Matalan Souluxe Activewear Review

Matalan Souluxe Activewear Review

I accidentally discovered the Matalan range of sportswear last year when I had popped in to look at their home stuff. It seems nearly all clothing shops have realised there is a gap in the market for cheaper spots wear.  The only issue is that for most companies it...
12 Days of CrossFit #DONE

12 Days of CrossFit #DONE

I don’t hide the fact that I am not a huge fan of this time of the year, and the whole Christmas thing.  There are a few reasons why… I have had some of the hardest times of my life around now, and yes I am all for the whole create your own experiences,...
Right here | Right now

Right here | Right now

I came to the conclusion a few weeks ago that every week I had a choice of what I could focus on, that it wasn’t possible to do them all well at once for a whole week. The 3 parts my life breaks down to are *Ben and the house (homework, reading, playing,...
My CrossFit Games Open 2014

My CrossFit Games Open 2014

The CrossFit open is an yearly event, most easily explained as the start of the CrossFit games, anyone can enter.  This year worldwide over 150,000 people entered.  the open consists of 5 workouts, released on a Thursday and you have until Monday to complete them and...
Clean Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

Clean Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

I used the following ingredients – 1 batch makes about 6 cookies, so I tend to make a double batch. Obviously to share…yes to share.. You can substitute the green and blacks for cacao nibs if you wanted it to be truly vegan BUT after extensive Googling,...
Freya Active Moulded Crop Top Sports Bra Review

Freya Active Moulded Crop Top Sports Bra Review

Right at the start of my journey into getting fitter in October 2012 I reviewed some of Freya’s active wear on the blog.  I loved it but as I lost the weight it didn’t fit anymore.  Fast forward to 3 stone less and now and the need for a new sports bra. At...
Amazing protein bar recipe

Amazing protein bar recipe

This recipe comes from one of the lovely CrossFit girls at my box – advice on where cheapest to buy ingredients (in U.K.) at bottom.  I have also added the calories and macros at the bottom. Ingredients 2 ½ cups of dried dates 2 cups of cashews Zest of 1 orange 3...
#progress

#progress

I am heading towards a year of doing CrossFit now, and if I am honest I have been feeling a bit disheartened.  I know I shouldn’t, I should be able to see the progress I have made.  But as usual for my sunny disposition self (sarcasm) I could far more easily see...

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