I have literally met thousands of people in my job – from all sorts of backgrounds, at different aspects of health (or lack of health), and at different ages across our lifespan. I have fortunately met a small group of individuals across my career – whom: live independently in their own homes who cook their […]Read More The Secret to Ageing Happily – Physical Activity and Exercise for Older Adults
As the weather warms up – so does our inspiration to improve our fitness and get in shape. Jogging/running is one of the ultimate methods of improving our fitness, but it can be a little daunting to get started. Here is a simple plan to get you from walking to a run. It […]Read More Jogging for beginners
If you are new to exercise, or its has been a while since you were last active – I have a plan for you. Simply move more Make an active choice to add in more activity in your day – take the stairs, walk to the local shops, take the kids to the local playground […]Read More Exercise for beginners
I came across a video on youtube years ago, and I have been using it and sharing it with patients/clients ever since. Basically, it is a health education video which helps to explain why 30mins of activity per day is recommended. It cleverly re-frames the message, pointing out that you have 23 1/2 hours of […]Read More 23 1/2 Hours – all you need is 30mins
Ok, so in the previous post we worked out what you want to achieve, and dug deep into the meaningful reasons why you would like to achieve your goals. In part two of our Plan for Success series, we’re going to look at goal setting and making achievable exercise goals that you can use to […]Read More Plan for Success part 2
In this series were going to talk about the different things that we need to put in place, in order to succeed with your health and fitness. Step 1. Goal Setting Having a plan and setting goals is key! What you need to do is to work out why you’re actually wanting to be […]Read More Plan for success – part 1.
I hope I got your attention, as I am about to drop a bombshell. Spot reduction does not work – I repeat and in caps for emphasis – SPOT REDUCTION DOES NOT WORK! For years we have been bombarded with info-commercials and ads – promising us to lose 10 pounds in just 1 […]Read More The 3 step plan to lose abdominal fat fast – with this new fancy ab machine!
So in follow up from yesterdays post (Weight loss with just exercise – unexpected results!), here is the evidence of combining both diet with exercise. A study of overweight and obese women in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 95 women underwent either 400kcal deficit from diet alone, or the same 400kcal deficit with either moderate […]Read More How to lose weight – the power of diet and exercise combined
Over the years I have worked with thousands of people. In this time I’ve heard many of the things that stop people from achieving their goals. The main barriers and themes that come up the most are: No time, health issues, injuries, finances, poor weather, and motivation. These barriers are real, and for some, may […]Read More Barriers to exercise
I have a solution for you. It’s not hard. It requires no skill or sporting ability. Almost anyone can do it. It’s benefits include: Reduced blood pressure Improved cholesterol Increased energy Increased heart health Reduced blood sugars Lower risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some cancers Improves mood Can help you live longer! Assists […]Read More Stuck with motivation to be active? Not sure what exercise to do?