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
You may have noticed I haven't posted recently. I have two young children and it has been their summer holidays but all good things come to an end and they have started school and I am itching to get back to work.
However whilst I have been quiet on the blog post front my brain has been churning with new ideas that I want to try out and articles I want to write. The most prominent being a course I want to run. The course would be an hour a week and consist of an exercise class mixed with theory about exercise/healthy eating etc. It would be a 10 week course aimed at beginnners who want to start exercising and healthy eating but aren't sure where to start! If this would interest you let me know, plus any questions you would like answered on the course. There will be a discount for the first course.
Until I am able to put fingers to keyboard for a blog post here is some research in the news recently which I thought might be of interest.
Age UK Exercise Survey by ICM Research shows 56% of older people say they are doing less than the Government guidelines of the recommended weekly amount of physical exercise and 13% say they are doing none at all.
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Helen Rothwell runs Whole Life Fitness which is a personal training company which specialises in the over 60s. For more information please visit www.wholelifefitness.co.uk or call 01252313578.