Great views over #locklomond from the top of #conichill. A nice walk to stretch the legs. No matter where you are on your fitness journey, the key is to START and find something you enjoy. Being fit and active does not mean you need to be in a gym 2 hours a day. #walking #hillwalking #walkingscotland #blog #newtofitness

Great views over #locklomond from the top of #conichill. A nice walk to stretch the legs. No matter where you are on your fitness journey, the key is to START and find something you enjoy. Being fit and active does not mean you need to be in a gym 2 hours a day. #walking #hillwalking…

5 Reasons to Plank Everyday

Core stability is fundamental to not only performance in sport, but to everyday life, the plank exercise also known as a prone bridge is a highly effective core stabilisation exercise. If you are an elite athlete or someone just looking to increase fitness and lose weight or fif you’re elderly or recovering from injury, this exercise and core stability training as a whole can provide significant benefits, these include;

Why You Should Avoid Caffeine After Midday

Caffeine is not only found in Coffee and Tea, it is also used in chocolate, some soft drinks, and certain medicines including slimming pills and fat burning supplements. Therefore you could be consuming more caffeine than you thought. Too much and consuming caffeine after midday will most likely disrupt your sleep pattern. Sleep disruption is a well-documented side effect of caffeine

6 Simple lifestyle changes to get you moving more

Getting movement ingrained as one of your habits in the everyday things we do is the most achievable way to get moving more. Being more active requires a deliberate effort, walking or cycling instead of using the car. Commuting to work on the bike or walking the kids to school are simple everyday changes we can make to be more active.
These six simple changes to your lifestyle can make a massive difference to your overall health and well-being; no expensive gym equipment is needed, only simple lifestyle changes.