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13 Nov 2016

I haven’t always been into fitness and healthy living.

Way back in my school days I’d have every excuse under the sun ready for my PE teachers so I could get out of having to do anything that would bring me out in a sweat.

Roll on a few years (quite a few) and I love to...

1 Jul 2016

EXCUSES, excuses, we all have them at some point.  "I haven’t got time", "I haven’t got any equipment", "its raining" to name but a few!

BUT it is really important to try and find some time in our day to be physically active.  Being active has major health benefits...

11 May 2016

So I have been doing a bit of research on ageing, specifically on how we can “age well”.  Did you know a woman living in the UK has an average life expectancy of 80!  Yes 80.  So why do my kids call me old at 45! Well back in the 1900’s life expectancy for a woman was...

24 Apr 2016

I haven’t purposefully sought out female clients over 40 but, as a 45 year old woman myself, most of my clients have ended up being just that.  It’s great, I love it, we understand each other pretty well and, as a woman of similar years, I can relate to their struggles...

1 Mar 2016

 

There is so much nutritional and diet advice about it’s easy to get confused.  The advice we receive seems to be constantly changing and can appear to be contradictory. 

 

Having a balanced diet is not about restricting yourself from eating the foods you...

29 Jan 2016

So you’ve set the date, the wedding planning is in full swing, you are busy writing the guest list, sorting the flowers and booking a photographer (hopefully, Tina Downham Photography!)  But wait, what have you forgotten, oh yes! You!!!! 

 

You have been so busy org...

1 Jan 2016

Are you one of those people that sets lots of New Year’s resolutions but by the second week in January most of them have gone out the window?  Well, you are not alone.  We all get over-excited about setting some great New Year’s resolutions on New Year’s Eve; “I will g...

26 Nov 2015

If you go by what is recommended for overall health and fitness by the World Health Organisation (WHO), for adults between 18-64yrs old; then you should be doing 150 mins of moderate aerobic activity per week (or 75 mins of vigorous aerobic activity) with muscle-streng...

17 Nov 2015

 

Vitamin D plays an important role in our overall health.  It aids in calcium absorption, which is important for keeping our bones strong and healthy.  This is especially important for young children when they are still growing and in preventing osteoporosis in later l...

14 Oct 2015

So what is metabolism?

 

Metabolism is the term used to describe the chemical processes that happen in the body to sustain and maintain life.  We need fuel in the form of food which is broken down (catabolism) to smaller units and is then used to keep our organs running...

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