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Mountain Biking in Winter

Mountain Biking in Winter

The winter months turn once grippy tracks into slippery mud and dips fill with water. The difficult conditions mean that winter is the perfect time of year to hone mountain biking skills. Winter bike riding might be challenging, but qualified personal trainer Bernard...

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Food as Fuel for Fatigue

Food as Fuel for Fatigue

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is a great way to keep energy levels up without resorting to processed foods with added sugar that result in a crash later on. Opting instead for natural, fresh foods such as fruits and vegetables, and other foods high in vitamins and...

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Tips on How to Practice Yoga at Home

Tips on How to Practice Yoga at Home

Yoga is a proven way to keep the body fit and the mind calm, so integrating the practice into daily life is a great way to reap these benefits. Qualified personal trainer Bernard McGowan believes that with some thought, it is possible for many people to practice yoga...

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How To Make Health Changes That Stick

How To Make Health Changes That Stick

Short term health and lifestyle changes are relatively easy to stick to, such as giving up chocolate for Lent, alcohol for January, or getting the most out of a first month’s gym membership. However, the true challenge comes in making positive changes last. Personal...

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Book: The Four Pillars

Book: The Four Pillars

Dr Rangan Chatterjee’s book The Four Pillar Plan provides a simple plan that is actionable by most people and that will leave them feeling better than before. The book gives health advice that goes beyond ‘quick fix’ diets and exercise programs to give simple advice...

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The Benefits of Yoga and Meditation

The Benefits of Yoga and Meditation

The practices of yoga and meditation date back thousands of years and remain popular today. Both yoga and meditation are intended to encourage relaxation and clear the mind. Qualified nutritional therapist and personal trainer Bernard McGowan believes that the...

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Guide to Nutrition for Yoga

Guide to Nutrition for Yoga

The practice of yoga doesn’t have to stop at the end of a physical exercise session. For many, yoga is a spiritual practice and not just exercise; it can be a way to better align with the world around us. A true yogic diet is based around the concept of Ahimsa, which...

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Places in the World to Go Hang Gliding

Places in the World to Go Hang Gliding

Hang gliding is becoming increasingly popular in modern times as it offers a great way to see the world from a whole new perspective. The modern hang glider is a simple blend of light metals and high-tech fabrics that allow a pilot to soar for huge distances at a...

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