How can sitting down kill you?

I’m not sure who invented chairs. Research points to the Egyptians but the Romans could equally be responsible. Whoever the culprit was he (or she) has brought about a large list of problems. These I find myself spending an increasing amount of my time trying to fix. Before the chair was thought of people sat very differently […]

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How to make healthier mince pies

I was determined this Christmas to develop a mince pie recipe that was a little healthier. I only became a mince pie convert in the last few years and every Christmas it’s hard not to try and make up for lost time. But finally I did it. I’ve made mince pies healthy (ish). This recipe […]

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How to keep motivated over Christmas

December is the hardest month to maintain a healthy lifestyle and exercise regimen. With a drastic change in habits, a mountain of tempting, rich food and so much to do it’s easy to let things slide. Then when January comes around it all seems so much harder. What’s the best way to make sure you […]

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How to make the best scrambled eggs ever

On paper this recipe should not work. But try it once and you’ll agree it could be the best scrambled eggs recipe ever. As a protein packed breakfast this really works. Especially if you are a porridge lover like me. Don’t be put off by the banana though. While I was out for my run […]

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How to get your perfect body

Do you love your figure? Maybe you catch sight of yourself in the mirror and smile at the reflection. You know, the way Fonzie did at the start of Happy Days. (Click here if you have no idea what I mean). If you’re not happy with the way you look what are you doing about […]

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Do you suffer from exercise addiction?

Do you ever wonder if you could be doing too much exercise? Is there such a thing? Well yes there is and doing too much of it can even have a negative effect on your body. Do you suffer from exercise addiction? Throughout my career I’ve spent a lot of my time in health clubs […]

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100 reasons to keep loving life

We all strive to get the very best from life but few of us are successful. The reasons for this are many but there’s one big mistake many of us make, we don’t stop to love life. So I’m about to explain how your success starts with loving what you already have and give you […]

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How to make sugar free muffins

Who doesn’t like a muffin for breakfast? But have you seen how many calories are in those things? You won’t get much change out of 400 calories and around one quarter of that will be sugar. So can you make a healthier version with less sugar? Tell you what, how about a sugar free muffin? […]

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How to make healthy apple crumble

I had a request via Facebook from someone who had seen a few of my recipes. She wanted me to try a healthy version of apple crumble. So I did a little research and found a few recipes online. But they were all pants. So I came up with my own … and it’s far […]

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How to make chocolate & coconut balls

I first tried this chocolate and peppermint fudge when I was looking out for an easy to make, healthy treat to give as a gift. The initial recipe came from the website Running In A Skirt but I decided to add a few tweaks of my own as I had limited ingredients. The results were […]

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