Monthly Archives: August 2014

To Eat or Not To Eat – Food for fuel

This week I have been asked to talk about what food should be eaten before, during and after exercise. Firstly, how long have you got? Pull up a chair and put your feet up, we can talk about this subject

Posted in Exercise, Food, Health

Should you exercise when you’re ill?

This weeks’ blog is written from my sick bed, flowers, get well cards, sympathy gratefully received – no chocolate though please, I’ve got the dreaded stomach bug. I’m a patient with no patience I’m afraid, I don’t do being ill. I

Posted in Exercise, Health

Bring me sunshine!

Summer, oh, we love summer. Summer means sun, no coats or boots but shorts and flip- flops, long lazy days in the sun with a lovely cool drink and if we’re not careful, sunburn! Hopefully, we haven’t given up on

Posted in Beauty, Health

Healthy Eyes

This week I have been asked to talk about eyes. There’s no getting away from it, all of us at some stage of our lives will wear glasses. Some of you may already do and have since you were young,

Posted in Health

Guilty Pleasures

Last weeks’ wellness blog highlighted some foods that we should learn to love. This promoted a question from our IT department at Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre… “What about Beer, Red Wine, Chocolate, fast foods, bacon and cigarettes?”

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Weight Loss

The facts… In the UK two-thirds (66 per cent) of us are now overweight or obese. 22 per cent of men and 23 per cent of women are obese (at least two to three stone overweight), which means their weight is

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I was asked today about sugar, how much is too much? What are the different sugars all about? Read on and I’ll try to explain…

Posted in Food, Health