The importance of a strong core in Pregnancy

The importance of a strong core in Pregnancy

Staying healthy and active during pregnancy is so important, as I’ve discussed before here. But there are areas that are really important to a strong and healthy pregnancy, and one of these are the muscles in your core.  A strong core can help...
Pregnancy Exercise – Adapting your routine.

Pregnancy Exercise – Adapting your routine.

As I am now moving into the final trimester of my pregnancy I wanted to talk more about pregnancy exercise.  Specifically how you can adapt your training through each of the trimesters.  I wrote a little back at the start of my pregnancy about the first trimester, as...
Listening to your Body!

Listening to your Body!

Whilst it seems we are moving away from the no pain no gain mentality it still seem as though many of us try and fight our bodies when it comes to fitness.  Working out through injuries or illness instead of listening to your body. Our bodies are smart, and often tell...
How I’ve found the Second Trimester

How I’ve found the Second Trimester

For many the second trimester is the best time of pregnancy.  The sickness stops and you get some energy back.  But for me the second trimester whilst not as bad as the first has not been great either.  I will be honest, I am not a fan of pregnancy.  I love my little...
Staying Alive with Kiehls & MTV

Staying Alive with Kiehls & MTV

Last week I was invited down to the King Street branch of Kiehl’s in Manchester, to learn more about them and their new limited edition eye treatment.  The limited edition avocado eye cream was created in collaboration with Leona Lewis and MTV’s Staying...
John Lewis Nursery Appointment

John Lewis Nursery Appointment

If you are anything like me baby shopping feels like a mine field. I thought I had an idea but when I started looking into what we needed I just got so confused. Cots, Moses Baskets, travel systems, swaddling all this just baffled me. So when someone recommended the...
Stuck in a food rut?

Stuck in a food rut?

If you are anything like me getting stuck in a food rut can be a common occurrence. Quite often the hubby and I will end up circulating through the same 3 or 4 meals. These may be different from the last time but generally they end up being stir fry, bolognaise,...
Pregnancy Pampering

Pregnancy Pampering

You may have seen my previous post about Bali Health Lounge in Manchester, and how much I loved it, if not you can read it here. My Dad did however read my post, and treated myself, my mum and my sister to some gift vouchers for Christmas. At the time I wasn’t...
How to start getting healthier!

How to start getting healthier!

My blog and social media is full of healthy living and fitness inspiration, which is after all what I’m here for. But what if you love the inspiration and constantly feel motivated but have no idea where to start. This blog post is here to change that. I am...