Pimp my green salad

Even if you are going for a traditional green salad, there are lots of ways to make it a  bit more exciting, and make sure you get a range of vitamins and protein in there, and it fills you up. I like to add a thinly sliced carrot and red cabbage for some crunch and … Continue reading Pimp my green salad


Crunchy quinoa salad

This one doesn't look that exciting but the dressing and nuts give it a real flavour kick. First cook some quinoa - a great source of veggie protein, as well as fibre, iron and magnesium. Whilst that's cooking, lightly steam some veg - I went for broccoli, carrots and snow peas. Don't overdo them, you still … Continue reading Crunchy quinoa salad

#ThisGirlCan workout / lactate threshold workout

Last Sunday was International Women’s Day and there were lots of events to celebrate women’s sporting achievements and to encourage more women into fitness at the grass-roots, including those organised as part of Sport England’s inspiring #ThisGirlCan campaign, which is aiming to get more every day women into fitness and inspire women to “wiggle, jiggle, move and prove that … Continue reading #ThisGirlCan workout / lactate threshold workout

I can do anything, I am strong, I am invincible #ThisGirlCan

Last Sunday was International Women’s Day, and I was really excited to see how many sporting organisations and companies were promoting the day and promoting women’s involvement in sport – from celebrating Olympic achievements down to encouraging everyday women to get more active. I’ve written before about the challenges that professional sportswomen face through a self-reinforcing cycle where … Continue reading I can do anything, I am strong, I am invincible #ThisGirlCan