voice Within…
If Ive learned anything its that Ill never stop learning!
F*cked Up Fairytales
I WANT BUT …..ID LOVE BUT …. TOUGH TRUTHS AND FIGURING OUT WHAT YOU REALLY WANT
Uncomfortable in my own company
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…
What is Strength?
600KM Charity Cycle
Scapular Strength and Stability – Why its important and how to improve yours !
Eat, Sleep, Train, Repeat
Stop Chasing, Start Dreaming
Kipping Pull Ups/Chest To Bar/Toes to Bar
So you wann be a Pro….?
Supplements series – Tips on choosing your Sports Supplement
Supplements – What I take and why
The shit no-one tells you about CrossFit & Blogging
Our 2016 Goals
War paint – My wanderings on how what you wear can affect how you perform
MERRY FITMAS – MY 5 FESTIVE FIT TIPS
Nut butter …the good the bad and the ugly truth
POST COMPETITION ‘COMEDOWN’
FIT GIRL PROBLEMS
Problems Pulling Under? Snatch Speed Drills!
The Unspoken urge – Do you wee when you workout?
The Perfect Body
Planting the seed for a healthier diet…
TIPS ON VITAMIN RICH WINTER FOODS TO ADD TO YOUR SHOPPING LIST …
There’s something about Erin…
How to Look Good ‘Naked’
POST HOLIDAY BLUES
Confessions of a ‘Fit’ Girl
6 Tricks To Happiness
CAUTION WHEN COMPARING -The negative cycle of comparison
The Power Position in Olympic Weightlifting
Thinking of starting CrossFit, here’s what you need to know!
CALCIUM – Why do we need it and where do we get it!
It’s all in the head…
FEEL GOOD FOOD
My Top 5 Kitchen Gismos! The go to gadgets that I love best.
IRON AN ESSENTIAL MINERAL
HIGH HEELS & YOUR HEALTH
VITAMIN B 12 & ITS IMPORTANCE IN OUR DIET
The DL on the Deadlift –Technique tips and common faults!
If you haven’t already heard about the many uses of this wonderful substance to benefit you inside and out! Here are just some of the ways to put this fabulous oil to good use!
Hidden coffee calories
How I went from a 15Kg Snatch to a 30Kg Snatch in 4 weeks
Healthy ways to help you recover from the dreaded Wine Flu!
Nutrition and the Menstrual Cycle- What happens to our bodies and how diet and exercise may help dreaded PMS!
Embarrassing Gym moments!
FAST FOOD – Just look out for the big M – MALNUTRITION
With fast food venues on the rise and marketing on overdrive we can clearly see a connection between this and the rise in obesity levels worldwide. We are given the impression this food is quicker, easier for a busy life. But at what cost? Is it worth the damage to your body?
EGGSTRA , EGGSTRA READ ALL ABOUT EM! Some facts about the nutritious and tasty egg including some suggestions on how to keep them interesting !
SNACK ATTACK -Snacking options under 150 calories ! Some inspiration to get your snacking sorted and never go hungry!
Suck it Up Buttercup
Learning to break down mental barriers without breaking yourself
Want Pull Ups??
How To Date A Fit Girl
Top 10 tips for our Male readers….
Love Yourself this Valentines Day
Show yourself some love this Valentines Day with our natural homemade Hair & Face Masks!
As part of our new year goals we decided to give ourselves a monthly challenge – something completely out of our comfort zone that would push us to learn new things and test our bodies in ways we haven’t before. Gymnastics skills are a large part of Crossfit and something both of us are new to so we took a trip down to Crossfit Green in Sandyford to meet and train with Ornagh Lee of More Chalk.
On The Go? Try These Travel Workouts!!
On the go a lot? Travelling for work or just on holiday? Here are a few Hotel room friendly workouts that only require only your bodyweight as resistance!
Use these moves and workouts to get you started then play around with the rep schemes and movements to create even more hotel workouts for yourself. They can be tailored to your time limitations, so no excuses!
Understanding Emotional Eating
FEEDING INSTEAD OF FACING
We don’t always eat simply to satisfy hunger or to fuel ourselves. We also turn to food for comfort, stress relief, or as a reward…..
Some Space to Breathe – Dealing with Anxiety
We all have those days when we are stressed out, work, family, social commitments can leave us feeling frazzled and give us those anxious butterflies in our stomach that make us want to just crawl into bed and leave the world behind. But what happens when this becomes a regular occurrence,
What is The Zone Diet?
The Zone diet is basically about learning how to put together perfectly balanced meals that promote health, wellness, and performance. The concept behind The Zone Diet is….
Top Indoor Activities for Families
Its winter, it’s Ireland, it’s freezing and its also very very easy to get stuck on that lovely comfy couch with your central heating on…read more
Im a firm believer that if you eat healthy and lead an active lifestyle 80% of the time you can absolutely have the odd treat…read more
Grass Fed & Organic Meat
Its often hard to find good quality, lean meat. We have put together a ‘where to and why’ for Ireland & UK. read more
Acro Yoga is a mix of partner acrobatics, Thai massage, and yoga. Essentially, it builds a practice of the understanding of trust. Read more…
Our 2014 Achievements & 2015 Goals
To move forward you must be able to look back and celebrate your successes, then set goals to work on your weaknesses. Read ours here
Understand how to manage your cravings and find out what your body really needs…read more
Macros – How, Why, When?
What really is a balanced diet? We hear about ‘macros’ alot but does anyone really understand them? See a simple breakdown here..