Healthy School...

Hard to believe it’s back to school time already! Although it is a shame to see the end of the summer holidays, I am ready to welcome back some more routine into our family life and imagine many of...

Track Your Fitness

I have used a number of fitness apps over the years and find the ones below work well. The one you go for will depend on how much detail you want to track (distance, speed, pace etc). It is worth...

Are you in love...

A piece of research I read when doing my thesis many years ago always stayed with me…89% of obese people who lost their excess weight would prefer to be blind than be obese again. That really...

Holiday with a...

I had always been aware of Club La Santa in Lanzarote but didn’t know a lot about it. When we were looking for a holiday for mid-term I decided to check it out and was impressed with what I saw. I...

Ditch the Scales!

“Ditch the scales” aren’t usually words you hear from a weight loss expert but they are words based on many years of experience helping clients lose weight. There are a few reasons I...

Inspiring Vegan...

I love this time of year and always enjoy trying out some new vegan dishes for our Christmas day celebration.  I still haven’t decided what I’ll do this year (yes, I know only 5 more sleeps –...

Top Ten Healthy...

If you want to give a gift that lasts beyond Christmas then a gift that helps someone create a healthier lifestyle is the perfect one!  Here are my top 10 suggestions for you: Stocking fillers –...

Visualise Your Way...

Your idea about who you are shapes way more about you, your diet, your health and your life than you could ever imagine. We all have ‘factual’ statements about who we are “I’m the kind of...

10 steps to a...

Food not only fuels our body, it is also used to form every cell in our bodies.  It really makes sense then to think about our food choices and choose wisely!  Here are 10 steps to help you up your...

How can I fit...

Are you like many women I talk to that tell me how active they were pre-kids but find it very difficult to get back to pre-kids fitness? I know there are women out there who bounce back extremely...

Tips for staying...

Holidays are generally great for our mental well-being, it is so refreshing to get a break from the daily routine and have quality time with a partner or family. As we often associate holidays with...

The secret to...

This past weekend I got distracted with the sunshine and didn’t do my meal planning for the week and I really feel the difference ….and it’s only Tuesday.  Planning meals ahead...

Are Green Smoothies...

Green smoothies are a powerful way to enhance your health and your energy levels. Basically they are made up of fruits, green leafy vegetables and some liquid. They were made popular by Ann Wigmore...

Losing Weight by...

With Easter just around the corner, we know summer isn’t far away. If thoughts of summer normally leave you dreading baring all in shorts or on the beach then read on for some tips of how you can...

A simple way to...

Like most of you, I grew up knowing it was important to give thanks. However, back then it was more out of a fear of being ‘given out to’ if I didn’t show my manners than any understanding why!

Ailis’s top...

My top tips for weight loss, including getting the right support, hydration, setting goals and sleep.

How to set goals,...

Reflecting on all I achieved in the year gone by and spending some time planning for the following year.

Tips to stay...

Think about your Christmas traditions to see how you can make some healthy changes.

Can you do a 2...

The plank is one of the best bangs for the buck when it comes to toning and strengthening your body.

Steps to weight...

“Claim your power, see yourself from a different perspective, stop holding onto the past, look ahead in a new direction, Take your glory and run” Oprah 1) Choose to let go of past experiences...

Steps to weight...

In my last two blogs I talked about how you can set yourself up for successful weight loss by getting prepared by getting clear on your vision and getting organised in the kitchen. The remaining two...

Steps to weight...

In my last blog I talked about how you can set yourself up for successful weight loss by getting prepared and we focused on Vision.   As I mentioned I like to break it down into four parts –...

Steps to weight...

When it comes to trying to lose weight, do you: Decide you will start again on Monday and not think much about it until Monday rolls around Decide you will start again on Monday and indulge while you...

How EFT helps you...

EFT stands for emotional freedom techniques and it involves tapping on energy meridians on the head, upper body and hands – yourself – to feel better. It is very easy to learn, and extremely...

7 steps to a...

The best way to get off to a good start in your day is to create a healthy morning routine. I find the days I get up that little bit earlier and do the suggestions below my day definitely goes more...

8 reasons to...

I used to be a cardio junkie (and probably still would be if I had the time!) but with 2 young children, a busy job and 2 knee surgeries, cardio has taken a back seat to strength training over the...

Benefits of adding...

World-renowned figures as diverse as philosophers Plato and Nietzsche, political leaders Benjamin Franklin, Gandhi, Bill Clinton and pop icons Paul McCartney and Bob Marley have all advocated the...

Vision boards

Whoever I am working with, be it a 1-1 client or a group, I always encourage them to develop a vision board to help get really clear on their goals. Its one thing having goals in your head or even...

How to choose the...

Well the good news is that buying a blender is a lot easier than buying a juicer! However, putting some time into getting the right one will make your smoothie making a lot more enjoyable. Here are a...

How to choose a...

There seems to be a growing interest in juicers and I am often amazed how mainstream it is getting – the people I least expect to be juicing often start telling me about the benefits they get from...