It doesn’t seem to happen to the guys so much. Well, from what I’ve seen anyway. Mums on the other hand are a little different. Even from the moment a mum-to-be finds out that she is expecting there is a difference between the father and the mother.Read more
So, last year I badly injured my back and had to stop training. I have gone from training like a beast to not being able to tie my shoes.Read more
On the 16th of May, 2015 I herniated a disc in my back (between L4 and L5 with a right side bulge to be precise) – sadly this aggravated an already bulging disc below (L5 and S1 with a left side bulge)Read more
The alarm goes off and you drag yourself through a shower, make 4 lunches, tie 3 pony tails, drink 2 cups of coffee, and prepare for 1 hell of a ‘To do’ list. No wonder you aren’t a ‘morning person’!Read more
We have all done it. The 3pm pick me up. The office bickie jar, the caramel koala you stash in your desk drawer or a double hazelnut, mocha frappe (yep, I love them)Read more
I remember when I was first learning Kundalini yoga I would often hear my instructor say to our class, ‘Why do you hold onto those beliefs that weigh you down … let it go.’Read more
Thinking about skipping a workout? Think again. A day of not moving (who is going to be sitting on their butt all day at work today?Read more
Stress management … the words often invoke shudders and feelings of inadequacy. We all know that we are meant to manage the stress in our lives,Read more
Who do you spend most of your time with? Your partner? Work colleagues? Family? Friends?Read more
You may think that exercise is not part of your work life. I disagree. There’s nothing more important to the success of your work or career than exercise. I’m so serious.Read more
Stress management … the words often invoke shudders and feelings of inadequacy. We all know that we are meant to manage the stress in our lives, but it’s often something that falls by the wayside. It’s something we neglect, forget or just don’t seem to have time for – because we’re so caught up feeling stressed.Read more
“Instead of meeting friends for a coffee, meet for a walk instead,” Michael Cunico, National Personal Training Manager at Fitness First, says. He also suggests replacing some of the time spent watching TV at night with a healthy alternative, like heading to the gym or taking up a team sport.
“We all have the same amount of time in our days and some people simply use theirs better than others,” Cunico says.