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Why you shouldn’t trust diet advice from that hot girl on Instagram

By On September 24, 2015

Before I start, I want to state that I’m not against ‘fitspo’ or reading tips or diet advice from other people. I love scrolling through my news feeds, seeing pictures of fit,… Read More


How to feel comfortable in a new gym

By On September 19, 2015

Joining and attending a new gym is always a daunting thing. As a woman, going into a male-dominated environment and trying to navigate your way around equipment, some of which may be… Read More


What a month without training has taught me

By On September 7, 2015

The past four weeks have marked the beginning of my journey here in Europe, where I’ll be studying for the next six months. I have spent the past month in Germany studying… Read More

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How to become a sponsored athlete or fitness model

By On August 5, 2015

I receive emails all the time from (current and aspiring) fitness competitors, fitness models and other fitness lovers who ask me for advice on obtaining a sponsorship from a fitness brand. The… Read More


Health-washing: being misled by labels and nutritional promises

By On July 29, 2015

Have you heard of the term “green-washing”? Green-washing happens when when products are marketed and advertised as being more environmentally friendly than they (or the company) actually are. Green-washing is done in attempt to… Read More

Letter to my pre-fitness self

A letter to my pre-fitness self

By On July 14, 2015

I’m creating a new series on my blog called “A Letter to my Pre-Fitness Self” in which I will post a collection of letters written by women to themselves before they really got… Read More


I’m no longer so into fitness

By On July 6, 2015

In the past few months, and more so the past few weeks, I have been told by numerous people both directly and implicitly that it seems like I’m “no longer into fitness”… Read More

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Fit tips for busy people

By On June 14, 2015

Most of the organisations giving out exercise guidelines for adults recommend that they do a minimum of 30-40 minutes of moderate intensity exercise every day. 30 minutes doesn’t look like much on… Read More


Being consumed by the fitness industry – in 5 years from now, what will you remember?

By On May 27, 2015

I’ve chatted with a few people lately who have expressed concerns about upcoming events and how they would affect their ‘fitness journeys’. Not all of these events are major things; some are… Read More


Fitbit Charge HR review

By On May 7, 2015

Over the past few weeks I’ve been lacking motivation to eat and train well. As we all know, motivation comes in cycles and lately I felt like I was stuck in a… Read More