Try a Microhabit

Try a Microhabit

We’re over a month into 2021, and it’s possible some new year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside (that’s if you bothered to make any). I know many people who are struggling at the moment, it’s been a very tough winter. However spring is on the horizon, the days...
Easy Healthy Festive Recipe: Cashew Nut Roast

Easy Healthy Festive Recipe: Cashew Nut Roast

This is my favourite Christmas dinner, easy to make in advance. The recipe appears in my first book, the Healthy Living Yearbook. Why not shake things up this Christmas and do things differently with a veggie main? The turkeys will thank you! Serves 6 (excellent for...
Energiser warm-up video now online!

Energiser warm-up video now online!

Here’s a video of my warm-up ‘Energiser’ routine. Easy-to-follow with no equipment required, just put on your favourite music and get your body moving. It’s seven minutes long, and is perfect as a morning stretch, or as a warm-up. Enjoy!...
10 Running Routes From Leith

10 Running Routes From Leith

Ten Runs From Leith May was a good month to map my ten favourite runs that leave from Griffen Fitness, Balfour Street, Leith, and return to same point (postcode EH6 5BY). All runs are 5km to 10km and as off-road as possible. I drew the routes on an old Spokes map of...
An Honest Review of JustEat Cycles Edinburgh

An Honest Review of JustEat Cycles Edinburgh

Cycling is an obvious solution to getting around a small bustling city. The wind in your hair, the freedom to to move, the simplicity of the machine. On the hottest day this year I had a city bike adventure on the new ‘Just Eat’ hire bikes. These hire bikes are not...

How much wheat we eat

Gluten is headline news. Wheat is in many foods, and it seems more people are becoming intolerant to this innocuous grain. What’s that all about? Gluten is a mixture of two proteins present in some cereal grains, especially wheat. Gluten is Latin for ‘glue’ and is...