Are you considering making a change to your lifestyle, but can’t quite get around to it? You keep promising yourself, but then ‘I’ll start tomorrow’ pops into your head? People have to start somewhere…sure many give up, but the old adage ‘it’s better to have tried and failed than never to have tried at all’ is very true.
People want to get faster for many reasons - to get a sprint PB, to run the wing faster in their sport or to cycle and swim faster. Yes, you will get faster by repeatedly running/cycling/swimming but there is, of course, more to it than that.
Read on to find out all about snacking... Why do we snack, and how can we avoid these cravings?
What is gluten intolerance and gluten sensitivity? Gluten is two types of protein found in certain foods, (wheat, barley, rye and products such as stock cubes and soups, cakes and biscuits).
I’ve already written a rant about fad diets/fad diet books so this is not going to be a repeat of that, just something to make you think before you go into the health food shop or supermarket and buy a basket full of expensive, so-called ‘superfoods’.
I’m a word person, I enjoy scrabble, crosswords and if I see a word with a meaning I don’t know, I look it up. But there is one word in particular which I have come to dislike … DIETS!
Eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables is linked to a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and type 2 diabetes. Adults need at least 2 cups of fruit per day and are encouraged to make half their plate at each meal fruits and vegetables. Bananas are a nutritious way to add fruit to your diet.
You see it on the supermarket shelve and hash tags on your Instagram feed but what is Quinoa? Read what is actually in this superfood, the benefits of eating it and how to cook it.
Nuts have gotten a bad rap because of their high fat content: but their protein, heart-healthy fats, high fibre, and antioxidant content make them a real super food! The key to enjoying nuts, is portion control. All nuts are healthy in small doses and studies show they can help lower cholesterol levels and promote weight loss.
It's a bit of a mini circuit this week. Make sure you don't take any more than 10 seconds rest in between each exercise!