Smoking who knew it was bad for your health, I was certainly not told. Whoever would have known how attitudes to smoking would have changed so much? Over time. I was brought up during the 1960’s when smoking was quite natural and seemed to be a normal part of growing up. I used to pinch […]
You have to take care of yourself, making changes sometimes requires understanding your current lifestyle and its effect on your health. Click on my business card to see how we can help you.
The typical adult in their 50’s, overweight, raised blood pressure, poor fitness and raised cholesterol are almost normal these days, while the realization is an awakening and results in the time to evaluate their current lifestyle. It’s also apparent that people fail to understand the effect that ignoring all the health advice published every day will be relevant to them at some time.
I’ve seen it, you must have seen it too; visiting anyone in hospital you cant miss the crowds of in and outpatients waiting for clinics or in hospital with chronic conditions brought about by being overweight in the first place, developing longterm life-limiting conditions like type 2 diabetes, cancers, liver disease or cardiac conditions.
Do you have a plan, know why and what you want to achieve in changing your lifestyle. “The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.” Kenneth H. Cooper As a well-being coach, I often have conversations with clients who recognize they need to change their approach to becoming healthier. Usually brought […]
Avoiding carbohydrates could be the reason behind your lack of umf.
You will have read the headlines for many short fix solutions to lose weight by avoiding carbs, sure you can lose weight this way, however, it may be mostly water in the short term. For every gram of carbohydrate you eat your body will absorb 4 grams of Water, water, of course, is another essential nutrient you should not avoid if you do; you will start to experience other side effects like lack of energy, dry skin, tight bowels, dry eyes to name a few.
If you don’t exercise have become obese or moderately over weight you are running the risk of future health limiting diseases. The NHS our health providers are overwhelmed with patients suffering from what we call lifestyle related conditions which are costing our economy billions in increased costs. The list of diseases includes high blood pressure, […]
Looking after yourself as you get older is another way of planning your retirement, in this case, its not financial planning but health planning. If you have spent any time visiting elderly relatives in hospital or a care home you will know how emotionally draining it is to watch someone you love in their final […]
What are the merits of a wellbeing programme in your organisation? Take a moment to reflect on how many people you come across who have had to take time off sick, quite a few I expect therein lies the problem on average employees in the UK are taking around 9 days sick time off every […]
The general advice given to anyone exercising in hot weather is to keep drinking the water often provided at water stations in an event near you. However drinking water does not necessarily prevent you from dehydration in fact it will also upset your natural electrolytes balance and increase dehydration. You will be familiar with the […]