Staying fit during winter

Staying fit during winter

December arrives with a plethora of christmas parties, festive nights out and good old catch ups. Personally I enjoy having lots of festive fun, but with a jam-packed schedule it can be difficult to stay on top of fitness. During the winter your body produces more fat storing chemicals (ATLPL to be precise) and you [...]

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Three essential nutrients to boost energy levels this winter

Three essential nutrients to boost energy levels this winter

Feeling tired, moody or blue? You are definitely not imagining that dip in your energy levels at this time of year. The reduced sunlight hours over winter seriously impacts energy levels, mood and appetite. Research suggests that 9 out 10 people will experience a dip in their energy levels and in more serious cases people can [...]

Festive Feasting: healthy eating in December

Festive Feasting: healthy eating in December

Since I wanted to focus a new series of posts about the festive season, what better way to kick it off with some healthy eating tips! The festive period is always the worst time to be healthy. With an endless supply of treats, Christmas parties and indulgent dinners, weight gain is almost inevitable. Then January arrives with [...]

Thursday Thinking: Just do it

Thursday Thinking: Just do it

I was listening to an old Trish Blackwell’s podcast (which I really recommend listening to you’ve never come across them) and these words really hit home: Just do it I’m really starting to get into self-improvement literature. It’s pretty motivational stuff - our mind is a powerful and unfortunately overlooked tool. Positive thinking and its benefits [...]