Start small. Too many people go from doing nothing to exercising for hours per day… only to burn out weeks later. If your workout feels daunting, it’s easier to skip out on it, so make the exercise doable. I’ve had many clients who would only exercise if they could run a full five miles or … Continue reading How to start exercising and win!
5 signs your job ay be doing more harm than good. You sit at a desk all day long. If you’re in a field like IT or human resources, you have one (and maybe only one) thing in common: sitting for long, long periods of time (like, all day long). While sitting is not the … Continue reading Is your job harming your health?
It has been well documented that sitting down for long hours can have a detrimental effect on your health. Various studies place the average working adult sitting from anywhere between 9.5 -14 hours a day. Sitting down during the commute, sitting down at work, sitting down socialising and at home. It soon adds up! As … Continue reading Are you a work coach potato?
I was talking to a friend who has just started weight watchers and we started to discuss the importance of food prepping for the week. This wasn’t the first conversation I had on this topic this week. With 3 new PT clients and 2 new corporate clients the importance of nutrition and food prep has … Continue reading Food Prep Mine Field (7 tips to help)
The National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) measures the height and weight of around one million school children in England every year, providing a detailed picture of the prevalence of child obesity. The latest figures, for 2015/16, show that 19.8% of children in Year 6 (aged 10-11) were obese and a further 14.3% were overweight. Of … Continue reading Your child’s weight is your responsibility
How to survive the festive holidays The average adult can gain 5-15lbs between Halloween and New Year. It’s not surprising when you consider the food saturated holidays that occur, the numerous celebration parties and work drinks, and the over indulgence of Christmas. This means if you are trying to be healthy, lose weight or get … Continue reading Surviving The Christmas Holidays
WARNING Health problems from prolonged sitting Below, is a list of health problems caused from sitting down for 6 hours or more a day. So, if your job requires you to sit down for long periods of time it may be worth reading what it is doing to your body. However, do not worry we … Continue reading Severe Health Problems From Prolonged Sitting
It might be difficult to guess from the headline but I am actually talking about health and fitness in the workplace. Now do not worry, don’t go converting the 3rd floor office into a state of the art gym yet (although some companies have). Its worth seeing why health and fitness should form any part … Continue reading Super fit, super healthy, super productive, super reliable, so why are we not all doing it?
How important is daylight? Daft question right ? Everyone knows daylight is vital for life. But why? If it is so important what effects can working in an office with no natural light for 8 hours a day have upon the body? Well lets see if we can answer some of the questions ‘Light is … Continue reading Are you drowning your workforce in darkness?
According to a survey by You and Your Wedding magazine the average wedding in the UK costs just over £20,000. With the average annual salary in the UK at only £26,000 this is a large chunk of money for any couple tying the knot. With wedding dresses costing upwards of £3000 and venues costing an … Continue reading Getting fit for your wedding day
New research has revealed that over half of British workers (51%) do not get up from their desk at all during a working day, apart from going to the toilet. Worryingly, 60% of British workers spend most of their day sitting down and over half of us don’t even stretch our legs at lunchtime. The findings follow … Continue reading Is sitting down as bad for your health as smoking?
Sounds like a bit of an odd question right? But if you have a job that requires you to sit down for long periods of time then you could be doing more harm to you body than you realise. Office workers can be sat down for anywhere between 8-10 hours a day. Medical research has … Continue reading How bad is sitting down for you?
7 Minutes, Is it enough? A lot of people often ask me what is the benefit of only doing 7 minutes worth of exercise and will it really make any difference to my health or level of fitness or is it just another fitness gimmick. Well, to answer all of these questions and more you … Continue reading 7 Hills Fitness All 7 Challenge