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Ease the menopause with exercise!

Ease the menopause with exercise!

Exercise improves women’s quality of life and helps alleviate the symptoms of menopause. That’s the finding of a newly published study, which backs up the idea that working out can be a wonderful benefit to women in balancing their hormones.

Pain is no exercise gain!

Pain is no exercise gain!

Do you really believe that if there’s no pain there’s no gain when it comes to exercise? What’s true is that really challenging yourself with a workout that’s going to test you to the limit can be incredibly rewarding. However, pain can lead to injury, whether from overstretching yourself or from overtraining.

Clean out the kitchen for 2015!

Clean out the kitchen for 2015!

You might be a few months away from a spring clean but the first month of New Year is a perfect time to give your kitchen cupboards and your refrigerator a clear out. If you want to make some healthier meal plans for 2015 then you need to make sure that your kitchen is transformed into a healthy eating zone.

Put weight behind losing belly fat!

Put weight behind losing belly fat!

Women engaged in the battle of the belly fat bulge will understand just how difficult this abdominal bulk is to budge. Of course, having some fat around the hips is natural for a woman, as emphasized by super size-zero celebrities with hip bones that jut out and concave rather than toned and flat stomachs.

It’s never too late to change!

It’s never too late to change!

All of a sudden we are well and truly into the first month of 2015! And this is often a time when people realize that they haven’t put any of their good intentions into action. If you can relate to this, then never fear. Whether you are talking about New Year resolutions, getting back into fitness after a long break or kickstarting a new lifestyle after years of living in a certain way, it’s never too late to change.

Top 10 fitness trends 2015!

Top 10 fitness trends 2015!

Never has keeping in shape been as dynamic and exciting as it is right now. There are so many different ways to work out and an incredible range of training styles. Knowledge about how what we do affects our bodies, as well as our minds, is increasing, inspiring a wave of really positive developments in the keep fit industry.

5 New Year healthy diet resolutions!

5 New Year healthy diet resolutions!

After an indulgent end to 2014, you are most likely ready to kickstart a healthy diet, or at least lay off the big calorie-rich meals and fattening snacks for a while. New Year is a good time to use this January motivation to really instill new diet rules that you are going to stick to throughout 2015. You may have wider resolutions about fitness and other areas of your life, so you could see your healthy diet resolutions as a kind of specialized branch of New Year resolutions!
1. I am going to think before I drink! – Even if you eat a great diet, you can really mess up your nutrition, and your weight, if you don’t consider what you are drinking too.

2015: What do women want?

2015: What do women want?

The lifestyle of the modern woman has changed hugely from just a few generations ago. Better opportunities, greater financial freedom and more personal choice are all incredible positives which many women have benefitted from. Many women are much more interested in health and wellbeing too than simply losing weight, which has really inspired the female fitness industry to develop as well.

New Year fitness resolution mistakes!

New Year fitness resolution mistakes!

It is part of festive tradition to see New Year as a time to make plans for change. New Year resolutions are usually concerned with lifestyle changes; giving up bad habits, being healthier, creating a life that is happier, and being nicer to others. Health and fitness usually dominate plans and if you feel 2015 is the year to initiate positive change in your life, then make sure you don’t make any classic New Year’s fitness resolution mistakes!

Even if you use the first couple of weeks of January 2015 devising plans to change for the year ahead, it doesn’t matter.

New Year menu for 2015!

New Year menu for 2015!

New Year is a time of new beginnings and a great time to look back and review the past, as well as look to the future for positive changes ahead; including a change in your diet too. Make 2015 a year for eating fresh, healthy foods and change the menu for the entire year to a more nutritious range of dishes, throwing out the old and getting excited about new culinary creations that are good for you.