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May 2020 The benefits of walking on your toes.

There is much to be gained from moving and walking in terms of improvements to our mental and physical health. However, we can move and walk about freely and repeatedly inside and out, without purposefully challenging our bodies in ways that could advance our toe, foot and ankle strength, flexibility and ...

4 | agility, ankle pain, balance, exercise, healthy posture, joint pain, Move your body, Stiffness, strength, toes, walking
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April blog 2020 Take a moment to achieve greater affinity between your mind and body.

The power of our breath and our ability to "read" our body cannot be over stated in terms of what it contributes to our headspace and physical presence. Sometimes we are in an unwittingly fixed pattern of working through our planned exercises or daily pursuits. So routine are our routines ...

2 | Body scan, Breathe for life, Breathing, Breathing exercises, mind and body refresh, Mindfulness
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March blog 2020 Avoiding avoidance tactics to exercise!

Most of us have our favourite exercises to which we easily default. We often like to do them because an easy option feels, well, like an easy option. What I am challenging you to this month (as well as to myself) is to think about an exercise which you regularly ...

2 | exercise, feel invigorated, Home gym, invest in your health, just do it, Maintain a healthy lifestyle, mind and body refresh, Motivation for exercise, Move your body, perspective, Prepare your body, Progressing and grading exercise
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February blog 2020 Effectiveness of free-flow movement

Continuing on from last month where I approached the issue of rethinking your exercise regime, this month I am considering how you actually approach and perform exercise and activities. Use the examples below to ascertain if your exercising or activities are faintly disguised military assaults on your body. Try to ...

0 | agility, invest in your health, little and often, Maintain a healthy lifestyle, mind and body refresh, Move your body, Prepare your body, Progressing and grading exercise, Stretch for strength
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January blog 2020 Rethinking your exercise regime.

New beginnings give the opportunity to pause, give yourself space to reflect on where you are, where you are aiming for and how you want to get there. Don’t dive in and just start. This opens you up to ignoring vital signs your body is warning you of OR missing ...

8 | Maintain a healthy lifestyle, mind and body refresh, Motivation for exercise, Move your body, Progressing and grading exercise, Returning to exercise after injury
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December blog 2019 Progressing exercises

Last month I shared the issues I was having with my arm strength and associated aches and pains. As my arm strength has improved so the pain has lessened. The pain is still there but I can do more, load more weight and stretch out further before the pain begins. ...

4 | little and often, Muscle weakness, Progressing and grading exercise, rehabilitation, Returning to exercise after injury, shoulders, Strains and sprains, strength, Tennis elbow
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November 2019 Blog: How strong are your arms?

Realising the limitations of one's body, can often come as a shock.  "Why can't I do that anymore?" or "Why is that now painful?" can needle their way into our lives. For me  these questions relate to the strength of my arms (or rather the lack of) that has come ...

0 | arm strength, Muscle weakness, shoulders, Strains and sprains, strength, Tennis elbow
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October blog 2019 Move your body three dimensionally!

We are three dimensional dynamically diverse beings. However, our western culture is mutating us into repetitive two dimensional chair-shaped inerts. You may defensively mutter at your screen that you walk, you cycle, you potter, you garden, you stretch, you run and ride horses. And yes you may well do all ...

2 | agility, healthy posture, invest in your health, Maintain a healthy lifestyle, Move your body
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July blog 2019 Let’s Move it! Move it!

  "Schooooools out for summer..."  So here we are in the middle of the summer regardless of whether the weather is our friend or not!  Here are some of my current favourite exercises to keep our bodily parts more limber and lithe. Give them a go to uncover possible imbalances between your ...

0 | agility, buttocks, Core strengthening, exercise, feel invigorated, healthy posture, hip pain, invest in your health, just do it, Maintain a healthy lifestyle, mind and body refresh, Move your body, Muscle weakness, shoulders, strength, tone up
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June blog 2019 Breathe for life

  Breathing. Probably one of the most undervalued and overlooked aspects of our health. Its relevance to our state of mind and its influence on how our bodies function, is largely ignored and underrated. Despite this indifference it is, along with the beating of our heart, the most important and vital ...

0 | Breathe for life, Breathing, Breathing exercises, Lungs
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One to One

Looking at how your whole body interacts with itself

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Simply Move!

Keeping exercise simple and making looking after yourself easy and fun

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Simply Fit!

Improving your cardiovascular fitness and strength

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