Lucy's Blog

Welcome to my Blog page. Here you will find links to all of my blog posts. My aim is to provide information to help you with your day to day life, to provide guidance on health and exercise choices, and to offer advice on how to best achieve your goals. The posts are ordered randomly so each time you visit you will see different ones first to add some variety to your viewing. Hope you find them useful.

No Bake – Homemade Granola Bars

This recipe shows you how easy and cost effective it is to make your own granola bars. You’ll never want to buy a granola bar again once you have made your own – this is only bar you will want to snack on!

 

Read More »

How to Cope with the Different Emotions of Isolation

In the recent challenging times we have all experienced many different emotions and a lot of us have been on a “roller coaster ride” of feelings. Though unusual for most of us, some were coping with isolation long before quarantines. This post suggests ways to help with the emotional stresses that isolation can bring to any of us.

Read More »

Walk with Lucy – Windsor and London

The second in a series of “Walk with Lucy” workouts.

Filmed in beautiful cities around the world – step into a virtual workout at home in a stunning location, completely unique and so easy to enjoy.

In this second ‘Walk with Lucy’ I chose to visit Windsor and London!

Read More »

Homemade Facial Treatment

On a rest day it is nice to pamper yourself and give your skin a bit of TLC with a homemade beauty treatment.  So today why not try my “Get Glowing Facial”  This 3-ingredient face mask is easy to prepare and leaves your skin with a lovely glow and feels super refreshing.

Read More »

What is the best time to exercise?

Is it best to work out in the morning or in the evening? This is a question I get asked all the time, and the honest answer is that it all boils down to personal preference. Because both AM and PM have their advantages, but what is most important is that your time slot has to work for YOU.

Read More »

Walk with Lucy – Postcards from Paris

The first in a series of “Walk with Lucy” workouts.

Filmed in beautiful cities around the world – step into a virtual workout at home in a stunning location, completely unique and so easy to enjoy.

I decided the first city had to be Paris!

Read More »

Walk with Lucy – Postcards from Venice

The third in a series of “Walk with Lucy” workouts.

Filmed in beautiful cities around the world – step into a virtual workout at home in a stunning location, completely unique and so easy to enjoy.

In this third ‘Walk with Lucy’ I chose to visit the unique and beautiful city of Venice, Italy.

Read More »

Preparing for Your 5K Race

To help with your pre-race preparation I’ve compiled a check list for you. If you do all these things I can assure you that you will run your 5k with ease and enjoy the run.

Read More »

Best Exercises for Menopause

We need to stay active during in our 40’s and beyond and what’s exciting is it brings us so many incredible benefits. What sort of exercise should we be doing during this stage of our lives?

Read More »

How to keep fit at home

With so many gyms having closed during Covid-19 lockdowns, fitness classes cancelled and hands on personal training unavailable, we had to look at new ways of keeping fit. Home Fitness workouts were the answer. Even now things have eased, these are still a low cost and effective way of keeping in shape.

Read More »

Healthy Summer Salads

Summer salads are a great way to get an abundance of vitamins and minerals in an easy and quick dish.  They can be more than just green leaves. Here are 4 easy to make tasty summer salads for you to enjoy.

Read More »