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So last week I had the pleasure of being invited down to Speedflex Gym in Bank. What makes SpeedFlex so different is that it its a cardio and resistance workout at the same damn time (2 Chains Voice). SpeedFlex machines have a free motion bar which, unlike traditional resistance exercise machines, require ... Read More »
  So in light of Mental Health Awareness Week I thought I’d shed some light on my journey as I feel it may encourage someone. I suffered with depression from quite a young age but I hit my peak when I was 22, which was when these left pictures were taken. Through ... Read More »
  If you’re like me, then at this time of year you also find it hard to keep your shoes and socks on. I’ve been using Excilor’s 3-in-1 spray to keep my feet protected from any foot infections. I love how it not only keeps my feet protected, but it also keeps ... Read More »
We’ve all seen the photos online, an oozing egg on top of thick slices of wholemeal bread or crushed avocado with #eggporn written underneath. But there is more to this hashtag than just a creamy yolk. In fact eggs have lots of hidden benefits. They’re high in quality protein which is ... Read More »
It’s national coffee week this week, and I think it’s fair to say, us Brits love a good coffee. But recently those in the health world have steered away from coffee and focused on healthy alternatives. Many of us swap out full fat milk for ‘skinny’ milk or soya to keep ... Read More »
As many of you will now know, I’ve been spending some time in Africa exploring the culture and fitness. The main thing of course is keeping my fitness levels up, which is not always easy when you’re on holiday. Getting the motivation to work out whilst being in the sweltering heat can ... Read More »
Recently I travelled to Ghana, I explored the country and all it had to offer, which, food-wise, turns out to be a lot of carbohydrates. Africa relies on these heavy carbs to give people energy as they’re slow releasing. Whilst many of us are quick to kick this food group out ... Read More »
US based researchers have found that short-burst high-intensity interval training (HIIT) may have rejuvenating effects. HIIT helps rejuvenate protein-building factories in cells, called ribosomes and boost energy-producing capacity of cells’ powerhouses called mitochondria. Mitochondria’s ability to generate energy dwindles with age, this study has suggested that HIIT workouts can reverse age-related ... Read More »