Steps – What’s the Big Deal?

Steps – What’s the Big Deal?

Steps matter … more than you think.  It’s not so much the actual steps on our step counter, but that steps are a really good indication of how much we’re moving.  We thrive on movement – it’s associated with good health, longevity and better sleep. ...
I’m no fortune teller, but this much I do know …

I’m no fortune teller, but this much I do know …

I’m no fortune teller, but here’s what I do know is going to happen in 2021 when you embark on a new fitness and diet regime with good intentions …. you’ll lose motivation, get bored, think its not making a difference, want to quit, be impatient, find yourself busy...
New to Fitness?

New to Fitness?

If you’re new to fitness you’ve so much to gain, even by doing just a little. I’m not a fan of the ‘all or nothing’ mentality where you’re either ‘on’ the fitness and diet/ health wagon or you’re not ‘in the...
Dare to Begin!

Dare to Begin!

What are your fitness challenges and what’s holding you back? Mine was ‘Daring to Begin’: People who don’t know where to start are often perfectionists. Perfectionism is one cause of procrastination – it makes us worried about getting things wrong. We can only start...
Menopause & Strength Training

Menopause & Strength Training

Strength is a critical part of our exercise programme at any age but even more as we approach and go through menopause. Naturally falling levels of the oestrogen hormone causes more fat storage around our middle, our energy requirements drop and our muscle mass begins...