At least 80% of people will suffer one episode of back pain during their lifetime. These days many people work sitting in front of a computer, It is no surprise they find it hard to sit up with proper posture for eight hours, which leads to compression of the spine, posture and ultimately back pain which has a compound effect on your lifestyle. Reformer Pilate is recommended for back pain because it is such an effective and safe way to strengthen your core muscles and increas
How often do you take time out for yourself? Do you have a daily timeout practice, weekly or perhaps once or twice a year? Or do you just keep going all day, everyday until you fall into bed at night exhausted? Lets talk about why taking time out is essential for a healthy balanced life. Because YOU are important – it’s a part of looking after the most important person in your life! We often fall into roles in life with the belief that we have to put our personal needs second
We know that Pilates is great for everyone! And that definitely applies to anyone with Osteoarthritis.Sometimes because our joints are stiff and sore, we just want to stay still and go into protective mode. But if you think about it, that’s not logical. Everything locking up, losing mobility and strength. After all, you have to ‘use it or lose it’ as the saying goes. Pilates is gentle and aims to workout without stressing your joints or add pressure to the surrounding ligame
You've let yourself go during the Christmas break or way before then! It happens to the best of us. That moment when you realise that you’ve let yourself go, and you need to get back on track.
Your first thought is to go on a ‘diet’ but as quickly as that enters your mind the ghosts of many diets past return…along with all the frustration.
Then you wonder, why bother?
The weight will come back, as it always has or you will stop again midway somewhere between work and life.
Why are you still waiting for the right time to get fit? You are busy and hectic. Your family member is sick. Your job is demanding. You are focused on planning a big life event. Your kids are pulling you in a million different directions and now is an emotional time. There are a million and more excuses for why you haven’t made your body a priority…yet. At the back of your mind, you believe that the day will come when you are ready to take action in getting back in shape. Bu
Chocolate comes from plants, so it must be healthy, right? Wrong… it depends on what else is in the chocolate, and how close it is to the natural product. Choose the least processed chocolate, with the least milk solids, emulsifiers and added sugar. Chocolate is high in fat and sugar, so eat it in moderation. Choose chocolate with the highest cocoa content, as cocoa is very high in flavanoids and in its powdered state is virtually calorie free. Add cocoa powder to smoothies o
So I have trained all week in fact I have trained all month, my trainer thinks I am making fantastic progress, my output per session has doubled since I started but I am still craving carbs and everything in between! A really important aspect of healthy eating is being able to have the food you need in convenient location at all times, I think it is really important to ride the good times by preparing for the hard times, you know when you are invincible and everything is easy
Depression is common in both men and women in Australia with around 1 million adults living with depression yearly. On average 1 in 4 females and 1 in 6 males will experience depression sometime in their life with more males committing suicide than females because they let depression go untreated. It is more than just a feeling of low mood. It’s a serious illness, which makes everyday hard to function, having severe impacts both physically and mentally. Studies show a strong
Managing your weight is all about lifestyle, and is not a quick fix! Wonder if you could apply a few of the 7 ways to manage your weight in your life. Approach Each Day with Perspective
Fail to meet your fitness goals today? Move on. Tomorrow is another day to make smarter decisions. When you wake up, rededicate yourself to your fitness goals without beating yourself about whatever mistakes you made in the past. After all, you can’t change what you did yesterday. All you can