Monthly Archives: December 2013

Santa has been!

What a lovely morning I’ve had. Lots of lovely presents and a tasty breakfast with my loved ones. 🙂 Smoked salmon, tomatoes, eggs, bacon and blueberries with coffee for breakfast. Yum. I got a lovely big hamper from my boss … Continue reading

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Amazing Brussel Sprout & Bacon Recipe

I made this tasty Brussel sprout recipe tonight as a trial for Christmas Day tomorrow. We made them before, inspired by Jamie Oliver a few years ago. Here’s what you do (serves 2): – Get 6-8 Brussel sprouts per person. … Continue reading

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Tasty grape & berry porridge

Tasty porridge: 2-3 spoonfuls of oats 8 red grapes halved 2 spoonfuls Greek yoghurt Small handful raisins Small handful flaked almonds 8-10 blue berries Milk Sprinkling of cinnamon Leave in the fridge overnight, add milk if required. Cook in microwave … Continue reading

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Squat & Weights tips

Here are Mr Muscles tips for me when I squat and when I do my circuits: Back Squats Get low! Always make sure the top of your thigh is lining up with the floor. You will use a lot more … Continue reading

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Make time to be fit and healthy

Last week, the week before Christmas, I trained 5 out of 7 days, and trained for about 6.5 hours and walked for over an hour on top of that. I ran just under 30 miles, with 4 good people (on … Continue reading

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Wk50 into Wk51 :-)

Here’s what I did last week: Mon: Super Deadlift Strength PT run at night: 1:28 / 7.4 miles Tue: 1hr run / 7 miles wi Eileen Wed: 5M wi Gill Thu: Rest Fri: Super Squat Strength Sat: 10 mile run … Continue reading

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Highs of working out

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Dehydrated after a long run

I made a school girl error today… which ended up with me being dehydrated with a sore head. Not good. Friday night I asked my buddy Jackie if she fancied a run on Saturday morning at 9 and she said … Continue reading

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Wise words

A very special few words for me from a very special woman, my Granny, before she died: > ‘It is not for me to pass opinions on other peoples lives and if you are happy and not upsetting anyone else, … Continue reading

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To train or not to train?

Someone asked me the other day: ‘Do you still train over Christmas and New Year?’ I won’t tell you what I thought… but the answer is yes. Why wouldn’t I? I know Christmas is a busy time: work dos, and … Continue reading

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