About the author

Lara James

Lara James has over ten years’ experience in the fitness industry as a former personal trainer – she has cycled it, swam it, written it and taught it having worked in schools and gyms internationally. She is the store manager at the fashion workout retail store Sweaty Betty, in Muswell Hill, London, and prides herself on helping to empower women into fitness, ensuring they look beautiful and creating a "can-do" attitude. Lara is a yogi wannabe and self-confessed coffee addict.