The Obesity Debate -what IS the truth?..

The Obesity debate has been raging for some time and there has been plenty of articles about the causes of people being overweight and obese and in my last two blogs I have written about the issues of people re-gaining weight after initially losing it and offering ideas to combat this.
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Get Fit for Summer – start the 10 day CARDIO CHALLENGE…

It’s that time of year again when we are coming out of our winter hibernation, shedding some clothes and thinking about heading back to the beach. But do we look the part? Never fear, you can start to get get the body you want for summer right here, right now. By doing the 10 day Cardio Challenge, you can start to  build and tone your muscles, raise your heart rate, boost your metabolism and get set yourself up for the day. You can go as easy or as hard as you like! – Though it is a challenge so try and push yourself by doing as many circuits as you can. You can do these easy moves at home, on the balcony or outside in the garden or park – anytime anywhere – no excuses!

Record either the reps you can do or the time it takes you to complete a round, and track your progress. By adding this into your exercise regime you can be fitter in no time! Pay attention to your form as well, as poor positioning may lead to injury or just not getting the desired effect.

Here is Day One – to see the other sections, simply ‘click’ on the Cardio Challenge tab on the right hand side of the menu bar – easy.    Enjoy!

Welcome to my new look blog!

Spring is in the air, so I felt it was time for a fresh new look for my blog, I hope you like it and it is still evolving, so if you have any comments or suggestions on further improvement, please let me know!

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Lets start with a great quote that I think encompasses all things Health, Fitness & Wellbeing!

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going”

Jim Ryun

 

The Hunger Games (part II) – lose weight and KEEP it off…

Anyone who has seen “The Hunger Games” movie, or read the book, will know that it is about being in a situation where you have to literally fight for your life – the same may be said for some people trying to deal with either being overweight or obese. Continue Reading..

The Hunger Games (part I) – is weight REgain a problem for you?…

Losing weight is one thing – the hard part is keeping it off” – One of the biggest problems faced by people who have successfully lost weight is the reported stats that 80 per cent of these people will have put at least the same amount back on, or more in the first 2 years. Continue Reading…

Lose weight and HELP save your health!…

We all know how important exercise is for losing weight, toning up, giving yourself more energy and staying generally healthy. We also know how many people are not doing this, not just here in Australia, but around the western world – look at the obesity rates, its scary stuff. read more…