An Endurance Athlete’s Survival Foods

I wrote this article for the Bulk Powders Blog. I started obstacle racing in 2014 after wanting to be like Lara Croft, show reeling an impressive collection of action moves and having a body good enough to wear shorts as tiny as hers……. 2 years on, I still cannot pull stunts like her, nor do I wear short shorts, there’s far too much flesh going … Continue reading An Endurance Athlete’s Survival Foods

11 Uses for Coconut Oil Outside Of The Kitchen

I wrote this article for the Bulk Powders Blog a while back.  I’ve tweaked it slightly for my page:  There’s not many products in the Bulk Powders range that can be used outside of the kitchen – we don’t recommend pouring Pure Whey Protein into your bath or mixing Complete Pre-Workout in your washing machine, but we do recommend you take your Bulk Powders Organic Extra Virgin … Continue reading 11 Uses for Coconut Oil Outside Of The Kitchen

Roasted Red Pepper & Spinach Vegan Flan Recipe

I was given this recipe by client when I had my beauty salon.  I’m not sure where she got it from. It’s few simple ingredients combined make a delicious healthy flan. Despite it being vegan, it’s so tasty and gets a thumbs up from even the biggest of meat eaters (if my boyfriend’s dad says it’s nice then, it’s a winner!!!) And if you want … Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper & Spinach Vegan Flan Recipe

Homemade Natural Deodorant

I am continually replacing my toiletries and cosmetics with natural alternatives in order to: be environmentally friendly and throw away less packaging treat my body to natural formulas, minus preservatives and harmful ingredients save money on commercial products that can be made at home for a fraction of the price reduce the number of products I require in my life I wanted to stop wearing antiperspirant deodorant for a … Continue reading Homemade Natural Deodorant

7 Natural Remedies for Acne

My Skin And I I suffered with acne from 14 years old until I was 32! It was an 18 year battle with my skin. Having always kept fit, eaten extremely healthy and being a fully qualified beauty therapist, you would think all of these factors would have contributed towards healthy skin, but sadly not. I have taken and applied every possible shop product and prescribed medication – … Continue reading 7 Natural Remedies for Acne

Dropping The Ball

 My yoga teacher, Liz Chapman, made reference to ‘dropping the ball’ with regards to starting new habits such as yoga, fitness, mindfulness and such like.  It made a big impact on me, as I frequently implement new techniques into my life, such as daily meditation and self development practises, and then have a tendency to fall out of the habit. As soon as I miss a day or 2 … Continue reading Dropping The Ball

5 Supplements for Active Vegetarians & Vegans

I wrote this article for the Bulk Powders Blog. (Said in an Alcoholics Anonymous kind of way….) Hi, my name is Laura, I am a vegetarian and a fitness-addict. Shock horror, most people’s jaw drops – “But where do you get your protein from?” Being a vegetarian means I eat eggs…..and lots of them! Those on a vegan diet however, will not eat any diary. … Continue reading 5 Supplements for Active Vegetarians & Vegans