Of course, an exercise routine should be all-year-round for the best results. But, with its cold temperatures, sometimes wet and miserable days and shorter daylight hours, winter sometimes derails our best intentions to exercise, and hibernating indoors looks appealing. While there is nothing wrong with some couch time, it should be in moderation, and not … Continue reading 8 Reasons to Get Moving this Winter
IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! The time when we are preparing to turn the page to a new year, and a time when many of us take a little time to reflect on the year that was! I also like to reflect on how the year panned out - to be thankful for all the … Continue reading Reflections of 2016 – what a ride!
We all know that living a healthy life is the Hot Topic right now - eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly and managing stress effectively is on everyone's lips. BUT did you know that making these healthy choices every day can affect more than just your physical appearance - it can also increase both the … Continue reading 4 GOOD REASONS TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE
It's easy to lose weight (and maintain a healthy weight!) IF you follow the 10 Commandments of Weight Loss... 1. Keep a food journal. I know, I know....BORING - but it will give you clues to which foods you should keep eating and which ones might not be suited for your body. Here's what to include in your … Continue reading The 10 Commandments of Successful Weight Loss
Recently I "fell over" an article written by Psychologist, Clay Routledge, Ph.D. which raises the question....might we finally see Doctors, Psychiatrists and the like, pulling out their prescription pad and instead prescribing medication, in fact prescribing physical activity? The Existential Benefits of Exercise - by Clay Routledge, Ph.D. We all know that exercise is good … Continue reading Finding Meaning in Movement
We seem to spend half our lives sitting – and often with bad posture. As kids we spend hours sitting in the class room hunched over a desk writing, then we go home and spend more hours sitting doing homework and studying, followed by a couple of hours sitting in front of the TV. As … Continue reading BACK PAIN….Be Gone!