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Karen Morris

Currently I am full time university student, training to be a Social Worker. I made a promise to myself that I'd lose weight and become healthy so that I could carry out such a stressful, but meaningful career path to the best of my ability.  Since the 11th of May 2011, I have gone from... Full Bio
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Online Exercise Classes - An Alternative to the Gym? by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Looking to get fit this year but reluctant to join a gym? Gym class timetable to restrictive? Or just can't find the motivation to work out at home with a DVD? Fortunately ... Read on »
Top 10 Health Apps for 2015 by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As we get closer to 2015, I have no doubt many of you will be contemplating making 2015 the year you get fit / lose weight / go to bed earlier / drink more water or just g ... Read on »
MyProtein Launches a Women's Fitness Range by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss MyProtein has launched a women's fitness range which includes protein shakes, supplements and clothing. The MyProtein women's site also has a range of delicious recipes, n ... Read on »
Beat Sugar Cravings with Herbal Teas by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss £2.50 for a box of 25 tea bags Throughout December, the office I work in is always cluttered with tins of biscuits, mince pies and sweets. It becomes quit ... Read on »
Food Trend of 2015: The Rise of The Beetroot by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The year 2013 saw chia and flax being added into an array of health foods while 2014 saw the promotion of everyone's favourite leafy green veg, kale. 2015 looks like it wi ... Read on »
What Every Parent Needs to Know About Flu by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Winter is my least favourite season. Ok, so the frost certainly makes the streets and parks look like a winter wonderland in the morning sun and Christmas is an exciting t ... Read on »
The Kitchen Gadgets That'll Make Cooking Easier Over The Festive Season by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 'Tis the season for rushing around the kitchen cooking a million different dishes for the various guests that will inevitably pop round. Many of us are still at work right ... Read on »
The Kitchen Gadgets That'll Make Cooking Easier Over The Festive Season by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 'Tis the season for rushing around the kitchen cooking a million different dishes for the various guests that will inevitably pop round. Many of us are still at work right ... Read on »
BTBS Beauty Edit: Lucy's Lotions by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Lucy's Lotions Vitamin E and Grapefruit Range Image Credit: Howling Moon PR Winter is definitely here! My central heating is on full to combat the plummeti ... Read on »
The New MisFit Flash Vs MisFit Shine by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Back in September 2014, the company behind the MisFit Shine announced the release of the MisFit Flash. The MisFit Flash is a waterproof activity and sleep tracker avail ... Read on »
Going on a Skiing Holiday or Love Water Sports? You'll need a Waterproof Sports Bag by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss OverBoard Waterproof Duffle Bag If you've ever been in a boat with someone who just can't get the hang of using the oras, or on a peddalo when the waves are ... Read on »
Book Review: Letting Go of Self Destructive Behaviours by Lisa Ferentz by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Self destructive behaviours can come in many forms, including eating disorders, addictions and self mutilation.  In both my career as Social Worker and in my personal l ... Read on »
Guest Post: 10 Ludicrous Fitness Gadgets That You Can't Look Cool Using by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Image Credit: Compels Health From digital body composition analysers to wearable activity trackers, there are some really great inventions out there to mo ... Read on »
Spicy Sausage & Veg Pizza by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This pizza, although far lower in calories than anything you local pizza shop could delver, is sure to fill you up. The wholemeal pizza base is stacked high with grilled ... Read on »
Healthy Crisps?! Introducing Veronica's Baked Crisps & Crunchy Creatures by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Veronica’s Snacks, a ‘baked-not-fried’ range of crinkled crisps, are made from 100% natural ingredients and contain no artificial colours, flavourings or gluten. The range ... Read on »
The Hottest Fitness Gadgets of Autumn 2014 by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss MisFit Shine Image Credit: Ranieri Communictions. Autumn 2014 sees the release of exciting fitness gadgets that will slide right into your working life, fr ... Read on »
All-Female Team SCA Take on The Volvo Ocean Race by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Team SCA: Volvo Ocean Race Image Source: RedPill If you're lacking motivation and in search of an inspirational role model (or 14 of them!) then look no fu ... Read on »
Guest Post: 10 Reasons To Get Out And Walk Right Now! by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Image source: Microsoft Clipart Activity holidays are becoming increasingly popular, from yoga retreats to hiking holidays. They can be a great way to trave ... Read on »
Green Power Smoothie - high in vitamins, fibre and protein by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Smoothies are a great way to pack loads of fruit and vegetables into your day. They're easy and quick to make and economic in that they can be useful way to use up left ov ... Read on »
Eye-Fi Mobi - A wireless memory card that's perfect for sports, travel & weddings! by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The Eye-Fi Mobi App in action! A little disclaimer, this post has nothing to do with health or fitness. I basically just like technology and when I find a g ... Read on »