Tag Archives: recovery

Fit & Fabulous: When exercise can be harmful to our health & well-being

When exercise can be harmful to our health & well-being

  When you read this post you aren’t going to believe that I am actually writing that exercise can be harmful! However, I was reading an article recently 10 Unexpected Stressors that are wrecking your health and was surprised when I came to #5 – Exercise. To me, exercise is a great stress reliever NOT a stressor but when I… Read more »

‘R’ is for Relax, Recover & Refresh – Why we need a recovery day

R is for Relax, recover, refresh

  There comes a time when we are feeling overwhelmed, tired or just feeling ‘blah’.  We feel stressed and irritable. Our bodies are telling us to slow down BUT we aren’t always listening. Taking time off to recover your mind and your body is just as important for your health as a good workout.  You cannot function effectively if you… Read more »

My Top 5 Life Hacks for Happier, Healthier Life

5 top life hacks

Do you struggle to get through everything in a day and find that there is NO TIME FOR YOU or YOUR HEALTH? In this week’s #FridayReflections, (a FB Blogging group I belong to), one of the writing prompts asked:  “What are your top life hacks?” . Now call me slow, but I still didn’t get where the word ‘hacks’ came… Read more »

Why It is Important to Have Fitness Recovery Days

Recovery Rest Nurture

Starting a new fitness program can be exciting and challenging.  You are inspired to start training and may even have chosen an event as a goal to train for.  Exercise and fitness is important to our health and well being, however, learning to listen to our bodies and include recovery days into our program are equally important. Below I’ve listed… Read more »