Nov 20, 2019 8:00 am
When someone mentions a personal trainer, what comes to mind?
Do you automatically think of some immortal being sculpted with six-pack abs who sips green shakes every morning?
Or a drill sergeant who barks orders in order to get you...
Nov 6, 2019 8:00 am
The last two weeks I was bombarded with some social negativity. It wasn’t from a source that was close to me, however, it did affect my mental state while dealing with it.
This led me to start thinking about all social interaction and how...
Oct 16, 2019 8:00 am
Last weekend I participated in the International Day of the Girl celebrations at National Stadium, and built an obstacle course for the children to complete.
One little girl said, “Can I walk? Because running is a bit like a...
Sep 18, 2019 8:00 am
I’ve been talking to my clients this week about the summertime and how all of the vacations and events have us all feeling a little fluffy.
In Bermuda most social events, especially in the summer are full of food and drinks. We are...
Aug 14, 2019 7:59 am
Cup Match is over and everyone is feeling their blows! Honestly, it’s one of my most favourite holidays! Four days filled with excitement, delicious fish and chips, drinks and camaraderie! I’m sure now that it’s all over and it’s back to the real...
Jul 24, 2019 8:00 am
So it’s summer, which means it’s hot, humid and muggy — it’s all I hear all day.
This is the season when many people lose their motivation to exercise because it feels so much harder. And for those who stick with it, walking and running...
Jun 19, 2019 8:00 am
Have you ever felt winded climbing stairs or walking up a hill? You are not alone.
Building endurance should be a big part of every fitness routine. Doing so increases the amount of oxygen in the body, which boosts your ability to perform...
May 22, 2019 8:00 am
My son, Alex, just returned from college and is actively involved in rugby and the training it involves.
My daughter, Zavia, is also heavily involved in our local rugby programme. However, what if your child has not found a sport that they...
May 8, 2019 8:00 am
It’s May! We’ve reached that time of year where, especially if you’ve slacked off with your exercise, we’re all rushing to get fit before Bermuda Day.
We all know the benefits of keeping fit but that doesn’t mean you’re always motivated to...
Apr 24, 2019 8:00 am
Did you know that there’s something that ladies carry daily that may be more contaminated with bacteria than a toilet seat?
Researchers swabbed ladies’ handbags and found that their handles were the dirtiest part.
As for the items in...
Mar 27, 2019 8:00 am
Once we decide to lose weight, many of us head to the grocery store looking for items labelled low-fat, light, diet or fat-free.
We all know that a high-fat diet can lead to weight gain, however it takes more than just eating low-fat foods...
Mar 6, 2019 8:00 am
I hear people say all the time, “I took the stairs today” or, “Whew that hill was steep. I got my exercise in today”.
This made me wonder if most of us know the difference between exercise and physical activity.
Feb 20, 2019 8:00 am
Many of us have done it. We are running late and rush out of the house eating breakfast as we go.
It doesn’t seem like such a big deal. However, eating on the run could be costing you your healthy habits and lead to weight gain.
Feb 6, 2019 8:00 am
Did you go overboard indulging yourself while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday?
Are you still upset over your team losing and seeking treats as comfort? Maybe your team won and you’re still celebrating? Well, now it’s time to clean up; do...
Jan 23, 2019 8:00 am
Betty Doyling, Fitness
Push-ups, resistance training and dips are examples of strength training.
I love strength training. I’d prefer it many times over cardio. For many, strength training is mainly about aesthetics.
Jan 9, 2019 8:00 am
Lifestyle columnist Betty Doyling and her friend Kelly Southern have set themselves a June target to get their bodies back in shape.
Betty, a personal trainer, gained 15 pounds during a break from her fitness regime.
Dec 12, 2018 8:00 am
We are always talking about staying in shape physically, however, during the holidays it’s extremely important to keep yourself in good shape emotionally as well. All the extra activity — hosting, shopping, dinners — can take its toll; you become...
Nov 28, 2018 8:00 am
Have you ever woken up and put on an outfit that you thought fit perfectly only to discover it does not?
You thought that you were taking all the right steps — eating less, exercising more. Did the outfit shrink? Did you give in to too...
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