Harmony Blaze

Improving Wellbeing in Everyday Life

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Staying Safe

It's very rare to be able to read a newspaper or magazine these days without stumbling across at least one article peddling the latest super food or health craze that is going to make you look younger, feel fitter and live longer, so it's easy to forget the fundamental basics of staying safe.

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Christmas Gifting | The Thought Process

Some people might think I'm a bit of a scrooge, but I don't normally start to think about Christmas until December and not as soon as Bonfire Night is over like some. The reason being that we have family birthdays right up until the last week of November and once everyone has had their own special day, then I can think about jolly old St Nick's annual appearance.

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Fitness Bytes with Hannah Potter

After taking a little (and well earned) break, this morning sees the return of my favourite Harmony Blaze series, Fitness Bytes. So without further ado here is your dose of reality with the shining stars of the health and fitness blogging community. We may make it look easy on our blogs and Instagram feeds, but we're only human and here's why.

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

The Importance of Being Rested

If you struggle to function without your early morning coffee, you're probably well aware of the negative impact the lack of sleep can have on you. When you’re sleeping, your body is hard at work repairing itself, which includes those muscle micro-tears caused by a tough workout. 

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Seven Days in the Sun

I love being able to dress up! That might sound like a weird thing to say, but I don't feel as though I get to express myself through what I choose to wear in the office very much and so downtime is my time to shine.


Saturday, 19 November 2016

Ready to Rumble

Now that the snow is falling, blue skies have definitely turned to grey and the stores are filled to the brim with chocolates, toys and other festive goodies, heading home on a night seems like a much more attractive option than hitting the gym on a night.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Blaze Blogs | Finding Balance

These days you don't have to look very far to find an opinion on the nations diet or the state of our health on the whole. The thing is I don't believe in living a 'clean' life 100% of the time and here's why...

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Workout Thoughts

When I'm in the gym there are many things that go through my mind. Often I try to think about things that will keep me going such as a holiday on the horizon or my latest fitness icon, or the ultimate reward of no longer feeling unfit, wobbly or sluggish.


Sunday, 6 November 2016

Functional, Fashionable & Fabulous

There's nothing worse when working out than feeling uncomfortable and that is just one of the reasons why it is so important to make sure that you invest in appropriate gym wear before starting a new class, at a new gym or taking up a new hobby.


Saturday, 5 November 2016

Out with the Old

Remember, remember the 5th of November and not just for gunpowder, treason and plot this year. A few weeks ago The Body Shop in Leeds closed it's doors for one last time as we had come to know and love it and embarked on a major revamp.


Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Hello November...

Now that Halloween is out of the way, the stores are filling their shelves with Candy Canes and Chocolates in anticipation of the ever impending festive season. November is where it all begins and here is what I'm looking forward to this month.

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