What should be a restful holiday and a time for relaxing with loved ones can quickly turn into a military route march from one family gathering to the next! A diary packed full of social occasions and parties can leave you feeling mentally and physically drained, not to mention your finances! You accept every invite in fear of looking like a spoil sport but are secretly panicking about how you will fit it all in and afford it all.
Sound familiar? Here are my top tips to keep calm and carry on this Christmas without losing your sanity!
Today I had my first Christmas meal of the festive season! I thought it would be very apt therefore to share tips on how to handle December (yes, it’s very nearly here), or as I like to call it, ‘the month of excess!’
One look in my diary has just proved, what used to be a few day blowout has turned into a month long onslaught of food and drink!
Now I am not about to tell you to watch what you eat at Christmas or to exercise every day, far from it! Eating is one of my favourite hobbies alongside dancing and I believe you should rest and enjoy Christmas to the full! But it is worth looking at how on Earth we can survive this jolly month without ending up feeling bloated, sluggish and unfit…
So, you’ve joined an exercise class or you’ve signed up to the gym. Maybe you’ve set out a home workout routine. You might have a general goal to lose a bit of weight, drop a dress size or get fitter. But are you just going through the motions? Are you doing but not really thinking?
We all know one person who is full of energy, fit, looks amazing, rarely gets run down and always has a healthy glow about them. Just how do they do it? What’s their secret?
Well becoming a healthier you might just be simpler than you think…
So, if you haven’t already noticed I talk A LOT about how good Dance Fit is! But how does it stack up as a workout compared to other more traditional forms of exercise?…
There are lots of strange goings on at Dance Fit and a class can leave you feeling very funny indeed. The rhythm will definitely get you if you’re not careful!
Here are some of the mysterious things that may happen to you or you may encounter if you sign up…
It doesn’t matter whether you are a novice or a seasoned pro, when it comes to Dance Fit we are all thinking the same things. See how many of these thoughts you can relate to…
The road to completing a workout is an emotional journey. Fitting exercise into your busy life can prove stressful to say the least. Motivation is your nemesis. Best laid plans can easily go awry when you slump on the sofa after a long day. Even if you resist the temptation to go into hibernation for the evening, there are several phases you must go through to reach the end of a workout.
Here are the seven stages you need to be prepared for…
Quite often people say to me that they wish they had started Dance Fit sooner. So many people put off signing up for a multitude of reasons.
They panic about not being fit enough. They think the class will be too hard. Some worry about attending alone.
So, here are some things that I think everyone should know before they start Dance Fit. They might just persuade you to join us sooner rather than later 😉 …
What’s the hardest part about working out? You are probably thinking it’s obviously the workout bit, right?!
Well I beg to differ…
Here are the hidden workouts hiding in your pre-workout and post-workout routines!