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The Whole Life Challenge

The Whole Life Challenge

You may or may not have heard of the whole life challenge, it is an 8 week food and lifestyle challenge. The platform is built in such a way that you can be part of a bigger team (work, friends, family) or just do it…

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Get the Gloss X Fit Girl

So some of you may have noticed via social media, that I have been working on a project with Get The Gloss – Project Bikini. Now before you gasp in horror that a bikini project isn’t my style because I’m an all-year-round exercise gal, I…

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Nike Women’s 10km London

This week marks the official start of the Nike Women’s 10km London. Eight weeks from now will see 10,000 girls gathered together in Victoria Park for an amazing race. Of course I’m biased but Nike knows how to do a race, not to mention this…

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Training – knowing when to crank it up!

Training – knowing when to crank it up!

This post was inspired by the lovely Amy Hopkinson of GlamUk, who is doing three half-marathons in three months! You can read more about her training journey here. I have been programming for Amy which she had been following beautifully…until last week! I had programmed…

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2014 is all yours, make of it what you will…

2014 is all yours, make of it what you will…

You may or may not have noticed that the start of a new year brings with it a war between resolution-ites and resolution-bashers. Lots of people getting their knickers in a twist about what everyone else is doing. I am the first to admit that…

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Why are push ups so hard?

Why are push ups so hard?

I get asked this by so many of my female clients. Yes, they are hard. Why? Because they are a full body exercise. It’s not just about your arms and/or your chest. Your whole body needs to be working to execute this exercise effectively. When…

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Be careful not to judge a workout by how much you sweat.

Be careful not to judge a workout by how much you sweat.

The conversation goes a little something like this: Jeannie: “Wow that class just killed me, the sweat was pouring off me. That has to be good for me!” Trinny: “Yeah I totally worked my butt off, my back is a little sore but I loved…

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How to be your own trainer

How to be your own trainer

If you find yourself scrabbling for the perfect programme to get you perfect results you are probably looking further than you need to. If you are competing in an event, of course you could do with some coaching, everybody could do with some expert tips….

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Getting stronger doesn’t mean getting bigger…

Getting stronger doesn’t mean getting bigger…

You know we love our Fit Girls strong, it’s the foundation to all things Fit Girl. Except we know for some of you, the perceived drawbacks of getting strong outweigh the long list of benefits. This usually comes in the form of “but I don’t…

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Beyond Training – Part III – Race Day

Beyond Training – Part III – Race Day

So in Part I, we ensured the focus was all on you and in Part II, we covered staying injury-free.  So now that you should be super prepared in the weeks leading up to the race, let’s think about race day! Eep! 1. Breakfast –…

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