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what is sciatic pain?

Sciatica refers to back pain caused by a problem with the sciatic nerve.  This is a large nerve that runs from the lower back down the back of each leg. When there is applied pressure on the sciatic nerve, it can cause pain in the lower back that spreads to the hip, buttocks and leg. ...Read More

Three main sources to good health

Nutrition and physical activity go hand in hand. You need (1)carbohydrates and fats for fuel,(2) protein to build and maintain lean muscle and(3) vitamins and minerals to help both metabolism and tissue construction. Fit people tend to eat mainly whole unprocessed foods, including fruits, veggies and whole grains, all that are full of protein, fiber ...Read More

Parenting tips for becoming an active family

Modeling a healthy, active lifestyle will encourage your child to value physical activity and establish habits to see them through life. Here are five tips for becoming an active family. Role Model: Let your child see you leading and enjoying an active lifestyle. Monitoring: Keep a check on all the every day opportunities to be ...Read More

My Body transformation challenge

Six weeks ago I entered a six week body transformation challenge. I was in this to do something for myself as Personal Trainers always need to be on top shape as we are selling ourselves to improve others health and fitness what ever their goals might be ranging from weight loss, toning, fitness, shaping, muscle ...Read More

Tips for losing weight healthily

To lose weight, simply  we need to eat and drink less than what we burn. Choosing foods from the correct healthy dietary guidelines will help us choose foods that provide the most nutrients, without the extra calories. We should be consuming  more of the colored variety of vegetables  and salads to keep us feeling fuller for fewer calories. In fact making half ...Read More

Why cool down?

Cooling down after a workout is very important because you need to gradually decrease breathing and heart rate, aid recovery and develop flexibility in the muscles. It also avoids the build up or pooling of lactic acid, reducing stiff, aching muscles. The cool down can also act as a calming down activity. Pulse lowering activity ...Read More

Six week no coffee challenge!

Hi everyone I am happy to say that I have just completed my 6 week no coffee challenge that I had set out for myself. Yes that’s right, 6 weeks ago I put myself to a 6 week challenge of not having coffee, and I did it! Yes no cup of coffee was going to ...Read More