How Many Calories Are You Burning?

When it comes to exercise, a lot of people religiously check how many calories they are burning with each exercise. Some have goals of how many calories they want to burn in a day, some want to run enough to be able to counterbalance the chocolate bar they want to eat after. No matter whatContinue reading “How Many Calories Are You Burning?”

Exercising and Its Effects On Your Mental Health

A lot of doctors today will recommend anyone struggling with their mental health should start some sort of exercise. Why is this and what impact does exercising have on our mental health? Exercise is scientifically proven to boost mood and decrease symptoms of depression and anxiety. Exercising picks up endorphin levels, the “feel good” chemicalContinue reading “Exercising and Its Effects On Your Mental Health”

Recovery Drink: Mocha Recovery Shake

Leading on from my post regarding recovery time when training, heres a fantastic combination of carbs, protein and caffeine in a shake for a post- training drink, to boost muscle recovery. Ingredients 4 tbsp espresso 8 tbsp low-fat Greek yoghurt 2 tbsp Chocolate Drink Powder 1 Banana 5 ice Cubes Place all ingredients in aContinue reading “Recovery Drink: Mocha Recovery Shake”

Kick Start Your Training

Anyone can be a runner. Exercise promotes the release of the feel-good chemicals called endorphins. Running helps the body hold on to mood-boosting neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. So here is sure fire tips to get you started in the world of running. Before starting, set a realistic goal while you build your base level ofContinue reading “Kick Start Your Training”