Guest Post: How To Get Into Running

Hey Cecfit readers! Before diving into the main body of this post, I just wanted to introduce myself to you all. I’m Emma, the 17-year-old blogger behind Fruits and Routes, where you’ll find a guest post from Cecily as well as healthy recipes, race write-ups, training tips and general advice posts. I hope you’ll find…

Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie

Chocolate for breakfast? YES! Sometimes I wake up craving savory eggs with avocado and kale, other times I wake up craving a green smoothie (seriously) and other times I just want anything and everything sweet and chocolatey. This smoothie is definitely the latter. The recipe included Cacao, one of my favorite superfoods for its antioxidant…

Complete Proteins and Where To Find Them

Don't be fooled by the idea that adequate protein intake is only for those who strength train loads or so-called 'meat heads' at the gym. Our bodies NEED protein for tissue synthesis and repair, production of enzymes - which help us digest food and proteins help carry oxygen. I was chatting with my sister the…

Getting Back On Track After Christmas

With the festive period over, for the most part :(, this can be a time to try and get regular eating habits and a generally more balanced lifestyle back on track. But by this I do not mean we need to totally change our eating habits, restrict ourselves and take all the enjoyment and relaxed-approach out…

Why Should You Bother Working Out?

It makes you happy, seriously. Exercise releases endorphins, quite simply natural happy drugs and who doesn't want to be happy? It feels good. Knowing you're taking care of your body on the inside and outside is so rewarding. It shows you care. Your body is essentially your home for life so you should take care…

Lean Green Protein Smoothie

Getting your greens, nutrients, minerals, liquids, protein AND delicious factor in at once multiple times a day is fairly difficult... I get it. I understand the struggle so aim to provide you with easy fixes. Containing greens powder, vegan pea protein (or whichever protein powder you prefer), fresh greens and banana for your carbs; it will…