The time between Christmas and New Year’s is a great opportunity to reflect on the past year, and see how far you’ve come. I’ve been looking at my goals and resolutions from the past few years, and wow I’ve changed! I’m cringing so hard at my old resolutions – they’re the usual clichés of ‘lose… Read More 2018 Resolutions
Calorie challenges, in which anything 5-20k calories are consumed in a single day, are becoming increasingly popular on YouTube. It seems to have become a ‘rite of passage’ for fitness Youtubers to do a calorie challenge – some have even started eating it all in a single meal. It’s easy to see why they do… Read More The Problem with 10k Calorie Challenges
There was a time when #StrongNotSkinny was my favourite hashtag – rewind back to 2015 and you’ll probably find it on all my Instagram posts. At the time, I was new to weight training, and found the idea of focussing on strength as opposed to thinness so empowering. I loved everything the hashtag embodied –… Read More The Problem with #StrongNotSkinny
‘Intuitive eating’ is a phrase that is thrown around a lot on social media these days, with little appreciation of what it actually entails. Just because you’ve stopped counting macros, doesn’t mean you are eating intuitively! The term ‘intuitive eating’ was coined by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, who wrote a book outlining this way… Read More Interested in Intuitive Eating?
The rise of healthy eating and wellness in the past few years has brought with it many new trends, among them the concept of ‘healthy treats’. Instagram is full of raw/vegan/paleo/sugar-free/gluten-free/flour-free/wheat-free baked goods to satisfy your sweet tooth. Who wouldn’t want a ‘guilt-free’ way to enjoy brownies, cake, muffins, and everything in-between? I’ll admit, I… Read More Why I’m Saying ‘No’ to Healthy Baking