It’s a common misconception that in order to get enough protein in your diet, meat is the only way.
So I’ve created a short list below of plant-based proteins and their protein contents for those of you who are vegetarian, vegan or if you’re simply thinking about changing your eating habits. Continue reading “8 Plant-Based Proteins You Should Be Eating”
Quorn Spaghetti Bolognese – Serves 4
I love a good spag bol (and I know I’m not the only one!) but we all know that you can’t possibly have a great tasting spag bol without the added sugars, salts and fats. Or can we? Continue reading “Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese”
It’s a tale as old as time, skipping meals will help you to lose weight.
It makes sense right? You eat less, therefore the fat and calorie content going into your body is lower. It only makes sense that you’d lose weight almost instantly. Continue reading “5 Reasons Skipping Meals Won’t Help You Lose Weight”
All too often we use scales as a way to determine how overweight, underweight, fat or unhealthy we are. And I hate it.
I often hear so many women talk about how much they weigh, how many pounds they’ve lost this week. Or that they have put on 2lb since they weighed themselves less than 24 hours ago. Continue reading “Fighting the Scales”
In recent months I’ve fallen in love with working my arms. Leg day is and always has been my favourite, but nowadays arms is a close second. I’m noticing a lot more progress with my arms which is definitely pushing me to keep it up and see what else I can do!
I find that many women are scared to work their upper bodies. Most are afraid that they’re going to turn into a female version of the Hulk, looking big and manly. But this simply isn’t true. Women don’t have the testosterone to be able to resemble the Hulk, unless you’re powerlifting like some athletes you won’t start to look like them. Continue reading “Killer Arm Workout to Bust Those Bingo Wings!”
The worst part about getting to the gym is realising you’ve left your headphones at home. I struggle to workout to the music played in the gym, I much prefer listening to playlists that I’ve put together. I find my output is much stronger and I am often more likely to beat my personal best because I can really focus on what I’m doing.
So I wanted to share a playlist with you in the hope that it’ll help you too. Continue reading “A Workout Playlist to Help You Kick Butt in the Gym”
As it’s now the end of June, believe it or not! Wasn’t Christmas last week?! I wanted to summarise how this month has gone for me. Mostly because my memory is ridiculous and I find it difficult to remember what stages I’m at or what I’ve achieved this month.
And also because it’s good to keep a written note of particular achievements to keep motivation and downfalls to make sure they don’t happen again. Continue reading “June Monthly Favourites & Progress”