The Midlife Sleep Guide

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Do you have trouble sleeping? Do you suffer from insomnia? Is your medication preventing sleep? Insomnia can strike at any age, more serious sleep problems can creep in from the forties onwards, thanks to the menopause, stress, and minor ailments. The over sixties report far more trouble sleeping then any other group. 50% struggle either getting to sleep or to …

When to Buy Organic Produce

Sara NUTRITION

People always say, “I can’t buy organic – it’s too expensive!” However, there is a good reason for shelling out the extra cash for organic food: it’s without chemicals, fertilisers and added hormones, and thus is a much better fit for our bodies. If you want to purchase organic but your wallet says otherwise, consider starting with organic fruits and …

What is Rest-Based Training (RBT)?

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Rest and exercise are usually thought of as opposites, but they are actually complimentary and dependent upon one another. Just as night can only be defined in the context of day, exercise and rest are similarly connected. Rest is the single biggest determinant of exercise intensity. Without intense workouts, fitness results will be lacking and without rest, intensity will be …

How to Escape Hormone Hell

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Hormones rule our body, they regulate our body’s function, from building bone strength to helping us cope with stress. We all go through a life cycle of hormonal fluctuations, from puberty through to menopause, sometimes with ease and at times with major imbalances.  These problems are well known to us and called Pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) Unfortunately symptoms can be severe …