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10 Instant Tips to get the Better of Your Bad Mood

10 Instant Tips to get the Better of Your Bad Mood

Feeling run down, close to tears, bogged down with work or personal pressures, or simply need to shake off a bad mood? Here are ten tips for changing your mindset on the spot. Take it Outside We are lucky to have sunshine at our constant disposal. Simply moving outdoors can sometimes be all the change we need to shift our moods and mindsets. The vitamin

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The Big 5: Some of my Favourite Superfoods

The Big 5: Some of my Favourite Superfoods

Green tea: It has long been praised as a great alternative to coffee, with it’s naturally high caffeine levels. Drinking green tea is an easy way to take in potent antioxidants, give you an energy boost without the edge, and boost your metabolism, naturally. Some of the very impressive health claims of regular green tea drinkers include: improved symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, lowered cholesterol levels,

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Back on Track After the Long Weekend

Back on Track After the Long Weekend

*As a general rule, stick to these tips for at least the same number of days as your long weekend. Rehydrate. Not enough water and too many fizzy drinks, caffeinated drinks and alcohol, means you are more than likely dehydrated. Overcompensating with 2-3 litres of water in the few days that follow is a must. For an added health boost, add lemon to each cup.

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Surviving the Winter to Spring Transition

Surviving the Winter to Spring Transition

Detox. Shrug off bad winter habits with a nutrient-rich cleanse. Our bodies naturally preserve more energy in the cold, and with lower activity levels this can mean more fat storage. Skip the caffeine, wheat, refined foods, sugar, salt, red meat and fizzy drinks. Eat your greens. Whilst this should be the norm year round, chances are you’ve been leaning towards denser, warmer foods to get you through

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What Comes First – Cardio or Strength?

What Comes First – Cardio or Strength?

There is plenty debate about training cardio and strength in one gym session. The most popular question asked is: what comes first? Is there value or consequences in training one before the other? You may not considerate it significant, but it if you want to take your training seriously, it is! I prefer to keep my cardio sessions separate to my strength training. If you’re

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