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  • One of my biggest challenges eating properly is still going away a lot and staying in hotels. It’s not only the struggle to eat well while you’re away, but also the limited time at home making it very difficult to get organised for meals at home. I’m working on...

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  • I have lots and lots of posts, all backing up that I will be writing soon, including a very stern and scientifically rigorous investigation into what is the best breakfast to have in a hotel room, a review of some USA Pro sports kits and some personal wibbles about...

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  • One of my health goals for this year was to improve my diet, and in particular eat more protein, less fat and be more organised with eating around my exercise sessions. I’d never thought of using protein supplements to do this, I’d just planned to try and include more...

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  • I don’t know if you’ve seen it today, but the Sports Minister Helen Grant is being quoted all over the news as having suggested Women should take up more “feminine” sports, like cheer-leading and roller skating, in which they can look “glowing and radiant”. I followed the stories back...

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  • Back in January I was lucky enough to be able to go to CES in Las Vegas and while I was there I made a much briefer than I would have liked tour to the fitness section to look at some of the fitness tech available, so I thought...

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The Big Breakfast Challenge

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April 9, 2014
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One of my biggest challenges eating properly is still going away a lot and staying in hotels. It’s not only the struggle to eat well while you’re away, but also the limited time at home making it very difficult to get organised for meals at home. I’m working on it, and eventually I’ll find...
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Foraging Around

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April 2, 2014
Foraging Around

I have lots and lots of posts, all backing up that I will be writing soon, including a very stern and scientifically rigorous investigation into what is the best breakfast to have in a hotel room, a review of some USA Pro sports kits and some personal wibbles about how rubbish I am, as...
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P-P-Protein Power

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March 4, 2014
P-P-Protein Power

One of my health goals for this year was to improve my diet, and in particular eat more protein, less fat and be more organised with eating around my exercise sessions. I’d never thought of using protein supplements to do this, I’d just planned to try and include more lean meat, eggs and seeds...
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Helen Grant and Women in Sport

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February 21, 2014
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I don’t know if you’ve seen it today, but the Sports Minister Helen Grant is being quoted all over the news as having suggested Women should take up more “feminine” sports, like cheer-leading and roller skating, in which they can look “glowing and radiant”. I followed the stories back to this interview in the...
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Hi Tech Fitness

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February 18, 2014
Hi Tech Fitness

Back in January I was lucky enough to be able to go to CES in Las Vegas and while I was there I made a much briefer than I would have liked tour to the fitness section to look at some of the fitness tech available, so I thought I’d share some of what...
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Roller Derby – Level 2 Sign Offs

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February 10, 2014
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At the Norfolk Brawds our coaching is split into 4 levels, we work our way up towards being signed off on all the minimum skills set down by the WFTDA, the sports governing body, with a sign off session to assess our progress every 6 weeks. I passed Level 1 back at the end...
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Matalan Activewear – The Verdict

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February 5, 2014
Matalan Activewear – The Verdict

When I started running in 2012 I went out in an old t shirt, a nike crop top style sports bra I’d had for over 10 years and a pair of my husbands pyjama bottoms. Oh yes. When they were no longer cutting it (the pyjama bottoms fell down as I ran) I moved...
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The Heat is On: Hot Ginger Rub vs Deep Heat

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January 30, 2014
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If your muscles hurt after exercising it’s a good thing, it means you’re pushing yourself and improving. It’s called Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) and it seems that no one really knows why it occurs, but the theory is that unaccustomed exercise causes tiny amounts of damage to the muscles, which then repair themselves...
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Because You Can’t Be Good All the Time

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January 27, 2014
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The other week I was contacted by Waitrose. In January they want to encourage people to enjoy life a bit more and find something to celebrate, so they’re giving away a free bottle of Champagne with all orders over £50. They sent me over a Waitrose voucher and some champagne so I could put...
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