The second in our Phytosport blog series is the Complete Hydration. Hydration is critical before, during and after a workout. One thing that occurs during exercising is sweating which results in electrolytes being lost through that sweat. But what are electrolytes and why are they important? The body is continuously sending electrical impulses around the

Arbonne’s Phytosport sports supplement range is made up of 3 products: Prepare & Endure, Complete Hydration and After Workout. None of the products contain ingredients typically found in competitive lines, which some may be sensitive to, such as whey, gluten, caffeine and soy, yet they offer professional level results. They are vegan certified and don’t

There are 6 key principles that are implemented to all Pilates exercises. These are Breathing, Centring, Control, Concentration, Flow and Precision. I will cover each one separately. The first key principle we are going to look at is Breathing. Joseph Pilates once said “Breathing is the first act of life and the last. Our very

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In August 2015, my acting partner and I took our first show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The time and work required to take a show up was monumental and honestly I wasn’t expecting so much non-acting stuff to do. This was a real learning experience. Not only did I learn of everything needed to

Undeniably Soft Hair

Monday, 15 February 2016 by

Until recently I had hair down to my waist, then I went to the hairdressers and he hacked the majority off, not quite what I wanted, but thankfully my hair grows fast! Having really long but greasy hair meant I washed my hair every other day and the ends didn’t get the benefit of the

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4 Tips for Preventing and Fighting a Cold

Monday, 08 February 2016 by

I went to Lebanon for New Year’s Eve and my cousin’s wedding and as you can imagine it was a busy and hectic time. Apart from catching up, having not seen many relatives for many years, there was also getting ready for New Year’s Eve, the wedding and showing my sister’s boyfriend the sights as

Pilates on the Swiss Ball

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

In January I started teaching Pilates on the Swiss Ball. I love working on the swiss ball as it has many benefits. Working with the ball develops muscle tone for the entire body as well as improving core stability, posture and muscle balance. It also improves flexibility and can be used to add cardio into the

Burlexercise – The Showgirl Workout

Friday, 22 January 2016 by

        Last year, I tried out a new exercise class called Burlexercise . It is a medium-high intensity fitness class, which works the entire body and incorporates token showgirl elements. It was a lot of fun and a great way to include cardio and resistance into your workout.   The exercise was

Detox with Ceza: Part 2

Monday, 18 January 2016 by

Detox with Ceza: Part 2 So, you’ve decided to be healthy in 2016 and you’ve decided to start with a detox, great. But doing a detox can be tough. Your body will feel tired, you’ll have a headache, you’ll be craving sugar or coffee or one of the things you are detoxing from, and this

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Detox with Ceza: Part 1

Monday, 11 January 2016 by

Detox with Ceza The month of indulgence is now over and we have entered the month of new resolutions and new beginnings. For many this is the time for getting fit, eating healthy and losing the Christmas weight. Last January I did the 30 Days Healthy Living Challenge. The challenge is a great way to

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