4 Age-Related Problems & How To Avoid Them

You’ve probably planned for your financial future with a pension, but have you also planned ahead for optimal health in later years? Although nobody knows what the future holds, there are things you can do to minimise the risk of suffering from conditions commonly linked with ageing. 1 – Being overweight I’ve been told that it’s harder to lose weight… Read More 4 Age-Related Problems & How To Avoid Them

Body Types: Which Body Type Are You ?

  There are three main body types: Ectomorph, Mesomorph and Endomorph. Easy to remember, no? No. Fortunately, it doesn’t matter about the unfathomable names. What’s important is that you understand which one (or ones) you are. Doing so will help you to better understand your body and to find exercise that you’ll enjoy because you have a natural ability… Read More Body Types: Which Body Type Are You ?

6 Steps to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Work

Happy New Year! It’s that time again for new year’s resolutions which, depressingly, less than 10% of us manage to stick to. Resolving to lose weight and get fit is easy when you’re in the post-Christmas bloat. But willpower will only get you so far. What happens in mid-January when you’re cold, hungry, bored of your new exercise regime, and… Read More 6 Steps to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Work

Christmas Calories: How not to put on weight at Christmas

It’s official – Christmas is nearly here. Eager neighbours already have their decorations up and the first of the Christmas meals is fast approaching (or, in my case, was in November). Apparently we eat 3 times as many calories on Christmas day compared to normal days. So how can you avoid piling on the pounds… Read More Christmas Calories: How not to put on weight at Christmas

Three Healthy Dips: Guacamole, Houmous & Salsa

As the Christmas parties begin, it’s great to have some healthy alternatives to pastry-wrapped, high calorie buffet foods. Here are three dips which are quick, easy, and healthy.   Guacamole: Peel, de-stone & chop 2-3 ripe avocados & squeeze juice of 1 lemon over the avocado. Mash with a fork to the consistency you require. Finely… Read More Three Healthy Dips: Guacamole, Houmous & Salsa

Equipment Free Exercises: Squats

   Squats are easy, free and require no equipment. They strengthen your legs and buttocks, as well as improving their shape. What’s not to love? You can use squats as a cardiovascular exercise (getting you puffed, giving you healthier heart and lungs, and burning fat) by speeding them up, or you can use squats to build strength by pausing… Read More Equipment Free Exercises: Squats