The good, the bad and the ugly of over-exercising

Today it is my pleasure to welcome author Robbie Cheadle to the blog! When I found out that this children’s book writer used to be a spin class instructor, I approached her about potentially submitting a post about her fitness experiences. She kindly obliged (thank you!).

In the post below, Robbie Cheadle explains about her relationship with exercise, including over-exercising at one point in her life. Have you known anyone with this type of obsession? Also, find out more about Robbie and Michael Cheadle’s Sir Chocolate book series and the first release from the Silly Willy series, titled Silly Willy goes to Cape Town. These children’s books delight, as does Robbie’s blog. Now, let’s give Robbie the stage.

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When Women Perspire: Common Exercise Habits That Can Do More Harm Than Good

A keen and sharp mind should be supplemented by a healthy and well maintained body. Indeed, there exists a plethora of research that regular exercise can keep us at our most observant, and our most creatively fecund while ensuring that our memories function optimally whatever our age. As well as ensuring good cerebral function, regular exercise also keeps mental health issues such as depression and low mood at bay that are only exacerbated by lethargy. That’s not to detract from the physical benefits either. Regular exercise ensures that our hearts remain healthy, reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases as well as your risk of heart attack, stroke and even diabetes. Continue reading

Being Health Conscious In Business: How To Do Your Bit

Inspire a healthy workplace

She’s motivating others in the workplace to be healthy and fit. Pexels image, CC0.

When it comes to being healthy, it’s not always easy to feel motivated in yourself to stay healthy! Even when you know you have to take care of yourself, it’s easy to let it fall to the bottom of your to-do list. Especially when you’re a busy person. For this very reason, it’s always a good idea to find new ways of feeling motivated whenever you can. And one of the best ways that you can keep yourself inspired, and help to motivate others, is to bring health and fitness into the workplace. If you own your own business, or you want to make suggestions to your bosses, here’s what you could do. Continue reading