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Cold, post-gym meal, and milk.

31 Oct

It’s getting cold. Which means when i get back from the gym and have a shower all i want to do is snuggle up in my pyjamas, read a book and sleep.

But that’s no excuse for skipping your post-workout meal; and making it a good one to make sure you make your best of your workout!

I need to up my calcium intake and so i thought a glass of milk was a great choice! But it’s cold so that gave me the excuse to warm it up – making it all nice and frothy! And ofcourse sprinkling lots of cinnamon, And enjoy it with some chocolate oat biscuits dipped in.

It was so relaxing! Milk does make you more relaxed and so is great to have at night, i went to sleep like a baby, without feeling bloated at all! 🙂

So enjoy your cup of warm milk after the gym, it’s good for you and your bones!

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THE COLOR RUN- happiest 5k on the planet :)

24 Jul

It was my dream to be part of the color run and as excited as i was, counting down the days till the event, the experience was so much better than i had ever dreamed, i just wanted to stay there, covered in colored powder, loud music, and thousands of people jumping around me for the rest of the day!

If you live next to any city where a color run is taking place, YOU CANT MISS IT!

for those of you who don’t know, the color run is a 5k marathon, all proceeds go to cancer research, but unlike other marathons, hundreds of volunteers are throwing colored powder at you while you’re running and by the end of it, you and your friends are swimming in colors, up your nose, in your ears, down your clothes, i even tasted some in my mouth!

But while you’re there, you really don’t care, the main aim is to get even more colors and just have a laugh!

I was really encouraged to see so many people take part, it was the first color run in london and I’m sure there will be many more as it was such a great success!

This was my first real marathon and i’m sure i will participate in many more, not only is it great exercise, you can also encourage a lot of your friends to go for a good workout if you get a big group to go, but most importantly its always for a great cause!

So my advice, find the nearest marathon in your city, get a bunch of friends, put your training shoes on and prepare to have fun! IMG-20130714-WA002 IMG-20130714-WA004 IMG-20130714-WA007 IMG-20130714-WA012 IMG-20130714-WA015

ADVENT CALENDAR – to stay fit and healthy for the holidays!

21 Nov

It’s nearly december, and that means we’re going to be starting to use the C word aloooot!

I don’t know what it is about the christmas season, it may be the warm weather or the celebratory feeling or just our idea of christmas we seem to always think of food, sweets and chocolate!

first signs of that are going to start on the 1st of december, when everyone is going to get they’re advent calendars and start to eat each treat day after day wether its chocolates, biscuits, or anything else that sounds tempting and delicious.

what to do then? while everyone is running around trying to find the best advent calendars with the most mouth-watering chocolates.

i sat down and made my own calendar.

sorry for the lack of creativity or artistic skills, but with lack of time and plenty of school art work to do piling up, the main aim of making this advent calendar was for the concept so feel free to make it look prettier and more christmasy 🙂

i don’t know how i got the idea, but instead of eating a chocolate each day, you will have a work out exercise to do; wether its crutches, squats or sit-ups. while everyone else is stuffing their face before the holidays we will be doing the exact opposite. It’s going to be like our own motivation and count down to loose even more weight till the holidays and then we won’t regret having that piece of mince pie that we’ve been looking forward to because after all it is christmas. Then, let’s see who’s going to feel happier on christmas and new year’s day. 🙂