We often set out with the intention of deciding we are going to get on that health kick, change the fitness routine, start looking for healthier food options, only to fall short of those goals or fail to maintain results for any length of time. It’s not just down to eating all the wrong foods or that we didn’t know the best workouts.
We often set out with the intention of deciding we are going to get on that health kick, change the fitness routine, start looking for healthier food options, only to fall short of those goals or fail to maintain results for any length of time. It’s not just down to eating all the wrong foods or that we didn’t know the best workouts. While those are both major factors, the real problem is the failure to incorporate the right habits and behaviours consistently into our lives.
You’re showing up to the gym consistently, you’re putting in the work and pushing yourself, but you don’t feel like you are seeing the results that you should.
Sounds familiar? I’ve been there too, believe me.
This is usually when people start looking for other solutions, including adding a host of supplements to their daily routine. But really, are supplements the way to improve your health and performance in the gym?
You might have learned in HS Biology how our human body has it’s own built in methods of ridding toxins from our body, and it does, but what happens when our kidneys and liver are overflowing like a garbage can with toxins, and just can’t keep up?
In this blog there are lots of ways in which you can increase your happiness, by following some or all of the points, made in both my previous post’s MIND & BODY and this final post, you can ensure to reach maximum happiness in your life! Nothing motivates people more than the feeling of happiness, it improves many other aspects of life…
While exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, eating a diet that is full of nutrient rich foods is just as important. Without a healthy diet, you will not able to lose weight, keep it off or see big gains from strength training. If you are exercising just to improve your overall health, then a clean diet full of whole foods is essential
We all know the fountain of youth is not real, but there are things you can do to slow the aging process. One of the most surprising ways to do this is by lifting weights. Most people do not lift weights because they think cardio is the best way to tone muscles and lose fat. This is simply not true. Weight lifting is actually one of the best forms of exercise you can do. Let’s look at how weight lifting benefits your body beyond just weight loss.
You may think that once you have reached a “certain age” that it is too late to begin strength training. This is simply not true. It is never too late to start strength training with weights. Strength training offers many benefits for everyone, especially for those who are over the age of 50. Let’s take a closer look at what happens to your bones and muscles as you age, the benefits of strength training, and how you can get started.
Within the running community, there is a never ending debate between road running and trail running. You probably know someone who insists trail running is easier on the body while you have another friend who exclusively runs paved roads to avoid twisting an ankle. So which one is better? Let’s break down the benefits of road running versus trail running.
Running is often associated with ‘overuse injuries’ is not that we run too much, it is usually because an improper movement pattern is repeated over and over. Unfortunately very few people run with an efficient gait day after day, because our gait is affected by the other things we do in our day, and also what we have done in the past.
High Intensity Interval training has a large number of benefits to health. One in particular that is rarely spoken about is the effect it has on brain health. Recently a client of the gym joined my HIIT class sharing these interesting facts with me. I thought it was a great idea to share them with all of you!