The 3-Legged Stool of Health

There are 3 key, inter-linked elements to living a healthy, happy and balanced life. These are 

- Exercise

- Nutrition

- Sleep/Rest

If any of these 3 elements are missing or not 'working' properly then we lose balance. Degree Search have produced this detailed, concise and informative infographic which has tips and advice on how to maintain balance in our lives and how we can exercise better, eat better and sleep better.



Massive inspired high 5 to all you rockstars who came on the April Team Walk, really proud of and inspired by you all, means a lot to me.

Great turnout and great way to get active and enjoy fresh air, take in great scenery and fun fitness. Lots of laughs and banter - mainly at my expense of course :-)

Some great hills tackled and through the woods and fields.

Looking forward to the next teamwork walk and please get in touch if you would like to join us.

10 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Our metabolism is all the chemical processes that happen in our body that help to keep us alive and living and keeps our organs functioning normally, such as breathing and digesting food. These chemical processes require energy and this is called the basal metabolic rate (BMR).

It is our metabolic rate which determines the amount of calories we burn. Having a higher metabolic rate means that we are burning more calories - even at rest - which makes it easier for us to lose weight and also keep it off.

The Best Yoga Mat

I was pleased when Lexi Watkins from contacted me to see whether I would be interested in sharing the extensive and detailed research they had done on Yoga Mats, with the aim of finding which is the 'best' one. has conducted over 50 hours of extensive research on dozens of Yoga mats, consulted with over 100 yoga professionals and read 50 industry publications as part of the research.

The future of the fitness industry is specialist

I was pleased to be approached by Sree Subramaniam of Traffic Jam Media with regard to contributing to an article and providing expert opinion on the need for specialist fitness qualifications for PTs. 

10 Total Body Exercise Moves

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images of 10 exercises that we can do that will help us to get a great whole-body workout in less time. This infographic was written by Karen Reed. The exercises are: 

4 Easy Diet Changes to Help Kickstart Your Weight Loss

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images of 4 changes to our daily diet that we can make to help that we can do everyday to help boost our weight loss goals. This infographic was written by Karen Reed. The 4 diet changes are: 

The Best Fitness Tracker

In today's high-tech world, it seems like everywhere you look, someone has a fitness tracker on their wrist. Popularity for these health and exercise devices has skyrocketed for anyone looking to better monitor and track their health and activity levels including steps, sleep, heart rate and calories burned.

But with all the options out there, it’s easy to get lost in the hype and to be unsure (and maybe even confused) as to which device and tracker is best and most convenient.

Stretches You Should Do Every Day

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images of stretches we can do everyday to help develop our flexibility and range of movement and to help us to recover in-between training sessions. This infographic was written by Karen Reed. The stretches are: 

- Downward Dog

5 Resistance Band Exercises That Burn Fat and Build Muscle

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images of 5 exercises that we can do using a resistance band that can help us to build muscle and burn calories. This infographic was written by Karen Reed. The 5 exercises are: 

- Standing Oblique Crunch


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