How to train for a Pretty Muddy race

Mud runs and obstacles races are rapidly growing in popularity and each year there are more and more of them to enter. They range in distance and severity. But not many people know how to train for a mud run. You have the Pretty Muddy race for Life events for women which are 5k and…

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Kerry’s London Marathon blog

Why I am running the Marathon & why I am running for Building Circles. I hung up my athletics spikes and finished my career as an International Heptathlete almost 12 years ago & had promised my Dad that I would one day run the London Marathon. However, as I have never enjoyed distance running I kept putting…

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How to beat over eating

How to beat over eating   This is a major problem for a lot of people. It is definitely something that I used to do and took a while for me to change. It has been a hot topic this week and it often causes people to head for a quick fix diet or into a tough exercise…

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10 tips to motivate yourself to exercise when you really don’t want to 

Do you have days when you know you should workout but you just don’t want to do it? Here are 10 tips to motivate yourself to exercise when you really don’t want to. 1. Get a friend to join you – gives you both some accountability 2. Listen to some energising music – it may boost…

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Late night eating causing a problem

Late night eating causing a problem.   I had a client say to me the other day that they do really well with their nutrition during  the day. They make good choices and plan their meals and stick to clean eating but when the evening comes  they get hungry and go and grab unhealthy quick…

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Why do we need to detox?

Every year in January  body cleanse, detox and weight loss are phrases that are we see & hear everywhere. After a couple of weeks of over indulging the need to cleanse the body and lose weight is high on the agenda for a lot of people & we are bombarded with offers of detox diets, plans,  potions…

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Tips on How to Survive the Christmas Parties

If you stick to eating healthily (Combined Fitness style) 80% of the time and  keep up with your daily workouts, you will  be able to enjoy Christmas  without the fear of putting weight back on and without too much of the uncomfortable bloating. Here are some top tip to help survive the Christmas parties  …

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Is Time the Enemy?

One of the biggest reasons that people have for not exercising is a lack of time.   A client said last week that they are out of the house by 7.30 am back at 6pm and work all evening planning for the next day.   Not enough time for sleep let alone exercise.   This…

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Oestrogen Dominance could be thwarting your weight loss efforts

Oestrogen dominance is a growing problem in women, men and is even  affecting puberty in children. If you have tried everything to lose weight but just don’t seem to be able to get the results that others are getting then it may be  down to a hormonal imbalance.   Hormones & Moobs Hormones have a…

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Are you falling for these 3 mistakes

Here are 3 things that you are  possibly doing right now that is halting your progress.  I’ve spoke to many  prospective clients over the last few weeks who have applied to take part in our  free trial weeks. I’ve learned a lot about the ‘common mistakes’ that people who know that they need to get…

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