10 Fitness Tips: Number 7

By |2021-02-15T16:37:09+00:00February 15th, 2021|

10 Fitness Tips: Number 7 Stability and Mobility: So, we have been training away or maybe we have decided that we want to start exercising again after neglecting it for a long while. We jump right in to lifting weights, running, trying to eat better but we forget one of the foundations of any exercise [...]

10 Fitness Tips: Number 6

By |2020-12-03T13:55:27+00:00December 3rd, 2020|

10 Fitness Tips: Number 6 'TRY SOME EXERCISE CLASSES' Exercise classes are a great way of of getting fit whilst having fun at the same time. With loads of variety there is something to suit everyone no matter what level you are at. You can have anything from high intensity classes such as HIIT, Tabata, [...]

Nutrition Tips with Mary: Blood Sugar Imbalance

By |2020-12-02T14:08:39+00:00December 2nd, 2020|

Blood Sugar Imbalance: Blood sugar imbalance (dysglycaemia) is a condition in which your body does not handle glucose effectively. Throughout the day blood glucose levels may fluctuate outside of the body’s desired blood glucose range going from too low (hypoglycaemia) to too high (hyperglycaemia). Such fluctuations in blood sugar can lead to diabetes and metabolic [...]

Nutrition Tips with Mary: Vitamin C

By |2020-11-24T10:55:28+00:00November 24th, 2020|

VITAMIN C Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid. Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin therefore it is not stored in the body. During times of chemical, emotional, psychological or physiological stress the urinary excretion of vitamin C is increased, meaning an increase in Vitamin C is needed during these times. Examples of chemical stressors [...]

Nutrition Tips with Mary: Vitamin B

By |2020-11-17T14:12:05+00:00November 17th, 2020|

VITAMIN B B vitamins are water soluble, meaning they are not stored in the body and should be taken in the diet on a daily basis. There are 8 forms of vitamin B, namely, vitamin B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin), B3 (Niacin), B5 (Pantothenic acid) B6 (Pyridoxine), Folic Acid, B12 (Cobalamin) and Biotin. The detail below [...]

10 Fitness Tips: Number 5

By |2020-11-11T17:02:28+00:00November 11th, 2020|

10 Fitness Tips: Number 5 Make sure you do some Resistance Training: It is important that we include resistance training as part of our exercise routine. Getting 2 to 3 strength training sessions per week can lead to great health benefits. It is very important that females also incorporate strength training into their workouts. Some [...]

Nutrition Tips with Mary: Vitamin D

By |2020-11-09T15:15:21+00:00November 9th, 2020|

Nutrition Tips with Mary:   VITAMIN D: Vitamin D has several important functions. For example, it helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body. These substances are needed to keep bones and teeth healthy. Vitamin D is extremely important in immune function. Presently, vitamin D deficiency is most notable in the elderly [...]

10 Fitness Tips: Number 4

By |2020-11-04T20:44:01+00:00November 4th, 2020|

10 Fitness Tips: Number 4 Find something you enjoy doing: We spend a lot of our time doing things that we don't enjoy. Going to work, housework, washing the car and paying bills wouldn't be the top of someone's list of favorite things to do. Don't make your fitness journey be a chore but rather [...]

Nutritional Approaches for Immune Health:

By |2020-11-03T13:02:06+00:00November 3rd, 2020|

Nutritional Approaches for Immune Health: by Mary Hearty, Sports Nutritionist and Nutritional Therapist - Right Choice Nutrition. Your immune system fights off viruses, bacteria and other organisms which try to attack you and cause illness. If you thought that it was only hand sanitizers and toilet rolls that were flying off the shelves you will [...]