Should I count my calories?

There is a lot of confusion around calorie intake, tracking, deficit, bulking etc. Am I eating too much? Should I eat more if I want to gain muscle? Are nuts bad for me because they are high in calories? Lets make this simple. If you want to change 1 thing about your diet follow the […]

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Kirsti Mcdougall – Testimonial

  I was very unfit and quite overweight, and although had gym membership I wasn’t going regularly and making the most of it, as I felt very self conscious there. I decided to try some sessions with a personal trainer, so started working with Iona. Her routines are always varied so it doesn’t get boring, […]

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Autumnal post

  This is the time of year we all start to hibernate, the trees turn their leaves golden red and brown and shed their naked branches as we tens to stay indoors and cover ourselves up in layers and under duvets.   This season is when we start to binge and comfort eat so here […]

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Avocado parmesan crisps

If like me you struggle to find healthier snacks instead of crisps and biscuits this will be a huge help. The first time I made them they were tricky but with practice they are easy peasy! What you need: 1 avocado (preferably still moderately hard, soft ones are more difficult to work with) coconut oil […]

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NYC

My beautiful friend Sarah Thorp (now Lawson) got married to her knight in shining armour in 2014 who then proceeded to sweep her off her feet and whisk her away to LIVE in NYC! Amazing fun for them… Tom and I wanted a piece of the Big Apple Pie so packed our bags and Joey […]

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China Throwback – Part 2 Breakfast

    I have always been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Meeting people from all over the world and sharing the blessing that is breakfast together I wanted to find out how everyone eats at home. Lunch/dinner/afternoon tea/midnight snacks I feel are interchangeable (a little) between countries but breakfast is something […]

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China Throwback – Part 1 – habits

Stumbling across my old travel diary from my business/language exchange in Shanghai last summer reminded of some very interesting comparisons between our very (sometimes overly) polite British habits and Chinese habits. These are some habits to be aware of if travelling to China for the first time. Spitting & Hauking This habit I could not get […]

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