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The Ugly Truth About #Fitspo Motivation

People are constantly asking me to talk about motivation. From the responses I get from people, it seems I’m pretty good at it. [...]

Workout for When You Don’t Feel Like Working out

Here's a fun workout for those days when you just don't feel like exercising. Even if you're mad-keen on making fitness gains, it’s actually optimal [...]

Staying Active Is About More Than Just Sport

While I always encourage you to squeeze in at least a couple intense (but short!) training sessions a week, there are many more ways to [...]

Why you’re probably dehydrated

Tired? Bags under your eyes? Are your hands shaking a little? Or maybe it seems like you can’t recover after your training and [...]

Over-50 Fittie Swaps Hay Bales for Handstands

A lot of women might have thought that in her fifties Jennifer Allen should have been content to be in reasonable shape, fit enough to [...]

12 Ways to Stop Procrastinating

You've probably lost count of all the excuses you've managed to come up with for not exercising. Excuses are just one way your brain tricks [...]

Workout for When You’re Angry

Feeling angry? Then it's workout time! It's totally OK to feel angry sometimes. But keep those feelings locked up inside and they can [...]

How Running LESS Helped Me Lose Weight

Running is great for your heart, lungs and circulation, it burns a lot of calories, and I find it clears my head better than any [...]

When Fitness Gets Dangerous

Wanting to be healthier, and feel better about the way you look, are both good things. They're signs of self-care - you value yourself enough [...]

New training goals (and a confession)

I’m calling this a confession because it’s not the sort of thing fitness trainers typically talk about publicly, but I don’t see myself as super-human [...]