During times of isolation, the upheaval to your everyday routines can play havoc on your mental health. Humans are social creatures and when we don't have frequent social interactions (and are stuck inside for most of the day), mental health can begin a steady spiral downwards.
If you, like us, were loving your workout routine pre-Covid19, this lockdown may have taken the wind out of your sails. Whether your 2020 goal was toning, weight-loss, muscle-build, or just to increase your fitness and stamina, you might be thinking you'll have to apply the brakes to those goals now.
When you’ve got your fitness routine nailed and have finally figured out what motivates you to workout, being put under lockdown can be a bit troublesome... especially if you find it hard to motivate yourself to workout at home.
Getting fit and healthy are the top new year resolutions for us all. A brand new year calls for a revamp of the body and mind, especially after the gluttony of Christmas. But did you know that out of the 4 million who joined the gym in January, 60% of hopefuls have canceled their gym membership by May?
Did you know that there are currently 1.3 million fewer women than men meeting the target of 150 minutes of physical activity per week?
If you’re trying to lead a healthy lifestyle, proper nutrition is a baseline requirement. However, as we all know, eating well can be tough.
Have you ever taken a moment or two to think about your gut health? The science is still very new, but the world of gut health is a hugely exciting frontier. With digestive issues on the rise due to processed foods, over sanitisation and more sedentary lifestyles, we really need to step up and listen.
Life can be a lot. From work tasks to home responsibilities, health to social events, family responsibilities to just… getting through the days.
That irritating niggle at the base of your spine. That dull ache after a core workout. That urge to stretch and contort your back to get relief. Having lower back pain can be a pain in the… back, especially when it’s stopping your usual exercise routine or punishing you after working up a sweat!