It’s hard to get through a whole day of work without getting a little hungry now and then. That’s OK, snacking can actually be good for you as long as you choose healthy foods in the right proportions. Here is a list of tasty snacks that are perfect for work breaks; most of them require a refrigerator or a microwave, but a few can be stashed in your desk drawer for easy midday nibbling.
Metabolism and weight loss: How you burn calories
Find out how metabolism affects weight, the truth behind slow metabolism and how to burn more calories.
You’ve probably heard people blame their weight on a slow metabolism, but what does that mean? Is metabolism really the culprit? And if so, is it possible to rev up your metabolism to burn more calories? Read more…
Health and Fitness Apps
We all have busy lives, it comes with the times we live in, and while this does wonders for productivity, it can mean that it is increasingly difficult to find the time or energy to stay in shape. I have put together some recommended health and fitness apps to support you with your fitness and you can use them in your own time to meet the demands of your schedule.
Here are some recommended fitness apps for you:
Recommended Activity Sharing App: Strava
Strava’s enduring popularity (over ten million people have logged more than one billion activities) isn’t down to the obsessive record-keeping of its users – it’s because of Strava’s social features. You can share your runs and rides with a huge community of users, congratulate others on their efforts, ask for advice, and compete with friends and rivals to nab the King of the Mountain (virtual) jersey for your local hill. Strava is incredibly simple to use for newcomers, yet also offers enough depth in the data it tracks to satisfy those who are happiest whiling away hours analysing their performance. strava.com
Download from App Store and Google Play | Free, individual packs £2.99 a month | Eight Essential Tips For Strava Beginners
What a week so far! Results results results! Well done to all those PT clients who are exercising ‘efficiently’, making good food choices and tracking calories.
We are seeing the results in clothes fitting better, feeling happier in themselves, less general aches and pains, weight loss on the dreaded scales…and so it goes on.
Tips to plan your exercise
Physical activity won’t just happen. Most activities require planning – starting and maintaining a physical activity program does too.
Here are some tips for getting ready to exercise: Read more…