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Massage the immune system

In Exercise by Katie Evans

Vitamins, minerals, supplements, daylight, greens, fruit, exercise – the list of ways to boost your immune system is a long one. I can help with your supplements with the best certified organic products, please see the link to my business website www.newgendirect.com/katie1 You can now add massage to that list! New evidence shows that massage can improve immune system response. …

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We are like icebergs

In Exercise by Katie Evans

“whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion, will one day become reality” Earl Nightingale The human body is like an iceberg, above the surface is how we are feeling, moving and what we are thinking. Below the surface is the really powerful subconscious nervous system.  This is influenced by your emotions, beliefs, fears… and …

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NO MORE SELF-DIAGNOSING

In Exercise by Katie Evans

Self-diagnosing: we all do it. Whenever we feel ill or suffer from pain our immediate reaction is to dive into a Google search. Now this in certain circumstances can prove to be very useful, however in some situations it can be very misleading and downright dangerous. You should never attempt to self-diagnose your problems. The wrong information could lead to …

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Why supplement?

In Exercise by Katie Evans

There are so many factors which influence the quality of our nutritional intake in addition to dietary choices, including how our food is grown, the nutritional quality of the soil that the food is grown in, the types and quantities of pesticides, herbicides and fertilisers that are used, whether or not our food was picked ripe or unripe, how food …

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Child’s Pain

In Exercise by Katie Evans

Child hood Pain-should I be worried? My child’s pain? As parents – we can be easily concerned when our children aren’t comfortable, complain of pain or get sick. It’s common for our children to experience pain and discomfort regularly – with most of it being nothing to worry about. There is a small percentage of childhood pain with certain signs …

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Lessons Learned

In Exercise by Katie Evans

2 REALLY Important Lessons from Lockdown As lockdown is gradually eased and life returns to a new normal, it’s important to look back and reflect on this period. The past few months stopped us from exercising in gyms, working in offices and enjoying our usual freedoms. As we now get back to our routines, there are a few things that …

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Fix yourself at home

In Exercise by Katie Evans

Fix Yourself At Home: Trigger Point Pain Special! Do you ever just get that annoying, nagging pain in a certain part of your body that you just have to press and try and get rid of? You might be sitting with your partner and ask them to press into your neck or you might grab a ball and roll it …

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4 ways to improve your posture at your desk- and why you need to

In Exercise by Katie Evans

As restrictions start to ease and work is resuming, desk-based working is on the increase in all parts of the world, but the way we work is changing due to the demand and increase in digital based services in the data age. Although office and call centre based job roles have increased, there has also been a shift to more …

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A Pain in the butt: Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatica

In Exercise by Katie Evans

Piriformis Syndrome The Piriformis muscle is located in the buttocks, beneath the Gluteus Maximus . It runs diagonally from the Sacrum (base of spine) to the top of the Femur (thigh bone) and rotates the hip outwards. It is used to stabilise the hip during walking, running, cycling and climbing so is a very important muscle to look after. Unfortunately, …

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How to stay fit over the age of 50

In Exercise by Katie Evans

As we get older many people find that the same lifestyle choices they made in their 20’s and 30’s no longer achieves the same results in their 40’s and 50’s. Its no secret that the body makes some drastic changes including weight gain, reduction in muscle mass, increase in body fat, mood changes and changes in hormones.  This can equally …