How to plan your own home workout?

How to plan a home workout

Many of you have been finding out recently that it is entirely possible to exercise in your own home. There are many reasons you may need to plan your own home workout. Your in lockdown and can’t access your gym anymore You may not have childcare You may want to add some variety to your […]

Three techniques to avoid depression

In the UK one in six adults experience a common mental health problem every week and sadly suicide is now the biggest killer of young men. It is now more important than ever that we all have a better understanding of this issue that affects so many of us. By taking a proactive approach to […]

Move yourself happy

Move yourself happy - the link between fitness and mental health

The link between exercise and mental health is fascinating me more and more lately. When I think about the happiest times of my life they often involve physical activity. Particularly when shared with others. Country walks with my Samantha 🥰 Kayaking, hiking and climbing trees with my son Jayden 🤟 Dad dancing my girls Lyra […]

Are you doing enough physical activity?

If you are not sure whether you are active enough or you are thinking about increasing your physical activity and not sure what to aim for then our table below will give you some guidance, and a possible target to aim for. How many steps per day should I aim for? What are the health […]

Resistance training systems: Supersets

Resistance Training Systems : Supersets

Supersets involve performing two different exercises back-to-back with little or no rest in between. There are typically two key variations of this resistance training system. Supersetting exercises of the same muscle or muscle group Supersetting  agonist and antagonist exercises Supersetting exercises of the same muscle group This variation of supersetting involves performing two exercises for the […]

Healthy Habit 3: Mindfulness and Play

Now feel free to correct me if anything I write here is wrong as I am certainly no expert on the subject of mindfulness!   The way I understand mindfulness is that it is about being in the present moment and your thoughts and feelings are toward exactly what it happening to you at that moment […]

Slow and steady wins the race!

Slow and steady wins the race

I don’t know about you but I am not a big fan of the bootcamp style approach to dieting. I have tried it myself many times over the years and, although some of those attempts have successfully got me into the best shape of my life, within a month I was always back to where I started. Sometimes I […]