Strength

We are having some lovely weather at the moment, the sun is shining and we can still get out and about which is great. All too soon the nights will be drawing in and our natural get up and go will probably have got up and gone. Our bodies and energy naturally change with the seasons. The lack of daylight can make it harder to get up in the morning and the darkness through the day can make us more lethargic. There is no time like the present to set a good routine that incorporates nutritious food to boost energy, exercise to encourage your endorphins, a positive sleeping pattern to help your get up and go and stress management to help concentration and a positive mindset. We should all implement a positive healthy lifestyle, starting now and keeping it going through the winter

Is your work allowing you to look after your health?  By this I mean do you have the flexibility to take time to look after your own health? Are you running around at work and at home without checking in with your own needs? It is very important to look after yourself in order to be able to keep up with your demanding lifestyle. I would always recommend trying to lessen the load and maybe delegate or ask for help if that is possible, I am aware this is not always the case so having things in place to support you, can make things a little more manageable. If you're feeling quite tired, foggy minded, unable to concentrate, struggle to get up or get to sleep, feel sluggish bloated and all round rubbish then maybe you need to heed the warning signs and

Sometimes you feel a little tired 😴 and you just want to move your body gently. We had a really #active #bankholiday and I felt quite #tired today. I thought I’d be full of #energy  but the busy weekend must of taken more out of me than I thought so just some #stretching and #mobility today. Adjust your #nutrition to suit your #energy out put #dothebasics #beconsistant No guilt for not #training today #listentoyourbody Still move it but in a way that boosts you, not that takes more out of you. look after your mind and body in every way Movement Activity Nutrition Quality Sleep Manage your Stress #movement #physicalhealth #mentalhealth #cambridge #balancedlifestyle #health #healthandlifestyleprogramme  https://youtu.be/rzUYaVydFwA

More kettlebell fun for me. Love the strength you feel chucking these bad boys around. These moves are great for a full body workout, all the power and strength you would get from lifting weights with an added raised heart rate through the explosive movements. ONLY try this workout if you have been trained by a professional (Personal Trainer) (me) to use them and know the moves.  Sets 4-6 15 Double Kettlebell Swings 15 Double Kettlebell Front Rack Squat 10/10 Kettlebell Windmill  12/12 Double Kettlebell Split Squat 10/10 Kettlebell Snatch Rest 60sec between sets.  Enjoy. https://youtu.be/bkNI9-nguv0