How to enjoy an ice cold drink now that summer is here

How to enjoy an ice cold drink now that summer is here
Summer has truly arrived in Europe. Well, you’ve remembered to pop a bottle of water in the freezer the night before you head to the local park to top up your tan. You slap on your sunblock, put on your sunglasses and head to the freezer to get your bottle of ice before leaving the ...

How to create your own fat-burning workout

How to create your own fat-burning workout
As you’ve probably noticed, there are hundreds of great exercise DVDs out there that can all provide you with hours of fat-burning motivation. The problem comes when you end the 30 day challenge that a specific DVD is designed for. Where do you go from there? You could repeat the DVD from the start but ...

Tips for motivation to get fit

Tips for motivation to get fit
When you start out with an exercise plan, you’re often highly motivated to start training but after a week or two, you may find you’re making excuses to avoid starting the session. With these simple tips, you’ll stay on course and more likely achieve your goals. Depending on the exercise,¬†you could read a book or ...

The healthy snowball

The healthy snowball
You’ve done it before, maybe several times – you’ve cut out everything, gone on a mad healthy lifestyle craze doing lots of exercise and eating lots of healthy food, and seen the results after a few weeks of hard work, then you go on one sudden binge or something time-consuming comes up and you skip ...

Pain management with EFT

Pain management with EFT
What is EFT? Emotional Freedom Techniques is an energy psychology system combining Eastern and Western philosophies and approaches. It was developed by Gary Craig who can explain best what EFT is about: How can I manage my pain? There are numerous points that EFT therapists can use to help you to overcome issues. I find ...

Guide to detoxing

Guide to detoxing
Detoxing is the process of eliminating harmful toxins to cleanse and repair your body. The detoxification process can be done for various reasons, for example, detoxing for weight loss can be done by nourishing your body with healthy treatments and therapies. It is essential that you do not deprive your body of any key nutrients ...

The gentle art of weight loss

The gentle art of weight loss
Whenever people want to lose weight, they immediately think about doing some very intense exercise such as running, cycling or aerobics. However, just thinking about leaping around the room or pounding the pavement mile upon mile is enough to make you tired! And while these are very efficient ways of burning fat and something fitness ...

How to burn fat effectively with a gym bike

How to burn fat effectively with a gym bike
As explained in my previous article, “A simple, effective fat-burning exercise routine for beginners” (http://eserv.co.uk/irl2/simple-fat-burning-exercise-routine-for-beginners/), High Intensity Interval Training is the most effective and efficient way of burning fat. In the following video, I will demonstrate how you can use exercise machines (in this case an exercise bicycle) to perform HIIT and make the most ...

How to do plyometric pull ups

How to do plyometric pull ups
What are plyometric pull ups? Plyometric exercises are ones which involve a burst of movement such as jumping. So, plyometric pull ups are ones which are carried out quickly. People often demonstrate the plyometric nature by performing a clap because they are able to gain enough height from the momentum of performing the pull up! ...

Do I have to join a gym?

If you’ve decided that you want to lose weight and get fit and healthy, one thing that is bound to have crossed your mind is whether you need to join a gym or attend classes. Whilst you can benefit from the range of facilities that the typical gym has to offer – for instance, different ...