2017: Reflect, Reset And Refocus

As the end of the year fast approaches I find myself in a similar thought process to previous years. A huge part of my lifestyle is about honest self assessment and goal setting… How will you achieve greatness without even knowing what you’re striving for? Here are some simple tips …

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How Maria Does Peak Week

For those who follow my fitness journey on social media you’ll know I’m well into my fourth season of competing. I regularly get messages asking how I stay so motivated and make it all look so easy… Well here comes the honest truth, I struggle just as much as the …

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Prepping for a Fitness Competition

We’ve all seen images of toned, tanned and terrific fitness models across social media. These images can conjure up mixed thoughts and emotions and I often hear people ask: “What do I need to do to look like that?” So here is an insight into the life of a fitness …

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Goal Setting – The SMART Way   

As the new year draws closer, many of us will be starting to think about what we hope to achieve in it. I have fallen into the trap of making New Years resolutions many times in the past. Usually I’d find they would only last a month or two before they were forgotten …

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It’s a lifestyle – not a diet!

Despite being fit and active throughout my twenties, I never looked it. I’ve battled with my weight for as long as I can remember and have never felt comfortable in my own skin. I’ve yo-yo dieted and tried every fad that has come out to lose weight, only to pile …

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