Cathy Thomas

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TRX basic introduction videos

2020-04-06T11:38:38+00:00   This basic TRX introduction will help show you how you can use the suspension training straps to really up the level of your workout at home. I show and explain your technique and show you some exercises that will get you started. You will improve your fitness, as this strength based training is very effective without the need for heavy weights or machines at the gym.

TRX basic introduction videos2020-04-06T11:38:38+00:00

Fast pan fried vegetables


Quick and easy pan-fried vegetable meal option! For this recipe you can use up vegetables that you have in your fridge, as well as just be imaginative with what you want to eat on the day. Just vary the quantity for how many you need to feed! This example is enough for one person. I added some ham that I had left over in this example. It is very adaptable and versatile recipe! 8 Baby new potatoes, precooked 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 red onion, sliced 1 courgettes, sliced Baby tomatoes , chopped salt and black pepper to season 3 slices [...]

Fast pan fried vegetables2018-11-26T13:25:41+00:00

Healthy Korean Bibimbap


Healthy Korean bibimbap; is brown rice with a layer of raw grated carrot, spinach and chopped cucumber. then stir fried veggies and egg on top ( you can add meat, fish or other protein like tofu) Half a Carrot grated or cut into matchsticks 1 handful of spinach Half cup of Shittake and/or oyster mushrooms Third of broccoli head Quarter cucumber 1 eggs Half cup brown rice (even quicker to make with ready cooked brown rice packet if required) 1 tablespoon coconut /olive oil Half tablespoon sesame oil Tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon guchujang or sriracha 1 spring onion Tsp of [...]

Healthy Korean Bibimbap2018-11-26T13:24:05+00:00

Easter apricot and dark chocolate almond cake ( dairy free)


This cake is very easy to make and is adaptable for flavours and additions as you prefer! I make it a gluten free version as it has so many ground almonds in anyway instead of flour.Coconut butter is a healthy alternative to butter so that it is a dairy free cake too! Dairy Free Apricot and dark chocolate Cake: 175g coconut butter 4 organic eggs 175g soft brown sugar 125g ground almonds 100g gluten free flour 1.5 tsp baking powder 100g chopped apricots 50g mixed candied orange and lemon peel 100g organic dark chocolate, chopped into small bits ( at least [...]

Easter apricot and dark chocolate almond cake ( dairy free)2018-11-26T13:26:20+00:00

New Hypnotherapy Review for client who suffered from stress and anxiety.


Thank you to one of my recent hypnotherapy clients for this review of how I have helped him so far. Hypnotherapy is an incredibly powerful tool to help people deal with whatever is affecting them, including anxiety, stress, phobias, weight loss and sleep.   William I met Cathy on the back of a recommendation in early November 2017. I have a very full on committed day job as well as some time consuming voluntary commitments that are demanding, that several years ago caused a significant stress reaction. At that time I did not know what this was but I took ownership [...]

New Hypnotherapy Review for client who suffered from stress and anxiety.2018-01-21T20:31:40+00:00

Fabulous Smoothie Breakfast Bowl


Want a new healthy tasty different energising breakfast option? Try a delicious Green Smoothie Bowl. This has a thickish texture and is eaten with a spoon, so don't add too much liquid. Toppings are up to you but I have added granola with extra added roasted nuts, dried baked coconut flakes and raw cacao nibs here but a sliced fruit selection is another great addition! great way of starting your day with healthy greens too will boost your mood! ​ Recipe for one person (roughly as you can play around with the amounts to suit!): 100g Frozen pineapple Fresh Spinach [...]

Fabulous Smoothie Breakfast Bowl2017-11-22T21:58:05+00:00

Forest bathing


Help yourself feel better, boost your serotonin levels naturally by exercising outside, go for a walk in amongst beautiful green trees. This time of year is perfect to take time to simply look up and enjoy the beauty of the colour of the fresh new leaves. The Japanese have a custom called forest bathing, what a great description (“Shinrin-yoku”). Their idea is simple: go for a walk in the woods and improve your overall wellbeing. Walking in amongst trees has positive effects on health. It will also help reduce cortisol levels to normal levels within your body as well as [...]

Forest bathing2017-11-22T22:01:55+00:00

Include Balance Training in Your Workout


There are so many reasons you should include additional balancing exercises into your normal workout routine as you will reduce the chances of injury and improve muscle tone as it helps develop new neurological pathways and neuromuscular structures. This will in turn develop better joint stabilisation as more muscles are recruited in your exercise regime when your nerve pathways have been improved and this will have great benefits for your every day life Balance training will: Help strengthen and stabilise your knees, ankles, hips, and shoulders. This can help prevent a whole range of injuries including sprained ankles and knee [...]

Include Balance Training in Your Workout2017-11-22T22:09:23+00:00