It’s baking hot outside (or freezing cold), you’re not in the mood, you’re tired, there are one hundred and one other things you could do instead… So you tell yourself ‘I’ll work out tomorrow’.   I’ve been there. Actually, I’m in that situation every week. I know how hard it is to wake up early to work out, to go to the gym in a grumpy mood because you’d rather be asleep. That’s why today I’ve decided to share a few tips that often help me to cross these hurdles:   Be disciplined I first read this on a Kayla Itsiness’ Instagram post and it…

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  Having protein shakes is so convenient. I usually have one after working out, and often if I don’t have time for a proper meal. I love that they keep me full, and help me to meet the protein requirements that sometimes (because I’m always in a rush) I can’t meet.   Because protein shakes are a big part of my diet, I thought it would be useful to give a review of STRIPPD, who sell a whole vegan and gluten-free range of products.   I was desperate for new protein powders when I came across this brand. I got my hands on their vegan…

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Yoga and I have an interesting relationship. I was 19 when we first got to know each other. My friend Carolina took me to a class – and I couldn’t get into it at all. I struggled to understand the mental side of the practice. Three years later and I now know why this happened. I was focusing too much on the difficulty of each asana, how I looked, the fact that I couldn’t hold a triangle pose for more than three seconds. Instead of enjoying the process of learning. Because yoga’s all about that the process and the learning. Since I committed to practicing…

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