Category Hints & Tips

Paleo Reset / Whole 30: Day 2

Paleo Reset / Whole 30: Day 2

Pretty tired today! Managed to switch off two alarms and nearly miss my morning training session at Storm Gym! But I didn’t… I got my butt out of bed, seen what a beautiful day it was and took advantage. I didn’t feel so groggy, which is a big improvement for me. Although, I’m sure I […]

Pre-workout Banana & Almond butter smoothie

Pre-workout Banana Smoothie

During the week I train at around 6am – absolutely no time to have breakfast and digest. But on the weekends, I have a little lay in and manage to squeeze in a light breakfast before I start training. I usually leave it about an hour or so before I start training (otherwise you’ll spend […]

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The Long Road to Freedom

No, I’m not talking about ogling over Idris Elba for 2 1/2 hours (however tempting), I’m talking about the long and rocky road to freedom from food addiction. Let me begin… Hello, my name in Nicola and I am an addict. Ok, I may be a little dramatic with my reference but there is no doubt […]

Don't let your mind bully your body

How to stay “on track”

Eating clean hasn’t been the most natural thing for me. In fact a long way from it. When I was a kid, my diet would consist of an 18 multi pack of Walkers crisps and usually half a packet of chocolate digestives! Up until the age of 8 or 9, meal times were home cooked […]

You hit like a vegetarian

TWELVE MONTHS ago I was asked to contribute a blog on what a vegetarian eats for ‘Running On Clean’. I am only now getting around to it, but before I get into what I eat as a veggie I should say why I am a vegetarian. Growing up I was heavily influenced by my family, […]

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.”

Things have been really hectic this week! I can’t exactly pinpoint a particular reason why but I’ve literally had no time. However, as the title of this post says, you must make time. To make up for lost time, this week you’ll be getting What I Ate Wednesday on a Thursday and Motivation Monday on […]