The news today is full of the study that showed that the current government recommendation of 5 portions a day of fruit and vegetables may not be sufficient and that we should be aiming for 7+ (preferably made up of 5 vegetable portions and 2 fruit portions). The conclusion the report drew was the following ...continue reading
"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving"
Additionally WHO have updated their physical activity/exercise fact sheet which can be found here
Hello, hope everyone is feeling happy and healthy today with at least 10 minutes of physical activity planned.
Now the friendly reminder is over this is just a quick post to say that I have a facebook page which I will be updating daily with news and reviews. This isn't to say I won't be posting articles to my blog anymore as I surely will but if you would like some interaction or a daily interesting news article about health and fitness then come on over, like my page and say hello. Feel free to share it with others that you think might find it interesting or may even have a question to ask.
I've added this to my news feed but I like it so much I'm going to repost it here so you all get to see it.. ...continue reading
So it's the New Year and I'm a personal trainer so I'm going to talk all about resolutions and eating healthy and moving more. Nope. You get that in my blog the rest of the year.
I'm not against resolutions, I wrote about them last year
However here is what I want to say to you now. ...continue reading
This is a visual lecture by Dr Mike Evans called 23 1/2 hours. If you have a spare 9 minutes and 18 seconds please watch it.
Get Going Together is a health and wellbeing programme helping older people take part in physical activity. According to Age UK (and me!)
"Exercise brings physical and mental benefits and gives people the opportunity to socialise with others." ...continue reading