The Great Escape!

Finally, we have some sunshine here in the UK! Now it’s time to perform the great escape out of your home and into nature to get fit and increase your wellbeing. In truth getting outdoors is a good thing in any season but summer makes it a lot easier (unless you hate the heat of…

Tennis – Hard Work & Dedication Pays Off

Hi & Happy July to you! This month’s blog is all about Wimbledon and I am Soooo happy. Andy Murray did it again, Serena Williams did it again and Heather Watson did it for the first time in the mixed doubles… Wimbledon Bliss! And to top it all our British wheelchair champs claimed their place…

The 7 Minute Workout… Are You Serious?

As a gym rat and running enthusiast, I have to say, working out for less than one hour never feels like enough of a workout. I know that it’s not about the time, it’s the quality of the workout that really matters but we are constantly being told we need to be active for a minimum…

8 Ways To Manage Mindless Eating

Questions: Do you notice when you are eating? I mean consciously notice? If you had to fill in a food diary at the end of the day how accurate would it be? If you ever watched Secret Eater’s you would have seen how delusional people were about the food they ate daily) What I have…

Fitness Streaming Online – Yes Or No?

Knowing I’d be spending the best part of May travelling I had to reconsider my fitness plan. Determined not to get out of my routine I spent time pre-trip carrying out online searches for ‘on the go’ fitness programmes. Imagine my surprise to see such a growing choice! What I love most about these online platforms is the…

Sugar, Sugar

If cutting sugar out of your daily diet was easy, I’m sure we would all have done it by now. Decreasing sugar intake takes some effort. There are obvious changes you can make like not buying bags of processed sugar, however, even when you do that you are likely to seek out a replacement. For example, I…

Obesity: Ignorance Is Not Bliss; It Is Ignorance

Ignoring obesity won’t make it go away. It’s here, it’s real and it needs attention from all of us. And contrary to popular belief, obesity hasn’t manifested purely out of people overeating. The environment in which we live has played an important role. Changing work schedules and the 24-hour availability of food has certainly impacted the choices…