So, you’ve taken stock and decided you want to lose a stone. It’s great to have a target, so good for you! Trouble is, what often happens when we set goals – particularly ones related to weight loss – is that we become overly ambitious. We try to do too much too soon, and that […]

Strength & Fitness

January 11, 2024

So You Want To Lose A Stone. Here’s How To Do It Without Calorie Counting Or Restricting

fit and healthy at Christmas

Nicole, how do I stay fit and healthy over Christmas? I don’t want to miss out on all the fun or undo my progress. Christmas. Like it or loathe it, there’s no denying that when December hits, life moves up a gear. The tasks on your to-do list suddenly multiply, social invitations come in thick […]

Strength & Fitness, Stress Management

December 7, 2023

How to stay fit and healthy over Christmas: Tips to strike the right balance

Go online as you embark on a new health and fitness goal – or any new goal, really – and you’ll likely be accosted by the word ‘motivation’. If you’ve dared to search for tips on how to give yourself a leg up as you begin this new endeavour, you’ll come across countless articles telling […]

Strength & Fitness

November 13, 2023

How to use motivation to achieve your health and fitness goals (even if it’s MIA)

Are you stuck in a fitness rut? Here's how to bust out of it by Nicole Chapman

I’m going to ask you a question that I’m pretty certain I already know the answer to. Have you ever stepped on the scale after a week or two of eating well and training consistently and been absolutely gutted to see the numbers haven’t moved downwards? Or worse, they’ve taken a turn upwards? I know […]

Strength & Fitness

November 9, 2023

Losing Weight? 3 Reasons The Scales Aren’t The Best Way To Measure Your Progress

The kids are back to school and that means one thing: it’s time to make way for a fitter, healthier you. These beginner-friendly and easy-to-implement tips will help even the busiest mums lose weight and get fit.

Strength & Fitness

September 6, 2023

7 Busy Mum Fitness Tips For A Fresh Start This September

THE WARNING & MY STORY Firstly, I must say that whilst this is a guide to exercising whilst pregnant you must get the all clear from your GP or doctor to exercise. I was considered high risk in my first trimester so I followed the doctor’s advice to stop training. I didn’t stop moving – […]


June 10, 2019


Are you stuck in a fitness rut? Here's how to bust out of it by Nicole Chapman

Stuck in a fitness rut? It’s not that you are not motivated. You turn up to your workout, playlist on point. You have hundreds of Instagram mini workout videos saved to your phone. Yet you leave post-workout feeling deflated and guilty that it could have been so much more. There are many factors that can […]

Strength & Fitness

March 24, 2019