New Year fitness tips

The gym is full of people around this time of the year who are trying to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. They come in like a blaze of glory, thinking a year’s worth of inactivity is made up for in an instant. However, some of these people flame out in a week or … Continue reading New Year fitness tips

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Mental health and fitness

There’s a fine line between sanity and insanity and for some of us it gets finer every day. This crazy world gets the best of us sometimes and when it does, there are lots of fun ways to deal with it. And trust me, I’ve tried a few of them. However, since becoming a fitness … Continue reading Mental health and fitness

Fit more movement into your day

Fact. You’re made to move and not to sit around watching TV and eating chips. You’re given two legs and a butt for a reason. Another fact. Your brain likes movement, and this helps you become a smarter person. Some of us (me exactly) need all the help we can get. And another interesting fact. … Continue reading Fit more movement into your day

How you can start an exercise routine from scratch

Getting started is hard. Whether you’re doing something for the first time or starting up again after a break, taking the first step is difficult. You’ve all been there at some stage, correct?     My first foray into the gym was prompted by personal humiliation. I was skinny and unhealthy adult, and a friend held a … Continue reading How you can start an exercise routine from scratch

Spice up your exercise by changing positions

When you were a baby (a long time ago for some) you loved lying on the floor and staring up at the world above. If you wanted to go anywhere or were hungry, all you needed to do was cry and wail until your slaves came running to meet your every need. Life was so … Continue reading Spice up your exercise by changing positions

Stressed? You should do this

There is two certainties in life, death and taxes. However, when you’re older, you can add stress to that list too. Stress (bad stress in particular) is something you encounter regularly at work, home or on the road. For example, when someone cuts you off in traffic. Who does he think he is? Jerk.   … Continue reading Stressed? You should do this

Injuries happen…here’s how to deal with it

Have you ever played Whack-A-Mole? Those smiling, annoying critters pop up faster than you can smack them down. How I love to thump them into the middle of next week. Sometimes, don’t you feel the same way about those niggling injuries that hinder your progress in the gym and life? After one heals, another one … Continue reading Injuries happen…here’s how to deal with it