Tag Archives: health

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 »

3 top reasons why you should invest in a personal trainer

3 reasons to invest in a personal trainer

Exercising is important to keep our body and minds healthy, however, many of us struggle to incorporate some form of exercise into our lives. We make excuses; no time, too old, don’t have the right clothing, too tired.  The list of excuses goes on and our health takes a backward step. What is the #1 barrier to Exercising? The answer… Read more »

Health Matters – Keeping a check on your health in Midlife

In my first article on Midlife Matters, I wrote about making a choice between being a trail blazer or treading water in your comfort zone.  You can click here to read the article if you missed it. In the second article of the series, I would like to discuss, keeping a check on your health in Midlife and the top… Read more »

Be a Midlife Trail Blazer and Stop Treading Water

Be a Midlife Trail Blazer and stop treading water

I was recently asked by Millers ,’Seeing Me Project’ to write a series about Midlife for the month of August.  Usually, I contribute an article monthly but on this occasion they wanted me to submit a series each week for 5 weeks. The series is titled ‘August – The Month for Midlife Matters’ and in each article I will be… Read more »

7 Ways to Keep an Ageing Brain Sharp

7 Ways to keep an ageing brain sharp

We all know that as we age, we need to keep not only exercising our bodies but also our mind.  Keeping our brain sharp and active allows us to continue living active and fulfilling lives. This week I would like to introduce a guest writer, Marcus from psychi.com., a site dedicated to examining the latest research and how it can… Read more »

Stadium Stomp Conquering 5,000 stairs – One Step at a Time

Sue at the Stadium Stomp Gabba

If I told you I spent Sunday morning running around a Stadium with 5,000 stairs you would probably say I was crazy.  But that is exactly what we did. The Stadium Stomp  is described on their website as: Stadium Stomp, also known as the ultimate stair climbing challenge, is a unique event that sets you on a stair climbing course… Read more »

Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself #10 – Try something new

Try something new

The final chapter in my Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself is #10 – Try something new!  Trying something new and even challenging yourself makes you feel alive. We can all fall into the routine of day-to-day life, the same old, same old and life can become BORING!  We become BORING and we stop trying. Once we stop trying we fall… Read more »

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 »

Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself #7 – Hydration – Your body needs it!

Number 7 in my Simple Ways to Rejuvenate yourself is Hydration and why you need to keep your body well hydrated.  Now I know that may seem a little boring and simple but it is an important part of keeping us healthy, feeling and looking great inside and out.  Rejuvenation is holistic – mind, body and spirit so keeping our… Read more »

Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself #5 – Enjoy Some Sunshine


There is something about sunshine that always makes me feel happy and alive.  I live in Queensland, Australia which is referred to as ‘The Sunshine State’. I love being near the ocean and feeling the warmth of the sun.  Winter is particularly enjoyable as the sun shines but it isn’t quite as hot. There is a down side to enjoying… 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 »

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 »