Morning Folks!

Long time no speak – how are the New Years fitness and food plans working out for ya?

Weather doesn’t help in the motivation stakes does it, that combined with all the little illnesses we’re picking up along the way hey?

Life is all about challenges, it’s how we deal with them that counts.

Fitness & Food are a bit like that too….you don’t have to be great to start but you have to start to be great…whatever the weather!

So let’s go…

Remember if you start by doing what’s necessary, then do what’s possible, suddenly you’ll find yourself doing what you thought was impossible.

I’ve been so inspired this week by a group of girls on facebook who are working hard towards achieving a goal of theirs this weekend.  They are running their first ever 10k and boy are they putting in the effort to build their endurance.

I’ve known these girls since they could only run for 1 minute then walk for 1 minute for about 20 minutes….back then for them 10k was the IMPOSSIBLE .  BUT they did what was necessary to “keep fit” gradually the longer runs became possible and on Sunday they WILL ACHIEVE what they thought was impossible.

And along the way they’ve not only grown in fitness and health but confidence too.

Make today your day to pledge to take care of your body by moving more and eating well….after all it’s the place you live!

Today’s healthy menu for you:

Mug of hot water with lemon slice

Breakfast– 40g porridge oats cooked with half a pint of semi skimmed milk topped with a few raisins, half banana, 5 raspberries and 2 strawberries.

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Snack – 10 almonds

Lunch –  2 slices whole grain bread or roll with houmous, mashed avocado, drizzle lemon juice, ground pepper and chilli flakes sprinkled on top.

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Snack – 2 cups mixed fruit salad and 200g yoghurt

Dinner – Griddled Chicken with Quinoa Greek Salad

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2196639/griddled-chicken-with-quinoa-greek-salad

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Drink 8x 8oz glasses of water.

Move more today too & find your centre with this little cardio & core cruncher:

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10 Crunches

15 Crunches to each side (Obliques)

20 Reverse curls

Repeat 3 times

10 Burpees

20 Mountain Climbers

40 Running Butt Kicks

Repeat 3 times

And if that’s not enough then come and work out with us and one of our classes today 🙂

Go have a great day and Never Give Up!

Melissa x