Five Reasons to Lift Weights and Be Strong

Five Reasons to Lift Weights and Be Strong

If you’ve avoided lifting weights because you think you’ll get bulky, think again. Men get big from weights because their hormone and body make up, makes that happen. Women are different. If you build more muscle you simply get toned burn more fat. If that...
Is Sport the secret to wellbeing?

Is Sport the secret to wellbeing?

We recently interviewed some women about their First Triathlon. They ranged in age from 20 to 58, and from being sporty since childhood to being lazy, overweight and “eating too many pies, drinking too many pints.” “How did you feel at the end” was the one question...
Why walking is good for you

Why walking is good for you

Walking – the unsung hero of good health – for our bodies – and our minds. Walking improves our mood, raises our self-esteem, has been shown to alleviate depression and anxiety and aids quality sleep! It requires no special equipment, you can do as much or as...
What is Basal Metabolic Rate

What is Basal Metabolic Rate

Your basal metabolic rate – or BMR – is a calculation based on your personal, individual body weight and energy needs. It represents the minimum amount of calories you need in order to function at rest. It’s the calories your burn while maintaining vital body...
Five ways a personal trainer could help you

Five ways a personal trainer could help you

Deciding to get a personal trainer is not a light decision, but it is an investment in your fitness. Here are some of the benefits to consider. Help you set goals – and achieve them You might have a big goal in mind – to lose weight, or to cycle a 100mile charity race...