Excercise

2
Jan

Questionnaire to help you set realistic New Year Goals 2016

Do you want to change something in 2016 to achieve even greater happiness? Where to start?  Rate your level of happiness with the 5 areas of life           1= very happy  10= very unhappy Work ____ Love ____ Family ____ Social/ Friend network ____ Community/sense of belonging ____ Do you want to change any of these areas of your life? Yes or No      ____

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15
May

BOREDOM EATING – a reason for Overweight & Obesity

‘I was bored and before I knew it I had eaten the lot’ For 10 years, I have worked with people fighting the weight battle and taking on the ‘ fit and healthy’ challenge.  There is no magic pill, no one solution, and no amazing, revolutionary diet. The mind plays a dramatic role in weight-gain. Negative and  positive thinking and

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2
Apr

5 tips to keep exercising when facing real life challenges

Author: A client of Joan’s who has maintained his exercise regime through a difficult life situation.     As much as we may welcome routine and the comfort of knowing what to expect in our unpredictable lives, change is always happening. We need to adapt to these variations, be they big or small. Exercise is often sacrificed when we have

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10
Apr

Tips for Dining Out when losing weight

  You start a new healthy regime and the floodgates open     Following are some tips to help you Never go out to dinner very hungry                                                                  

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12
Nov

RUNNING TIPS

Dr. Jack Daniels has been called by Runner’s World Magazine, the world’s greatest running coach. Daniels, who has coached and mentored some of  the world’s top distance runners is an Olympian himself. In 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics Daniels earned a team silver medal in the modern pentathlon. Below are some tips he recently posted on the Garmin website.  Running

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16
Oct

Stress causes weight gain or loss – 13 ways to cope with stress

      Blood pressure, Sex Drive, Appetite, Sleep, Mood, Drive/Enthusiasm, Weight are all affected by stress.     We are controlled by hormones.  The endocrine glands you see on the left, produce hormones. How we think, eat and live, affects the output of these hormones. Stress hormones – adrenaline and cortisol, can be toxic to your health if they

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13
Feb

Hill Walking – Tighter Thighs and enhanced fat burning

The benefits of Hill-Walking – tighter thighs and enhanced fat burning We (JoanMoloneyNutrition) walk the local Dublin mountains once a week as part of our Weight-loss and Fitness  programme. Clients have remarked on how different a type of fitness hill walking requires in comparison to running and gym work. I heart-monitored a few clients during a walk and found Hill-walking occupies the

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1
Oct

Safe calorie levels for successful weight-loss

  Dieting has consistently been shown to cause a decrease in metabolic rate as the body strives to conserve fuel.1 Metabolism appears to return to normal once the diet comes to an end but dieting fuels cravings and this leads to binge eating which causes weight-gain.  There are numerous health reasons to maintain as lean a body as possible. Pursuing

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9
Jul

Top Tips for Avoiding Weight-Gain on Holiday

Top Tips for Avoiding Weight-Gain on Holiday  I recently drove from the North East of France to the South West of France over a 2 week period on holiday and to attend a wedding. On previous holiday, I have gained weight – in New York on a 4 day trip I gained 7lbs and it was a hard slog to take

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9
Mar

BEST Exercise for blood sugars & fats & weight-loss -SPRINTING

The Latest scientific findings on Exercise I watched The Horizons BBC2 programme Thursday 1st March 2012 on the latest scientific findings on exercise. . High Intensity Training (HIT), involving 20 second sprints while cycling or jogging or rowing or walking helps your body manage sugar and gets you fitter faster.  Doing just 3 sprints for 20 seconds at a time and

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