Fitness

Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

My last post discussed how important a healthy diet is for weight loss, more important than exercise. But that doesn’t mean exercise isn’t important too. Exercising will help speed up your results, it’ll give you more energy, it’ll make you happier, it will help you burn more calories (muscle burns more calories than fat), and… Continue reading Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

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Review

Paragon Fitwear Tank Review

Paragon Fitwear is a relatively new company who sells, you guessed it, Fitwear! They have both a men’s and woman’s range, plus accessories. Their ethos revolves around intrinsic motivation (so motivation from within rather than from external sources) and the Three C’s: Challenge – Push yourself, accomplish your goals, and see your strengths develop. Choice… Continue reading Paragon Fitwear Tank Review

Weightloss

Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide Pre Training Week 2 Results

Well, I’ve completed the first two weeks of the Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide Pre Training again (for my original Pre Training review click here)! I’m feeling amazing, strong, motivated, and excited by the changes I’m seeing already! I’m doing a few things different than to how Kayla prescribes. For my LISS (Low Intensity Steady… Continue reading Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide Pre Training Week 2 Results

Fitness

The Diary of a Beginner Runner

My internal thoughts and arguments as I ran my first 3.2km in 8 years! 100m - Okay, got my water, got my music, on my treadmill, feeling good. Let's do this! 500m - Heavy breathing, starting to sweat, still feeling good! I just ran half a kilometer, yay me! 1km - Alright, it's getting hot… Continue reading The Diary of a Beginner Runner

Fitness

You CAN Do It, You Just Forgot! – Pushing Yourself

Last night I discovered something about myself - I can run 1.6km with no breaks. I haven't done this in 8 years, and I didn't think I had it in me, but I do! When I was younger, 16-18, physical activity just had to be done. I was actively involved in the Royal Canadian Sea… Continue reading You CAN Do It, You Just Forgot! – Pushing Yourself