Lifestyle

Top Resources for Self Care

Tip Sheet by Stephanie Haywood

Life feels pretty out of control these days. With the pandemic having reshaped our lives, one of the best ways to revive a sense of control is through self-care.

Here are some resources to help you do just that.

Keep Eating Right

Eating nutritiously during this difficult time can keep us healthy and boost […]

By |August 30th, 2021|Article, Lifestyle|

Times are Changing!

Article by Dr Paul Batman Phd

Times are changing in more ways that we could have ever imagined over the past 12 months. The COVID pandemic and then multiple waves of the virus have changed the way we view movement, physical activity and exercise than ever before.

The fitness industry now has the opportunity to pivot and […]

By |June 18th, 2021|Article, Lifestyle|

THERE’S ONLY ONE THING YOU CAN CONTROL IN LIFE

During this weird and (not so) wonderful time we find ourselves in, it can be easy to fall in disempowering thinking and behaviour that leads to thinking you’re not in control of your life.

When clients come to me, they often are at the ‘effect’ side of the cause and effect equation. They feel that life […]

By |April 27th, 2021|Article, Lifestyle|

When Soft Values Drive Hard Results

LIFEHACK article by Greg Sellar

From the boardroom to the gym, awareness of your thinking, speaking and actions can be the difference between failure and success.

Being aware and knowing where you lie in space is one of the fundamental priorities for anyone wanting success – it isn’t a magic bullet, but it is the first step. […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Article, Lifestyle|

When Life Hands you Lemons – Mind Mobility

Article by Greg Sellar B.Sc (Hon’s)

 

In fitness, we talk about having mobility – being able to move our joints and body through different ranges of motion to suit everyday activity. If you concentrate too much on one aspect of fitness, like developing strength or endurance, typically you’ll limit the mobility you have around a joint, meaning […]

By |January 5th, 2020|Article, Lifestyle|

The Science of Inactivity

Article by Dr Paul Batman P.hD
The new discipline of “sedentary physiology” or “inactivity physiology” is emerging as more information becomes available on the problems associated with sitting, inactivity and sedentary lifestyles.

Sedentary Behaviour is a Significant Health Hazard. Unique responses caused by prolonged sedentary behaviour that are the result of a lack of continual skeletal muscle contractile […]

By |September 7th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle|

Seven Habits of a Highly Healthy Lifestyle

(How to not fail in your healthy lifestyle plans)

Article by gill Cummings-Bell BA (Hon’s) M.Sc. MBA. PGCE

Many of us have heard of, or read, the book by Stephen Covey, ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’. When I think of the book, I often can’t remember the 7 habits however, I do remember the title, […]

By |July 18th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle|

Does healthy food really cost more?

Source: Dr. Phil Maffetone / philmaffetone.com

Studies show consumers’ perceptions are way off when it comes to eating healthy. Among the more amazingly successful deceptive marketing tools associated with junk food is that generations of consumers believe it’s cheaper than healthy food. Studies continue to show consumers tend to associate higher costs with healthier foods, regardless of […]

By |June 27th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

The Dangers of Black Pepper

Herbs and spices have long been used to create tasty meals, as well as for their many mild therapeutic effects. They can possess antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, lipid-lowering qualities, are protective of the liver, kidney and gut, and have anticancer activities. Plus they’re safe. Black pepper may be an exception. Especially in higher amounts it poses potential […]

By |June 26th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Getting lean: The NEW science of weight-loss

In with fat-burning and out with weight-watching. This latest approach actually works when diets and exercise fail.

In most people’s minds, they are trying to watch their “weight.” All the while, in reality, they become more overfat. They keep their old clothes in hopes they will again fit. Diet books and weight-loss products are on many […]

By |June 21st, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|