Pregnancy Weight Gain

Pregnancy Weight Gain

Gaining weight in pregnancy is unavoidable.  But as someone who has had weight and body image issues before the prospect was quite daunting for me.  I knew my changing body would be something I would have to deal with but I wanted to be prepared. Whilst I...
Fruit Infusions – Making Water Fun!

Fruit Infusions – Making Water Fun!

As the weather hopefully starts to get warmer and the sun maybe makes an appearance, it is important to stay hydrated.  But water can get super boring. So trying some fruit infusions may be the perfect way to make it taste better.  Staying hydrated also has...
Exercise In Pregnancy – The First Trimester

Exercise In Pregnancy – The First Trimester

As a Personal Trainer, and someone who loves exercising I always expected to be the epitome of health throughout my pregnancy.  Last year in preparation for hopefully having a baby, I took a pre & post natal exercise qualification.  I learnt so much about exercise...
Why I hate the whole bikini body concept!

Why I hate the whole bikini body concept!

As we move into May and ever closer to the summer we start to hear more and more about bikini bodies. And being beach ready.  The quick fixes and fad diets are everywhere, and people begin to panic that they can’t be seen in a bikini.  But why should...
Pregnancy – The First Trimester

Pregnancy – The First Trimester

If you read my post last week or have seen my social media recently you will know I finally announced my pregnancy.  I am currently 15 weeks and slowly starting to feel a bit more normal.  The first 12 weeks or first trimester is meant to be the worst time...
Plyometric Training

Plyometric Training

You may have read my recent post about how to get out of a gym rut.  If not you can check it out here! One of my tips was to mix up your routine or try something new.  If you are wondering of ways you can do this, have you ever heard of Plyometric...
Ode2fitness Life Update

Ode2fitness Life Update

So I have been hinting about some huge changes going on in my life recently. And it’s lead to my blogging schedule & social media taking a bit of a hit. So although I don’t normally share much of my personal life on my blog I thought now was the time....
Are you stuck in a Gym Rut?

Are you stuck in a Gym Rut?

If like me you’ve been training for a while, week in week out, you may find yourself in a bit of a gym rut. Going through the motions but not really getting anywhere.  Or maybe just getting bored in the gym. Does this sound familiar? If it does, then you are not...
Get outdoors with BRITA!

Get outdoors with BRITA!

Spring has finally sprung and with it the weather is slowly getting warmer. And so I’ve teamed up with Brita who have just released their first fitness bottle to encourage you to get outdoors!  Around this time of year I love ditching weekend gym workouts and...
Every Body YOGA – Jessamyn Stanley

Every Body YOGA – Jessamyn Stanley

Jessamyn Stanley is an inspiration.  A yogi who breaks all stereotypes and a body postive advocate.  Jessamyn’s new book “Every Body Yoga” is an empowering guide for anyone and everyone who wants to practice yoga.  Breaking away from...