The snow hasn't quite delivered our skiing this year but it's still cold enough to put a lot of us off going outside. Last week in my "DO" article I discussed how beneficial it is to get out walking through the winter months and I'm hoping it's encouraged you to use up some shoe leather. If you're still waiting for a better reason to stretch your legs, here's a few ideas of activities to keep you busy in the winter months. 1. Geocaching. This is a walk with purpose. Using you
Workplace Wellness is coming to Blairgowrie with a brand new class designed to prevent the kind of injuries associated with sitting at work. The first 5 week block is being held on Wednesdays from 15th Feb – 15th March at 12.30 – 1pm in Blairgowrie Physiotherapy, 1 High Street and it’s suitable for most people. The cost is £30 for the block of 5 classes, booking is through Susie Black Fitness at firstname.lastname@example.org. As additional back-up, all participants will receive free
This is the first of our "DO" articles, designed to help you master your fitness and take control of your health. This winter has been tremendously mild, so much so that I can see buds coming out as I write this. It's given us a huge opportunity for getting outside and keeping active over the darker months. A mild Winter is actually the perfect time for long bouts of gentle, sustained exercise. The equipment is minimal (warm jackets and sturdy boots), the paths are clear with
Picture the scene: Last year your office had "Thursday doughnut day". Or a Tuesday birthday with a cake to celebrate. It would be rude not to partake, especially since somebody baked choc chunk cookie cupcakes for your “return from holiday” treat last month. Poor food choices in the work environment have to be the easiest way to fall off the healthy eating wagon and when that 4pm dip comes around, the hardest to avoid. Staff rooms, hospital wards, office kitchens and teacher'
It's a good time of year for it! Most people have regretted at least one mince pie and some of us are reeling from the effects of our over indulgence. Follow this link if you want to know more about events surrounding National Obesity Week or just read a few stats below: Here's what the Scottish Government has to say about it. "In 2015, 65% of adults aged 16 and over were overweight, including 29% who were obese. There has been an increase in the proportion who are overweigh
That's right, 2017 is going to be your year. You'll be healthier, fresher and full of energy. Your mind will be clearer and your boots will be muddier. You'll stride out with confidence and be prepared for all the events ahead. I'm going to make sure of it. This year the newsletter is designed to lead you gently through 365 days of focused, healthy living. Just read it every Tuesday to keep on target. Each week I'll supply you with at least one of three types of message. DO,
You don't have to finish that tub of chocolates, you know...? Stick 'em in the freezer and get on with January. This newsletter is for the New to Pilates People. If you're already a Pilates lover, take a moment to think back to all the people you caught up with at Christmas. I bet you heard stuff like "Seems like yesterday...", "This year I'm definitely going to..." or "Age doesn't come by itself..." conversations. Do your loved ones a favour and forward/share this with them