Do you know your Bikram yoga from your Pump & Tone?

Do you know your Bikram yoga from your Pump & Tone?

Forgive me for taking a momentary trip down memory lane, but I remember my mother going to a ‘keep fit’ class. It was, in fact all that was on offer. A generic term, granted, and these classes were a little samey. If you could master a grapevine step, you...
Time to dust down the old trainers?  It’s a thought!

Time to dust down the old trainers? It’s a thought!

Let’s be honest. It’s been a while. You’re more familiar with callanetics than cross fit, the best you can pull up is your own jeans and the last time you performed anything close to a squat was the day you were caught short on the back road to the coast? It happens...
Strong body – strong mind – strong body!

Strong body – strong mind – strong body!

We often hear it said, a strong mind is a strong body, we also hear that a strong body is a strong mind? In my experience, it works both ways. However, if you face challenges with fitness, you need to develop the right mindset to make changes in your body. A strong...
Keeping New Year’s Resolutions  – Simple?

Keeping New Year’s Resolutions – Simple?

I have mixed feelings about New Year’s resolutions. In many ways, it is a great time to consider making changes, there is a communal sense of renewal and new beginnings – a brand new year! Sadly, statistics show us that by mid-February, a mere 8% of us are still on...
Eat, drink and be merry!

Eat, drink and be merry!

There is lots of advice kicking around on how to take things easy over the festive season. Articles in magazines, online, on the radio/TV… suggestions of how to prepare Christmas food in line with a particularly healthy diet – no honey smothered on your ‘pigs in...