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Why Diets Don't Work

"The diet starts tomorrow", "I'm on a new diet plan", "Once I finish this diet, I'll be exactly how I want to be".. we've all heard them...

The importance of sleep

When it comes to wellbeing, it isn't just about exercising and what we eat. Sleep is an important element which many of us forget about....

Functional Exercise - what is it?

Functional exercise is basically exercise which helps the body to carry out everyday tasks, such as sitting down/standing up, picking...

Coronavirus and Obesity

So coronavirus is still at large as we all know and we are all still having to stay at home most of the time (with a few exceptions). ...

How exercise benefits your mental health

We all know that exercise is good for us, whether we are doing it or not, we know it's great for our hearts, lungs, keeping us strong etc...

Exercise and coronavirus

I'm sure you'll agree these are strange times right now. Everything is changing and our daily routine has been thrown out of whack. You...

What are DOMS?

You may well know all about DOMS but if you don't then I will fill you in. DOMS is an abbreviation for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. ...

Kettlebells Part I - What are they?

Here's the first part of my blog on kettlebells. In this blog I'll discuss what exactly kettlebells are and a bit of their history....

100 sit ups a day to a six pack?

You may read about these celebrities who say they do 100 (or x number of) sit ups a day to achieve their fantastic abs/six pack. Is it...

Gymtimidation

Have you ever experienced gymtimidation? The feeling of intimidation when you go into a gym? Well it's pretty common, feelings such as...

What's so good about avocados anyway?

Why does everyone keep banging on about eating avocado you may wonder? Well, personally I think they're pretty tasty, but not only that...

Motivation

Motivation is a tricky thing. Sometimes we have lots of time on our hands but still cannot motivate ourselves to do exercise and we...

January trends or a permanent change?

So January has come round again and a lot of people make a New Year's Resolution to "get fit". This in itself is a great resolution, but...