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The pros and cons of a home gym

The pros and cons of a home gym

Everyone knows that staying physically active is crucial to your health, as well as managing your stress levels. For many people, joining a commercial gym (especially with those New Year’s resolutions around the corner!) is the obvious answer. You’ve got a professional facility where you can take advantage of a wide range of equipment, and likely personal trainers and exercise classes if that’s what you're after. But what about a home gym? VIEW the POST

How can you reach your fitness goals?

How can you reach your fitness goals?

We all have a vision of what our ideal fitness would look like and feel like. Alas, the thinking bit is the easy part - the difficult part is actually making it a reality. While you’ll struggle if you’re stuck in daydream mode, there are some tried and tested methods that’ll help you to slowly inch in the right direction. Here are some tips on how to reach your fitness goals: VIEW the POST

Ways that Yoga helps a writer

There are two things I love in this world…yoga and writing. So it goes without saying that I have spent a lot of time thinking about how beneficial yoga is to me. I spend hours on the computer focusing in on creativity. I sometimes forget to stop sitting in stagnancy. As I write all about yoga, helping others with their health and wellness, I sometimes forgetto take care of myself. It just takes a few minutes on the mat to counteract all the abuse I put on my body from being a full-timewriter. My mind, body, and soul are rejuvenated. I have found that yoga affects my writing in a variety of different ways. Here’s what it’s done for me. Maybe it can help you too.

Turning a health kick into a habit

Turning a health kick into a habit

There are plenty of people who know that they’re able to start exercise and start dieting, making the steps necessary to a healthier lifestyle. However, starting isn’t the problem. Keeping up with it is. Here, we’re going to look at what it takes to stop treating the building blocks of an active lifestyle as a “health kick”, something that’s temporary, and how to turn them into habits that become lifelong changes to your behaviours. VIEW the POST

The 90 day plan cycle one #thebodycoach

The 90 day plan cycle one #thebodycoach

So, it's been 4 weeks and I have finished cycle one of The Body Coach. I have not done too badly, considering we had Christmas over this period. I am really surprised with my new measurements and it has definitely given me the motivation to carry on. VIEW the POST

The start of my 90 Day Plan challenge #thebodycoach

So, I have done it. Hubby purchased the Black Friday deal last year for me but there wasn’t a vegetarian option back then. So we got a refund and waited. Sure enough this year the 90 day veggie plan is out and I have officially started on my journey. This WILL be the hardest thing I have ever done in terms of fitness, as I have never really done anything like this but I am going to give this 90 day plan my best. Also, stick to it.