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Podcasts: which, when & why

*For 2020 we will have a NEW BLOG POST publishing EVERY FRIDAY!* Podcasts have been a new addition to me over the past year or so and have been a really valuable change. I was never in to podcasts and didn't really see the point of them. I read books and didn't feel...

What’s in my gym bag

If you're like most people and setting those good fitness goals for January, I thought it may be good to start this year's blog posts with a practical one! For 2020 we will also have a NEW BLOG POST publishing EVERY FRIDAY!  Like with anything, organisation sets you...

A complete guide to exercise in pregnancy

To kick off the New Year, and also to officially announce that I will be publishing a pregnancy/postnatal related blog on the 1st of EVERY month, we are starting with a COMPLETE PREGNANCY GUIDE! (This post contains a couple of affiliate links. Thank you for your...

Looking forwards 2020

Cue the standard "New Year" post from every blogger out there! However I'm not one for the New Year resolutions and as per my post last year I'm doing the same this year. I'm going to try to focus on certain things rather than set specific resolutions that place more...

Progress your push ups

Upper body strength is often the area people feel less confident in, and even more so with push ups. There are ways to build up the strength gradually so that you are always achieving something, not just struggling along every time their done in your gym or class....

What it’s like running a business

A lot of people see my business as just a little hobby, and in truth it did start out this way with small ideas but no real plan. Fast forward 8 years and it has grown organically to become an integral part of my life, and my income. But what does it actually mean for...

Hip mobility & stretches

The hips are often the most common area for us to hold tension in, giving us tight muscles and restricted joint mobility. Our more frequently sedentary lifestyles also encourage static postures and frequent sitting. Sitting postures place most of our body weight on...

DISCLAIMER: Freshly Centered and Tracy Ward cannot accept liability for any consequences of you following any advice or workouts presented on this website. I endeavour to provide the most accurate information, however you should always seek advice from your doctor prior to starting any new fitness programmes or advice, and you do so completely at your own risk. If in doubt, stop and see your G.P first.