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The challenge of aging - how to slow it down or stop it has preoccupied us. But for most adults our physiological peak is around 30 years. After that, the body can potentially lose up to a kilogram of muscle every year and gain a...

#GenerationX Can we really have it all? We are a cohort following the #babyboomers and preceding #millenials. We are born from 1956 to 1980 (currently 65 - 41 years old). What sets up apart from the other 2 generations? We seek a healthy compromise, whereby work...

The brain is the most powerful organ in the body. And while there have been so many discoveries about the nature of the brain, it seems that there is still so much to learn. The behavioural trait that is the most commonly discussed in the fitness industry...

First step is thoughts, the second is words and the third is action. Thoughts. Words. Action Words links our thoughts to action and therefore is critical in achieving your goals. Study shows that men uses average of 10,000 words and women 25,000. Wow that's a lot...

When I reflect about all the people I have worked with, the ones who had the most to overcome regarding weight and health issues had a common trait: a need to be in control. They found it hard to let go of the reins allow...

Planning is the key when it comes to getting your health, fitness, weight and life back on track! Its not always easy to be 100% organised all the time, but when planning becomes part of your everyday routine, it becomes a part of your life. Here's 5...

We all make and break habits all the time. Most of our lives are built around habits and routines. Some point you in the direction of where you need to head; others can derail you. I believe in habit and routine because its how things...

'Consistency is King' - It's possible to rewire our brain into new habits and disconnect old one, but how do we make it happen? Consistency! Habits and Consistency go hand in hand.  There are no miracles when it comes to changing your health and well-being, but you...

Understanding the F.I.T.T. principle helps you create a workout plan that will be more effective in reaching your fitness goals. F.I.T.T. stands for frequency, intensity, time, and type of exercise. These are the four elements you need to think about to create workouts that fit...

Blue Zone are places around the world where people had the highest life expectancy, or where the highest proportions of people live until they are 100 (or more).  Countries in the 'longevity hotspots" are Sicily (Italy), Okinawa (Japan), the Nicoya Peninsula (Costa Rica), Ikaria (Greece),...