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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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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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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SWEATY BEACH HIIT WORKOUT

Kickstart 2018 on the beach with this sweaty HIIT workout! I hope you all had a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS full of laughter, fun & food! If you’re like me & have spent the last couple of days horizontal with a box of Quality Streets at your side then you are probably craving a good workout.…

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10 MINUTE AB CRUSHER

This week is core week! We’ve worked out our upper body. We’ve workout out our lower body. Now it is time to get straight to the core! Below you will find a 10 minute ab crusher with absolutely no equipment needed. Try this at home, in the gym, at the end of your workout, on…

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LOWER BODY KETTLEBELL WORKOUT

Let’s get sweaty! It’s that time of the week again! This time we’re working out our legs so grab yourself a kettlebell, a medicine ball, a mat & let’s get straight to it! Don’t worry if you don’t have a medicine ball or kettlebell you can simply do this workout without any equipment! One last…

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UPPER BODY DUMBBELL WORKOUT

BURN SHOULDERS BURN! Earlier this week I put a poll on my Instagram asking my lovely Insta besties what workout they wanted to see from me! Well my beauties your wish is my command & here is my 1st upper-body workout for you all! So grab yourselves a couple of dumbbells, a mat, & let’s…

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