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Lent Is Officially Over – Let’s All Eat Cake!

It’s time to celebrate as LENT IS OFFICIALLY OVER. A massive congratulations to all of those who gave something important up this year. For those who didn’t read my start of Lent post (catch up here), I gave up pretty much everything sweet this year. This included chocolate, sweets, cakes, biscuits, cookies, ice cream, jellys, yoghurts, popcorn and anything else I enjoy. I also gave up crisps, as I was eating a lot of these, and mayonnaise, because I seemed to be having it with every meal I  ...

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Beauty, Fitness

Fitness On Trial: Oxygenetix & NeoStrata

I do not, I repeat, do not, wear make-up to the gym. It’s not something I would ever recommend doing, nor will I ever do it myself. I’m a firm believer that skin needs to be allowed to breath, and when you’re getting all sweaty at the gym, the last thing your pores need is make-up clogging them up and causing breakouts or discolouration. Now, I’m not hating on those that do wear make-up to the gym, I think you should do whatever you want to do when you go, but as a personal preference, I  ...

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Fitness

Fitness on Trial: Brita Fill&Go Active – Staying Hydrated*

I am a firm believer that water keeps my body going throughout the day, so keeping myself hydrated is so important. When I used to do a lot of cardio, I would easily get through 2 – 3 bottles in one 1.5 hour session, and even then I would leave the gym feeling thirsty. For weight training, I still aim to get through the same amount as I know how important it is to keep my body fuelled with water. One of my biggest bug bears is when I forget my water bottle at the gym and have to pay the  ...

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