“Yoga for physical and emotional well-being; a personal journey” by Lisa Turner.

I attended my first yoga class 7 years ago after reading an article that linked yoga practice to alleviating anxiety and depression. Fast forward to present day and I can honestly say that it is amazing for both the body and mind, and is now becoming so recognised for its benefits that Doctors are beginning to prescribe it alongside medication. Long term benefits include more restful sleep, increased joint mobility, increased metabolism, an increase in …

Top 10 Popular Weight Loss Supplements Honestly Reviewed

Achieving your ideal healthy weight can be tough.  I know, I am there too!  There’s finding time, staying motivated and wading through the seemingly infinitely growing web info on diet programs, fitness hacks and magical pills and potions to achieve “the best you”.  I don’t know about you, but I often feel overwhelmed with too much information and this stalls my weight maintenance efforts as I lose focus.   One of my many sources of angst …

7 Easy to Make Low Carb Yummy Recipes on The Ketogenic Diet

Having recently started on The Ketogenic Diet I have been trying lots of recipes to find my favourites.  I love my food so for me to stick to this my meals need to be very tasty, colourful, keep me feeling full between meals, and be fully loaded with nutrients.  Here are my top 7 favourite recipes (so far).  They are uber yummy and what’s more, easy to make! Pin It! This way you’ll have it …

How Increasing physical activity can reprogram your metabolism and help with weight loss

You feel tired, but you know that you haven’t done much work? Maybe you are just run down? A feeling of a compulsive cravings to eat carbs and food that are not good for your health? Waking up in the morning contemplating an exercise routine? Whilst the list piles up, you keep thinking why is it that the extra weight you have been trying to shed just won’t budge?    One of the simplest explanations to …

Intermittent fasting -Why does it work?

Introduction Intermittent fasting is currently a popular “in vogue” method of weight loss and healthy weight maintenance. In essence, it is a technique of cyclical calorie restriction reported to tap in to our bodies natural propensity to generate essential energy from stored fuel (fat), during times of little food, whilst not having to resort to the destruction of muscle and other essential tissues that occurs during prolonged starvation.  In addition, intermittent fasting also contributes to …

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