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Going For It | Journey to the stage

If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough! OK. This is kind of a huge step for me. I have finally decided to stop running scared, you know from that dream that is so big it sometimes feels as though it is your worst nightmare. For around 2 years now I have allowed …

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End of Month Check In | A New Milestone

Only look back to see how far you’ve come.   Is it me or has January absolutely flown by! I’m going to take that as a good thing though, given the saying time flies when your having fun! It’s been a month of fun so far. At the beginning of the month I started a …

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Fit Girl Guide | Hometown

You may have seen on my insta story (@contourallure) this week, that Chris and I were being really big kids and playing on the park whilst on my lunch break. The last time I played on a park.. well I couldn’t even tell you when. Just for the sake of clarification, it wasn’t your bog …

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Weightlifting | Top 5 Tips for beginners

Weight lifting is a vital component for most fitness regimes. Whether your goal is purely aesthetic, to increase strength, or to build muscle or for whatever reason it is that you are or want to start weight lifting the following tips will certainly be of use to you. Tip 1: Perfect your form. Contrary to …

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Fit Girl Guide | Trafford, Manchester

MCR It may seem slightly bizarre to you that Trafford has made the cut for the ‘Fit Girl Guide’ series, given that it is literally a 30 minute drive from my house but there is good reason for it. Not only is it home to one of my favorite places to go have some fun …

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What’s in store for 2017 | Squats & Muscle Gain

How did you all get on with your New Year’s Resolution making? Did you find the planner useful? After encouraging you to plan out your resolution’s, I thought it only fair that I share mine, with you. If you are following me on instagram (which you definitely should be because this year I will be posting …

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Gym Girl Gift Guide

It’s hard to know where to even begin with  this one, there are so many gym related gifts that would make perfect Christmas presents! As I’m sure many of you will find, as soon as December hits so do the “What do you want for Christmas” questions. Personally, I hate this question and usually tell …

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Fighting Fit | 5 tips to kick the Christmas cold

Welcome to December or as I prefer to call it, the 1st of Christmas. At this most wonderful time of year (clichéd I know but it’s true!) having a cold can really suck all the fun out of the spirit, making everything seems more like a chore. I know because it’s December 1st and I …

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