From Couch to 5k!

If you are unfit, taking up running can be a scary proposition. But, studies show that regular running can help reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes and stroke, make you feel good about yourself, and control your weight. If you are looking for motivation to get fit, why not try…

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Looking to tone up?

Vibration Trainer exercise tips The vibrating platform of the Vibration Trainer offers the same benefits as an hour-long gym workout in just 10 minutes, burning up to 350 calories. This vibration trainer has been designed to produce therapeutic vibrations from the feet up through your entire body. The vibrating platform causes rapid muscle contractions that…

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New research

Brain scans show that skipping breakfast makes fatty, high calorie foods appear far more attractive later in the day, according to researchers. Scans of 21 people showed the brain was more attracted to food if breakfast was missed so people had more food at lunch. Scientists said it made losing weight challenging as missing meals…

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Seven ways to remain motivated

Number 4 Distractions- Don’t lose your focus and fall out of the zone.  Don’t slacken off and try to justify it… Credit to Kathy Bell “Mind and Body Fitness”

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How to remain motivated

How to remain motivated Procrastination – Do it now not tomorrow or next week. If you catch yourself putting it off, you know you are procrastinating! Act now if you mean it!

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How to remain motivated

How to remain motivated Negativity – Stay on top of negative self talk and weed out your lies that fool you into giving up. Take time each day to reflect on your self talk.

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How to remain motivated…

Focus on your goal – List the reasons for your goal and refresh yourself each day until it’s naturally at the forefront of your mind. Being mindful of the reasons for wanting to lose weight will help you to make smart food choices.  

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Olympic Torch visits Bournemouth

July 13th and 14th 2012.  The torch will arrive in Bournemouth from Portland Bill on Friday 13th July, it will be at the sea front at 6pm.  The following day it will depart for Southampton leaving at around 8am. This will be a once in a lifetime chance to see the torch relay, so make…

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One in Four in UK Obese

One in four british citizens is obese and the problem is growing, watch the video for more information at  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18517427

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Six exercise tips for the over fifties…

Everyone should get some regular exercise, and is especially important for people over 50. As we age, the risk of serious health problems increases. Seniors need to be more aware of the risks of exercise, too. Older joints are more prone to swelling and arthritis, and bones can be more brittle. You can get plenty…

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