Cold Temperatures Help Brown Fat (The Good Fat) Grow; which Stimulates Metabolic Balance and Lowers Blood Sugar Levels A study known as the ICEMAN study, found that brown fat helps to burn off excess calories and control sugar levels. It sounds crazy, but it’s now well-documented: Subjecting your body to cold temperatures may actually help […]
We went skiing in Austria over Easter. It was lots of fun. The first time for the boys, and I haven’t been for 18 years. Skiing made me think about the importance of strength, coordination and being able to move well, both for sport and for everyday life.
Why do you go to the gym? I asked this in my newsletter this week? . I would say that my top 4 answers would be: 1. To lose weight/fat/tone up 2. To burn off extra calories 3. Because it makes me feel good when I am on an exercise program 4. To get stronger/increase […]
Some of my clients don’t want to exercise outside so much at this time of year (I can’t think why?). So just for them, here are some indoor circuit training ideas that you can do without any apparatus at home. All you need is a flight of stairs.
You’ve just had a baby. You’re tired, exhausted – of course you are. But is that all it is or are you showing symptoms of thyroid problems?
A conversation with a client today has prompted me to write on the subject of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, also known as DOMS.
There seems to be conflicting advice out there as to how much it is safe to exercise in pregnancy. It’s no wonder many mums to be are confused and may err on the side of caution. Let’s take a look at this area in more detail.
There is a popular piece of advice in the fitness industry that early morning cardio exercise will burn fat faster, and therefore everyone should do it.
Adrenaline & Cortisol are the two main stress hormones produced by the Adrenal glands.
Hormones play an influential role in a woman’s health. Women may experience an array of negative health effects triggered by hormonal imbalance, particularly in the peri-menopause and menopausal years.