Get the low down on diabetes and its lifestyle managementRead More Diabetes
I’m a parent of 2 kids. To me, being a parent is the most rewarding experience in life. It brings so much love and fullness to my life, that its actually difficult to explain it in words. And its damn hard work. Not sleeping properly for at least 7mths – with our latest addition to […]Read More Too tired to exercise.
Having a heart attack is kind of a big deal. Your heart is the life pump of your body and we cannot survive without it! Common sense would think that exercising after a heart attack would be dangerous, as you shouldn’t push your heart. This is a natural way to think once you have had […]Read More Exercise after heart attack
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.
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
The whole world has the ability to live a healthy and happy life. However this can be quite challenging, especially if you are not already on the right track! As an Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Scientist and previously a personal trainer – I’ve seen so many people confused about the massive amount of information available on […]Read More