Balance the Body

Is Your Current Lifestyle Making You Ill?

Are your daily lifestyle choices setting you up for illness in later life, or even worse are they impacting your life right now? Take our quiz today and find out! 15 Questions, 70 points, what's your health score?

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Music to Boost your Workout

Music to Boost your Workout

  I am a 48 year old male who works out 5 or 6 days a week. I weight train, do cardio, and circuit train. I never do this without my MP3 player. I’m one of those guys that likes to just totally immerse myself in music during my training sessions and ...
Yours Kids need to be living a Healthy Lifestyle

Yours Kids need to be living a Healthy Lifestyle

Helping kid’s lead healthy lifestyles is a vitally important step towards a lifetime of good health. I have recently been working with two young teenage boys in my role as a personal trainer and fitness instructor. Both were extremely inactive, struggling with both physical and mental problems caused by weight issues. Studies ...
Why Do You Struggle with Healthy Eating?

Why Do You Struggle with Healthy Eating?

Are you persistently frustrated by your weight loss attempts? Are you weary of the number of times you have started a new diet and exercise programme, only to fail? You’ve read all those promises how you can achieve fantastically quick weight loss in time for that fast approaching event. They tell you ...
Simple Nutrition Rules for You

Simple Nutrition Rules for You

Despite the proliferation of materials and education about losing weight, people are getting fatter than ever. How you look, and how you feel is very much down to what you eat. Lack of muscle mass, high body fat, lack of energy, bad skin, digestive problems, sleep problems, mood swings… All of these ...
Active over 40 – It’s Not Too Late To Get Fit

Active over 40 – It’s Not Too Late To Get Fit

Alas a majority of people over 40 are not very physically fit. Most believe that exercise at their age is too hard, too unsafe, or that it's just too late for them to get started. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Just a small increase in your current activity ...
Get Active in the Morning

Get Active in the Morning

People in today’s supposedly fast paced world are actually becoming far less active. Not a lot of energy is used by your body when you use cars to travel everywhere you want to go; remote controls when for example you want to turn over the television; food processors when you are ...
Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle – Don’t Let Excuses Hold You Back

Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle – Don’t Let Excuses Hold You Back

You are responsible for your position in life at this moment. It is your responsibility to create the person you want to be and the life that you want to live. Do you want to carry on as you are? Do you want to change so you can create the life ...
Learn How To Be An Old Man In A Young, Fit, Healthy Body

Learn How To Be An Old Man In A Young, Fit, Healthy Body

 “We do not stop exercising because we grow old, we grow old because we stop exercising.” -Dr. Kenneth Cooper It’s never too late. Don’t use your age as an excuse for those aches and pains. Age is just a number. The saying goes “You’re only as old as you feel,”. Today you find ...

Winter Breakfast … Fill up Before you get Moving

I bet that as long as you can remember, your Mother told you to eat a hearty breakfast. Every diet programme, fitness and health magazine, many articles you have read have told you the same thing. Well sorry you’re about to read it again, Breakfast is the most important meal of ...
HIIT Training – Burn Away your Body Fat

HIIT Training – Burn Away your Body Fat

So January is here and many of you will once again have turned your attention to exercising. Many of you will have purchased home use cardiovascular equipment while others will be joining a gym. Well I really hope that you can stay committed, and that you will achieve those results you ...