6 Reasons You Should Buy a Jump Rope

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Not many things remind me of being a kid quite like skipping. As far as memories-everyone-can-relate-to go, I would put it right up there on the same level as the Home Ice Cream van, Art Attack and coloured zinc cream. Maybe that’s why I don’t find skipping to be too much of a chore… even when I’m whipping myself around the ankles and swearing loudly under my breath, I can’t stop grinning.

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Are You Moving Enough?

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Last week I wrote a post titled Things Fit People Do Differently, and number one on the list was that ‘they find reasons to move, instead of excuses not to’. The more I thought about it, there more I realised how important this tip was, but also how vague – particularly for people who aren’t used to looking for reasons or ways to move. So I’ve decided to expand on it, with some more simple exercise tips that will  help you to add more movement to your life.

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The 4-Minute Workout

4-minute workoutSo I’ve started to get into Masterchef this year and it’s become a bit of an addiction – I find myself watching it whenever I make it home in time (ok full disclosure: I’ve been known to stream it on my phone too). You know what’s not so addictive though? The ad breaks! They are slowly killing me. I have come to the realisation that Masterchef is actually 33% ad breaks, 33% contestant sob stories and 34% cooking. Now I’m all for 67% of the production decisions, but you can keep your ad breaks thank you very much. Amirite? I’m going to assume you gave me a little ‘hell yes!’ there, even if it was just in your head.

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10-Minute HIIT Workout

10-Minute HIIT Workout
So I was just flicking back through my last few posts (I know, I know, I’m an egomaniac) and I noticed that it’s been a really long time since I’ve posted a workout – let alone a HIIT workout – on here. Kind of awkward, given that it’s a fitness blog, right?

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Do You Recognise These Excuses for Skipping a Workout?

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We’ve all skipped out on a workout or two in our time, but when excuses becomes the rule rather than the exception, it’s time to take a look at those excuses, why you’re using them and how to overcome them and re-discover your workout motivation.

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50 Things to Be Happy About

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Happiness is a funny thing. Have you ever actually sat around and wondered what happiness is and how to be happy? Sometimes it feels big. And sometimes it’s just a teensy tiny glow in your heart. Sometimes it’s expected. And sometimes it comes completely out of nowhere and you’ll find yourself randomly thanking your lucky stars for all the amazing things you have in your life.

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