What a great day out on the fantastic North Pembrokeshire Coastline. The headland walk around from St Justianian’s lifeboat station has amazing views out to Ramsey Island. Pembrokeshire has many offshore islands where seals, porpioses and dolphins live in the clear waters. St Davids is a special place – Celtic, natural, spiritual, unique – did you . . . → Read More: Walking St Davids, Islands and Coasteering Pembrokeshire
Hiking is a gentle and low impact exercise so puts less pressure on your joints than other sports for example running. 90% of adults aged 44-56 said walking is their favorite form of exercise in a survey by Del Webb.
‘The University of Tennessee in Knoxville undertook a study using pedometers, revealing women who walked more than . . . → Read More: Hiking Great for your Mind, Body and Soul
The Hiking Spa week carried on despite all the snow, we went on some beautiful walks and saw the Abbey Cwm Hir Victorian Hall with ALL it’s 52 rooms decorated . . . → Read More: Walking in the snow on the Welsh/English border
What is a Calorie?
A calorie is a unit of energy. Most people associate calories with food, but calories apply to anything containing energy. A calorie is the amount of energy (or heat) it takes to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree Celsius. Most people don’t know that when talking about food . . . → Read More: Your Calorie and Fats Guide!
The hiking we did with guests at Volcanic Fitness last week reminded me of how great autumn walking is so here is my blog to you….
The Welsh borders are full of history which brings the scenery alive! Crofts Castle was open on Halloween for ghosts (and us), we walked up to an iron . . . → Read More: Hiking in the footsteps of Princes and Kings
Top 5 Winter Weight Loss Tips
If you are like most people then winter weight gain is a common occurrence. When you think of winter it brings on thoughts of roaring log fires, cold weather and Christmas celebrations! These thoughts drive us to stay in the warm and forget about exercise, eat big meals laden with . . . → Read More: Top 5 Winter Weight Loss Tips
TEN MUST KNOW FACTS ABOUT FOOD & DIET
1. Fructose – used as a natural sweetener in diet foods – elevates triglyceride levels; this in high dosages damages blood vessels.
2. Hunger is not a burger and chips deficiency! When you’re hungry it’s your body looking for minerals and nutrients. But if you eat junk . . . → Read More: So you thought natural sweeteners were good for you…think again!
Your BMI Fact Sheet
Keeping track of your BMI can help you keep track of your weight and help you stay motivated to reach your goals. Read on to find out more…
What does BMI stand for?
BMI stands for Body Mass Index. Your BMI score is a way to assess . . . → Read More: Why All The Rave About BMI?
Did you ever think that where you live may be the reason for you being FIT or FAT?
The American journal of health have undertaken a study and have stated that where you live may be the reason for you being obese or healthy!
Check out the links below for more information:
The Independent Article: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/where-you-live-may-make-you-fat-or-fit-2063631.html
“Walking and cycling to health: . . . → Read More: Where You Live May Be Causing Your Obesity!
Obesity is rising rapidly and the NHS system cannot keep up with the rise in illnesses associated with being overweight.
Experts say they expect treatments, such as IVF, dental treatment, obesity surgery & drugs, dementia treatment and complementary therapy will no longer be free in 2020!
Check out this link for full . . . → Read More: Obesity TAX in 2020!