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Vegan Restaurants in Ibiza Town | The 5 Best Plant-Based Options For Every Meal

July 6, 2018

This past weekend I spent a brilliant few days in Ibiza Town, and although this wasn’t my first visit to the island it was my first visit eating a mainly plant-based diet so was an awesome opportunity to eat my way through all the vegan food in the city. Everywhere has at least one decent vegan option (as in, not just a plate of chips!)…

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International Yoga Day 2018 | What My Yoga Practice Means To Me

June 21, 2018

Picture the scene: it’s 2003. You’re in the pinkest teenagers’ bedroom you’ve ever seen (seriously, there are pink walls, a pink carpet, and pink bedlinen), the only colour variation being the bright yellow TV/VHS combination, upon which a crackly yoga class is playing.…

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Can You Cycle 100km Without Training? Women V Cancer Ride The Night 2018

June 6, 2018

Over the last weekend of May I cycled 100km from Windsor to London and back again, overnight, through one of the biggest storms I’ve ever known, all without training. Can you cycle 100km without training? If you’re just here for the clickbait title, then yes, it’s possible. If you’re here to hear more about Women V Cancer Ride The Night 2018, then read on to…

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Fitness + Cortisol Release | How To Exercise When You’re Feeling Stressed

May 25, 2018

Is your workout helping you chill out… Or is it making you more stressed? With so many of us turning to fitness to help burn off day-to-day annoyances or even trying to alleviate chronic stress, I wondered whether these tough workouts were helping us reduce stress in the long-term or whether the cortisol released during high-intensity training  was actually making us worse.…

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11 Things You Need To Know Before Competing At Tribal Clash Portugal

May 11, 2018

Oh, hello May! You’ve heard me mention that almost every weekend in May I’m doing a challenge, and my mega month of challenges started with a big, sunny, sandy bang with Tribal Clash Portugal. It was an incredible weekend of friends, fitness and fun, and I’d recommend it to anyone with a reasonable level of fitness. We were lucky to have an amazing team pieced…

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Training For The Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run? Here’s How To Avoid Those Pesky Running Injuries

April 30, 2018

If you’re new to running or back after a break to train for the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run, then you may think that picking up niggles or even full-blown running injuries is inevitable and something you have to suck up while training – but this just isn’t true! Running injuries often arise from imbalances or weaknesses, which are then exasperated by the repetitive movement of…

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Plant-Based Power | The Best Vegan Post-Workout Snacks

March 26, 2018

This Lent I’ve decided to go vegan – and it’s going pretty well so far! I’ve been finding that I’ve been full up, I’ve had plenty of energy and I’ve been enjoying my food, so it’s been a winner so far. Unfortunately I have found it tough to hit my full protein requirement, especially without overloading on both carbs and fats as well, and I’ve…

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Welcome to That Squat Bot! I'm Sarah, a Personal Trainer based in Manchester, UK.

I love strength and functional training, but I also love trying different types of movement and using my fitness outside of the gym. I'm vegan who loves avocados and vegetables as much as I love a great veggie burger. I'm also a massive Marvel nerd!

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