If parents can have such an impact on their child's well-being surely it's time more adults begin to take responsibility for their own health, thereby encouraging their children to follow suit?
Another month has been and gone, and with it, the usual stream of brand new fitness research has appeared. But what does this new research say, and how can you use to to benefit your training?
Female adult acne is common and consultations for this have been increasing over the past decade. I am certainly seeing more adult women with acne now in my clinics than ever before. We all know that acne makes you feel bad and the emotional and psychological effects such as low self-esteem are well-recognised.
10,000 swings of a kettle bell- sure why would anyone want to do that? So obviously when the challenge of doing this over 20 workouts with a 16kg bell and 500 swings per session was put to me, I thought ok I'll do it. I don't really have any fear of trying things; like I have fear but not being able to do something wouldn't hold me back from even attempting.
One word that sums up the life of this extraordinary personality is 'Movement'. From the humble beginnings of his boxing career in Louiseville, throug...
So, we've officially dived-in to the bikini and flip-flops season. And like many of us, you might be trying to convince yourself that a punishing new gym regime is the way forward if you're going to squeeze into your swimsuit or beach shorts.
With lush green landscapes and wide-stretching white sand beaches, The Algarve is the one of the most popular European destinations this summer. Just 30 minutes from Faro, between Albufeira and Villamura and overlooking the jaw dropping Falesia Beach, (complete with Gold Flag) Epic Sana is a contemporary family, group and solo friendly luxury retreat.
By trying to use 'willpower' to stop you overeating, you're embarking on a vain attempt to overrule three millions years of evolution. It's a pointless exercise unless you REALLY know what you're doing.
Cortisol is often referred to as the 'stress hormone' because of the way it influences or modulates the changes the body goes through when under stressful conditions, commonly known as the 'fight or flight' response.
Peanut butter is tasty, versatile, and a great high calorie food for those looking to bulk up. It's also the cheapest nut butter around, and the easiest to find. Providing you're not allergic, peanut butter can be a good addition to the diet of an athlete - but you do have to be careful.
We have talked and focussed a lot over the previous month's about actual workout sessions and exercises. In today's and Thursday's column it's time to have a bit of focus on what you need to fuel your body to exercise effectively and maximise returns.
Someone asked me the other day what motivates me to stay in shape. Call me fickle, but my answer tends to change on a daily basis. I mean, much though I might scoff at a 'no carbs before Marbs' type situation, I'll admit that my tendency towards toning quite vastly increases as summer approaches.
Let's start with the obvious... smoking is bad for you! We all know it, it's not a secret, yet every day I bet we all see people walking down the street with a cigarette. Unfortunately, for many people smoking is a very social activity and something it's very difficult to stop.
There is more to your workout than cardio exercises. If you're not including some resistance training into your routine, then you really need to start right now!
Running can be hugely rewarding both mentally and physically, but getting started and sticking with it is hard. We were always coming at the project as reluctant runners, who hadn't yet found the compelling reason to hit the streets.
For the most part people look good lighter than they might think. Even with top actors I work with their bodyweight for the shirtless scenes is lower than people expect, the truth is being really lean gives the impression of size better than soft size does.