Juice Cleanses: What’s all the fuss about?

Food is the highlight of my day. Solid food. Personally, I don't even consider soup or salad a meal on its own. And I've been lucky in the sense that, apart from one crazy occasion in Guatemala back in 2005 when we ran out of cash, I've never had to starve. Fasting has only ever occurred when I've been sick and  physically unable to keep food down. So why on earth would I want to do this?! The researcher in me...

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Pilates HIIT & High Tea

One of the best things about Instagram is finding out about pop-ups and slightly more niche events that you wouldn't have heard about any other way. It was how I found out about this. I've been a fan of Hollie Grant at PilatesPT for a while now, but until today have been more of an armchair follower; through her website, blog and Instagram account. I had been hoping to catch her Reformer Pilates classes at PilatesHQ around 2 years back (after seeing a workout on...

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Getting outside of that comfort zone: My first skydive & 10k race

 “The only source of knowledge is experience” – Albert Einstein. I kicked off 30 in a big way. It started with Las Vegas. No not the most original plan, but a new experience nonetheless. Verdict: it’s not like the movies. The trip was a fun one because of friends, but in all honesty it was pretty tame compared to previous European adventures. The city is definitely more seedy than glamorous, feminism doesn’t exist at all and we caught the end of...

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