Overlooking The Obvious

Here’s what overlooking the obvious means to me. You’re franticly looking around for your car keys, which were in your hand the whole time. Or you are wondering why your friend hasn’t responded to your text message, but you look … Read More

Letting Go

What the heck is letting go got to do with exercise? Let me allow myself to explain but first indulge me in a personal story. I’m a self-confessed control freak and have advanced degrees in micromanaging.  I’ve been doing both … Read More

Coordination: The Neglected Part of Fitness

Improve your overall coordination with these exercises. Being a tall lanky kid, I never thought of myself as coordinated. I was all arms, legs, and clumsy. And I still am. I’ve lost count of the amount of stuff that has … Read More

10 Tips To Make Your Fitness Easier

Fitness is my job, passion, and profession. It is easy for me to maintain or improve my fitness because it’s part of my DNA. But that’s not the case for everyone and maybe even you. For some it’s difficult will … Read More

You’ve Got To Start Somewhere

When it comes to your health, you’ve got to start somewhere When I moved from my childhood home to the city and moved schools in 1985, it was a difficult transition. Not only leaving all I had known for 15 … Read More

The Ultimate Self-Care Act

Self-care is the latest buzzword. Because if you cannot take care of yourself, how can you care of others? If you’re a parent, caregiver or in a helping profession, it is imperative to take care of yourself the best way … Read More

Fix This To Get Fit

This one simple switch could be standing in the way of you getting fit. In a previous post I mentioned you don’t need fixing. Fixing implies something is broken and needs repairing. Seeing I believe the human body is already … Read More

4 Ways Getting Fit Makes You A Better Parent

Not Just A Better Parent But Better Human Too Getting fit is a selfish endeavor. You start or continue to exercise because you want to look better, move better, and feel better. There is nothing wrong with that because this … Read More

It’s My Birthday And I’ll Write If I Want To

Here’s is what I’ve learnt from lifting weights for 30 years For 12 years of my 51 birthdays stomping around this earth have been spent telling people what to do while wearing tracksuit pants and drinking excessive amounts of coffee. … Read More

Need to Get Back In Shape? Start here

Okay, you’re at the gym. Finally, you’ve been procrastinating but you made it. And today is the day you’ll start getting back in shape. Because your doctor told you to either lose weight improve your health reduce cholesterol strengthen your … Read More