How Knee Pain Occurs

How Knee Pain Occurs

I’ve had three conversations this week about knee problems, particularly ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tears. Now before you switch off because you think, “ah well that’s good because that doesn’t apply to me”, I really would ask you to keep reading. Do so for the...

Why Relaxation Is Important

Why Relaxation Is Important

When I work with clients I carry out quite an extensive set of tests before we get started on any coaching. I look in great detail at the diet and lifestyle habits diary. In particular, I look at the section that clients fill in to tell me about relaxation time. This...

Goal Setting – Heart vs Ego

Goal Setting – Heart vs Ego

How many times have you set goals or new years resolutions and not achieved them? How did you feel, when you looked back at the goal or someone reminded you of them at a later date? You may have also set goals and been so determined to see them through that you lost...

5 Ways To Relieve Constipation

5 Ways To Relieve Constipation

1 – Food intolerances can cause a spasm in the pelvic floor altering the tone of the muscles essential for healthy bowel movements. Food intolerances can actually cause a dysfunctional peristaltic motion (wave like movement of the gut tube) anywhere along the...

Cardiovascular Health – 7 Important Lessons

Cardiovascular Health – 7 Important Lessons

The following points are key take aways from an excellent book I studied earlier this year called – Primal Endurance – by Mark Sissons and Brad Kearns.   Its such a great book on endurance training but there are lots of great take-aways for anyone,...

How Much Protein Do I Need?

How Much Protein Do I Need?

How Much Protein  Ok, I wanted to clarify something I said last week… I mentioned that an ideal amount of protein would be 1 gram for every kilogram of lean body mass. Some people who like numbers are fine with this but there are just as many, based on feedback,...

How To Lose Weight Well

How To Lose Weight Well

If I wanted to lose weight and increase my overall health, this is what I’d do: 1 – Reframe my goal – If I wanted to lose weight, I’d actually reframe my goal as “I want to improve my body composition irrespective of my overall weight”  This means...