The mind-body connection Achieving long-term health and energy is a balancing act. You have to look after your mind-body connection as much as you look after what you eat. Quite simply, what you put into your mind may have as much of an impact as the food and supplements you feed your body. Many studies […]
Variety is the spice of life … and movement and exercise Ideally we should incorporate the 4 following aspects into our fitness routine: Cardio/Aerobic (e.g., walking, jogging, running, dancing) Strength/Resistance (e.g., resistance machines, kettle bell, pilates, weightlifting, yoga) Flexibility/Stretching (e.g., yoga, pilates, matwork, stretches) Balance (e.g., yoga, tai chi, qi gong, bosu ball, dancing) Remember […]
Informal exercises you can do Vacuuming lunges and toothbrush squats Some time ago Dr. Michael Mosley did a television programme called “Trust Me, I’m a Doctor”. One episode showed a group of people doing a variety of exercises at home with household objects. I found the before and after results amazing. Have a look and […]
What exercise? Pick something you like to do Aim to get some movement into your daily life – and that doesn’t have to mean going to a gym and running on a treadmill. A dance class, walking the dog, gardening, or even cleaning house can count toward your daily movement. Anything that you like to […]
First Day of Spring Get outside … and have walk and get a bit of sunshine (hopefully!) to top up your Vitamin D levels. Happy Spring!
Living an Active Lifestyle The Power of Movement You can make big improvements to your health and energy levels by making small and deliberate healthy lifestyle choices that involve moving more every day. Many people feel daunted by the thought of changing their lives and starting a new routine to be more active, but there […]
Whatever Moves You Sport Relief Week 2018 – 17-23 March The idea of Sport Relief Week is that you do some kind of physical or sporting activity to raise money for the Comic Relief charity. Their motto this year “Whatever Moves You”. This is excellent advice because you don’t have to run a marathon to […]