I joined Third Space Tower Bridge on a whim. I’d been going to The Gym Group Waterloo for almost a year, and whilst it fulfilled my basic gym needs I wanted to see what else was available to me. Granted, TS (based by London Bridge) was a huge jump up – it really is the … Continue reading Third Space Tower Bridge – Review
If you’re taking your training seriously, then you ought to take your nutrition seriously too. Putting it simply, if you’re looking to build muscle in the gym then you will be breaking down the muscle fibres, which will need repairing. Protein is what will help them repair, and therefore grow. Even if you’re not looking … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Increase Your Protein Intake
“Never settle” is kind of something that has fuelled the past 3 years for me. I don’t like sitting still, and a moment spent alone doing “nothing” is my absolute worst nightmare. I, like many other fitness enthusiasts (yes, I did just allow myself that label), are definitely the go-getters who constantly seek improvement. In … Continue reading How to be content with “current you” when you’re striving to be better
So I won't bore you with the minute details of my meeting the other day at work, but one throwaway comment the trainer made really struck a chord with me. She was talking about the importance of clean data, and how regardless of what different things a person does they're still only one person. She … Continue reading All things to all people
I’ve been meaning to write this for a little while. There are SO MANY blogs out there which advise on all the quirky one-off healthy places in London you can get a brilliantly nourishing lunch (which is great!), HOWEVER, I have yet to see a blog about what to choose if happen to only have … Continue reading Top 5 Quick Healthy Grabs in London
Fear is a bitch. So is anxiety, and so is self doubt. They can be limiting, crippling and spiraling chains of thought. Fear is the enemy which can often stop us from fulfilling our potential and tapping into our deepest desires, rendering them just as useless dreams. However, fear IS rational. Instinct and ancestral habits … Continue reading How To Tackle Fear
My first and biggest panic attack occurred about 3 years ago. It was at the dinner table over Sunday lunch, and I was discussing my running plan with my mum (an experienced marathon runner). I guess you could argue that I was rather tired that day as I’d had a 5am start at work – … Continue reading How to stop a Panic Attack in its Tracks
Dream. Work. Win. Our whole philosophy here is about chasing your dreams, the motivation behind them and our journey to achieving them. But do we ever think about our demons? Do we need to stop and think about whether or not we always feed the positive? When I think about this, I think about the … Continue reading Remember, your demons are as hungry as your dreams. Make sure you feed the right ones.
I still remember my absolute horror when an ex-colleague of mine said she was cutting fruit from her diet because she was “cutting out all sugar”. I was bemused and shocked at the length people would go to in an attempt to lose weight. I always had fruit down in the “healthy” compartment of my … Continue reading Fruit: Devil in Disguise?
Holiday season is officially upon on us all. But for those of us who enjoy a routine of runs, workouts and a healthy diet… there is a niggling at the back of our minds. Sure, we could all do with a break and a “rest” from the daily grind of gym and work, but we … Continue reading Keeping Focused on Holiday