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What’s your favourite post training meal?

After long/important races I generally don’t feel like eating much, although after I’ve showered and had a nap I’m usually tempted by treat food, such as a pizza or ice-cream. However, I try not to indulge in those items when I’m training. After training, I try to ensure that I Read more…


Fuelled by nature

I was recently given the opportunity to try: which is described as “real food nutrition for exercise, recovery, health and weight loss”. The suggested times to drink this ‘meal in a glass’ are: Breakfast – it’s fast and filling Lunch – as a natural alternative to meal replacement products Pre Read more…


Food, friends and supraspinatus problems

Avocado chocolate mousse instructions: mash avocado, add cocoa powder, stir and serve.

I need to get back to being organised as I’m not blogging very consistently these days. To try to catch up, I thought I’d share a few photos that illustrate what I’ve been up to. Stu and I went for a Valentine’s Date to a new coffee shop that has Read more…


#GiveIt100

A selection of grains including quinoa and freekeh

At the start of the year, I signed up for #GiveIt100 with the aim of focussing on healthy eating and making sensible food choices for 100 days. Unfortunately, I got thrown off track by some personal events and have struggled to get back on track again. I know a treat Read more…


Catching up, CrossFit, Ironman Dublin 70.3, Marafun, stir-fry and Santahampton.

Ironman Dublin logo

I’ve been so busy recently that I’ve not had enough time to blog. I hope that I can find more time in 2015 – I think that perhaps I need to be more productive in my lunch breaks. As I’m struggling to find enough time, I’m trying to add more Read more…


Starting my half marathon training

Kale and quinoa stew

Muddy cross-country run or a sociable long run? Decisions, decisions. This morning I had to choose between doing a cross-country race or a long run with other people who are training for Southampton Half Marathon. Although the weather forecast was good, I decided to avoid the cross-country race. My chest Read more…


Fresh veggies and super swimming

Fruit and vegetables at a market

Happy Fresh Veggies Day! How many portions of veg do you eat every day? Five? Seven? Ten? …and, no, potatoes don’t count and neither does wine!!! Nutritionists agree that when it comes to fresh fruit and vegetables, most of us just aren’t getting enough. How about going vegetarian for a Read more…