Type 2 Diabetes – Reducing and Managing Your risk

Image result for diabetesA diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, or pre-diabetes can be tough. There is much to learn, and management can seem overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Type 2 diabetes is a leading health issue for many New Zealanders, with the latest statistics indicating that over 200, 000 kiwis suffer from the disease; a disease that is preventable (Type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented but it can be managed through a combination of medication, healthy food choices and exercise). Continue reading “Type 2 Diabetes – Reducing and Managing Your risk”

How to build swim fitness 

IMG_8828I was swimming with hubby today, in the glorious Gold Coast Aquatics centre, 3 outdoor pools, two outdoor fully equipped gyms! That’s when you know they don’t expect it to rain that much!   He regularly asks how does he get his swim fitness up, he is more of an endurance runner.  Continue reading “How to build swim fitness “

Most popular health and fitness questions: answered

questionToday, inspired by the daily post, is thought I would answer some of the most popular questions I usually hear or get asked, in relation to training, fitness and nutrition.  Continue reading “Most popular health and fitness questions: answered”

Make excuses? Join project get me back again!

Mel TimehopI saw a photo yesterday that jolted me into reality. Now before you leap to conclusions, it’s only small changes I need to make but it’s still weight loss and regaining fitness nonetheless.

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GO Outdoors challenges public to Walk Around the World in 80 Days

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Britain’s biggest outdoor retailer is teaming up with industry bosses and mountain rescuers in challenging to the public to walk round the world.

GO Outdoors’ Walk Around the World in 80 Days Challenge will begin later this month, with walkers urged to tackle the equivalent of the earth’s circumference, almost 25,000 miles.

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