Health and Wellness

What does a Health Coach eat? Asking for a friend.

What does a Health Coach eat? Asking for a friend.

I know it's easy to look at Personal Trainers and Health Coaches, perhaps even me, and think we have the secret formula that somehow you missed. But, if you were to look at the playback of my life, you'd learn that I'm just like everyone else, I've struggled with being a healthy weight and felt too guilty to spend money on the gym membership I desperately needed because our finances were tight. I used to numb painful emotions with food, wine, coffee and a regular trip to Dunkin Doughnuts because I didn't know anything different.

Here's what I've learned…

How fit are you? Five simple tests you can do at home.

How fit are you? Five simple tests you can do at home.

“Is there a simple way to know if my workout is making me fitter and how do I know it’s not causing me harm?”

We’ve all been there, working out but not sure if we are making significant progress and beginning to wonder if the exercises itself if causing that niggle, we keep trying to ignore.

Not every workout works for everyone, but for our long-term health it’s vital that we don’t stop exercising all together…

Mind the Gap: Why Longevity isn't Enough

Mind the Gap: Why Longevity isn't Enough

Ask a room full of people how many here want to live a long healthy life and everyone will put up their hand, including you, right?

I recently discovered the shocking truth about life expectancy that you need to hear.

The reality is that in New Zealand, there is a massive gap between life span and health span. Let me explain that a little more…