Calling all you lovely ladies of a certain age!

Did you watch Davina McCall’s programme on the MENOPAUSE on Channel 4? After posting in my various Facebook groups last week on ‘MENOPAUSE MATTERS’ I had so many comments and conversations around this particular topic.    HOORAY, we are finally moving away from this as a ‘taboo’ subject!! The ‘Menopausal Muffin top’ – we all know […]

Saturday Mornings

I am running a Fresh Air Fitness session every Saturday Morning from 8.45am to 9.30am on The Green, Tadley. Government guidelines and my personal fitness insurance allow me to run a session outside in the fresh air. I started these sessions over 2 months ago and the response has been great – the initial sessions […]

Regular exercise may cut COVID-19 death risk by a third, major study finds

Thirty minutes a day, five days a week, or 150 minutes a week of exercise that gets you at least slightly out of breath is needed. Regular exercise reduces the chances of dying from infectious diseases such as COVID-19 by more than a third and makes people 31% less likely to catch the virus, a major study […]

The Impact of how sugar affects our bodies

YOUR BRAINEating sugar gives your brain a huge surge of a feel-good chemical called dopamine, which explains why you’re more likely to crave sweets/chocolate/biscuits/cake at 3 p.m. rather than an apple or a carrot. Whole foods like fruits and veggies don’t cause the brain to release as much dopamine, your brain starts to need more […]

Client Story – Lockdown Positives 5 / 6 ….

Story 5 What a year it has been! My biggest achievement over the last year is really tapping into my health drivers. And by that I mean; I have learnt (sometimes the hard way) about mental health/illness and what makes me tick. It is still an ongoing journey but one I have really enjoyed. I […]

Client Story – Lockdown Positives 3 / 4 ….

Story 3 I started doing one Pilates class per week in Nov 2019, on the advice of my GP, in order to build up my strength and balance. I’d badly torn my hamstring the previous year, and then suffered an attack of sciatica in the summer. When lockdown 2020 happened and Ali started her online classes, I […]

Client Story – Lockdown Positives 2 ….

Honestly, I thank my sanity for two things this year.   First is my routine,  getting up to be ready for my class with you Ali in the morning. You don’t know how much I appreciate having my various exercises do in the mornings.   Then the second is my new love for upcycling. I […]

Client Story – Lockdown Positives 1 ….

Somehow 2020 ended up helping me to really focus on what I want to achieve and has created the biggest feeling of drive and determination I have had in a long time. I’ve really been making the most of this time with no social events to further myself, and ended up enrolling in three separate […]

Positive Mind, Positive Life

The “power of positive thinking” can have a huge impact on your life – easy to say but sometimes difficult to firstly acknowledge and then to achieve. The physical and mental benefit of positive thinking have been demonstrated by multiple scientific studies. A positive mindset can give you: more confidence improve your mood even reduce the […]

Top 10 Tips to a Healthy Heart

A healthy lifestyle will make your heart healthier. Here are 10 tips you can do to look after your heart.   Give up smoking Quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do for a heart health.Smoking is one of the main causes of coronary heart disease. A year after giving up smoking, your […]