An Honest Post: My Steps To Being Fit And Healthy in 2017 and beyond…

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Okay so there’s soooo many New Year New You plans, programmes, diets, offers out there this time of year and they are all fabulous if you need a kick start but try not to get sucked into signing up or buying something you don’t need. You already have the knowledge inside you to be healthy, fit and happy in 2017. Most of us know exactly how to tone up, lose weight, eat well but it’s actually applying it to our life that is the difficult part.

J. CREW and New Balance Collection

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There’s a hot new collaboration that has hit the high street and you’ll know all about it if you attended my Pilates and cocktails event last week which is still giving me a buzz when I think about it. It was so lovely to meet lots of you, teach you Pilates and introduce you to this stylish collection. J. Crew and New Balance have teamed up and created activewear to die for. The colours pop, the designs are arty and the cuts are stylish. I’m in love and my Christmas wish list is filling up with it… 

Wellness Tips To Keep You Going Until Christmas

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So we are still a good solid nine weeks away from Christmas and honestly I’ve been feeling a bit like I just want this year to be over so I can have a fresh new year ahead of me. I had to give myself a little talking to as I am not one to wish time away and I know I don’t need a fresh year or even a new week to start living to my fullest and achieving some goals. So for the last quarter of the year we can choose to get lazy and succumb to the Christmas slump or we can pull ourselves up, make exciting plans and feel the best we’ve felt all year because why not? So here’s some ways I think we can end 2016 feeling healthy, happy and ready to start 2017 ahead of the game…

Activewear: This Trend Is Here To Stay

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As we head towards cold rainy dark mornings, it becomes increasingly more challenging to get the trainers on a 6am for a class or run but I really believe if you look the part you feel the part. Stylish activewear gets me excited to workout and if I can grab brunch in it with the girls after then I’m so much more likely to get out the door. With so so much choice for activewear nowadays it’s hard to know where to start, stylist and co-founder of Style Sportif Jemma Bolt kindly shares her top five activewear trends. Just wait for the Adidas jacket (heart shaped eyes emoji). Jemma can you please style me everyday…

Ballet Inspired Workout With ELLESPORT

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This ballet inspired workout will make you feel amazing! I took some of my favourite Pilates exercises and gave them a ballet twist. When I was at dance college I didn’t have to think about working out because we were dancing all day long, this workout doesn’t feel like a chore, it’s fun and reminds me of my ballet days. I’m wearing ELLESPORT’s new Fortitude collection which I think was perfect for these moves especially the stirrup leggings and ballet pink touches. The outfit is feminine yet classic, I actually felt elegant whilst getting a sweat on and believe me you’ll definitely be getting that sweat on too; ballet is not easy…

Work That Bikini This Summer

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Okay so I’ve definitely caught the wanderlust bug. With three trips already done this year and three more booked, it got me thinking that I should really be feeling bikini ready all year round but what does bikini ready really mean to me! And what it means to me will be completely different to what it means to you. This summer is all about having fun, trying new things and staying active for me and if that involves a bikini then even better! 

5 Tips To Yoga Studio Confidence

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As someone who has spent the majority of her life in either a dance, yoga or Pilates studio, I forget that it can actually be quite an intimidating space for people who are new to exercise and this sometimes cliquey environment. Remember that everyone is there with the same goal in mind, to feel good and do something for themselves. Whether there’s a group of giggly work friends or the bendiest girl on Instagram in your class, here’s my 5 tips to feel confident in a yoga or Pilates studio…

WORKIT with Cat Meffan | Your Best Thighs and Butt Workout

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I love working out with friends and since I’ve started blogging, I’ve been lucky enough to have made some incredible friends for life who actually like working out with me! The gorgeous bendy Cat Meffan is one of them. We met over a year ago while on a shoot together although I think we may have been stalking each other on instagram for a few months prior to that and we now regularly catch up over juices and yoga mats!

Be An Athlete – Kick Ass Kit

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When it comes to yoga and pilates, I love activewear to be bright coloured, flowery patterned with floating soft fabrics but recently I’ve been doing some more, you could say, ‘kick ass’ workouts and my floral garden leggings just don’t make me feel that kick ass. What I wear when I workout really determines how I feel and perform during the session, it’s kind of like turning up to a coffee catch up on a Sunday with your girlfriends in your job interview attire, you just wouldn’t feel right.

Be Ballerina Beautiful Activewear

 

Be Ballet Beautiful _FotorI’m loving the ballet inspired activewear out there at the moment as this is the exact look I go for when wanting to workout. My workout vibe is grace and elegance when it comes to Pilates and yoga and having suitable activewear really motivates me. I rounded up 5 of my favourite ballet beautiful inspired pieces. Some of these super chic pieces I’d even wear to a lunch with friends so they are perfect for on the go girls.