Welcome to Number 4 in my Series of Blogs About Inspirational people in my life. Determination can achieve so much. Once we make the commitment and find the determination to carry it through we can achieve anything we put our minds to. In this article we meet Toni Pike who has an inspiring story about her battle and success with weight… Read more »
So you have thought about exercising and becoming fitter but haven’t been able to make it happen? We have all been there and my 6 Steps to Starting an Exercise Program will hopefully give you some direction and motivation to get off the couch and move. “I’m too old”, “I’m not fit”, “I’ll start tomorrow”, “I’m no good at… Read more »
If you suffer from back pain, like I do, you will know how limiting it can be. We live in a world of convenience – we have a remote to save us getting up to change the TV station, we take the elevator instead of stairs, we drive or catch public transport instead of walking. Not to mention, sitting for… Read more »
Stretching is SO IMPORTANT, however, most of us don’t give this part of our exercise program the respect it deserves. These basic stretches will improve flexibility and help you avoid injury. If you aren’t sure of what to do, book a session with a Personal Trainer, Physiotherapist or Osteopath who can show you the correct techniques. You should set aside… Read more »
Welcome to the first Inspirational Person in our series “Inspirational People – Not Celebrities – Everyday People Like You & Me” I met Katherine Stark a couple of years ago and having recovered from an eating disorder to running 100km and conquering Base Camp in Nepal she is one truly inspirational gal! Katherine describes herself in one word… Read more »
Did you see the news item about the Marathon Runner who won Third Place After Literally Crawling Over Finish Line? http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Austin-Marathon-Runner-Crawls-Over-Finish-Line-36885011 At first I thought wow that is gutsy determination and it was. I have to admit that I’m a little like that as I don’t like to give up on anything – my family and friends will agree with… Read more »
February 16 – 22 is Australia’s Healthy Weight Week an “initiative of the Dietician Association of Australia, raising awareness of the importance of achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle’. Check out the link as they have a wealth of information on attaining a Healthy Weight. The key word here is Healthy.
Julianne Moore is receiving rave reviews and received an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of Dr Alice Howard a linguistic professor who is facing the devasting early onset of Alzhemers disease. I was part of a book club a couple of years ago and one of our chosen books was Still Alice and it left a lasting impression on me.
Want to Restore Balance In Your Life? How do we find Balance in Our Life? We work, have family and social commitments. Life is hectic. Balance isimportant for those still working or raising a family or even retired. My six steps can be adapted to your lifestyle and will help to bring Balance Back to Your Life.
Its Saturday and I’ve just come back from my regular weekly run with my ‘Saturday Sisters’. It was quite busy this morning with lots of people walking and jogging to start their day. I heard a couple talking as they walked past. He said ‘I don’t think we walked 6 km’ and his wife replied ‘It doesn’t matter at least… Read more »