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About Katie

Katie has been in the health and fitness industry since 2001. After 7 years working within a major health club chain Katie set up her own company and now trains her clients at their homes and online. A passion for learning and helping people be the best that they can be has seen Katie consistently add to her list of qualifications. A qualified NLP practitioner, metabolic typist, sports massage therapist and personal trainer Katie aims to work with clients both physically and mentally. Since 2011 Katie has been a tutor and assessor for a nationwide training company that trains people to become Personal Trainers. She manages to squeeze all this in whilst also being a full time Mum of a 2 year old little boy.

Halfway through…..



Day 15, I am halfway through my Whole30, I am feeling better but I am getting slightly concerned that… I NEED TO EAT MORE!! That is basically the name of the game, I aim to have a calorie deficit of … Continue reading


Day 12….(said in a Geordie accent like the bloke from big brother)



Hi all, So its day 12 of my Whole 30. 30 days, no grains, no dairy, no sugar, no alcohol (not a big drinker). So far so good, I have been consistently making good food choices and drinking more water…winner. … Continue reading





For a few weeks I have been trying to get back on the wagon and lose my baby weight that I had put on throughout my pregnancy with my second son James. Now, I confess that my head was not in … Continue reading


New Year……New Me (again!!)



Hi all, So I am sitting at my dining room table at 10.50pm on the 30th December after listening to an online nutrition lecture and I got to thinking about next year just like everyone else on the planet. This … Continue reading


A little rant!!



Firstly I should apologise about the lack of blog posts recently, I have no excuse and I aim to write one most weeks from now!! Today’s topic is one that I feel passionately about… In the news today an MP … Continue reading


Why I let my son eat cake!



On November 10th 2011 the most amazing thing ever happened to my husband and I. We welcomed into the world our amazing little boy Harry. Now, I know what you are thinking, oh god, here is another rant by a … Continue reading


Email question!



So I received this email a few days ago from a friend who wants to get into shape for her wedding, I asked what her current diet and training was like. “OK,  so I have gone from normal to brown … Continue reading


I would rather walk the plank than actually do a plank!



As I get older the more I notice that my opinions change. As I continue to learn about the human body I sometimes shake my head at what I have done in the past. Presently on social media I see … Continue reading


Falling off the wagon.



When I used to work in a commercial gym this time of year was mental. We would be inundated with new members who are on a mission to get fit and healthy by leaving their old lifestyle and bad habits … Continue reading


I love a bit of Netflix!!



There is nothing I like more than a good old documentary. Well that’s a lie, there is a lot of stuff I like more, a lot more. However, sitting on the sofa with a cup of tea (made with almond … Continue reading


Do you value your inner compass?



January.  All I can literally see around me are resolutions. They’re on the telly, online and in the papers. This time of year, a large chunk of the population set out on their new quest to achieve some wonderful and … Continue reading


2013….In Review



Happy New Year… Time to make some of those new years resolutions that we all stick to….no matter what…..right??? However, I have to look back at the year that has passed to see where I was, in order to know … Continue reading


I don’t overeat!!!!….ok I’ll have one more


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Have you ever wondered why you sometimes eat to the point of bursting? Or, how sometimes you aren’t even hungry and yet, you walk into Greggs and walk back out with a large sausage roll, a donut and a sugar … Continue reading


Health Food…….REALLY??



Every now and then there is a health topic that, if you put it into google, a whole host of points for and against it will pop up. One of the most controversial topics that has been highlighted for many … Continue reading


Lost your Mojo?



Let me ask you some questions: Do you struggle to get up in the morning? Are you still tired even though you had a great nights sleep? Does it take you ages to get over an illness or injury? Well … Continue reading


I just miss the crunch!


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In life I believe there are obstacles set out in front of us to challenge us and to make us a better person. One of those obstacles for me is the presence of crisps. I just like the crunch they … Continue reading


30 things I have learned in 30 days



So I did it…yay. My Whole 30 challenge, 30 days without dairy, sugar, processed foods, legumes, gluten and grains. A really strict diet to try and switch my body from being a “sugar” burner to a fat burner and clear … Continue reading


Week one done!



So week one is done on my 30 day challenge. The results from week one are in too, 6lbs down in 7 days. Pretty impressive. Now I know that the weight loss will slow down, to be honest I will … Continue reading