Competition Time – Orla’s guide to choosing a Sports Bra

Ladies do you wear a sports bra when training? If not, why not? You wouldn’t go jogging in a pair of high heels. You probably have a decent pair of training shoes, because you’ve invested in protecting your feet and legs. Well, the same should apply to your boobs.

Even if you are small, you should wear a sports bra. The breasts have very little natural support, they only have ligaments as the first support and then only skin as secondary support. That’s all. Once these ligaments, known as Cooper’s Ligaments, are stretched too far that’s it, they never go back again.

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Diary of a Detox – Part 3

It’s been a bit of a hairy week for me and even though I only had 2 days left on my detox, I decided to eat solid protein on Sunday, Day 12. Now that didn’t mean that I could go out and have a full blown dinner, it just meant that I could start introducing some fish or meat back into my diet. So, for 2 days I had some salmon along with the green veg and now I’m on turkey for these 2 days and then onto steak, and so on, slowly reintroducing a little bit of different veg as I go along. I will be keeping a diary and watching for any changes, or bad reactions that I might have to any food eaten.

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Diary of a Detox – Part 2

Yippee! I’m half way there. So, it’s Wednesday, Day 8 and I’m still going strong on my 14 day detox. I thought the weekend was going to kill me but it turns out there are more benefits to doing a detox than just cleansing my liver: now that I’m so full of energy, my house is also getting a great clearout. There’s parts of my kitchen worktop that I haven’t seen in years. Saturday was brilliant, I felt on top of the world, I just can’t explain how clear everything seemed to me. Like I had tunnel vision, knew what I wanted to do and just did it. Now maybe most people work like that anyway but me, not so much. If I’m doing something I get distracted easily and end up trying to do other stuff at the same time. But this was like magic and I got so much done it was amazing, and I felt amazing too.

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Diary of a Detox

Here’s an interesting insight from Orla into what’s involved in the early days of a 14 day de-tox. Please be aware that the purpose of the de-tox is NOT weight loss, although it is an inevitable result of not eating any carbs/junk for 14 days. The purpose of the de-tox is to support the liver and allow it to be more efficient in removing toxins and burning fat. Please feel free to comment or ask any questions. – Willie

My Detox

So, I’m on my 4th day of my detox and it certainly has not been easy but I can’t believe how well I’m managing now. It’s green veg only, a protein shake 3 times a day, and water. It’s suppose to be for 14 days which helps the body cleanse the liver. After a nutrition consult discovered that my liver was toxic I decided it was now time to do something about it.

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