The secret of a long term healthy lifestyle change

So you want to lose weight and get in shape. You tell yourself this is the year to take back control of your health. You make what feels like a powerful decision. You feel motivated. Perhaps there is even an inspiring speech said to your friends and family. You take the necessary steps and you implement changes. You stock up on fruit and vegetables and throw out the carbolicious treats. You don’t cheat. You confidently sign a two year gym contract. Things go well for a few weeks and maybe even a few months. You feel like you can do … Continue reading The secret of a long term healthy lifestyle change

Fitness ideas for your kids

The health and lifestyle patterns you adopted when young likely stuck with you for a long time to come. Sure, you could train yourself to choose salad instead of fries as you got older, but it would be so much easier if you developed a taste for greens from a young age already. And generally, if you struggle with weight as a child you are more likely to struggle with weight as an adult. That’s why it is so important that if you are a parent, you invest time and energy into helping your children develop healthy habits from a … Continue reading Fitness ideas for your kids

Basic equipment you’ll need before exercising

Starting a new sport or exercise routine can be a daunting prospect. Not having the correct equipment can be an excuse we use to avoid starting a new healthy lifestyle. There is basic equipment that each sport or exercise needs. The sooner you buy these and make them part of your life, the sooner you’ll be able to make a habit of making exercise a part of your life.   Running Running is one of the most simplest exercises to become involved in. You really only need a pair of running shoes and a supportive sports bra before you begin … Continue reading Basic equipment you’ll need before exercising