2015

Today was a good day. Whilst many people were probably off enjoying the fresh snow (Yes, since my last post we have had some snowfall. Rain too…) this morning I taught a man… Continue reading

Cakes and Snowflakes

When I spent a summer doing sprint triathlons back in 2011, with exercise fanatic and awesome training partner Jane, I thought I was pretty fit. That was really just the start. Back on… Continue reading

Nutty for nut butter

I love nuts. I can easily munch my way through a 200g+ bag of nuts without batting an eyelid. It’s my less ‘guilty’ snack. Peanut butter is awesome – on toast, added to… Continue reading

Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes…

…is definitely one of my favourite things. But, there sadly appears to be a distinct lack of them around. Ski school training took place regardless last week, continues this week and even some… Continue reading

The truth of this summer’s goals

I never thought this would happen to me. I never thought I would ever train hard enough or be strict enough with my diet, and that that person could be me. If I’m… Continue reading

A love letter to my body

The human body is an amazing creation. We put it through so many trials and tribulations in all manners and ways and yet, it strives to continuously, and unconditionally, fight to keep us… Continue reading

So long, farewell, auf Weidersehen, goodbye…

That’s it, all done! A busy, rollercoaster ride of a summer and on reflection a very successful and productive one. Three weeks ago I wrote about a few goals I wanted to complete… Continue reading

Another String To My Bow

On Sunday 2nd November I passed my level 3 Personal Trainer qualification (Programming and Coaching with Future Fit training). I owe a great deal of my success to Steph, my brother’s girlfriend, who… Continue reading

Fit Brit 2014 – challenge accepted!

In August I attempted Fit Brit for the first time. Fit Brit is the result of a partnership between Fitness First and Men’s Health magazine to complete “8 exercises back-to-back against the clock”… Continue reading

Eat. Sleep. Row. Repeat.

And work. And play. No? Keeping the balance as a professional athlete is hard to do as your priorities change and your time and energy become so focused on succeeding. They have to,… Continue reading