Goodbye detoxes, hello intermittent fasting

Goodbye detoxes, hello intermittent fasting

I've tried my fair share of detoxes and cleanses over the years and I never felt the limitless energy that people always claim to have. And don't even get me started on the promised weight loss.   Even if you do lose some weight, it tends to go straight back on...

Menopausal ladies: want some help with your sleep?

Menopausal ladies: want some help with your sleep?

Aaah, menopause. So many lovely symptoms, eh? Lack of sleep was the worst one for me. After about a decade of chronic insomnia, I was no longer a rational person. It was affecting every aspect of my life, from my mental wellbeing to my physical health. The insomnia...

Leaving Lockdown On Your Own Terms

Leaving Lockdown On Your Own Terms

There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. If all goes to plan with the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and lower infection rates, we should be able to spend more time with our friends and family soon.We may even be able to have a somewhat normal summer!While...

Six Myths About Intermittent Fasting Debunked

Six Myths About Intermittent Fasting Debunked

Eating will always be an emotive topic, but intermittent fasting (IF) seems to attract an inordinate level of criticism. There’s a lot of misinformation being tossed around out there, though. Being an “IFer” myself, I wanted to clear up some of the most...

How to choose the best at-home fitness programme for you

How to choose the best at-home fitness programme for you

Choosing the fitness programme that’s the best fit for you is challenging at any time, but during a pandemic when many of us are in lockdown and gyms are closed, it could put you off completely.It’s well known that January is one of the most popular times...

These simple habits may just save your life

These simple habits may just save your life

If you dread working out at the gym as much as I do, but you want to stay healthy and live longer, non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT) is the way forward. That’s just a fancy way of saying “moving your butt more".Do you feel like exercise is a...

Top Christmas gifts for the sleep deprived

Top Christmas gifts for the sleep deprived

This list of natural sleep aids is an insomniac’s dream come true, especially as the pandemic drags on and we add holiday stress and menopause to the mix. Hey. How's your sleep been lately? With a global pandemic and the resulting instability in pretty much every...

How cold water swimming can boost your health

How cold water swimming can boost your health

Did you know that cold water swimming can transform your health? In this blog, expert Rowan Clarke talks about how this age-old sport has changed her life and improved her wellbeing.Lately, it seems like everybody is talking about cold water swimming. I’d...