Diet, Training and Stories from the Gym Category

Eating Clean – Social Suicide?

EATING CLEAN – this means your daily diet should not include;  saturated fats, pure sugar, alcohol or processed foods. Not an easy regime, especially for those of us who aren’t teenagers any more. To eat clean in our western society takes real dedication. Once you reach your 40’s, it is unlikely that your social scene […]

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Body Blog 3 – HIIT or Weight training?

I finally have abbage this morning! (My abdominals are visible). Spent two hours in the gym today, finishing with a 25 minute bike ride. I didn’t realise the time as I was enjoying the training. Plus, the guys in the gym make it easier by popping over for a quick chat between sets. I had […]

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Its official, I am the worst dieter in the world! I don’t handle denial very well. Why can’t I have a Margarita with firery chicken bites and still look like Jamie Eason? Answer: you’re not 21 anymore and you can’t get away with it! Oh well, at least my training is bang on. Even with […]

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Had a great workout with Carl and the dogs today. We went to one tree hill and ran up most of the hills! Jolly good for thighs and butt. As its chilly today, I have cooked a beef and vegetable casserole which ill have with some organic spring greens. I brought some measuring spoons yesterday […]

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Getting my body back in shape

So I turned 48 this week and have decided that a broken foot and the long…long winter has left a negative mark on my body –  in the form of 6 extra pounds actually. Although I’m not happy with my new, slightly flabbier figure, I hate it when women only see the negatives. So here’s […]

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DIET CHEFS

January never fails to produce a deluge of Diet & Fitness programmes, which I applaud, as education is where a healthy lifestyle starts. I watch them all, mainly as I love to cook and despite being a Personal Trainer, am a complete foodie. They are great for picking up new ideas but there is always one […]

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Early Morning Run

Oh my goodness,how depressing is it to get up early now that the sun sleeps in so late! We got up early to take the dogs for a run and I had to put my phone on to double check the time. It’s not easy for those of us who like to stay fit all […]

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Gym Etiquette – The Boys

GYM ETIQUETTE FOR THE BOYS It’s your first day in the gym. Your new shorts with matching vest and blindingly white trainers stick out a mile. You have just entered a whole new world, one with its own set of unspoken rules. So, how do you know what to do? Here are some examples to […]

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Gym Etiquette-The Girls

For those of you who are new to the gym, I have included some advice with regard to correct etiquette. The part about the Jimmy Choos is aimed at you Essex girls! – Of which I am one 🙂 FEMALE GYM ETIQUETTE THE CHANGING ROOMS Rule 1 The hairdryers in the changing rooms are for […]

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Gym Hijinx

Does anyone else think that the banter between gym members is one of the best bits about training in a gym? This week, after a short absence, a rather ‘chatty’ member was confronted by the entire gym wearing cotton wool in their ears!  Luckly, he took it with good grace and a promise to get us all back. Having fun […]

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