MY FITNESS UPDATE

What a few weeks it has been since starting with my own fitness coach. I’ve learned, I’ve grown, & I’ve become a whole lot stronger! At the end of April I began to train with Rudy Fortes, a personal trainer at the Health City gym in Rotterdam. I pricey investment but I have never looked…

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STAY ACTIVE IN THE COUNTRY

For those of you who don’t know I was brought up as a country girl in County Donegal in Ireland. I never used to be the fitness freak I am today. In fact I hated sport growing up but since going to university & discovering the gym my lifestyle has completely changed direction. Now I love staying…

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MY TIPS FOR STAYING MOTIVATED

How Do I Stay Motivated? Have you ever felt burnt out, tired, & demotivated! The feeling of doing any sort of exercise is tiring in itself & all you want to do is indulge in every piece of chocolate in sight. Yes! Believe me when I say this happens to me too! Here is my…

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20 MINUTE HIIT WORKOUT

Time to sweat… I know how hard it can be to fit the gym into your day to day life especially trying to adult at the same time! So I’m going to try make it a little bit more easy for you with this 20 minute HIIT workout. The best thing about it is it…

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8 MINUTE CORE WORKOUT

Why is working out the core so important? Incorporating core exercises into your workout routine is extremely beneficial for your daily life. Strengthening the core trains the pelvis, lower back & abdomen to work together in harmony allowing better balance, posture & stability. Most physical activity & sports actually depend on a strong core especially…

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WARM UP MOBILITY STRETCHES

I always warm up with mobility stretches before I workout. Stretching prepares your body & muscles for the exercise it is about to get. It allows the body temperature to raise & helps reduce injuries & increase mobility. Since introducing mobility stretches into my pre workout schedule I have noticed a huge difference in my…

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WORKOUT IN NORTH WALES

Saints Health & Fitness – Prestatyn North Wales  Some of you reading this may already know from my Instagram that last week I spent time in Wales visiting family. I also took the opportunity to complete one of my 2018 goals & here it is! If you read my last post on where to eat…

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UPPER BODY PLATE WORKOUT

I can’t believe this is my first workout post of 2018. Last week when I was writing down my goals for the year ahead I never thought a day a later I would end up couch bound for a week due to a foot injury in the gym. I have had to take my first…

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