Stress Management Tip #1
Taking a moment to breathe is better than coffee
Over the years I’ve had many clients that are highly stressed, find it difficult to sleep or switch off due to their busy lives and I feel that not just helping them physically if they can calm their mind they would have a much better health, sleep patterns and even help with fat loss.
I met up with a friend a couple of weeks ago that introduced me to an excellent app called headspace. which helps teaches to calm the mind or meditate. It has simple steps which anyone can follow. I’ve been using it a couple of weeks now and have found it really helpful.
I’m currently in Hay-on-Wye just across the border in Wales with the family, and it’s a great place to reflect as we’re surrounded by beautiful countryside away from the hustle and bustle of London.
Getting out of where you live also can help with reflecting on where you are in your life with your goals. So use this festive season to reset your goals or even recap on your goals you have set.
Meet Richie Byrne - former Pro Footballer, proud dad, PT and gym manager where hard work and smiles go hand in hand.
If you’re sick of staring at an empty fridge when you’re starving after work or feeling guilty because you didn’t make time to workout this week then this one’s for you. It’s time to dive into “Organisation” - the “O” of recap of the R.O.C.K principles.
Find out where some of my Strong Friends like to go out to eat in London!
So, what do you really eat for breakfast? Maybe you don't eat anything at all? I'm doing a little study and would love your input! Check out the article for a super quick survey and keep an eye out for the follow up article with the results. Thank you!
Meet Strong Friend Gabi Hayward who runs an activewear brand and a yoga studio, is a super-mum and the kindest human on Strong Words today.
I asked my favourite fit people and advocates of health and wellbeing what keeps them motivated to stay health.
Dr Brandi Cole gives us a run down of what to do and when in terms of exercising after having your baby. She looks at the effect on breastfeeding, pelvic floor and varying recovery depending on your previous fitness levels and exercise regimes.
Check out all the pics from the interntional TAG Rugby tournament in Ireland.
Let's take a deeper dive into the R.O.C.K. Principles. Today is all about being realistic. If you want to set yourself up for success, this is the first place to start.
Humans tend to use the anterior (front) muscle groups more like quads and the abs too much and our posterior (back) not enough. Building the posterior chain helps you avoid injuries, helps your posture, balance and your power. Here are my top 5 foundational exercises to get that posterior chain to pitch in.