Fitness Blog

Controlling Blood Glucose
Caroline Sheerin

Can I Control My Blood Sugar Levels?

What is ‘Blood Sugar’? Blood Sugar, which is also known as glucose, is the main sugar found in your blood. This type of sugar is a very important source of energy and provides nutrients to the body’s organs, muscles and nervous system. Your body gets glucose from the foods we eat, with glucose entering the

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Returning to the Gym
Caroline Sheerin

Returning to the gym after lockdown

It’s been a while…. Now we are returning to the gym after our enforced break, what should we be doing? After all, before the world changed, you were with us regularly, felt better and had that nice warm feeling that comes from knowing your body is loving the exercise and attention – and other people

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Before-Workout-Snacks
Caroline Sheerin

10 recipes for before your workout

It’s important to fuel your body before you exercise. Not doing so is like trying to drive your car with no petrol in it. Having said that, we are not talking about huge meals. If your workout is an hour or less, you don’t actually need to eat that much. What you eat and how

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Meal Planning and Prepping
Caroline Sheerin

What and How to Meal Prep?!

Meal planning and prepping is simply planning and preparing meals for the week ahead, or batch cooking and freezing for some time in the future. This is very important when going out to work as it saves time and provides you with healthy meals that can be ready quickly. This is just as important, if

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Working From Home
Caroline Sheerin

Worry-free working from home 

A few months ago, we enjoyed the occasional day working at home. It was almost a reward for being a good, conscientious, and productive worker, and actually felt a little bit…. naughty? Our homes were not usually the place we spent weekdays, and we enjoyed not having to make an effort with our appearance, we

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Lockdown_Ending
Caroline Sheerin

Please Release Me….. The Return to (Un)Usual Life

So, we’re gradually being eased out of lockdown – an experience that most of us have really had enough of by now! Who would have thought, a short three months ago, that the country would have been closed? Strange days indeed.   Nothing is more important than your health, and the last few months have

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Oestrogen Rich Foods
Caroline Sheerin

10 oestrogen boosting foods to eat during the Menopause

The start of the menopause brings many symptoms with it, such as hot flushes, night sweats, aches and pains in the joints, irritability, low mood, mood swings and lack of concentration. These are all caused by depleted levels of oestrogen which continue to decline throughout the menopause. It’s not all bad news though as there

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Blog 18
Caroline Sheerin

My Top 15 Favourite Workout Clothes

During lockdown I’ve been wearing my fitness clothes every single day. One reason is that they are so comfortable, and it still means that I’m getting up and dressed! It’s very important to keep as close as you can to your normal routine! (Read our blog on looking after your mental health during lockdown).The main

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Ready to welcome you

 Find out how you can visit the gym safely.