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
It is natural to think that exercise helps us burn energy, and the more energy we burn, the greater our weight loss results. The fitness world has been advertising this statement, and promoting exercise as the mainstay of weight loss; it’s on every website, magazine, and the media (take a look at meal replacement and […]Read More Weight loss with just exercise – unexpected results!
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?
There are a few different ways of doing your cardio sessions – each have their own benefits. Interval training is a popular type of training that has hit the media over the last few years. There are basically two types. Reason why its gained a lot of attention is that it’s over quick – so […]Read More HIIT SIT MCT – what are they and what do they do?