December Client of the Month – Meet Loris

Prioritising performance Loris is a freelance copywriter and brand developer at LorisClements.com. As with any self-employed professional, the hardest mindset to ingrain is to put yourself before the business. Financial pressures, purpose-driven passion and general ‘busi-ness’ can easily take over and when Loris came to us it was clear to see she had slipped a long…

Top 5 Post-Workout Snacks

Pips’ Top 5 Post-Workout Snacks Finish off your workout with one of these ‘Pip Approved’ real food, post-workout snacks. 1. Apple and Nut Butter – Simply follow Pips Homemade Nut Butter recipe, slice up an apple and enjoy.   2. Egg Bake  – Click here for the recipe   3. Cottage Cheese – Take a spoonful of…

Priming Energy

Increase Energy & Reduce Injury. I’m sure you’ve heard the old saying; fail to prepare and you’re preparing to fail. Priming energy is a way of preparing the body for the day. The short routine below can be used before exercise to increase performance, or before breakfast to kick start your day. The main benefits you’ll experience…

The ‘4 Minute’ Workout

Workout #4 – Tabata training I know what your thinking, is there really any benefit in exercising for just 4 minutes? Well let me ask you this; when was the last time you exerted yourself? I mean properly got your heart pounding and blood circulating? This is fundamental to boosting mood, fat burning and energy…

How to lose the ‘t’ in I can’t run

Workout #5 – Running basics I am often told by clients ‘I can’t run’ which is true for about 1% of them, for the other 99% the truth is running requires progress and to achieve that progress you have to push yourself to an uncomfortable place, again and again – which causes most people to give…

No Equipment Legs, Bums & Tums Home workout

Workout #4 – The LBT With summer approaching no matter what your shape, chances are you wouldn’t turn your nose up at a little extra toning? This home workout can be over in less than 25 minutes and will have you feeling the benefits for days. Just make sure you’ve got good technique before you start…

Beginners HIIT – The dreaded burpees

Workout #3 – The Body Burner If you’ve not exercised for a while, a burpee can seem like an un-achievable exercise, however it’s probably the quickest ways to build strength through your entire body so it’s not one to skip on. In the video below you’ll see how to break it down so that it is achievable…

The ‘Becoming a Powerhouse’ Home-workout.

Workout #2 – The Powerhouse This workout only takes 25 minutes, requires no equipment and has a level 1 & level 2 for different fitness abilities. If you want to get healthy then set your alarm 25 minutes early and try my powerhouse workout below. The Breakdown; Warm up – 3 minutes of knee raises or…

An Essential Home Workout.

Workout #1 – The Fundamentals Exercise for me either needs to be fun; like hiking with friends, playing tennis or riding my bike. Or it needs to be quick, practical and has to make me feel amazing afterwards. Long steady boring cardio is out, it puts too much stress on usually already stressed bodies causing them to…

Homemade Nut Butter in 3 Easy Steps

Cashew Nut Butter Peanut butter is a strong staple of my diet, I put it on rice cakes for breakfast, dip apples in it for a treat and use it to refuel, A LOT, and i put it on top of bagels whilst I trained for the Paris Marathon in April 2015. However I have found…