Tag Archives: fitness

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 »

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 »

Easy ways to maintain your fitness after 50

easy ways to maintain fitness over 50

If you haven’t been exercising regularly you might be thinking about easy ways to maintain your fitness over 50.  It is a fact that we age but that doesn’t mean that we should give up on exercise.  Regular exercise is even more important as we age to strengthen our bones, keep us flexible and improve our general mental well-being. If… Read more »

Fit and Fabulous – Plan and Prepare

Fit and Fabulous

The first step towards being Fit & Fabulous this year is about defining your goal and preparing. Planning and Preparation are the key to success.  Without a plan we drift along and soon lose sight of what we really want. Ask yourself two questions:  Where are You Now? Where do You want to be? The answers to these two questions… Read more »

5 ways to a A Fit & Fabulous New Year

5 ways to a fit and fabulous new year

Okay it is a New Year and thoughts turn to making changes in our lives. We are bombarded through social media about the next ‘big’ thing to make us feel healthier and happier. Some things work and others don’t. We can be sucked into a false hope only to be shattered or disappointed because nothing seems to be working. I’ve… Read more »

Simple Ways to Survive Long Haul Flights

11 ways to survive long haul flights

Planning to travel? Don’t start your holiday exhausted! Long haul flights can play havoc with sleep, skin and our moods. Not all of us are lucky enough to travel first class.  So if you have to travel ‘cattle’ class here are some tips to survive a long haul flight. I love to travel however, living in Australia means travelling for many… Read more »

Easy ways to reach 10,000 steps each day

6 easy ways to reach 10,000 steps

Well the first week of Steptember is completed and I’ve learned a few things about Steps!  Firstly, it surprisingly doesn’t take too much effort to achieve the 10,000 steps as long as you are active.  Being active and moving is the key. Of course, some days you are going to be less active but if you can achieve being active… Read more »

How to select the right Personal Trainer for You

How to Select the right personal trainer for you

In my previous post I wrote 3 reasons why you should invest in a Personal Trainer.  Now that you have made a decision to invest in yourself, your next step is to find the right Personal Trainer for You. It sounds easy, right?  You go to a gym, or you google Personal Trainers and find one. Well it isn’t as… Read more »

I’m Stepping out for Steptember

Steptember

It is almost September and Springtime in Australia!   When I was looking for a monthly fitness challenge for myself and the #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook Group I came across ‘Steptember’. Perfect! Exercise and raising money for Cerebral Palsy. The idea of Steptember is to walk 10,000 steps for 28 days straight. That seems like a lot of steps, but it is amazing… Read more »