How to train the aging body effectively

In this blog I highlight some of the considerations that need to be acknowledged with aging, offering suggestions how to train the aging body effectively, adapting your routine and habits to forge positive changes.   Training at any age can be a minefield.  Knowing and planning what volume, intensity, exercise selection and rest to take.  Deciding …

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rain, rainy weather, bad weather

Winter Training / Overcoming Barriers to Exercise

The clocks have gone back, the seasons are changing, we’re changing the way we eat, less salads and more hearty meals. Have you considered changing your training with the seasons? It’s less appealing to go on long runs/walks on country paths when it’s pitch black, after-work bike rides are becoming a less attractive option.  With …

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Living happily through the menopause

As women live through their 40’s, they experience hormonal changes that bring with it consequences.  Firstly, I would like to highlight the meaning of “hormone”, it is often described as a signalling molecule produced by glands.  So consider them the directors of the body.  They decide how to direct our body’s operating system affecting our …

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Counting your macros

Counting Calories isn’t always helpful. Eating healthy doesn’t mean just counting your calories.  Our food gives us so much more than energy, it gives us the building blocks to keep our bodies in homeostasis, repairing it, keeping our immune systems strong, assisting with organ function.  If you liken it to a car engine, it helps …

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