23Feb/100

the importance of Protein

There are tons of myths about protein and sports. For instance, that simply eating more protein will increase your muscles. Now - it would be nice if it worked like that but then again, when have you ever found something to be that easy? No, unfortunately, eating protein alone will not build all that nice toned muscle for you - you have to work at it yourself!

But protein is a very important nutrition source for muscles and you should look closely at your diet and ensure you are ... Read More

21Feb/100

Wundachair

No, I didn't make a spelling mistake- this piece of torture is called the Wundachair. It's part of the standard Pilates session - and it is really quite amazing.

Screen shot 2010-02-21 at 10.36.26 AM... Read More

7Feb/100

Trail riding

If you are in an area where you can get up into the hills - GOOOOO! It's so incredibly exhilarating to ride high over the ridges - even though the climb up to the ridge and the bit down again usually will take the most time and the easy riding on the top will only be a fragment of the journey :-)

To find great trails, first find your local ... Read More

3Feb/100

In sickness….

Here I am writing a blog about health... and end up talking about illness. However it's the natural other side of being healthy and worth spending a few words on. And those words are "don't let being sick stop you from being healthy!". What I mean is that too often a slight cold, or even light flu does not mean you have to stop exercising (obviously you need to consider how sick you are! I am only talking about minor illnesses here). As with all things though, you have to weigh up HOW you ... Read More

   

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