Archive for Fitness tips

5 Ways to Stay Fit and Active During the Summer

Screen Shot 2015-06-08 at 23.34.23When the weather warms up it brings a little bit of a dilemma – with the sun out, you want to spend more time outside soaking up that wonderful Vitamin D, but sometimes it feels just too draining to exercise. Read More→

A Beginners Guide to Running

Start with necessaryIf you are just starting out with your running and wondering what the best strategy is to get you not only running, but running consistently, you’re in the right place.  Welcome! :-) Read More→

The low down on High Intensity Workouts (continued)

Screen Shot 2015-03-24 at 19.31.49So, following on from last week’s blog high intensity workouts, here is an example high intensity workout that you can do in the gym, at home or in the park: Read More→

The low down on High Intensity Workouts

Screen Shot 2015-03-16 at 21.44.20There are many variations of ‘high intensity’ training, it is a general term but one that applies to fast and intense effort with minimal rest breaks,  using cardio and body weight exercises and weights to deliver the right stimulus to boost your metabolism and get you into fat burning mode.  It is effective in training the energy systems thus improving your overall fitness, but it’s hard.  Really hard. Read More→

Best Nutrition For Runners

Screen Shot 2015-03-10 at 20.55.17To ensure our energy requirements for specific training are sufficient it’s important that our nutrition and its timing are right.  However, as a first step it’s even more important to ensure that we are healthy and our body can cope with the exercise demands.  This is where I send you back to my blog on cleansing, because a healthy liver is crucial in all it has to do for the body before, during and after your run.  Especially so if you want to be at the very top of your game! Read More→

Top Health Tips For New Mums

Screen Shot 2015-02-11 at 07.03.06This is for you if you are pregnant or have just had a baby (congratulations by the way).

The whole process of having a baby is a truly AWESOME thing.  It still amazes me what our bodies are capable of.  It’s important to remember that whilst we are designed for childbearing and birth we must take extra special care as we transition through conception, the trimesters, birth and the postpartum period. Read More→