Fitness Awareness for Children

Fitness Awareness for Children

For a long and healthy life, starting young is really important. If when you reach your twenties, thirties or forties you are overweight and unfit, the struggle to attain normal weight and a high level of physical fitness is so hard. The tendency is to go on getting...
New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

Now is the accepted time to make your annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving the road to hell with them as usual.   Mark Twain New Year Resolutions All NY resolutions seem to demand self-denial. Not many people resolve to smoke more cigarettes or to...
Motivating people to get active

Motivating people to get active

Encouraging exercise taking This is a bit of a rehash of a blog which I wrote about two and a half years ago. How do we encourage people to increase their physical activity levels? It is all very well knowing that exercise is good for you but, like knowing that eating...
STARTING A SIDE HUSTLE

STARTING A SIDE HUSTLE

I am delighted to welcome another guest blogger this week – Sheila Johnson. Her contribution comes with plenty of useful links. The topic is “How to Make Time for Self-Care While Starting a Side Hustle” What on earth is a side hustle? Google tells me...
ENCOURAGING EXERCISE part 5

ENCOURAGING EXERCISE part 5

Some more approaches to promoting exercise Applying the concept of biological age Our chronological age is a measure of how long we have been on this earth. Our biological age is the age at which our current physical performance is the average. This is largely our...
ENCOURAGING EXERCISE Part 4 – at work

ENCOURAGING EXERCISE Part 4 – at work

Guest Blog – thanks to Becca Clayton of Tonic Wellbeing. This continues our current theme of encouraging physical activity – in this case at work. Many of us spend a considerable percentage of our waking hours at our workplace so it provides an ideal venue...