Anti Ageing Basics

Anti-Ageing Basics

Lets face it, everyone wants to look and feel good as they get older. Whilst genetics do play a large role in how we age, there are some definite lifestyle factors that contribute to how well or how poorly we age. What is Ageing vs Successful Ageing? Ageing is fundamentally a degenerative and inflammatory process.…

Insulin: Everything You Need To Know

What’s Is Its Role In The Body? Every day our body is constantly working to keep conditions conducive to life, i.e keep us in homeostasis. Whenever conditions either inside or outside the body alter this state, our body is working to detect this and get it back to a normal range. When the body detects…

Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis

The Importance of Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT) For Fat Loss

Tracking your daily steps is a very important part of any fat loss goal. By this, we mean your daily steps is SEPARATE from any cardiovascular or weight training exercise that you do. So why is this incidental exercise so important? Well, when you start losing weight or a training program you are going from…

Weightlifting and Light Headed

Injury Prevention Guide: 7 Tips You Wish You’d Know

Injury Prevention Guide Warmups Load management Active recovery Balanced training regime Mobility & Stability Technique Build Strength / Fatigue Resistance Warm-ups Warm Ups are called warm-ups for a reason! They are designed to prepare your body for exercise, and like all things, the better prepared you are, the better result you will get. Warm-ups are…

Human Emotions You Didn’t Know You Had!

After speaking to Sean Webb of Mind Hacking Happiness on the podcast, I realized there are a lot of human emotions we are never quite able to explain. Sometimes, we know we feel a certain way, but it’s impossible to explain why, or even find the words. We just FEEL it. Well did you know…

Brain ageing

How Does Exercise Reverse The Signs Of Ageing In The Brain?

DID YOU KNOW? The average brain shrinks by about 5% every decade after the age of 40. The good news is though, there are things you can do to counteract this. The brain is like any other muscle, it needs to be worked and trained to increase its strength and size. If it is not…

Alzheimer's-in-Aged

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Alzheimer’s And Exercise.

Whilst there are numerous reasons why one should exercise; did you know that it has more than physical benefits like the ability to change the way our brain works! So we have talked previously about the concept of Neuroplasticity (If this is new to you check out Mind Hacking Happiness with Sean Webb) so we know…

Things To Know About Fatigue Resistance

So we all know what fatigue is right? But have you ever thought about how to make yourself RESISTANT to fatigue or what is Fatigue Resistance? Truth is you probably haven’t because it’s no easy feat. First, let’s revisit the concept of fatigue. Fatigue, fatigue limit, endurance limit, fatigue strength. There are many different names…

resistance bands for strength training

Our Top 4 Resistance Band Exercises for a Better Butt!

Resistance bands are a great tool for correcting movement patterns. They work by challenging your muscles to move in different directions against the resistance to stabilize the body and create the “correct” movement pattern for each exercise. Now if you have been performing an exercise such as squats incorrectly for a long time (rounded back,…

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a type of alternative medicine that emphasizes manual readjustments, myofascial release and other physical manipulation of muscle tissue and bones. Osteopaths take a holistic consideration of your medical history to systematically identify causes for pain. Osteopathy is a manual therapy and involves techniques such as: Stretching Joint mobilisation Massage Exercise prescription Manipulation to…