The Best Exercises for Over 40’s

It’s true to say that exercise matters but the best forms of exercise for long term health can be confusing. As we head through our 40’s, 50’s and beyond the aches and pains can creep in. Back pain is common as well as knee pain, hip problems and shoulder tightness. I often hear ‘I’m getting […]

Insulin Resistance and Muscle Mass

Strength training is increasingly important as we get older but is especially important during peri-menopause when we have decreasing muscle mass along with fluctuating hormones. Our muscles naturally decline as we age and this becomes more apparent as we go through our 40’s and 50’s. Decreasing muscle mass means decreasing metabolism, which has far reaching […]

Strength Training and Bone Density

Does strength training improve bone density? Yes absolutely it does! That’s your simple answer but I’ll of course go into more detail….. Strength training can involve body weight training or using resistance bands or dumbbells to add force and increase lean muscle mass. Lean muscle mass is especially important as we get older (over the […]

Weight Gain Around your Mid-riff? What to do?

Many women struggle with weight gain around the mid-riff, even when they haven’t changed anything about their diet or lifestyle. Although changing your exercise routine is important, it is only part of the solution. This blog post will help you understand what is going on and what you can do. Ageing is real and we […]

Chronic Constipation – My Experience

I suffered from chronic constipation for years, which became worse after my first daughter was born and much worse after my second. I felt tired all the time and every morning I woke with a headache. I had no idea how to fix it and visited doctors over the years. I literally couldn’t poo without […]