Fitness Blog – The importance of change in exercise programs

I have done resistance exercise for 50-odd years now but still have to push myself to implement this concept into my own workouts. It was easy as a competitive weight lifter to change because it was part of your program to do so. You had certain phases to your program within the patterned competitive year … More Fitness Blog – The importance of change in exercise programs

Health Blog – Emotional Balancing and Depression

The number of people in Scotland treated with anti-depressant drugs has risen by 5% in the past year and since 2009/2010 the use of anti-depressants has increased by a staggering 28.5% – two-thirds by women in the 50 – 54 age group! This is a world-wide trend in the developed countries and quite frankly, extremely … More Health Blog – Emotional Balancing and Depression

Health Blog – Understanding Food Addiction

I was asked to explain our susceptibility to addiction of highly refined foods and as to whether I was exaggerating when I said that these foods were as addictive as ‘hard’ drugs? Primarily, but very briefly, we should understand the mechanism of ¬†addiction. If we use a ‘susceptibility scale’ we find that about one third … More Health Blog – Understanding Food Addiction

Health Blog – Five Practical Ideas to Improve Your Health

I know that some of the ideas in my blogs will take some thinking to understand. The comment was made to clear practical ideas to improve health, so here they are – Think positively. Positive thinkers live on average seven and a half years longer than negative thinkers, and enjoy the journey more. I have … More Health Blog – Five Practical Ideas to Improve Your Health