We all know that familiar tickle in the throat, lingering headache, achy feeling or runny nose that signals a bug maybe threatening. Before you reach for any high street cold and flu remedies it might help to support your body’s own natural defence systems. Your immune system works 24/7 so ideally a nutritious diet, sufficient sleep and exercise are present on a regular basis as these are fundamental in providing the resources and energy your immune system requires to fulfil it’s daily task list.Read Post
Stress is a regular occurrence in life, you can’t avoid it and neither should you necessarily always try to, however, you must absolutely control how it impacts your health.
Last week I had a deep and meaningful chat with my parents. We were discussing the amount of things they take on in life including renovation projects, travelling, looking after family, etc. Whilst they love doing these things and I wouldn’t want them to stop it’s vital they observe the impact these activities may have on their health.Read Post
I love a good analogy and this one is pure gold, based on a true story too.
There is nothing Hamish loves more than a good squirrel hunt, but for a long time he never came close to catching one, however, the other morning he did something which amazed me.
Bizarrely, it also got me thinking about how people often approach to fat loss…. bear with.Read Post
I have to introduce you to a good friend of mine Alessandro Saba. He’s played a fundamental part in helping me fully understand the need to adopt a more holistic approach to exercise, focusing on healthy joint function, progressing your training skills and prioritising pain free movement.Read Post
It never ceases to amaze me how much time and consideration people invest in choosing a car or mobile phone. At the point of purchase, you know EXACTLY what you need in terms of speed, space, cost, functionality, brand, colour and can describe the whole specification effortlessly.Read Post
So we’ve just landed back from our holiday in Portugal. If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook you’ll know there were ice creams, burgers, M&M’s and some very sedentary days. We most certainly let our hair down BUT there was also a lotta good stuff going on, here’s an insight into how we stay FITTER on holiday and few tips to take away on your own travels.Read Post
The traditional saying always encouraged us to grab an apple a day and more recently a digestive health expert suggested the humble onion maybe more benefitting, especially in terms of our supporting gut bacteria and immune system, however, the avocado is the shining star of some recent health research.Read Post