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Kayla Itsines BBG Guide Review

I have just finished week four of the Kayla Itsines BBG guide, so I thought it would be good to update you with how I’ve found the first phase of the plan. Whenever I start a new gym plan, I know it’s going to be hard. It’s less the mental side of it (I find following a plan much easier than winging it) but the physical. A new plan tends to mean new exercises, new muscles working and ultimately, new pains. The first four weeks of the Kayla Itsines plan, much like the rest of the plan I  ...

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Why It’s Ok To Take A Rest Day

Last week I came down with a horrendous stomach bug. I’m not talking about having a couple of bad cramps, I’m talking fever, cramps to end all other cramps and being unable to keep any food in for a week. No word of a lie, I ended up going to see the emergency doctor as I went to the toilet 14 times in an hour. That sort of thing should be in a world record book surely?! I did 3,000 steps on my Fitbit one of the days and that was from walking up and down the stairs to go to the toilet. My  ...

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Five Favourite Porridge Toppings

I don’t know if I’ve spoken of my obsession with porridge before but to put it bluntly, I could eat porridge all day err’ day. I love all the different flavour combinations you can create in terms of topping, I love that it’s a slow release carb perfect for pre or post workout and it’s low in sugar, salt and fat. It’s a win-win food in my mind. To make porridge taste 1) better and 2) more exciting, I thought I’d share five of my favourite porridge toppings with you all. Apple and Blueberry  ...

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