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Exercise for weight loss – a myth?
This article explores whether exercise is the answer to losing weight or if that is indeed a myth.
Are you fit for life? Part 2
Being fit for life – what does that mean. Have we got fitness wrong, and or, is it falling well short of the real mark?
Body awareness, Self-love, Fitness, Lifestyle diseases, Healthy living
Competitive sports: the pursuit of emptiness
What happens in competitive sport, one man's story of the aftermath of an endurance cycle race.
Competition, Fitness, Human body, Connection, Healthy living
The truth about Walking vs Running
Struggling with running injuries? Find out The Truth about Walking vs Running and the resultant injuries that can so often occur.
Awareness, Body awareness, Connective tissue, Fitness, Health
Serge Benhayon and Sacred Esoteric Healing – True Intelligence comes from our body
Many people in their lives have a moment where they make a different choice in a situation or they meet a person that will forever change the course of their life. For me, a woman dedicated to physiotherapy and healing, it was when I met Serge Benhayon.
Performance management, Massage, Fitness, Evidence-based, Connective tissue, Back pain
This series of free audios looks at what sort of exercise our body would really like if asked. You might be surprised at the answer!
Exercise and movement – a loving relationship with our bodies, or social compliance?
Why is it that we exercise? Are we striving for the body perfect, a target weight, attracting Mr or Mrs Right – or are we connecting with our bodies from a place of respect and care and exercising to thrive in and adore the lives we lead?
On the topic of food and diet
As we are forever evolving – so too should our relationship with particular foods change.
Productivity, Nutrition, Healthy diet, Fitness, Caffeine, Sugar Free, Food science
How the mood we move and exercise in affects our health
Ever considered how the mood you’re in during exercise effects your health? Here’s some great reasons to check in with how you’re feeling before you hit the gym or your daily workout.
Fitness and fat
We can develop a different kind of fitness that has nothing to do with going to the gym.
The Joy of Gentle Exercise
Gill explores the joy that can be found in gentle exercise.
You are more than a muscle
The need for the perfect body can be a relentless and intimidating push to exercise just for looks, but what about health?
Living with connection
If we only focus on the physical body we are missing a key ingredient in what it takes to be truly vital and well.
Gentle exercise for cancer support
A gentle exercise program that is adapted to the individual can offer many health benefits as a cancer support for people going through chemotherapy treatment and/or radiation therapy.
Cancer, Connection, Fitness, Ill health, Sickness, Well-being
Are you fit for life? Part 1
What does your fitness level mean to you on a daily basis? Are you actually fit for life? Is there another form of fitness we have yet to discover?
Self-empowerment, Fitness, Productivity, Overwhelm, Human body, Health conditions
Exercise and Newton’s 3rd Law
Newton’s third law of motion, “For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction” considers the measure of force that returns to our body in movement. What does this actually mean?
He who controls movement controls it all
I’m sure you’ve heard expressions like ‘you are what you eat’ or ‘your thoughts shape who you become’. What if we are what and how we move?
From ‘knocking myself about’ with exercise to deeply supporting my body
There is no development of vitality and fitness if we leave part of ourselves behind – and yet we say we or others are fit, when maybe muscle tone and stamina is strong but the body is suffering in other ways.
Penelope Scheenhouwer – reflecting on her journey
Penelope Scheenhouwer’s inspiring story of how she changed her ideal about her body image and came to her true size.
Self-worth, Fitness, Ill health, Sickness, Healthy living, Body image
Serge Benhayon – a real example of walking the talk
Discover how Serge, once a professional athlete, further developed his relationship with fitness, exercise and an inner-most connection.
From running to walking as exercise for my body
Ray was running to escape his problems; read how he instead began to walk and exercise for true health and wellbeing, and what a profound effect this approach to exercise had on his everyday life.
The hidden harm in self-care
The hidden harm in ‘self-care’ may sound like a parody, but it is not an attempt to be either witty or clever, I am in fact being very serious.
Alcohol, Bloating, Connection, Exhaustion, Fitness, Hardness
To exercise with love
Choosing to exercise regularly in a very connected, gentle and honouring way to not only support the body physically, but also support our being and the way we are with our body every day.
Purposeful fitness training
Practical tips to create a supportive gym workout plan that supports health and vitality. With the simple purpose to move our body and muscles and have the opportunity to feel the entire body working.
Active Ageing – your health in your hands
Healthy ageing is Active Ageing, exploring what it means to age well. As an older adult if you are concerned about falling and want to stay well as you get older, read on to hear what you can do to support yourself to live a healthy, fulfilling later life.
The Goldilocks ratio of exercise
When you think about exercise are you filled with dread and overwhelm with memories of physical education and sport at school – or are you a complete exercise nut who is always genuinely in their active wear? When it comes to exercise both of these scenarios could be doing you harm.
Letting go of pictures around exercise
Do you aim for a specific outcome with exercise and have pictures about how it should look; do you listen to your body? This woman discovered a new way to exercise.
Have you tried all types of exercise but struggled to find an exercise routine that works for you? Could it be that we are approaching exercise from the wrong angle?
The body loves to exercise but how much?
The body loves gentle exercise regularly, a little something every day to stimulate the systems to work at their optimum. This will vary depending on our general health, our age, our circumstances, and any pre-existing conditions – it’s not a ‘one size fits all’.
Moving in harmony
As long as we are alive, we will be moving. Do we ever consider the great intelligence that must be in every cell of our body, that knows exactly how to do everything, how to respond to the nerve signals, move the muscles and coordinate them?
Exercising and movement from within
If movement is the key foundation to all activity, why then is not more importance given to the quality of the movement within and through the human body.
The first visit to the gym – working with our body, not against it
Why breathe gently when working out at the gym, is that even possible?
Exercise and convalescence
How can gentle exercise be of support to a person convalescing from illness, disease or surgery?
Walking – an opportunity to connect
Walking is something that we do all the time, but are we consciously aware of how we walk, when we walk? Walking can be a great opportunity to connect to how our bodies feel.
What is convalescence?
Convalescence conveys much more than simple physical recovery. It offers us an opportunity to reflect on where we are it as well as the opportunity to care deeply for our body and being.