Fitness myths that hang around like a bad smell

Some people are suckers for a good myth like Elvis is alive and well hasn’t left the building Loch ness monster plays a good game of hide and seek Red bull will give you wings Your cat really cares about you because cats usually only care about two things, food and themselves. There are myths … Continue reading Fitness myths that hang around like a bad smell

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How to exercise when you’re a parent

If you’re a parent, you know raising kids and all it entails is almost a full-time job. You may have wondered (at one time or another) how could I possibly get or stay in shape when I have to care for others before myself? Between planning and cooking meals school and after school activities shopping … Continue reading How to exercise when you’re a parent

It’s my birthday and I’ll eat if I want too…..

It was my birthday on Wednesday March 6th   . And if I haven’t mentioned it before, I love me some birthdays. Some people run and hide from their birthdays and lie about their age, but not me because I have children to remind me that I’m old. I’ve managed to stay upright for 49 … Continue reading It’s my birthday and I’ll eat if I want too…..

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

Think small to get strong

There’s nothing more impressive than someone (in the gym) ripping a big weight off the floor, squatting heavy and deep or pushing a humongous weight off his chest. Those impressive feats of strength stop you in your tracks as you gaze upon them in awe. However, don’t stare too long as those big guys might … Continue reading Think small to get strong

How to start in the gym

I’ve been training consistently for over 15 years which makes me ancient in the gym years. I’m so old I remember when there were no TV’s on treadmills and the internet came through the phone line. I can smell a gym newbie from a dumbbell rack away. The men (usually) make a beeline to the … Continue reading How to start in the gym