How to Increase Your Step Count Each Day
Adding in steps is becoming more and more important in our increasingly sedentary lives. In the past, we’ve heard of the phrase “incidental exercise”. This is when you go out of your way to add steps or more movement into your day. This doesn’t include doing an actual workout. What it does include is things like parking your car further from the shops, taking the stairs, walking to the bus stop or getting off one stop early, lose your remote control so you have to get up, sta
My Weight Loss Story: How My Confidence Grew
See My Weight Loss Story: Timeline for reference (this was 2013-2014). I suppose you could say my confidence started to grow when I began a diet called Shred, which is based on the principle of “keeping your body guessing”. Each week the meal plan was different, such as high fibre, smoothies/low carb, carb cycling, high protein etc. That worked in the sense that I was able to test out different styles of eating and started to learn what my body did and didn’t respond well to.
3 Tips for Getting Your Morning Workout Done
Whether you’re just starting out with workouts, or you’ve been doing midday or night sessions, transitioning into morning workouts can be a big adjustment. Recently I was in the habit of going straight after work, mostly due to winter and I was struggling to get up in the dark and the cold. But I found myself falling into old habits of bailing on the 5pm gym sessions. I knew I could do morning workouts if I put my mind to it. And that I would feel much better for it. The bene