Childhood Obesity; Stamp It Out!

Obesity is an issue. It is affecting children and adults alike and EVERYONE needs to play their part. It is time to stamp it out. It is strangling our already struggling health service and it is something we can proactively stop. Jamie Oliver has been working tirelessly on the topic of childhood obesity, getting parents, schools…

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…

The Battle For Healthier Lifestyles

I’ve been a lifelong fitness fan… fortunately. That said my eating habits have, over the years, been more ‘miss’ than ‘hit’. I had a mindset that said ‘as long as I work out I can eat anything’. And that made perfectly good sense to me. I looked fit and healthy, so all must be well, right? Wrong!…

Obesity Isn't Going Away…

Obesity isn’t going away… It is widely visible yet still under tackled. And the question is what are we going to do about it? Some of the facts: Approximately 2.1 billion people (30% of the planet) are overweight or obese (as stated in a 33 year-long study published in the Lancet Medical Journal) The worldwide…

Time To Get Fit UK!

2014 was full of bad news about the health of the nation… obesity, diabetes and heart issues seemed to dominate the headlines on a weekly basis and it would seem things in the UK are getting grimmer by the day. This latest article from the Mail Online states that Britain is the second fattest country in…