Staying healthy on the slopes

Staying healthy on the slopes

Make sure you stay on top form as you bathe in the springtime sunshine atop snowy peaks with these five tips for a healthy ski getaway. Fuel your body with a nutritious breakfast Skiing is physically demanding, burning up to 3,000 calories per day, so it’s paramount that you set yourself up with a filling, healthy breakfast. Complex carbohydrates such as porridge, nut butter and eggs are ideal as they provide slow release energy throughout the day. Apply sunscreen No one wants unsightly goggle marks so make sure you pack a heavy duty sunscreen before you jet off. The air...

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How to have me time: taking back your commute

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How to have me time: taking back your commute

The average commute in the UK is 55 minutes long each way, and that’s if everything runs smoothly. Rather than sitting and twiddling your thumbs on the train, here are a couple of tips to turn your commute into valuable me-time. Make goals If you have a busy day ahead of you, use your commute as your calm planning period. Make a list of what you want to achieve that day. Use your phone or tablet to catch up on emails or short tasks that can be started and completed within your commuting time. This will help you arrive at...

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My top three spots for healthy goodness on the go

My top three spots for healthy goodness on the go

Eating out when you're trying to make healthy choices can be a bit of a challenge – it can send your good intentions out the window! When I want to grab a quick bite or treat myself to a meal at a restaurant, I look for places with food that's not only filling and delicious, but nutritious and wholesome too. Here are some of my absolute favourite spots for healthy fare: 1. Grace Belgravia Café After working in the wellbeing clinic at Grace, I always pop into the café for lunch. They specialise in healthy fare that tastes great and...

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Eating well on the go: Gabbi's top tips for healthy eating on a hectic schedule

Eating well on the go: Gabbi's top tips for healthy eating on a hectic schedule

I find healthy eating can be quite tricky when I'm busy. On days when I know my schedule is going to be seriously hectic I try to plan ahead and choose the most nutritious foods that can be whipped up quickly. Busy breakfasts If I'm in a hurry, a green smoothie with some +Boost Me protein powder is my go-to. I blend spinach, kiwi, banana, chia seeds, +Boost Me and a splash of coconut water and drink it on the go. Sometimes I'll prepare Bircher muesli the night before with oats, grated apple, nuts, seeds and almond milk. I also...

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