6 ways you can fit Exercise in!

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1. Understand your ‘WHY’ and the Benefit. Exercise strengthens the body and the mind to allow you to have more energy and live a better quality of life as you get older. Did you know exercise can decrease your biological age? Yep if your organs are well looked after through a healthy lifestyle you could be up to 20 years younger on the inside! Visualise yourself as a healthy 60/70 80 year old and this should be motivation enough to keep you exercising regularly! 2. Schedule It. If you … [Read more...]

Do you have an unhealthy relationship with food?

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Most people could improve their relationship with food and that might mean improving their food choices, dealing with emotional eating, indulging less or to learn how to not feel guilty about food. Here are 5 ways you can create a better relationship with food 1. Practice a positive attitude towards food When people eat food they label ‘bad’ or ‘junk’, they can often feel bad about themselves and guilty about what they have eaten. This guilty feeling can make people eat more of … [Read more...]

Make Progress Not Excuses

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We have all used them at one time or another, Excuses!!!! I have bad knees. My feet hurt. I have weak muscles. I suffer from sciatica. I have a bad case of Plantar Fasciitis. I have arthritis. I am too old.  Why are we excusing ourselves from living an extraordinary healthy life. Another one is, “it’s too hot to exercise or, it’s too cold” WTF It’s never going to be the perfect temperature, so just do it! Whether you are battling joint issues, obesity or uncomfortable weather … [Read more...]

Small Changes – Big Benefits

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Committing to a healthy lifestyle does not have to be boring and as time consuming as you may think. Sometimes its the small changes and tweaks to your daily habits that over time can make a BIG difference . Here are a few small things you can do that over time will have a beneficial impact on your health and well being: 1. Drink more water – Try drinking a small glass as soon as you wake up so that you start your day off hydrated. 2. Pack your own lunch – Save dinner leftovers and add … [Read more...]

Help! I juggle and I want to lose weight!

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Mmmmm let me think....... I want to give you a fabulous reason to join Health Me and a promise that you will walk away after doing a Health Me Group session, Personal Training session or Food Coaching session looking fit, toned and a size 10.....but.....that would be a load of crap!!!!!! Because nobody can make that promise to you, only YOU can! And who wants to be a perfect size 10 anyway????? Not me! Health Me is a realistic approach to Health and fitness. I am not going to stand on my … [Read more...]

Weight loss, not always about food…..

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I was chatting with my Food Coaching client last week about her feeling unmotivated and uninspired by food and the whole watch what you eat thing in order to lose weight.  I soon realised the problem was not with her food, it was with other aspects of her life, and I had changed the one thing she felt inspired by, BAD FOOD! So we chatted more and I discovered her weight was not the only thing she was dissatisfied with in her life, she felt as though she was just ‘existing ’not living. … [Read more...]

Eating Out when on a DIET!

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Eating out is something that is done socially, for convenience and for pleasure, but what do you do when you are on a diet and have to eat out? One way that can help you make the right choices when eating out is to plan ahead. If you know you are going to a particular cafe or restaurant, get a copy of the menu and decide what you are going to have in advance. This is a good way to resist temptation and make a bad food choice. Following are some tips for eating out at specific types of … [Read more...]