Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting Intermittent fasting is a pattern of eating in which you have two ‘eating’ periods during a day: one during which you eat and one during which you don’t (thus fast). It is a lifestyle pattern rather than a diet, which focusses on when you eat...
Two Big Words Worth Knowing

Two Big Words Worth Knowing

Two Big Words Worth Knowing WHY are these words important?1. They are the systems that inform our brains about the internal state of our bodies, muscles and joints.2. Without this information our brains cannot accurately direct our movements.3. Apart from their...
Using Therabands in Your Workout

Using Therabands in Your Workout

Using Therabands in Your Workout Various forms of apparatus such as weights, balls, and therabands have an important role in the Extend Exercise classes.  Apart from introducing a variety of movements into the routines, they also fulfil special functions in exercising...
Fit Family Fun in Lockdown

Fit Family Fun in Lockdown

Fit Family Fun in Lockdown Over the past 20-something years, the Fitness League classes and family have contributed significantly to my overall health and wellbeing. Training as both an Extend and Active Seniors teacher has challenged and grown me. Teaching the...
How to Overcome Brain Ageing Patterns

How to Overcome Brain Ageing Patterns

How to Overcome Brain Ageing Patterns It’s a well known axiom that ageing starts from the moment we’re born. As we progress through life from infant to child and through puberty to adulthood, our body, including the brain, goes through many perfectly normal changes....
Exercising During Lockdown

Exercising During Lockdown

Exercising During Lockdown Life often throws us a curved ball and nothing could be more true than right now. Who would have thought that we would have to stay at home and cease all outside activities including our much anticipated and enjoyable weekly classes. There...