Pumpkin Seeds – A few helpful facts

I love pumpkin seeds, I love the crunch that they add to any meal as well as the added health benefits, and of course they are so easy to add to any recipe, so don't just stick to my suggestions below, go mad and add them in wherever you fancy! Between them the health...

Menopause & Exercise

Most women reach menopause between 45-55 but menopause may occur as early as in your 30's or 40's and for some not until they are in their 60's - everyone is different.  For some, symptoms are mild and pass quickly.  For others' it's an explosion of hot flushes and...

Running Safely During the Darker/Shorter Days

The days are getting shorter but you still want to go out running Running makes you feel great - if not during the run at the end of the run - the fresh air and just being lost in your own thoughts - what could be better; we just all need to make sure we stay safe and...

Shocking amounts of sugar in high street hot drinks!

There are “shocking” amounts of sugar in some hot drinks sold in High Street cafes, a campaign group has warned.
Action on Sugar analysed 131 hot drinks and found a third contained at least as much sugar as a can of Pepsi or Coca-Cola, which contains nine teaspoons.

Middle Aged – Risk Unhealthy Retirement

Unhealthy middle-aged people must improve their lifestyles if they want to enjoy a healthy retirement, a new government campaign is warning.

Public Health England’s One You campaign is urging the over 40s to drink less, exercise more, eat better and give up smoking.

Jan 24 News Roundup

It’s the time of the year for seemingly endless TV Programmes and News Articles about food, dieting, fitness, alcohol, health, obesity and the science behind all of these, now I’m no expert or scientist but I thought it might be interesting to do a little news...

Goal Setting for Success

We need goals to motivate us, to push us to do better, to improve our lives and to make us feel good about ourselves. We can achieve so much more if we dare to set goals, commit to them and work hard to achieve them.  We all know that deep down, so let’s crack on and...

Training to Music

This is something I promise to get better at this year – I love music but I am totally hopeless, I can never remember who a song is by – Watch this post as I will let you know songs I am currently listening to in the gym

Our Skiing Holiday – Mad or Fun

That time of year when some of us need to get SKIFIT.
Have a look at my simple workout routine. Should take 10 minutes, 3 times a week to make life on the piste so much easier – Well that’s what I’m hoping.