Category Archives: Fit & Fabulous 2017

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 »

Fit & Fabulous: 3 reasons why you should enter a Fun Run or Walk

3 reasons to enter a fun run or walk

Want to get fit and also help a worthy cause? Then you should enter a fun run or walk. Remember you don’t have to run YOU CAN JUST WALK, GET FIT AND HAVE FUN. Most people associate Fun Runs with having to run and run long distances. However, this isn’t necessarily the case.  Whilst, there are those who enter because… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: Stop beating yourself up when you fall off the fitness track

Stop beating yourself up when you fall off the fitness track

  Over at my #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook Group, the Fab Fitters are working towards their own personal health goals for the month. Our goals are all different. One member wants to walk 10,000 steps each day.  Another is wanting to lose weight. Another member wants to improve core strength by increasing the length of time she can hold a plank. Whatever,… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous – Lock in your fitness goal

fitness goal

  Do you want to be fitter? Do you want to be healthier or lose weight but just can’t seem to sustain it? I might have the answer to helping you achieve your goal. We all know that we want to be healthier and be fitter and more active even as we age.  However, sometimes we just can’t seem to… Read more »

Positive Aging – Simple Ways to find your purpose in life

Simple ways to find purpose

  Do you know what your purpose in life is? Do you know how to find it? You’ve read about the health benefits of having a purpose in life and why having a Purpose in life is the key to positive aging but are you stuck trying to find your purpose?  It is easy to say we need a purpose… Read more »

Why having a purpose is the key to positive aging

positive aging

  Did you know the people of Okinawa are known to have the largest population of people who live to 100?  I read this in Dr James Rouse’s book, ‘Are you willing to show up and live your best life?’. One reason for the Okinawans’ longevity is that they live by ‘Ikigai’ which means everyone has a reason for being… Read more »

Positive Aging – Nutrition for Over 50s

Nutrition for over 50s

  Part of positive aging is maintaining good health and well being is adopting an eating lifestyle that provides good nutrition.  What we eat as we age is vital to not only good physical health but also our mental health. I recently completed a course through FutureLearn.com ‘Strategies for Successful Aging’ and one area discussed was Nutrition for Healthy Aging… Read more »

Tired of dieting? 3 Reasons You Need to Stop Dieting today

Reasons to stop dieting

    Are you tired of constantly dieting and not getting any results?  I hope you are sitting down when you read this BUT You need to stop the diet today to be healthier and happier. The word ‘diet’ has become synonymous with losing weight and we obsess about how much we weigh and what we can and can’t eat. … Read more »

How to Achieve a Healthy Weight Range

HEALTHY WEIGHT RANGE

  In a previous post, I wrote about Why You Need to know what a Healthy Weight Range is and the health risks associated with being overweight.  If you missed it, CLICK HERE. So we know ‘Why’  and now I’m going to discuss How you can achieve and maintain it. How  to achieve a healthy weight range? CLICK HERE DOWNLOAD… Read more »

Why You need to know what a Healthy Weight Range is

  Next week is Healthy Weight Week in Australia and the statistics for overweight and obesity in adults AND children is not good!  As a society we need to take a good look at why the numbers look this way and what we can do about it. Having a week to focus on healthy eating and exercise will help short… Read more »