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Health, Fitness & Lifestyle

Health, Fitness & Lifestyle

A morning walk

September 8, 2011 by Joia

I don´t know about you but I have found this summer to be very hot and sticky and it´s been especially hard to get up in the mornings and get… Read more…

How to avoid injury during exercise

August 30, 2011 by Joia

Whether you are new to exercise or someone who has been training for a long time it is important to try and avoid getting injuries for many reasons.  These include… Read more…

Vitamins for health

August 24, 2011 by Joia

After my summer holiday I returned home to 10 days of fiestas where I found myself overindulging a little too much and have since had birthday parties to attend as… Read more…

Modern tools to keep you on track

August 16, 2011 by Joia

If you´re always on the go it doesn´t mean that you can´t keep track of your progress with regards to your health and fitness. I have found some excellent tools… Read more…

Local fiestas and a rock concert

August 9, 2011 by Joia

Every August the small village I live in transforms from a quiet, peaceful place to one which is full of activity, and much to the dismay of my dog one… Read more…

Some of the strangest diets I`ve come across

August 5, 2011 by Joia

As someone who has struggled to keep the weight off for many years I have tried many different diets in the past, probably more than I can remember.  Some have… Read more…

Categories: Diet, Health, Nutrition

Folding bikes and Ab circles

August 2, 2011 by Joia

While browsing around Carrefour doing some last minute shopping for my holiday I had a customary look in the exercise section to see if there were any interesting new fitness… Read more…

Categories: Exercise, Fitness, Leisure

What shape are you?

July 29, 2011 by Joia

Both men´s and women´s bodies come in many different shapes and sizes and there are very few people I know who are happy with their shape. I have learned over… Read more…

Categories: Exercise, Fitness

Are you aware of portion sizes?

July 26, 2011 by Joia

This may seem like something quite obvious to some, but the majority of people I have helped lose weight were not aware that they were eating  more than they should… Read more…

Categories: Diet, Health, Nutrition

Using technology for health

July 22, 2011 by Joia

Technology is everywhere and nowadays a lot of people use it to help organise their daily lives, myself included.   For me, the most useful and fun aspects of this are… Read more…