Is 2015 your year to find a new job, get active, eat healthily, love more, have more fun…
Was 1 January the day to stop your partying and plan what you wanted to achieve this year? Did you set high goal posts for a year full of progress and getting ahead?
How are you tracking as we head into the last three months of the year? Congratulations if you’re on-track! But don’t be disheartened if you’re a little behind at this point in the year, there’s still time.
I set goals this year for the first time in many and I am very pleased to say I’m on-track!
How? I’m going to reveal a few secrets to my successful goal setting, but firstly I’ll share my goals: Read on…
What is it? Physical activity designed to improve muscular fitness using resistance to induce contraction of an individual or group of muscles. Popular resistance techniques include: free weights, weight machines, body weight, elastic tubing and medicine balls.
Benefits: Increases metabolism, endurance, bone density and stamina, lowers cholesterol and helps boost mood and self-confidence.
Fun fact: An individual muscle fibre is thinner than a human hair and can support 1,000 times it’s own weight!
How to: Sweat it out in a pump class, try pilates or yoga, include lunges or squats during your walk or meet a friend in the park for a circuit session.
I recently returned home from 4 weeks of travel in Europe and the UK. Each time I head off – either locally or abroad – I find the extra reflection time teaches me new lessons.
Here’s 3 of my key take outs from my latest jaunt –