Monthly Archives: September 2016

How much protein do I need?

Our body has several basic building blocks and protein is an important one of these. Protein accounts for around 16-18 percent of an average person's total body weight. That's because connective tissues, skin, hair and muscle are all made up of protein. To maintain these systems, we need to consume enough protein each day. This…
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Running for fitness?

When you think of getting fit, the standard image that pops into your head would be going running. It's a simple action and we can all do it. But it's one of the LEAST EFFECTIVE things you can do for your fitness levels (besides walking!). Why? Because it uses the third and slowest of the…
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5 ways to get a better sleep

Sleep is an essential bodily function that has many benefits. Lack of sleep, on the other hand, can be very damaging and is linked closely to weight gain. You can exercise all you want, but if you are not sleeping enough you won't get any results. Here's 5 ways to help you get a better…
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Do you suffer from lower back pain?

LOWER BACK PAIN: I see a number of people in various states of pain, and the most common by far is lower back pain. Often this can be due to tight/inflexible muscles in the lower back or hamstrings (they are very much linked), however the biggest factor is always due to weak core muscles! So…
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