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Side stretch

Feeling stiff? This is a great stretch for the side of the body. Nikki Fogden-Moore shows us how. Side stretch 1. For the side stretch, start on knees, shoulder-width apart, and reach arms above head. 2. Hold arms out straight at sides to balance, looking straight ahead. 3. Support yourself with your right arm straight […]

Calf raise

WH&F Head Trainer Nikki Fogden-Moore demonstrates calf raises. How to Stand with your feet firmly on the ground, one foot slightly in front of the other. Hold a weight in your hands and then rise up on your tiptoes. Pause at the top for one or two seconds then come down again. NEXT:  Lunge & twist […]

The effects of overtraining

Think you may have overtrained a little? Don’t ignore the signs during your workouts. Overtraining is a very real concern and shouldn’t be taken lightly. “Overtraining happens when a person has repeatedly exercised at an intensity, quantity and duration that is more than their body can recover from,” says Yujin Lim, exercise physiologist from Optimal […]

How your work day diet is affecting your health

Weekends have earned a bad reputation for throwing you off track but before you blame it on a Saturday night outing, check your work day for hidden traps. It’s 3pm and you’re in a familiar standoff with the foyer vending machine. While dietitians promote regular snacking to avert overeating and buoy metabolism, many snacks have […]