Protein Requirements for Over 50s: A Complete Breakdown

Healthy proteins for over 50s

In this article we will talk about some of the misconceptions around dietary protein and help you to gain greater clarity on protein requirements for over 50s. Each section will provide some helpful tips around protein related topics for the purpose of understanding your daily requirments   What is protein and what do we need […]

Exercise Consistency and Proven Strategies to Maintain it

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 Exercise Consistency and Proven Strategies to Maintain it In the world of health & fitness, the golden ticket to success is exercise consistency. However, life sometimes gets in the way and it does its best to make us fall off the rails. To help with these challenges we discuss some proven strategies to maintain exercise […]

Healthy Habits: A Revolutionary Way to Set and Achieve Goals

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Are you wanting to create some healthy habits for the new year? Has the challenge of goal setting ever left you a little disappointed with yourself come mid -year? Or sometimes even sooner? This year I’ve decided to try a revolutionary way to set and achieve goals through creating consistent healthy habits. I also implore […]

HOW CAN I IMPROVE MY BALANCE?

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Improving your balance is not only beneficial to help reduce your chance of a fall, it can also spice up your salsa dancing, improve your tennis game, make gardening more enjoyable and make picking up a small child a lot easier.  If this resonates with you, you are probably thinking well “How can I improve […]

Winter Joint Pain? Unraveling the Mystery

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So what causes winter joint pain? Unraveling the mystery isn’t easy but we have outlined a few tips and tricks to help you out. Understanding the winter ache during the colder months is an important part of feeling your best year-round. We sometimes feel as though our body is completely locked up and our joints […]

When is the best time to exercise?

What is the best time to exercise?

When it comes to incorporating exercise into your daily life, finding the best time to train can be quite a challenge. Recently I had someone ask me, “what is the best time to exercise?” It isn’t as a simple answer as ‘morning is best’ or ‘afternoon is best’, it depends on several factors. Personally I’m […]

How to stop stress causing weight gain

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Stress can be a big part of our everyday lives. Common causes of stress can stem from things like work deadlines, financial issues, sleep deprivation family problems or poor health. Stress can also be quite misunderstood, and if unchecked can be a burden to both our physical and mental wellbeing. Stress isn’t all bad though, […]

Does Weight Training Burn Fat?

weight training burn fat

Does Weight Training Burn Fat? As you are all training hard, eating healthy, getting stronger, fitter, and healthier, I’ve decided to bring up an age-old debate on whether or not weight/strength training is good for fat loss. In other words, does weight training burn fat? And the answer is a definitive YES!!! So there you […]

Do I need to count calories to lose weight?

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Calories are a measure of the amount of energy in the food we consume. So you’re probably thinking “do I need to count calories to lose weight?”. If your goals are to lose weight (well to lose body fat) understanding how many calories you consume is important. However, it is far more important to have […]