Train or Rest?

The endless dilemma - You’re tired. You need some energy. But you need some sleep. But you want to workout. But you’re tired. So....

Finding the Joy in Movement

I exercise for the joy of moving my body, so why put it through anything less than something I love....

What is Intuitive Exercise?

I hadn't heard of this term until very recently, I'd seen plenty of quotes that suggested its intentions and they have always struck a...

Core Stability vs. Core Strength

There is a huge difference between core strength and core stability, and for many years I trained my core in the wrong way! Yes, defined...

Stretches for Spinal Decompression

Morning Back Pain? I find when I first wake up in the morning my back is quite tight, locked up and subsequently, painful. As I busy...

First Steps...

Have you ever thought about joining a gym or starting a fitness regime but not taken the next step? Can you pinpoint what it is that is...

What's with all the hanging around?

Walk into the gym and you'll often find me hanging, bump into me at the playground with my children, hanging. Hanging (technically known...

My Post Workout Must D​o's

All too often we go to the gym, finish our session and then dash off to the next thing - work, study, groceries, chores, whatever it is,...

I Quit Sugar

About 18 months ago, I made the decision to quit sugar. I don’t eat particularly badly but was very aware that sugar was controlling me,...

"I don't have time"

We all know that exercise is important – vital, in fact. Yet, one of the most common excuses for not exercising enough is “I don't have...

The Importance of Raising Active Kids

We can see that active kids are healthier and happier in the short term. Fresh air, rosy cheeks, smiles for miles. Regular physical...