We’ve all heard of the saying ‘we are what we eat’ but when it comes to aiding our wellbeing, what exactly is it that we should be eating? Of course, a healthy balanced diet is always recommended as it has many health benefits such as reducing risk of developing diabetes,
When it comes to the elements, they all have great power. Like water for example. Although essential to sustain life, in excess it can also be responsible for great destruction and even death. In all aspects of life, as with the elements, maintain a healthy balance is key.
Luckily, when it
If you’d have said to me 25 years ago that I would be regularly running 3-4 times a week I’d have been very surprised! My memories of running were having a smoke on the cross country run at school and subsequently finding that running was really difficult for me, when
There is still an assumption that doing long bouts of steady-state cardio is the best way to burn body fat. Cardio is not a bad thing and it depends on what your goals are, but if you are only working at a continuous steady pace you are limiting the effectiveness of
For the vast majority of us, discounting those early birds that like to get up at 5am, getting up and ready in the morning can be a difficult task that requires a lot of motivation. Once we have finally dragged ourselves out of bed, a lot of us rely on
On your marks, get set, sprint.
If, prior to Covid, you were used to constantly training inside a gym, you might have discovered how fun it can be to train outdoors - rain or shine. It presents a totally different challenge to your muscles with different terrains, obstacles and gradients -
We all know that we should be aiming to get at least 8 hours of sleep each night. The benefits of getting plenty of sleep have been proven time and time again and include boosting your immune system, allowing the body time to repair itself, preventing weight gain, improving overall
Body composition is the term used to describe what your body is made of, such as muscle tissue, fat mass, bone and water, etc. There are many ways to measure body composition, the most accurate methods are often in science labs and require very expensive pieces of kit.
The problem with
Anxiety is an uncomfortable feeling that many of us feel from time to time, however Christmas is, for many people, a time of year when anxiety and stress are at their worst, with so much pressure from so many angles. And that's without mentioning the unprecedented levels of anxiety people
Christmas is something that we generally associate with food - and all too often, over-eating. For those who find themselves struggling to manage their diet at the best of times, the festive season can be extremely challenging. We revisit this article to explore how mindful eating can help you have