Contender Fest – Fitness, Music & Food

Sponsored Post  The last 18 months have been hugely challenging for so many people. With numerous lockdowns, ever-changing restrictions and an uncertainty about what you can and can’t do at all times, it has been really tough to be able to look forward to anything. With restrictions continuing to ease, and a light showing at the end of the tunnel, it’s time to look to the future and Contender Fest...

Learning How to Play Golf with Paultons Golf Centre

Press Visit  Other than a blogging event with the Bournemouth Bloggers a few years ago, I haven’t really ever played golf or gone to a driving range before. It’s not that I don’t think I would like golf, but I just lack the confidence of being able to hit the ball properly if I were to go along with other people. When Jackie from Route PR got in touch and...

Pole Dancing for Absolute Beginners with Pole Active Dorset

I have been meaning to start pole dancing for a couple of years, ever since my sister bought me a 1-1 session for my 30th birthday, but I kept finding excuses not to start, and then the pandemic hit and obviously it wasn’t feasible for a while. A few weeks ago, I was fed up of not having a hobby, something that brought me joy and was just for me....

Returning To The Gym: 5 Things To Know

Contributed collaborative post  Credit: Pixabay CC0 License The gyms are finally set to reopen on the 12th of April, and fitness lovers up and down the country will rejoice. Before returning (or joining) your local fitness centre, though, you must ensure that the right precautions have been made. Otherwise, you will struggle to achieve the desired results or enjoyment. So, what steps should be taken? Here’s all you need to...

Getting Back into Daily Workouts

Features press samples  For as long as I can remember, I have struggled with exercising regularly. I find it really difficult to get into the right mindset and habits, when it comes to working out, and I need to push myself really hard to get going with it, after a break. Since the beginning of the year, I have barely done any exercise, and it was starting to have a...

Getting In Shape at Home in 2021

Sponsored contributive post  Welcome to 2021. A new year, a fresh start. This is your chance to press the reset button and start to work on those fitness goals.  We all know that 2020 was a strange, traumatic year for everyone, but for those of you who are ready to get in shape, it’s time to get moving. Exercise has been shown to be one of the best ways to...

Covid Safe Exercise During Lockdown

Sponsored Post  Lockdown can feel like living in Groundhog Day. With the instruction to stay safe at home, only being allowed to leave the house for a limited number of reasons, including to exercise once a day, it can be difficult not to feel a little hemmed in, especially if you share the house with three rambunctious children, as we do. Getting outside to exercise can feel like a much...

Adapting to a Healthier Lifestyle

If you are subscribed to my YouTube channel, you may have seen my first video in several months was uploaded last week, with an introduction to my new healthier lifestyle. I then spectacularly failed at this when family visited unexpectedly and I ended up having several ‘cheat days’ in a row rather than sticking to the new plan. I am a big believer in not beating yourself up about something...

Kick Starting January with Activewear from J5 Fashion

Sponsored post  We are now a week into January, what feels like the longest month, and the time for resolutions to be made, and quite often broken. Whether you have made a goal to be more active, or whether you are just looking for some comfy clothing for chilling out in front of Netflix this January, J5 Fashion, a wholesale fashion website who supply to some of the biggest retail...

Making Some Changes in 2020

I feel like all of my posts at the moment are about making changes, resolutions and goals, but that is what January is all about for me. A new year is the perfect excuse for a fresh start, to reassess and commit to making changes, if that is what you want to do. I used to make a huge song and dance about my resolutions, posting them across social media...