As human beings, we like to think we can’t be ‘programmed’ to do anything. We’re free spirits, nothing can truly get into our minds and force us to do something we don’t agree with. On the one hand, this is true, but on the other, this is what causes many of our ills in modern society. Routine is something that is welcomed by all living creatures. It gives us stability, consistency and we can achieve more if we stick to a plan. Losing weight is one of these issues that has galvanized the public because we’re told that there’s some new product that has ‘the secret’ to shedding all those pounds off our bodies. But it’s simply a marketing ploy, most of the time. What will work is a healthy lifestyle routine. Read more
The keto diet is the most effective and popular way of losing weight and improving your health. When followed well the ketogenic diet can boost your blood ketone levels. When you have enough ketone levels, your body will have a new source of fuel for your cells.
Your body undergoes many biological changes when on a keto diet. However, it can be difficult for most people to know whether they are in ketosis or not. In this guide to keto, we shall discuss some of the most common signs you should look out for to know you are in ketosis. Read more
It can be difficult to stay healthy and on a ‘diet’ at the best of times, but when you are travelling this often presents even more of a challenge. The key here is to make a few changes to your lifestyle as a whole, instead of opting for a specific diet as this will be much easier to stick to – and still allows you the odd treat when you need a pick me up!
Whether you are planning a holiday for 2019 or are going travelling for an extended period of time, one of the biggest issues people face when looking to stay healthy is consistency. Instead of binging on indulgent food and drink – which can leave you feeling tired and sluggish (this is even more fun with jet lag to contend with, too) – try to stick to the following travel health tips. Read more
Wow. I didn’t realise it had been so long since I wrote my last musings post. Over one whole year in fact. Truth is, since then, I’ve rarely been in target. I honestly don’t feel like a target member; I haven’t done for a long time. I look at Slimming World diamond members (those who have been at target for a year or more) and I think –
How do you do it?
A lot of us are on diet and exercise plans, sticking to them like glue, making sure we never skip leg day, and always have a smoothie in the morning. But that can take a lot of time and energy to keep up with, and thus a lot of people become disillusioned with it; it simply takes too much time, and they need that time for other responsibilities in their life! Honestly, we can’t blame anyone for dropping a regime like this.
In combating this, a lot of health gurus and fitness influencers will tell you to try and make time, because your health is more important than anything else! But in reality, schedules don’t work this way, and you can’t prolong your lunch break at work from 20 minutes to an hour simply because you need to get your lunges in! Read more