Quick upper body workout

Today, I’m grateful for muscle memory. Don’t neglect your chest and shoulders friends! I did, albeit only for two weeks, but when I trained them again last night it felt like my entire upper body was punishing me hah! I’ve been focusing on my back heaps lately but last night I only had time for … Continue reading Quick upper body workout

My two most important workout tips for beginners

I started my fitness journey a little over two months ago and there are two things I’ve learnt that I want to pass on to help you get strong - physically and especially mentally. Let me preface this by saying if you’ve never set foot in a gym before, ask someone you know what gym … Continue reading My two most important workout tips for beginners

Grief: what I learnt part two

If you’ve read my previous post on grief you’ll know that I recently had to get my dog put down. My dog was my best friend. I didn’t realise just how much purpose she gave my life until she was taken away from me. The range of emotions I’ve felt while grieving has undoubtedly been … Continue reading Grief: what I learnt part two

Negative and positive motivation: finding what works for you

People often say ‘only surround yourself with people who make you feel good’ and ‘stay away from things that bring you down’. This type of thinking is positive motivation or positive inspiration. It makes you feel good, excited, maybe even motivated to go out there and change the world.. or whatever is you’re doing. And … Continue reading Negative and positive motivation: finding what works for you

Habits: making and breaking them + willpower

So. You found your passion and now what? I don’t know about you, but I never really understood that to be successful at something you actually have to change your lifestyle – woah Natalie, hold up, that kind of sounds like rocket science. It’s crazy, it seems so simple (secret: it kind of is, but … Continue reading Habits: making and breaking them + willpower