Alison Paton

Writer, Crossfitter, Actress,

I'm Ali creator of My Big Fit Diary. Aiming to inspire within you the same passion and excitement I have for health and fitness. I'm a self diagnosed Crossfit addict, food pic obsessive and all round nutrition geek! I hope you'll join me on this crazy journey to a brighter, healthier future!
How to Measure Your Health and Fitness

How to Measure Your Health and Fitness Progress

Whenever anyone embarks on a new journey in life they throw themselves into it head first, full of motivation and nervous excitement, with a mind to succeed. The problem is, we often find that these feelings start to fade as we feel our goals are being pushed further and further away.
23/02/2016 12:07 GMT
Top 10 Ways to

Top 10 Ways to De-Stress

Stress is our bodies way of protecting itself, when we feel threatened we get stressed, encouraging adrenaline and increasing our cortisol levels. This triggers the bodies 'fight or flight' mode which makes us more alert - your heart rate and breathing increases, muscles tighten and your blood pressure rises.
08/02/2016 11:53 GMT
How to Love Your

How to Love Your Body

Every new year we set resolutions that instantly set us up for a fall. To lose weight, to get better skin, to find someone who will love us unconditionally. Well, why not make this the year you do things a bit differently?
07/01/2016 16:49 GMT
How to Stay Hydrated This

How to Stay Hydrated This Winter

In the Summer months many of us become attached to our water bottles but in the Winter a cold glass of iced water isn't generally seen as the drink of choice (especially when Mulled wine is on offer!). So what can we do?
06/01/2016 14:58 GMT