My truth about Yoga

My truth about Yoga

Here's the thing. I first did yoga back in 2001. I was 22, overweight and totally inflexible ( I still struggle to touch my toes now). I spent the whole class berating myself for not being able to hold the poses, for not being flexible enough, for what I'd not done at work that day. [...]

Do you suffer from lower back or hip pain? It could be your glutes…

Do you suffer from lower back or hip pain? It could be your glutes…

Hello lovely people here. I've recently learnt a few things about the way my body works, and I want to share it with you - I suspect a few of you may also recognise my story. I like to stay fit, and exercise four or five times a week - a mix of bootcamp, running, [...]

RESET: September Check-in

RESET: September Check-in

Oh, we just love the Summer. Sunny (sometimes) long and balmy evenings, endless barbecues, summer drinks and ice cream. Only there's a problem. My jeans are screaming out, "For the love of lycra woman, eat a salad. Please!". Now don't get me wrong, I train. I train four or five times a week, I work [...]

Mackerel & Cous Cous Super Food Salad – Let’s Get Summer Started

Mackerel & Cous Cous Super Food Salad – Let’s Get Summer Started

Are you in the mood for salad? One that's going to hit the taste buds and fill you up? Give this a try! Not only is it easy, it is bursting with goodness! Did you know...? Mackerel is high in long chain omega 3 acids, which may help prevent heart disease. They're also a good [...]

Easy breakfast Bircher

Easy breakfast Bircher

For those of you who need to grab and go with your breakfast (snap!) I've been trying out breakfast pots, which you can make up the night before and grab from the fridge to eat whenever you get a sec on the train/bus/school run/at work. It's really healthy and simple, and will help stop you [...]

Eight simple ways to a healthier, happier body

Eight simple ways to a healthier, happier body

Let me just start this by saying, this isn't me lecturing you. This is me pressing the 'reset' button on my summer eating (and drinking). Sometimes I let a few bad habits creep back in, and before I know it, my shorts are a bit snug. You know the saying "It's all fun and games [...]

Healthy Breakfast Pots – The Grab & Go Way

Healthy Breakfast Pots – The Grab & Go Way

Life gets busy, right? Here at MIRL we love these scrummy yummy breakfast pots. Made up the night before, they are the perfect 'grab & go' in the mornings. Not only are they tasty, this breakfast pot is unbelievably healthy and very filling too. Do you want to know more about the health benefits of [...]

Rhubarb & Summer Berry Crumble With Ice Cream & Custard

Rhubarb & Summer Berry Crumble With Ice Cream & Custard

Here at Mums In Real Life, we love a good pudding. Cue Rhubarb coming into season and for us, this equates to happy days! This Rhubarb & Berry Crumble hits all the right notes. It is also ridiculously easy to make! Ingredients: 500g Rhubarb, cut into chunky cubes Handful of frozen summer berries 2oz Demerara [...]

Strawberry & Banana Oat Smoothie Plus Exercise Plans

Strawberry & Banana Oat Smoothie Plus Exercise Plans

Today was day 1 of our 'Shake It Off' plan and we're feeling great! Starting off our morning with a Kiwi & Banana Oat smoothie was a good way to go. Tomorrow we're going to get motivated with this lovely Strawberry, banana and Oat smoothie. Check out the ingredients below: Ingredients: 3-4 Strawberries 1 banana [...]

Apple & Berries Oat Breakfast Smoothie

Apple & Berries Oat Breakfast Smoothie

Here's another throw back to keep us all motivated this week 👍🏻 How's the 'shaking it off' going for you? Here at Mums In Real Life, we're feeling mighty fine! These yummy Oat and fruit breakfast smoothies have really given us a spring in our step this week. Did You Know....? That Oats are stacked [...]