August 31, 2015

I’ve always tried to be healthy. I wanted to be making the right choices for me and my body and I generally thought I was doing ok. I would say I was pretty good about 80% of the time. I was making the healthy choices; salads, no fast foods, no fizzy drinks, no tea, no coffee, eating organic. 

 

Like everyone I have my weaknesses; them being chocolates and wine! I have an incredibly sweet tooth and love...

August 25, 2015

Ann Daniels - first woman in history to ski to the North and South Poles as part of all women teams.

August 22, 2015

 

As you guys know I love my training, especially weightlifting. But I do suffer from aches after working out and really suffer with DOMS - Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness which is not very nice!!

 

A friend mentioned that I should try Epsom Salts and having a good long soak in the bath. I though why not! Lets give them ago and see what happens.…

How to use

 

Pour 1 cup of the Epsom Salts into a hot bath and...

August 20, 2015

There are no two ways about it, when you're watching what you eat, and trying to be healthy there are certain craving that can come on.

 

The need for pizza can be strong! 

 

But there's a way of having this naughty meal and having it in the right way, so its healthy for you and tastes delicious!

 

This is a gluten, yeast, diary free pizza which is jam packed full of vegetables.

 

Ingredients

 

Base

 

1 whole ca...

August 18, 2015

Emma has done some extreme adventures where she’s pushed her body and mind to her limits. 

Emma was the winner of the National Adventurer of the Year Award in 2015 where she was recognised for her achievement in physical endeavour by running across Africa!  This journey took 89 days, starting at the Atlantic Ocean at Henries Bay in Namibia with her running all the way across to the Indian Ocean at Pemb...

August 11, 2015

Amy Hughes is a normal girl from Oswestry in Shropshire, who did an extraordinary challenge. 

Amy ran 53 marathons in 53 days and raised over £53,000 becoming a world record holder at the same time. 

During this podcast, Amy talks about her start into fitness and making the decision to take up running. Initially, she was so embarrassed, she would go for runs at six in the morning so no one else would se...

August 6, 2015

Cheryl left her small town in Colorado and headed to Europe with the dream of making it big in the modelling world. What happened next almost broke her, she was kidnapped, raped, abused and held captive. The experience profoundly changed her and her outlook on life. 

In this episode Cheryl shares how she broke free of her mental prison and cracked the code for others to use.

Cheryl is very open and hone...

August 5, 2015

Sally Kettle has always wanted to live an exciting life, she’s wanted to make the most of her time whilst she's here. She has thrown herself into numerous different challenges, from running the London Marathon,  to rowing across the Atlantic twice! The fist time, never having been in a boat before and with her mum for company!

Sally talks through her different challenges, explaining what made her want...

August 4, 2015

Jessi Stensland - Elite multi-sport athlete and movement specialist

August 3, 2015

Sophie Radcliffe - Alpine Coast to Coast; cycling 8 countries, 7 summits, 1,653 kilometres and 51,016 metres of ascent.

August 2, 2015

I’d decided ages ago my launch date was going to be Tuesday 4th August (Tough Girl Tuesday!) and that would be when my podcast would go live.

 

In order to have everything ready by that date I needed to submit my podcast to iTunes for review!

 This was the scary bit, I wasn’t sure how long it would take for them to review the podcast and get back to me. 

 

I decided to submit it on Friday in the morning, s...

August 1, 2015

I’m so ready for you! I have so many exciting things planned for this month and I really want to get it started!

 

To be honest, I’m also a little shocked that it’s come round as quickly as it has. I still remember back to a year ago when I was thinking about what I wanted to do with my life and what direction I wanted to take things in.

 

Tough Girl Challenges has slowly been growing and evolving. I’m n...

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