Ancient wise men all preached about the benefits of sleep
“Sleep is the best meditation “ — Dalai Lama
“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” — Mahatma Gandhi
Our grandparents and ancestors also knew the value of sleep and old sayings such as “the early bird catches the worm” where common among their generation. They didn’t have the same level of scientific research as we have now, however what they did possess was something that’s lacking in our generation, a little common sense. As it turns out, common sense is not so common!! Continue reading
I don’t keep up with the fitness January joneses, every year I step back during January as the fitness industry scrambles to sign up clients during the January Rush. However once the first tub of protein powder is finished or the 2 week aloe vera detox has commenced I notice that February is full of people who think they have “failed”. I have taken the liberty of drafting a simple 4 week program to help people refocus and to generate new levels of commitment and self-belief.
I love the simplicity of this little 4 week program. Simplicity, in an industry drowning in “systems” and “methods”. Continue reading
Over used and under coached, the word ”core” represents as much grey as it does back or white in the fitness industry. The world of “core “ is full of gimmicks and quick fixes. If you do more sit ups than you can count and still haven’t seen a 6 pack maybe your as confused as a cow on astroturf!! Continue reading
Our daily lives are very busy and often our exercise is pushed to the bottom of the list, and not allows by choice. To help we have designed a blank workout chart.
Where did it all go wrong for this humble and loyal vegetable, once the stable of the Irish diet now it has become a big “no- no” in nutritional conversations. Even I participated in potato bashing and encouraged clients to stay clear (due to it’s high GI rating), however upon reflection I now have quite a different outlook towards the nutritious tubular.
“The beginning of a habit is like an invisible thread, but every time we repeat the act we strengthen the strand, add to it another filament, until it becomes a great cable and binds us irrevocably” American motivational writer Orison Swett Marden Continue reading
“The value of anything is the amount of time you exchange for it”