Tag Archives: exercise

Why Measuring Your Progress Helps You Achieve Your Goal Faster

Measure your Progress and achieve your goals faster

I’m feeling pumped and over the moon today and I would love to tell you why. My husband and I just had our P.T. test and both smashed our previous results with P.B.’s in all areas.  I even held a plank for 8:03 minutes!!! How did we do it?  Our P.T. Nikki, plans our sessions,  we turn up and work… Read more »

12 ways You can beat Emotional Eating

emotional eating

I recently had a member of our #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook group ask the members for advice on how to combat Emotional eating.  She had been experiencing some problems in her life and found it difficult not to ‘fall off the healthy eating bandwagon’. Emotional eating is quite common and there are many reasons why we turn to food for comfort.  You… Read more »

How to have a Healthy Attitude in Midlife

Healthy Attitude to Midlife

Having a healthy attitude in Midlife is so important if we want to enjoy this wonderful phase of life.  This week, I would love to introduce to you another guest writer in my Midlife Matters series, Michelle from Grammie Time. Michelle is the picture of fitness, leading an active life and running after her adorable grandchildren.  In her article, Michelle… Read more »

Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself #2 – Exercise Regularly

Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Regular Exercise

Rejuvenation! It sounds full of promise, a new start in life. Exercising regularly is important to keep you feeling healthy, active and full of vitality. Of course, exercise is mostly thought of as something we need to do – a chore. BUT, there are ways to exercise regularly and actually ENJOY getting fitter and staying that way. Rejuvenate Yourself #2… Read more »

10 simple ways to Rejuvenate Yourself

10 ways to rejuvenate yourself

I recently wrote a post about Cancer Survivors Day which is on June 5 and will be also promoting Global Wellness Day on June 11.  As part of my #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook Group I decided instead of a monthly challenge and because we are mid-year, it was an opportune time to devote 30 days to Rejuvenating ourselves through healthier eating, regular… Read more »

Type 2 Diabetes – Are you at risk?

Type 2 Diabetes

Could you be suffering from Diabetes Type 2? Type 2 is the most common form of diabetes, and usually affects older adults.  However, there are increasing numbers of younger people and even children who are developing Type 2 Diabetes.  Type 2 is increasing at the fastest rate and accounts for 85% of all diabetes (Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational).   It is also… Read more »

Rejuvenate Yourself with 30 days of Healthy Eating, Exercise & Finding Balance in Life

rejuvenate yourself with healthy eating, exercise and balance

Time to Rejuvenate Yourself!  Okay everyone!  It is June, we are almost halfway through the year and it is time to get some healthy habits happening.  It is never too late to start! I was going to call this a CHALLENGE but then I started thinking that as soon as we mention the word ‘challenge’ we get all excited and… Read more »

Celebrate Cancer Survivor Day & Educate Yourself – You may just save your life

Cancer survivor day

Unfortunately, most people have been touched in some way by the dreaded ‘C’ – Cancer.  You may be a survivor or you may have had family or friends affected or even taken by this dreadful disease.  Young or old, cancer does not discriminate. For me, Cancer is very personal as I lost my mother, father and brother to various forms… Read more »

How to give yourself the best chance to avoid a heart attack

heart health

  Do you have a healthy Heart?  Could you be at risk of a heart attack or stroke? According to The Heart Foundation, “Cardiovascular Disease is a major cause of death in Australia, with 43,603 deaths attributed to CVD in Australia in 2013. Cardiovascular disease kills one Australian every 12 minutes.” Cardiovascular disease is heart attack, stroke and blood vessel diseases. The figures… Read more »

‘W’ is for Wellbeing – A Holistic approach to health

W is for wellness

Wellbeing – what does it mean? ‘The state of being comfortable, healthy and happy’ Throughout the 26 Day A-Z Guide to a Healthier, Happier Lifestyle, there has been a constant theme of total wellness and wellbeing.  Being healthy is not just health in the physical sense, but we also need to take care of our mental health and spiritual health…. Read more »

‘V’ is for Vitality – 7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels

v is for vitality

  Feeling sluggish?  No energy or just feeling heavy?  No motivation or struggling to get out of bed in the morning?  Sound familiar? We all experience that feeling when we just aren’t ‘sparking on all cylinders’.  Making sure your body is in optimal condition will help put some Spring back in your Step and allow you to enjoy your life… Read more »

How to Redesign Your Mornings To Be Stress Free

Redesign your mornings to be stress free

Redesigning your mornings is a great way to have a fabulous day. Setting the foundation for your day will ensure that you make the most of each day and will cut back on stress and anxiety. Starting your day in a positive, organised way will reduce your stress and set you up to have a fantastic day despite what life… Read more »