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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Positive Goals … Motivating You to Achieve

Positive Goals … Motivating You to Achieve

You can start working towards Health Lifestyles Living at any time. Around the New Year, most people make resolutions to be healthier -- to starting living a healthier life and maintain a Healthier Lifestyle. But how many of us actually keep that up? It's important to make a healthy lifestyle change ...
The 300 Workout

The 300 Workout

In 480 BC, the Greek city of Sparta sends 300 of its finest warriors to meet the Persian king Xerxes’ massive army at Thermopylae. The battle is a suicide mission, meant to buy time for the rest of the Greek forces to prepare for the Persian invasion of Greece. The Spartans ...

Shaping Up: Getting Back into the Routine

   It is so hard to get back into the "groove" after a long lay off! But last week, I decided enough was enough, and that I had to throw myself at weight training once again. I needed to get my fat ass out of my chair and back into the weight ...

Low Gi Eating

Have you ever questioned why you're always craving white bread and sugary foods when you're dieting? Well, the answer is simple, you may be eating too many foods with a high-GI. GI stands for the 'glycemic index' which ranks carbohydrates from 0 to 100, based on the rate at which these foods ...
Our Children – Don’t Let Them Be The Victims Of Obesity

Our Children – Don’t Let Them Be The Victims Of Obesity

A quarter of children in the UK are estimated to be clinically obese, that’s 1 in 4, making this in my mind one of the most critical problems of our time. In the last twenty years obesity has trebled, and unless drastic steps are taken now, within 10 years it is ...
Limit the Fat in Your Diet

Limit the Fat in Your Diet

Every year a multitude of people endeavour to lose weight. Many do it as part of their New Years resolution, others are driven by a forthcoming special occasion like a wedding or school reunion, and some do it for the reason that they're unhappy with their weight and have been for ...
Put an End to Food Cravings

Put an End to Food Cravings

Keeping constant food cravings under control is essential when trying to adopt a healthy lifestyle. If cravings can't be curbed your evening might just end up in a binge eating frenzy, and we all know that's not good. But why do you crave certain foods, mostly junk food, in the first place? ...
Healthy Eating Habits

Healthy Eating Habits

Developing healthy eating habits is simpler than you may have thought if you make the transition to healthy eating slowly but surely. Daily healthy eating begins with fresh food simply cooked, lots of fresh vegetables, salads and fruits and smaller helpings of meat, fish, poultry, seeds, nuts, pulses and wholegrain. You ...
Gi Diet by Anthony Worrall Thompson’s

Gi Diet by Anthony Worrall Thompson’s

The G.I. Diet concentrates on the Glycemic Index, which is how quickly the body digests foods to produce glucose. The Glycemic Index gives a rating to each food, from 0-100. You want to avoid foods with a high index rating, as those are digested quickly and leave you feeling unsatisfied following ...