another 12 week program.
another promise that fails to deliver.
another thing to fail at.
Will power, motivation, good intentions, goal setting, on and on and on it goes.
We are bombarded with images of before and after shots that portray individuals transforming their bodies from unhealthy, miserable, "one foot in the grave" to healthy, happy, "life is amazi
How are your feet? Bet you don't pay them too much attention until you stub a toe or drop something on them*.
Here are some funky foot facts.....
Each Foot has
33 bones 26 joints more than 100 tendons, muscles and ligaments. 6 more bones than a hand.
The toes, in particular your big toe help you move and
You can't stretch connective tissue that covers bone, well at least not in the way we think about stretching traditionally.
Most people when they think of the word "stretch", they think lengthening, creating more distance between two points. Like stretching a rubber band for instance. The same concept applies when we think about stretching our muscles; we try to create a greater distan
Our shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint, like our hip joint.
Back (posterior) view Front (anterior) view
Back (posterior) view of hip Side (lateral) view of hip
As you can see the shoulder joint has a shallower socket as this allows greater range. The down side to the shallower socket is that all the connective tissue aro
5 Reasons why you need to train with weights.
1st reason you need to train with weights is.....
You want to LOOK fantastic in "THAT" outfit.
Jeans, bikini, LBD, board shorts, wedding dress, wedding tux. Whatever it is, you want to look in the mirror and think "I LOOK awesome" and then think "I FEEL even better!
A structured weight training program is the only
I have type 2 diabetes…Well actually I have the genes that have an influence on the overall risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
These genes have strong interactions with lifestyle factors, such as physical activity and nutrition.
How did I find this out?
A few years back I sent of a saliva sample to a DNA lab as part of a course I did. When I read my DNA profile* and sa
A big shout out to Nexus F.I.R.E crew member Nicole F.
Nicole was deep into her 2nd round of F.I.R.E for 2014 when she took a 2 week (well deserved) break with her family to Vietnam. Unlike the majority of people who appear to think that a holiday means a holiday from EVERYTHING and that holiday calories don't count: excess alcohol, excess food (your body still does all it's funky metab
"What's the best body weight to be?" was a question a client asked recently.
Best body weight? The best on-the-spot example I give my clients about body weight and how that it is not relevant to body size are these 2 kettle bells.
Clearly these two kettlebells are different in size but when you turn them around you find out what their weight is.
They are both 8kg! So