Why you should use an exercise ball now

Are you using an exercise ball as part of your exercise routine? I cannot think of a cheaper, more versatile piece of equipment. Exercise balls (also known as stability balls) have multiple uses that can enhance your fitness and prevent you from becoming dysfunctional or imbalanced. They are a great addition to any home gym […]

By |November 17th, 2015|Exercise, Health Tips, Injury, Reviews, Treatments|Comments Off on Why you should use an exercise ball now

Guest Post: The Best Desk for Working – Sitting, Standing or Treadmill Desk?

Hi everyone!  Treadmill desks are quite a novel idea, aren’t they?! It’s a good concept to keep moving while working… and I love that you eliminate the sitting component that causes so many problems with posture and pain! I would say about 85% of the people that I treat sit at work and have subsequent […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Exercise, Health Tips, Reviews|Comments Off on Guest Post: The Best Desk for Working – Sitting, Standing or Treadmill Desk?

All about interval training

Fitness trends come and go, but interval training is one that has taken the exercise world by storm.  The benefits of interval training have proven to be high and varied, so it doesn’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon.
What is interval training?
Interval training is a type of physical training that involves a series of low- […]

By |June 16th, 2015|Exercise, Health Tips, Motivation|Comments Off on All about interval training

Re-establish the Cortisol Circadian Rhythm

Do you need to re-establish you Cortisol Circadian Rhythm? I’ve talk a lot previously about overtraining (or exercising too much), which can contribute to excess cortisol in our systems. Over time our adrenal glands can become ‘fatigued’ from producing too much cortisol, which means they no longer have the capacity to produce this hormone effectively. […]

By |May 25th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Health Tips, Supplementation, Treatments|Comments Off on Re-establish the Cortisol Circadian Rhythm

Review: LifeStraw Go water bottle filtration by Vestergaard

Let me start off by saying, I’ve considered getting a personal water bottle filtration system (since I’m a water quality stickler), but I had never heard of LifeStraw by Vestergaard. This company caters to outdoor folk, as its primary use is to eliminate bacteria and protozoa from contaminated water. And I’ve never been an avid camper […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Reviews|Comments Off on Review: LifeStraw Go water bottle filtration by Vestergaard

Guest Post: Gym 101 by My Fitness Boutique

Gym 101 infographic from My Fitness Boutique in London.  Check out their site here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By |April 14th, 2015|Exercise, Health Tips, Motivation|Comments Off on Guest Post: Gym 101 by My Fitness Boutique

How to be green and clean with your exercise equipment

Did you know that bacteria and other germs are likely to be all over your exercise equipment. This may not be as concerting if you are only using your own equipment, but many of us go to the gym or share with others. If you have a strong immune system, this may not be an […]

By |April 7th, 2015|Exercise, Health Tips|Comments Off on How to be green and clean with your exercise equipment

Are you getting the right kind of sleep?

Do you think you are getting the right sleep? How long do you sleep at night? What time do you fall asleep? What time do you awake? Do you feel refreshed when you awake? Do you wake up throughout the night? These are all questions concerning the type of sleep you get, and are questions […]

By |March 16th, 2015|Exercise, Health Tips, Supplementation|Comments Off on Are you getting the right kind of sleep?

Guest Post: Jane Blanchard, Inspiration: Simple Home Gyms

Today I have a guest post for you from Jane Blanchard from the website Modernize.com, on putting together a simple home gym that is stylish and makes you want to actually go in!  A home gym is a great way to motivate yourself to work out, especially for those who do not like to work […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Exercise, Motivation|Comments Off on Guest Post: Jane Blanchard, Inspiration: Simple Home Gyms

Why it’s important to know about Metabolic Overtraining Syndrome

Maybe you’ve heard about metabolic overtraining syndrome, more commonly known as ‘overtraining’, or maybe you didn’t want to know about it.  But it is a thing.  It means you have been working out too hard and too much, and your body is not able to recover properly.  And it will lead to a decline in […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Health Tips, Injury, Supplementation|Comments Off on Why it’s important to know about Metabolic Overtraining Syndrome