How to overcome your ‘Post-Summer Slump’

Summer may seem like a distant memory as the leaves turn red, the warm breeze develops a bite and the days get shorter. However, the effects of your summer-time over-indulgence and under-activity may be very real and very present. Having just returned from a late summer holiday myself I have had time to reflect on exactly how difficult it can be to get back into the healthy living routine, especially when you’ve had a few weeks of living in the ‘eat what you want, when you want’ mentality. So, I decided to write down the things that help me to kick back into action and ditch the 'holiday mode'. You might be struggling to find the energy or motivation to make change so here are my top tips to combat the post-summer slump.

Clearing the fitness fog: what’s right for me?

The world of fitness can be a confusing and crowded place to explore. As well as the many ‘experts’, with their quick fix tips, we also have an ever-growing number of new and exciting fitness groups, clubs and camps on offer. All of the conflicting fitness advice and the myriad of training options available online can leave you feeling baffled, bewildered and fed up with the whole endeavour. So here’s a breakdown of a few of the training options out there; with the costs, benefits and the drawbacks of each. I hope this sheds some light on the matter!