Category Archives: Fit & Fabulous 2017

Fit & Fabulous: Why taking a holiday is vital for good health

Why taking a holiday is vital for good health

Are you feeling tired, sluggish, life is just a chore?  Maybe you need a holiday. When was the last time you took a holiday?  No, not just a long weekend but a decent break of two weeks or more.  A break where you can just relax and do whatever you want to.  Sounds tempting doesn’t it? We are currently on… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: Consistency doesn’t have to mean Boring

consistency doesn't have to mean boring

  In our #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook Group our Fit & Fabulous challenge for April is Be Consistent. I received a comment to my post about the challenge and the reader suggested that although she tries to be consistent with her workouts, they become boring and she loses interest and motivation.  This prompted me to think of ways we can be consistent… Read more »

Friday Favourites: 5 easy ways to a Healthier, Happier YOU!

easy ways to be healthier and happier

Do you struggle to get through everything in a day and find that there is NO TIME FOR YOU or YOUR HEALTH? I was looking through my post archives and came across a post I had written about a year ago. It was for a writing group I belonged to and the prompt was ‘What are your top life hacks’?… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous Good Posture – Why it is vital for Good Health

good posture

Do you ever watch ‘period dramas’ such as Pride and Prejudice or more recently Downton Abbey?  Everyone, men and women, held themselves so straight, with head high and shoulders back.  It was an important part of the social graces and girls were trained for hours in the art of deportment. These days with more of us sitting longer hunched over… Read more »

Are you a healthy role model for your children and grandchildren?

Be a healthy role model for your children and grandchildren

In Meaningful Mondays this week I discussed the importance of being a role model.  We are all role models and don’t need celebrity to make a difference in other’s lives. My question today is: Are you a healthy role model for your children and grandchildren? I DON’T MEAN you have to be running marathons, exercising non-stop or never eating anything… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: April Challenge – Be Consistent

Consistency the key to achieving your goals

  It is almost a new month and that means a new challenge for our Fab Fitters in the #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook group. Fit & Fabulous:  April Challenge is Consistency With any goal or dream unless you have consistency you will never achieve it. You might not have thought about this but being consistent is one of the most important tools… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: 5 easy ways to lower your stress in under a minute

quick and easy ways to reduce stress fast

There are times when we are feeling stressed and just don’t have time for a full on workout.   I was reading a health magazine and it mentioned one-minute stress tips  It made me think about what strategies I could use to reduce stress quickly. Here are 5 easy ways to lower your stress in under a minute Breathe Concentrating on… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous : Yoga does not have an age limit – 5 benefits of Yoga

Over 50s 5 Benefits of Yoga

Over 50? Do you know why Yoga is so good for you? Do you know the benefits of even 10 minutes yoga practice daily? I have discovered a few things about yoga since I started practicing over the last year. At first I had my doubts about whether I could do it and actually felt it was more for people… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: 4 Ways to Get Back On Track When Life Gets In the Way

getting back on track with your fitness goals

  My week has been pretty mixed in all areas, so not feeling on top of the world. I’m not going to beat myself up though. We all have our up and down days but the important thing is to ACCEPT these times and then GET BACK ON TRACK. Part of a healthy lifestyle is accepting when things aren’t going… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: Why you need a Wellness Retreat

Wellness Retreat

  Have you wanted to step out of the world for one day and just concentrate on your inner self?  This post is about my experience at a one day Wellness retreat. Taking time to reflect and nourish your mind, body and spirit is vital to our overall health and well-being.  It is an opportunity to find yourself and take… Read more »