Go with the flow

The Scientific Bit In the first part of the menstrual cycle, the follicular stage, training should be focused on high intensity and heavy lifting. In this phase oestrogen is the dominant hormone meaning a higher pain threshold and increased insulin sensitivity leading to better muscle building capacity and reduced fat storage ability (2). In theContinue reading “Go with the flow”

What Is Your Biggest Fitness Challenge?

So last week in my wonderful Facebook group I asked my ladies a question. What is your biggest fitness struggle at the moment? And the biggest response was the option, the motivation to keep going. Which got me thinking. Why do we feel the need to brand ourselves An Exerciser? If you are genuinely struggling withContinue reading “What Is Your Biggest Fitness Challenge?”

Postnatal Depression and Exercise

This week, 6th – 10th June, is infant mental health week, raising awareness of the importance of the first 1001 days of a babies life. But it’s not just the first 1001 days of a babies life, it’s 1001 days of a mums life, of your life. 1001 days of change 1001 days of learningContinue reading “Postnatal Depression and Exercise”

Running To Work

I am a runner. I am also a mother. Therefore I can’t just casually announce that I am off for a leisurely trot around the park whenever the urge strikes. My exercise time is scheduled, bartered, planned and precious! This post is to get you thinking about whether you could fit active travel into yourContinue reading “Running To Work”

Winter Fitness Training Tips

Winter Fitness Training Tips Dark evenings, gusty gales and freezing temperatures are hardly alluring conditions for continuing your outdoor training sessions or active commutes this winter. However with a few additions to your kit, and maybe a shift in your mind set, you can still enjoy exercising outdoors. Of course there is a simple solutionContinue reading “Winter Fitness Training Tips”

Strongman Competing for Women

Some of you will recognise Holly as she works with me in Revitalize Fitness, doing 1:1 sessions and also covering some of my session too. Holly and I often train together too, mainly because I get pushed to my max as she is a great fitness trainer but also because we like a good natterContinue reading “Strongman Competing for Women”

You Matter

If you follow me on Facebook you know I like to remind everyone how important it is to put your health higher up the to do list. I asked Bea Marshall to write me a guest post about the importance of looking after you and to back me up! I’m going to come straight outContinue reading “You Matter”

Why you should trust me with your fitness!

This is a question that I very rarely get asked, but one I wish people would ask me more! What enables you, Aimee Rogers of Revitalize Fitness, to get me fit? Now I’m not usually one to brag (but I’m going to now!) however I was looking through my certificates and I thought why amContinue reading “Why you should trust me with your fitness!”

My Endurer Dash

Last weekend I took park in the Endurer Dash 8km event in Dronfield and LOVED it! As part of the 8km course I had to walk up streams, crawl through mud, scale fence’s, swim across a pond and trudge through lots of mud (as deep as my thighs at some bits!). If you have everContinue reading “My Endurer Dash”