WTF is Chlorella? | SuperfoodSeries #1

Chlorella is a blue-green single-cell alga, with a high division rate making it very sustainable. You may be thinking: Cecily, you want me to eat ALGAE? Ew. But please read a little further of the many benefits of adding this mysterious green algae powder to your diet. You may be surprised. It has a 58%…

Working Out VS An Active Lifestyle

Both of these terms are thrown around the health and fitness industry ALL the time. But what really is the difference? You're working out, going to the gym after work... are you living a so-called 'active lifestyle'?  An active lifestyle is, to me, a sustainable way of living that promotes good health and a healthy…

3 Smoothie Recipes To Kickstart Your Day

The Green Goddess smoothie is my go-to smoothie recipe for 80% of the time, it makes you feel INCREDIBLE because you're actually enjoying drinking green slime as it tastes amazing. Who's the real winner here? 1/2 frozen banana 1 tbsp protein powder I large handful spinach or kale I small handful of frozen tropical fruit - mango…

REVIEW: Sunwarrior Vegan Vanilla Protein

HoLd uP, why do we even need protein powder? Protein powder is not essential in the diet to be classed as ‘fit’ but it does create an easy way to increase your protein intake. Whether you're a fit person who regularly strength trains or you do yoga, or you don't work out; protein is for everyone,…

Should You Do Isolated Muscle Exercises?

Working different muscles in your body for different results seems like a fairly obvious concept. Exercises such as squats, deadlifts, crunches, lat pulldowns all work the different 'sections of your body'. For example, a Romanian deadlift works the hamstrings (in addition to the back, abdominals and more). Crunches work your rectus abdominus (the 'abs'). In…

Why You May Not Be Seeing Results

Occasionally, we find ourselves training effectively, eating clean, and doing everything that the fitness professionals suggest... but we don't see the results we deserve? Still holding onto fat, not gaining muscle and overall pi***d off that we aren't making progress. Why? If this if you, religiously following everything you think you should be doing then let's…

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…

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…