Ping pong. A sport I always tried to be good at – I even joined an after-school table tennis club at school, yes I was that cool! – yet, let’s be honest I definitely need some improvement.  Alex and I went on holiday a couple of years ago, and loving a game or two of whatever they have about, mini golf, arcade games, pool, we tried a match on the ping pong table. I think the word ‘Frustration’ didn’t quite cut it for how Alex was feeling! But as my little brother was coming to visit, and I found out that he didn’t like dancing (how? I love dancing!), I wanted to book something different, something I’d never done in London, and something he wouldn’t…

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I used to LOVE trampolining when I was at school. In fact, it was the ONLY sport I looked forward to during high school. It’s not that I’m not a team player, it’s just until after I left for sixth form I hated sport altogether and this was the only one I was anywhere near good at. Plus no one had to rely on me having a decent aim, throwing in the right direction, kicking a ball hard enough or running fast enough haha.  Now trampolining has turned into a nationwide craze, with numerous trampoline parks having opened across the UK. Eager to indulge my inner 15year old, I recently booked Alex and I tickets for Oxygen Freejumping, the trampoline park in Acton, for a date…

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…well maybe not life, but definitely exercise. Have you ever tried anti-gravity yoga? No? Well here’s all the inside goss after I recently gave a class a whirl.Also known as aerial yoga or zero-gravity yoga, this exercise class is taken in a studio with silk hammocks hanging from the ceiling, from which you carry out a number of yoga postures and moves in the air. Sounds weird right? Ok, so it can be quite theatrical too, not surprisingly as the creator of this fab exercise craze is also the co-founder of the Cirque du Soleil! But when else do you get a chance to flip in and out of postures, get to swing around and generally give in to your inner child. Everyone’s telling us we need to…

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As you might know, I have a real loving relationship with Yoga – it’s so good for relaxing, de-stressing, focusing on your inner self, flexibility and stability – yeah, all of that! But when I’ve spoken to friends and family about being a ‘yogi in the making’ many have rated Pilates a lot higher in their opinions, and so I’ve wanted to try it out for a while now. It even featured on my 100 dreams. Recently I got the opportunity to go along to one of the Body Control Pilates classes near Oxford Street. A great central location for a fitness session after work, and I was really intrigued as to whether I could be persuaded to convert… A bit about the history of pilates and Body Control:…

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I recently attended an event for Optiwell –  a new yogurt drink that’s just launched. It contains no added sugar, and at just 64 calories per glass is the perfect alternative to unhealthy snacking. I was one of the lucky bloggers chosen to attend a pamper evening at the CowShed in Shoreditch. A super cool, relaxed salon with friendly staff and a clean yet welcoming atmosphere. Here’s a short video clip featuring me to explain more: I actually don’t mind myself in this video – I normally hate hearing my voice! haha We all gathered to hear about the new yoghurt drink on the block, Optiwell, and the story behind it before hearing a bit about the unhealthy snacking habits many have – after all, resisting temptation is one hard nut…

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