A WORD On WEIGHT LOSS With Naomi McGowan

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Miss Bikini Fitness 2017 title holder Naomi McGowan has some serious experience with dieting, training for fat loss and physique transformation. Here, personal trainer and fitness instructor Naomi answers your questions about fat burning, low carb programmes and training before breakfast.   What is the most challenging aspect of dieting and losing body fat? Patience. […]

Post-Cancer PILATES

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By John Appleby At the time of writing this, I was four months after my cancer surgery and I was pleased to progress from chair based exercises to my preferred Mat Pilates, thanks to some adaptations, shown below. I think Joseph Pilates would be proud of my wedge, as he was known for constantly developing […]

REFLEX YOGA Yoga For Every Unique Person

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By Veronika Pena We are all so uniquely different, yet we follow the same pathways of development. From a tiny helpless being to an all-encompassing human power house, we are guided through complex development stages by our primitive reflex system. These reflexes get us from embryo to fetus, from womb to birth, from birth to […]

Getting BACK Into SHAPE AFTER Pregnancy

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By Clare Palmer The weeks following pregnancy and childbirth can be exciting and challenging at the same time, and many women feel pressure to regain their pre-pregnancy shape. Images of celebrities who appear to snap back into shape straight after giving birth can be intimidating and overwhelming, but new mums should not feel pressured to […]

BACH FLOWER REMEDIES

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By Judith Davies Bach flower remedies, or essences, are extracts from fresh flowers, believed to have a positive effect on negative emotions. This alternative therapy has been used to support those with conditions ranging from anxiety and stress, to mood swings, excessive worrying and sleep problems. Dr. Edward Bach’s former work in the field of […]

Gareth Bennett On The Benefits Of Small Group Personal Training

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Training with a personal trainer can help you reach your health and fitness related goals faster, because of the motivation and support the coaching provides. Additionally, you’ll receive guidance on nutrition, and your improved exercise technique will translate into better performance. Staying on track with exercise brings benefits such as: • Changing body composition (reduced […]