Tagged: wellbeing

Yoga and Lower Back Pain

4Jul

In a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center researchers found that yoga classes specifically designed for chronic lower back pain (my italics!) helped patients feel better. In light of this those with non-specific Lower … Continue reading

  

Tips for exercising safely in the sun

19Jun

Photo of sunny beach

Don’t use the sun as an excuse not to exercise but use these handy tips to ensure you stay healthy. 1)      Keep hydrated – make sure you have a water bottle with you and take sips during your session and … Continue reading

  

Just an hour a week….

15Jun

Photo of a weight, towel and bottle of water

New research has shown that just an hour a week of resistance exercise can lower the risk of metabolic syndrome (cardiovascular risk factors such as overweight, high blood pressure and elevated blood sugar). You don’t have to leave your house … Continue reading

  

Do you feel to old to start exercising?

14Jan

post exercise

According to the findings of a study from the University of Dundee, published in the journal Age and Ageing, the most powerful ‘deterrent’ among the over-65s is a lack of interest, and disbelief that exercise can enhance and/or lengthen life. … Continue reading

  

Halfway through…..

5May

Twitt

Day 15, I am halfway through my Whole30, I am feeling better but I am getting slightly concerned that… I NEED TO EAT MORE!! That is basically the name of the game, I aim to have a calorie deficit of … Continue reading

  

Day 12….(said in a Geordie accent like the bloke from big brother)

1May

Twitt

Hi all, So its day 12 of my Whole 30. 30 days, no grains, no dairy, no sugar, no alcohol (not a big drinker). So far so good, I have been consistently making good food choices and drinking more water…winner. … Continue reading

  

Consistency

26Apr

Twitt

For a few weeks I have been trying to get back on the wagon and lose my baby weight that I had put on throughout my pregnancy with my second son James. Now, I confess that my head was not in … Continue reading

  

Chichester Pilates Class: Core Pilates Review

2Mar

Core Pilates Firstly a mild correction, I was slightly misleading on Friday apparently it wasn’t a Fitness Pilates class it was Core Pilates. It was stated as Core Pilates on the timetable but there was no accompanying link to the … Continue reading

  

Out of my comfort zone: Fitness pilates

27Feb

fitness-pilates

Trying new things: Out of my comfort zone I am an advocate of finding the exercise that works for you, it may be running, lifting, swimming, cycling, circuits, chair based. Whatever gets you moving is what works. If possible throw … Continue reading

  

Keeping it simple – Change4Life

5Jan

Eatwell plate, health, nutrition, paleo

Nutrition is a hot topic and people can, and do, spend hours arguing about the best way, the correct way, the healthiest way to eat and about how certain foods are evil and we should tax them (yes I’m looking … Continue reading

  

Choose a Mental Wellbeing resolution in 2015.

2Jan

mental wellbing

Last year when I wrote about New Year Resolutions it was about choosing a change that you wanted to make and not what you thought you should be doing What do you Want to Change?  This year I am going … Continue reading

  

New Year……New Me (again!!)

31Dec

Twitt

Hi all, So I am sitting at my dining room table at 10.50pm on the 30th December after listening to an online nutrition lecture and I got to thinking about next year just like everyone else on the planet. This … Continue reading

  

A little rant!!

2Jul

Twitt

Firstly I should apologise about the lack of blog posts recently, I have no excuse and I aim to write one most weeks from now!! Today’s topic is one that I feel passionately about…..kids. In the news today an MP … Continue reading

  

No pudding until you have eaten your fruit and veg.

1Apr

Happy fruit and veg

The news today is full of the study that showed that the current government recommendation of 5 portions of fruit and vegetables may not be sufficient and that we should be aiming for 7+ (preferably made up of 5 vegetable … Continue reading

  

Why I let my son eat cake!

20Mar

Twitt

On November 10th 2011 the most amazing thing ever happened to my husband and I. We welcomed into the world our amazing little boy Harry. Now, I know what you are thinking, oh god, here is another rant by a … Continue reading

  

Never stop moving.

19Mar

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving” -Albert Einstein. So the government recommendations on exercise are as follows for the over 65s (taken from the NHS Choices page for Physical Activity guidelines for … Continue reading

  

A bit of fitspiration I found online…

6Mar

Do what you love.

Do what you love. Additionally WHO have updated their physical activity/exercise fact sheet which can be found here The post A bit of fitspiration I found online… appeared first on Whole Life Fitness. +363   

  

Email question!

19Feb

Twitt

So I received this email a few days ago from a friend who wants to get into shape for her wedding, I asked what her current diet and training was like. “OK,  so I have gone from normal to brown … Continue reading

  

I would rather walk the plank than actually do a plank!

11Feb

plank

As I get older the more I notice that my opinions change. As I continue to learn about the human body I sometimes shake my head at what I have done in the past. Presently on social media I see … Continue reading

  

Whole Life Fitness on Facebook

4Feb

Hello, hope everyone is feeling happy and healthy today with at least 10 minutes of physical activity planned. Now the friendly reminder is over this is just a quick post to say that I have a facebook page which I … Continue reading

  

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