get social kent

Having a day down in Maidstone at ‘get social Kent’ event, looking like a good...

Glycemic index

Glycemic Index (GI) The Glycemic Index is a number given to foods to help you Understand how quickly they can be digested and absorbed by the body. This short video will help you understand more about this process and also the effect it will have. This can be useful...

Hormones (cont.)

In my first post about hormones I talked about Leptin in hope of showing you how important hormones can be. In this post I’m going to go more in depth with how hormones work within our bodies. As I said before, hormones (simply put) are messengers, one part of...

Cortisol

Cortisol is part of a family of hormones called ‘stress hormones’. Other hormones in this family include adrenaline & noradrenaline (AKA epinephrine and nor epinephrine) and as I continue referring to cortisol, understand that it is more often than not...

Blood Sugar – Insulin

When we eat, the food in our stomach is converted into fuel for the body. This is done by converting the food into glucose (sugar). This glucose is the fuel used by all cells within the body. Our bodies like a certain amount of glucose in the blood stream at any one...

Group sessions

By mid January the option to run group sessions will be available. Small groups of 4-6 people will be able to book an hours slot for small individualised classes such as boxercise, circuits or anything tailored to your group. No commitment fee is needed, just £5 per...

Running group

There are a number of charity running events coming up, such as – *Whitstable 10k – Monday 4th May 2015 *Race For Life at: Folkestone – Sunday 14th June 2015 Herne Bay – Sunday 21st June 2015 Maidstone – Saturday 11th – 12th July...

Fitness Tech

A question I was recently asked was about fitness aids and if they are worth getting, not just for the function they supply, but to help keep you motivated. The one I was asked about was the Garmin Vivofit, but I am going to talk about fitness gadgets as a whole....

My New Years resolution

So Christmas has come and gone, New Years came and went and now its the countdown to summer. It normally starts with a New Years resolution – I’m going to eat less, I’m going to stop binge drinking or I’m going to exercise more. Fantastic idea...

What is my Metabolism and how do I control it?

What is my Metabolism and how do I control it?   Jet engines Catalytic converters Politics These are all things that I have an understanding of what they do and the principles behind them, but no real knowledge of how they work. Most people have heard about this...