Health

The gym, a PT, Bootcamp?! Where should I go?!

Posted by on November 14, 2012 at 9:05 am

So, come January, or even during the year, the gym seems to be THE place to go when you’ve decided to lose a few pounds or get in shape?! That’s fair enough…….most others go there, or talk about it. They have nice shiny equipment, people to take you through an induction, you see others sweating […]

A Balanced Diet is……?!

Posted by on August 29, 2012 at 4:02 pm

So, I’ve just returned from a weeks holiday with my parents in South-West France, and a couple of things I saw whilst there worried me about how little, as consumers we actually know about our food sources. If you think about it, we eat for energy, vitamins and minerals to keep our bodies functioning, growing […]

Cravings – Sweet, Savoury?

Posted by on August 3, 2012 at 9:29 am

It happens for many around 3pm-4pm – you’ve eaten lunch a few hours earlier, but the office biscuit/cakes are calling….”it’s just a sweetener I need!” – Does this happen often often?   Often it’s down to a diet high in processed/starchy foods (white breads, pasta, sugars and man made packaged food) which spike blood sugar […]

Sleep, the importance of it, and the timing!

Posted by on July 12, 2012 at 6:29 am

Seeing as though about 1/3 of our day is spent asleep, there’s probably good reason to make it “worthwhile”. Sleep is literally when our bodies “shut down”, repair, recover, reheal and regenerate – that’s a lot of R’s!   During the day our body is constantly working, via the digestive system, blood flow, waste removal, […]

Surviving Christmas Break with waistline in tact!

Posted by on December 16, 2011 at 10:23 am

So Christmas is on it’s way sooner than everyone expects! I think people get excited over the Christmas festivities, but also know in the back of their minds it can be the time of year when food, drink and waistlines spiral out of control – often with the acceptance of “I’ll start again in the […]