Author Archives: Peter

Proven Ways For Sticking To Your New Year Fitness Resolutions

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According to research, most people give up on their New Year goals by the fourth Thursday in January In the week between Christmas and New Year, motivation to realise your fitness resolutions is usually very high. You’ve probably had the date set firmly in sight for some time, seeing it as an ample opportunity to […]

Have ‘snow’ fear! The dry slope is here! Why to learn to ski before your trip.

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Whether it’s a trip away with the kids, or an excuse for an ‘Après-Ski’ escape, there is no holiday quite like a ski holiday. Having found this blog, you might be considering entry into the winter-wonderland sport that is skiing. Don’t be put off by the concept of throwing oneself down a mountain in sub-zero […]

Tips to keep the SAD at bay this winter

SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression brought on in different seasons. Most commonly, it hits people throughout autumn and winter as the dark mornings and evenings (or let’s face it, afternoons) creep in and the weather takes a turn for the worst. SAD symptoms can range from severe to extremely mild, […]

Top 5 Strength Exercises You’ve Never Done

I’m taking a guess that for most of the strength exercises you do in the gym or see online they will be in one direction. Up and down or forwards and backwards. Whether that is squats and deadlifts or bench press and shoulder press you are holding yourself back by only exercising in one direction. […]

How to Decrease Stress Increase Happiness and Become The Best Version of Yourself

How to Decrease Stress, Increase Happiness and Become The Best Version of Yourself These days there seems to be a day or a week in the year for everything, national dog week, national fire safety week, national this and that week. However one we should all take note of and take action on is stress […]

Blueberry banana pancakes healthy edition

Here’s a Sunday morning brunch recipe that’s perfect for both you and the kids! Forget theusual high calorie pancakes (normally followed by a feeling of guilt) and enjoy these guilt-free banana blueberry pancakes – the best thing is they’re super quick and easy to make. Recipe: easyPrep Time: 5 minsCooking Time: 5 minsTotal: 10 mins […]

Why HIIT will change your life

It is a common misconception that steady state training is the best method for fat burning.  Although it is an effective method of getting your heart rate into fat burn zones, it is not the most effective for everyone.  Steady state cardiovascular exercise is where your heart rate stays within 60%-80% of its heart rate […]