Posts From the monthly archives: "March 2017"

Heart rate monitors…. A useful gadget worth investing in? Heart rate is an important indicator of the intensity of effort and the body’s physiological adaptation. Heart rate monitoring is an important component especially in cardiovascular fitness assessment and fitness training programmes. The have been developed to measure healthy people’s heart rate and help…(Read More)

Picture this, it’s mid-afternoon and you’re only halfway through your to-do list, but until you get a serious coffee or sugar hit, all you can think about is sneaking off for a cheeky power nap. Ring a bell? Those overwhelming responsibilities and demands can drain every ounce of energy before the…(Read More)

One of the most common excuses for any parent, especially new Mums is that they don’t have time to exercise and as a new parent myself, I get it. Rushing from one thing to the next, feeding, changing, nap time, tidying the house, dropping the kids off at school, making lunches, making dinners, whilst…(Read More)

It doesn’t matter what diet you follow. To lose weight, you’ve got to know when to ease back on your portions. Easier said than done when you’re faced with a giant bowl of your Mum’s home cooked bolognese however. But there is no denying that our portion sizes have increased dramatically…(Read More)

In an effort to lose weight, people often scale back on the food they eat, but in some cases it can be too extreme which can be detrimental to your results. You have got to make sure you’re getting enough fuel to keep you going all day, whether you’re training hard, resting, or…(Read More)

It’s easy to get carried away when starting a new exercise programme. People often think that doing more is better. But have you ever found yourself placing unreasonable demands on your body as a result of going to the gym? If your training is becoming an addiction even to the point of possible harm…(Read More)

Burnout is now more apparent than ever with people running themselves into the ground, resulting in sickness and time off work. With endless work deadlines, never-finished housework, and daily political firefights, it’s easy to feel depleted and run down. When that frazzle escalates from temporary stress, into chronic stress and then burnout, you…(Read More)

It has been well documented that we are in the midst of an overwork epidemic and I know many people can relate to this. How to find that off switch at the end of the day is a daily struggle that many people are faced with in relation to their work. Is a glass of…(Read More)

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