Stretching is probably the most over looked aspect of physical and mental fitness, and it is something that I myself has definitely over looked in the past. I never took the time to educate myself on the reasons why I should stretch, I just believed that stretching was to only ‘warm up’ muscles, and that skipping it wasn’t a big deal. I would go to group fitness classes and sometimes leave before the stretching part – I would get bored. I could only see the benefit on the high intensity
So many people ask me how I manage to stay so focused on eating well, and I know many people probably think I am too strict and don’t live my life because of this, but guess what? I am actually living my life to its fullest by making these choices alone.
It makes my heart sink and shoulders drop when I hear someone say ‘I’m going on a diet’, because this mindset is never going to be sustainable or effective. Firstly a ‘diet’ has the reputation that it’s only a short term
So you’ve decided that you want to work in the morning? Awesome! But lets face it getting into any new routine is hard, throw in a 5:30am gym routine and it seems a little daunting and un-manageable.
By now you probably are aware of some of the benefits that come with an early morning work out, and if not have a little look at my 7 reasons to work out in the morning
For the last 3 years almost all of my workouts have started before 7am, even on weekends and I’ve never looked back. There are some occasions where I have switch up my routine and move my work out to the evening, but that’s ok, its all about balance and being able to be flexible with yourself.
When I first started working out in the morning the 5:54 alarm was not welcoming, actually it was horrendous, and id spend about 15 minutes deciding if I should get