Has your weight been creeping up on you over the years and is proving difficult to shift – despite your best efforts? Or maybe your energy levels are on the floor? It’s easy to push to the back of your mind.
A true food allergy is an abnormal reaction made by the body’s immune system to a particular food. This can range from a mild reaction to one that is severe and life-threatening (anaphylaxis).
One of the things I love most about winter is that it is soup season, and soup is the easiest lunch or appetiser offering ever. This one is packed with delicious wintery flavours of celeriac with just a touch of nutmeg and coriander.
If you’re like most people, you’ve probably spent the last few weeks thinking about ways you can improve your life in the new year. Maybe you want to save more money, or finally get organised. But if one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get in better shape, it’s important to set realistic health […]
The holiday season can be a wonderful time of year, filled with family and friends. It is also the time of year when we tend to overindulge in food and drink, which can lead to weight gain and unhappiness. The festive season is often seen as a time to take it easy and relax. However, […]
Do you feel like your body is starting to lose its strength and flexibility? Have you been working out for years, but the results just aren’t there anymore or you’re finding your current form of exercise either too challenging or challenging in an unhelpful way? Maybe it’s time to upgrade your exercise routine. Reformer Pilates […]
Do you feel like your best days are behind you? Do you find yourself feeling more and more tired, less productive, and less happy with each passing day? You’re not alone! Our age often determines how we feel about ourselves. The older we get, the fewer positive thoughts we have about our situation. However, this […]
Pilates is a form of exercise that was invented by Joseph Pilates. It is a low impact exercise treatment that helps you to develop strength, flexibility and body awareness. It also increases your energy levels which can help with weight loss and has a toning effect on muscles, in addition, it has been shown to […]
I’m going to cover what vitamins and minerals are needed to keep the bones strong. It is difficult getting adequate amounts through diet alone, however, which is why I choose to supplement. Adcal is not sufficient I’m afraid! The calcium is in the form of carbonate, which is chalk and very poorly absorbed! Have you […]
Not many people think about nourishing their skeleton. There is almost a belief that once your bones are formed, they are there for good – until they start to break down giving joint problems like arthritis or osteoporosis. Yet the bones, like every other part of the body, are continually being rebuilt. Fortunately, many nutrition […]
Many of us in the over 50 age group are looking for ways to continue our fitness routine. Pilates is a great way to go about this as it exercises multiple muscle groups and targets problem areas that often get ignored, such as the abdominals. It is also gentle on joints without the jarring movements […]
Fruit and veg is good for you. No one would argue with that. But what is better for your health – and losing weight?
Golfers are always looking for ways to improve their game, but sometimes we overlook the things that might be most beneficial. Have you considered incorporating Pilates into your routine? It may just be what you need to take your golf game to the next level. The exercises can help with flexibility, balance, and core strength […]
We all know how hard it can be to motivate ourselves to get up and move our bodies. Life can be incredibly tiring and stressful. Even if you’re an upbeat and positive person, getting in regular exercise seems hard to justify when there’s just so much else going on in your life. I absolutely understand […]
Your body is feeling tense, tight, and you swear your core used to be so much stronger. So you start to look into exercise classes. Then you begin to talk to your friends about it and the recommendations start coming: “Oh Pilates is my FAVOURITE thing!” “Yoga has CHANGED my life” “Pilates has got me […]
Did you know that you body is full of trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi? Yes, really!
You may have heard that our gut microbiome is important. In fact, it is a huge area of research right now. What exactly does that mean?
Helpful Germs. The bacteria in your gut are incredibly important for your health and weight.
Have you ever wondered what the friendly bacteria in your yoghurt or supplement really is?
Many people say they are “allergic” to foods when they are actually intolerant to that food.
It’s been estimated that 3 in 4 people have some form of food sensitivity, whether mild or severe.