Who is cheering for you?

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Hi, How are you? Are you doing well. Is the end of the year treating you as you had hoped? Those goals you set up to achieve, are they any closer or have you collapsed in a heap with all the social pressure and expectations from work and client Christmas parties and family and school celebrations. You know what. I … Read More



Hello to all keen readers, I hope you are all well. With the year closing as I have alluded to in previous blogs we tend to lose our way and almost feel overpowered by societal pressures into celebrating the the festive season a little too much. This is matched by our fall away with our motivation to maintain our fitness and … Read More

Desserts that won’t break your calorie count

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With Christmas and the festive season looming, we all like to indulge in a few sweets and desserts to complete the delectable meals you create. Now that you’ve set your goals to achieve and decided to go for it, set your goals and focus on you success. You may have decided to start up on a better eating plan as well, … Read More

Stay on track with these on the go snack ideas.


With the End of 2016 coming closer everyday, we are busier than ever trying to complete deadlines, attend meetings, go to our children’s end of year performances, concerts or graduations. As you go about your weight loss diet plan, one thing that you’ll want to make sure you’re doing is keeping tabs on all the snacking you’re doing. While some … Read More

Don’t supplement your Results for Summer!


The Supplement Syndrome If you were to build the house of fitness – nutrition, exercise, and motivation would make up the foundation; they would also make up the framing, the walls, the roof and pretty much the whole house. Supplements would then maybe be the satellite dish, or perhaps the little gnomes in your garden – not real worthwhile without … Read More

5 Dieting Myths and How to Conquer Them

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Many fad diets are based off of dieting myths. It is these myths that make them the money that they make. Plus, these myths are quite believable and can be backed up with false data that appears to be real. This can get a lot of individuals into trouble. We just need to look at a few things and those … Read More

Recovery from Exercise – Looking at what’s Best

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The human body operates most efficiently when it is in balance, or has achieved a state known as homeostasis. As such, optimal recovery means that all body systems have returned to the state they were in before exercise (homeostasis). However, for most avid exercisers, recovery is a limiting factor. The better you can recover, the sooner and better you can … Read More

Move your body well and it will look after you.

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The most important aspect of any physical training is quality of movement. A good, sound movement pattern has to take priority over increased loading. To dominate in and out of your training environment you need strength, speed, power, agility, and endurance. Everyone knows they are the basics of high performance. But these are basics built upon solid, foundational  movement patterns. A … Read More

Don’t be tired with your sleep

michael winter

A lack of sleep has and too much sleep has also been associated with early death. It really put us in a no-win situation with much confusion. Poor quality sleep (whether it’s too much or too little) can create for a many health problems ranging from: Insomnia Depression Cardiovascular disease. Here are some things to avoid for a good nights rest … Read More

Five Fantastic Tips to go Furniture Free

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Biomechanics is the study of living structures and how the forces created by and placed upon them affect how they work. As a Personal Trainer and movement specialist, I understand the relationship between musculoskeletal function, bone robustness (density and shape), and functions like breathing. Having too much furniture isn’t good, but in our modern lives, list how many different types of furniture you use. … Read More