Believe it or not, “Active couch potato syndrome” is an actual term being used in scientific papers to describe those who do their weekly workouts but spend the rest of their term sitting/being sedentary. It turns out that prolonged sitting still results in early death/cardiovascular disease even if you get the recommended 30 mins of exercise … More Do you have Active Couch Potato Syndrome?
Happy new year everybody! It’s been a busy end of the year for me, what with work, family life, my dad being hospitalised with liver problems, and my own personal struggles with on/off anxiety. I’ve been doing great recently though, and I ended the year with a lovely cozy evening at home, a tasty dinner … More Psycho-spiritual Well-being in the new year
I was recently on Adam Parker’s podcast Your Ideal Day. Please check out the episode here!
I always try to stress the importance of weight workouts to anyone interested in health and fitness, for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re young, old, male, female or somewhere in between; EVERYONE should be doing some form of strength training. Most people are aware of the fairly obvious benefits – strength and a … More The importance of building muscle
Wow, what a whirlwind. I didn’t manage to post anything in September! A lot of things have been happening. At work, I changed over from working in the Paediatric ward to working on an acute medical ward (a sort of interim ward where patient’s go after A&E before moving to a “normal” ward). Me and … More Portugal and Anti-aging
It’s the middle of summer, and we’ve just had a massive heatwave across most of Europe, so I figured it’s about time to talk about that great big ball of fire that is the source of all life, and the kryptonite to dermatologists everywhere. There is a lot of misinformation and scaremongering about the sun. … More Why it’s better to be a sun worshipper
What do you do when you find big bags of fresh fragrant basil at the farmers market and know you have some unused walnuts in the shell and quality olive oil from Italy at home? Make pesto of-course! It’s much better when made at home than bought at the supermarket. The vast majority … More Walnut pesto