Diet Adjustments During the Lockdown
As lockdown measures are in full force, our activity levels have plummeted. We need to adjust our diets accordingly, but how? How can we stay on on track with our fitness goals through the COVID-19 pandemic?
Meditation and Mindfulness for Resilience
Through meditation we achieve a separation of ourselves from our feelings, and as such, we become resilience – capable of overcoming obstacles and recovering quickly from adversity.
Common Immunity Myths: Busted
Setting the record straight on common immunity myths once and for all, giving the definitive verdict on which myths there is truth to, and which deserve to be forgotten.
Best Supplements for Lockdown Dieting
While balanced diets are typically enough to provide the nutrients we need day to day, in lockdown situations, we can’t shop as normal – so supplements can be invaluable in plugging that gap.
Best Supplements for Stress Management
While the first ports of call in managing stress are typically lifestyle changes, and in some cases, psychological interventions, there are supplements we can turn to help us manage stress effectively.
Building A Balanced Diet For A Stronger Immune System
What and how much we eat has always played a critical role in our health and wellbeing. Our immune system in particular reaps the benefits of a balanced diet, reducing your risk of contracting illness at any time of year.
Keep Calm and Stay Healthy
Stress is experienced when we feel that external demands challenge or exceed our capacity for dealing with them – be it emotionally, or physically. How important we perceive the challenge that faces us to be is crucial here. One major problem with stress is that our…
COVID-19: Everything You Need to Know
What is a coronavirus and what is COVID-19? Coronaviruses are types of viruses common in animals but capable of spreading to humans and causing disease. Several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold (an estimated 30-40% of common colds are…
5 Things I Learned About Training & Diet After Cancer
Petrina is a 36-year-old mother and U.P. client who was almost lost her life to cancer after the birth of her son four years ago. She is now living with the life-changing consequences of her chemotherapy which left her with serious chronic illness and autoimmune…
Fitness Instagrams: Why You Shouldn’t Believe Everything You See
Comparing yourself to others on social media? Nick Mitchell talks about how life isn’t really what it seems
Are Your Festive Drinks Causing You to Gain Weight?
Are Christmas coffees and hot chocolates from places like Starbucks and Costa causing unwanted Christmas weight gain?
The Most Effective Fat Loss Method You’re Probably Not Using
Fat loss isn’t just about the hour in the gym – it’s about how active you are for the other 23 hours in a day.