GUEST POST: A bit of stress can fire us up – raising adrenaline levels and a desire to succeed. But chronic stress can lead to persistently high levels of the hormone cortisol, which appears to play a role in obesity and the pattern of fat deposition around the middle. This beer belly, paunch or
It’s late January and the happy holidays and festive frivolities are a distant memory. Add to this the short days and lack of natural sunlight and it’s not difficult to see why many of us are feeling a tad down and motivation has hit its annual low. But, never fear, the ‘miracle’ cure is
There are so many ways to keep fit and get active without the price tag of a gym membership. Even by making little changes, such as going out for an evening stroll instead of just sitting and watching TV can really help to improve fitness and stamina.
GUEST POST By Jeanne Dunnewind, PT New to exercise? Or do you simply want to do more than your current couch-to-refrigerator workout program? Not sure how to go about it? Whether your goal is to run a 5k or to drop some extra pounds, you can be well on your way to achieving your goals,
GUEST FEATURE: Fitting exercise in between other commitments can seem difficult when life is so busy. And if we set our goals too high, it can be off-putting. Ironically, if exercise is seen purely as a means to an end, it can be harder to get off the sofa and get moving. Here