Category: Nutrition

*** WE’RE OPEN ***

*** WE’RE OPEN *** We opened the doors to our new ladies-only gym this week. This is an exciting time for me and for my clients. But… We want more of you to come and give us a try. So, if you’re a woman living in or around Throckley (Newburn/Ponteland/Corbridge) and you want to come […]

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*** WE’RE MOVING ***

We open the doors to our new gym on Monday 19th February. This is an exciting time for me and for my clients. But… We want more of you to come and give us a try. So, if you’re a woman living in or around Throckley (Newburn/Ponteland/Corbridge) and you want to come to a gym […]

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Happy 1st Birthday To Me!

Well, today is my business birthday! I’m celebrating my first year of business at The Unit Gym in Throckley. I’d like to thank all those women who have come along to the classes, supported me and added smiles to the place. I’d also like to thank those who continue to read my emails, blog posts […]

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Weight training to lose weight – seriously?!

Happy New Year! Yes I know we’re already three weeks into 2018 and before we know it, we will be breaking our New Year’s Resolutions soon enough!!! Of course not – we have set goals and ambitions for 2018, haven’t we?! What is your BIG goal for 2018? I’m talking health and fitness goal because […]

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Are you happy with your current fitness and general health?

Let me ask you… Are you happy with your current fitness and general health? If you are, fantastic and whatever you’re doing is working. But… If you aren’t, would you like to change? Do you have the desire to change? I know how you may feel right now. Often we can feel tired a lot, […]

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My weakness used to be Crunchy Nut Cornflakes!

It’s true, I used to regularly eat Crunchy Nut Cornflakes. Not the old, boring Cornflakes, ah no. I needed the ones with a bit of taste and a bit of crunch! Being a Personal Trainer, why would I eat these? I mean, have you seen what’s actually in them? Sugar being the main no-no. Well, […]

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My 6 Golden rules for a flat stomach…

Everyone wants a flat stomach, right? Well I know I do. I mean, why would I want a beer belly even at 50?! Hey, if you’re happy with a beer belly, I’m not saying anything against it. It’s just that I prefer not to have one and I’m guessing that as you get older, you […]

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It’s not Spotted Dick with Custard!

It’s great being healthy, isn’t it? But what is ‘healthy’ anyway? I guess it’s different for each individual but generally speaking, it means you eat well, sleep well, exercise regularly, drink plenty of water, manage your stress levels and so on. All of that usually means you feel good, have lots of energy and are […]

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What’s your real age? Take the test now…

How old are you? I mean, how old are you really?? Your chronological age is your actual age but your biological age is your body’s true age. Factors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, stress, exercise (or lack of) etc all contribute to working out your biological age. I’m 50 – that’s my chronological age – […]

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If you want a flat tummy, avoid doing this right now…

If you really want a flat tummy and want to lose inches around your waist, you MUST not do SitUps or Crunches. They are a complete waste of time! There, I said it! Let’s face it, how many SitUps or Crunches do you think it would take to lose an inch from your waist? I’d […]

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