I LOVE KALE!! I really, really do!
Hello lovely readers. I hope this blog finds you all healthy and happy. The purpose of this experimental move to a more plant-based diet was to see if it would elicit a hormonal reset. What I’ve realised is that it’s going to take far longer than four weeks to see any appreciative results. I feelContinue reading “The Experiment- week 4”
So begins the third week of my experiment. To be honest, aside from a bit of weight loss, I’m not experiencing a massive change in how I feel. That being said, I am acutely aware that all dietary changes have to be viewed as lifestyle changes, not a short-term fix and most benefits will beContinue reading “The Experiment – week 3”
So begins the second week of my experiment. So far, I feel pretty good – my energy levels are about normal for me and not much else has changed. In general, I eat a lot of fruit and veg, raw and cooked as part of a healthy balanced diet. Breakfast is often a smoothie orContinue reading “The Experiment- week two”
I was listening to a fascinating podcast today with Dr Neil Barnard, a faculty member at George Washington University School of medicine, about the effects of food on your hormones. As do most western women of ‘a certain age’, I am experiencing certain symptoms of hormonal imbalance such as fatigue, abdominal discomfort et cetera –Continue reading “The Experiment- week one”
‘Tis the season… You finally get to relax, you let yourself enjoy the food and drink that maybe you’ve been careful to avoid and fall out of your usual exercise routine. You’ve earned a break from being so good! But… then follows the inevitable frustration of that post-holiday weight gain. I fall into that exasperatingContinue reading “The Holiday Blues”
I’ve noticed a trend, especially with my children’s generation, to want everything NOW – to want instant gratification, all the time. Now, I’ll admit that I’m not the most patient individual in the world but I recognise that for certain things, it is well worth putting in the time to achieve something lasting and worthwhile. Continue reading “The longer journey…”
This month I am focussing on shoulder and upper back conditioning, specifically on the rotator cuffs and scapular stabilisers.
So, this particular journey started with a conversation with a friend: how could I marry my passion (read: addiction) for climbing to my passion for helping people to achieve their ideal healthy lifestyle? Well, at the time it was about finding a career that would allow me to maintain a healthy work-life balance and pursueContinue reading “And thus the journey begins…”