Claire Gregory

Co-Founder The Female Fitness Academy

Claire is a fitness entrepreneur and mum of two, specialising in Pre & Post Natal exercise and well being. A fierce opponent of the fad diet culture and passionate about promoting a healthy body and mind over weight loss and dress sizes.

Nutritious Minimalism

We like to think of nutrition and 'healthy eating' in the same way. At the Female Fitness Academy we are NOT advocates of deprivation dieting and the removal of foods from the diet in order to lose weight, fit in a dress or conform to societal pressures and numbers on a scale.
29/06/2017 13:37 BST

Accidental Exercise

No matter how many people tell you that something is good for you, will make you lose weight, will improve your life, will make you millions etc. If you don't enjoy it then you are less likely to keep it up.
23/06/2017 12:45 BST
Move It Or Lose

Move It Or Lose It

We all know by now how important it is to keep active for our physical and emotional health. Research has proven that physical activity can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and cancer by up to 50% and lower your risk of early death by up to 30%.
27/01/2017 10:48 GMT
Why Does Mummy

Why Does Mummy Exercise?

I try and follow the same approach now with my two daughters, however this IS a deliberate tact from us as parents. There are so many references to weight on TV, media and generally from people in and around our family circle that it could so easily have an unconscious influence on my daughters.
16/01/2017 17:16 GMT
Dear Fit-Shaming

Dear Fit-Shaming Mum

How long did it take you to find me and then to troll me online? Maybe when I was doing a workout? It probably took the same time.
26/09/2016 17:00 BST
Why Climbing Mountains Is So Very

Why Climbing Mountains Is So Very Restful

I have always found it really hard to switch off and totally relax. As a working mum of two small children, running my own business and co-running a family with my husband - it's non-stop, and I know that's the same for most of the mums I work with.
06/07/2016 12:24 BST
Top 10 Christmas Gifts for a Fitness

Top 10 Christmas Gifts for a Fitness Chick

If you are hoping for a really cool fitness gift this year, please do not rely on him figuring it out for himself. No matter how well he knows you, that's just too risky. If you are not specific about what is a good/bad buy then you too could end up with a sauna suit or some other horrific gadget that claims to turn you into a Victoria's secret model in a day.
02/12/2015 12:23 GMT