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HIIT: What is it? Health Benefits?

There is no one size fits all type of HIIT, you can use your own body weight and do things like burpees, squat jumps, skipping rope or sprinting, or you could hop on a bike or an elliptical to get the same intense results. The only no no is it shouldn’t be done with heavy weights as the speed of the movement can easily compromise your form, leading to an increased risk of injury.

You Don’t Own Your Health, You Rent It.

We can earn money. Money can be handed down. We can build businesses and houses. We can win the lotto. But we can’t win health. We can only earn it. Even more importantly, unlike a home or a business, we can’t own our health, we rent it and the rent is due Every. Single. Day.

Sorry, It’s Probably Not Your Metabolism…

The science is supporting these women and showing that as we hit our menopausal years, and beyond, our metabolism does not slow down like we once thought. And that middle age spread is not inevitable, it might be a bit harder to prevent than when we were younger, but by no means is it a guarantee.

Mediterranean Baked White Fish
Mediterranean Baked White Fish

My kids will be the first to tell you they don’t like white fish but when I served this the other night they couldn’t get enough of it. This baked fish is seasoned with garlic and oregano and is topped with a colourful mix of cherry red tomatoes, olives and red onions. And best of all, it is ready in 25 minutes from start to finish!

Probiotic Rich Overnight Oats
Probiotic Rich Overnight Oats

In order to maintain our health it is essential that we pay attention to the health of our gut. Which means we need to feed them a lot of fibre and supplement them with some friendly visitors on a regular basis. That is why I love adding kefir to my smoothies or my overnight oats. This probiotic rich drink is fully of protein and calcium, but also loaded with gut friendly bacteria.

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