RESISTANCE TRAINING

Resistance training is a form of exercise that improves muscular strength and endurance. Examples of strength exercises include: Lifting weights Using resistance bands Using resistance bands Using your body weight for resistance, by doing push-ups, pull-ups, crunches, squats and lunges. Using weight machines at a gym What are the benefits of strength exercises include: Increased leanContinue reading “RESISTANCE TRAINING”

Busting 8 Diet Myths

Myth 1: Carbohydrates are fattening and should be limited when trying to lose weight. Many foods high in starch, like bread, rice, pasta, cereals, beans, fruits, and some vegetables (like potatoes and yams) are low in fat and calories. They become high in fat and calories when eaten in large portion sizes or when coveredContinue reading “Busting 8 Diet Myths”

How to stay active during lock down

How to stay fit and active during lock down? So we are in lock down, and suddenly our life as we know it is thrown upside down.The home environment offers abundant opportunity to be sedentary (sitting or reclining) which can easily turn in to feeling lethargic and lazy. While self-isolation measures are necessary, our bodiesContinue reading “How to stay active during lock down”

Make 2020 yours with these simple sustainable New Year’s Resolutions

It’s a new year. A new beginning. A clean slate. An unwritten story. A blank page. It’s the perfect opportunity to recommit to your health and well-being: Eat better. Exercise regularly. Move better. Indulge in self-care. Change bad habits. Manage stress. Focus on health not weight. Plan for success. And pay attention to your thoughts.Continue reading “Make 2020 yours with these simple sustainable New Year’s Resolutions”

Sleep hygeine

Sleep HygieneA good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. It is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Unfortunately, our modern times are interfering with our natural sleep patterns. People are now sleeping less than they did in the past, and sleep quality has decreased as well.Sleep hygiene means habits that helpContinue reading “Sleep hygeine”

What is ‘Biohacking’

  What is ‘Biohacking’? It’s the process of making changes to your lifestyle to “hack” your own body’s biology and to feel your absolute best. Every single thing we put into our bodies – our foods, our thoughts, our physical movement and our environmental exposure affect the way we behave. You have the ability toContinue reading “What is ‘Biohacking’”