What Underpins shoulder strength?

When I was making great progress with my fitness regime, a full workout would consist of bench press with 66lb (30kg) dumbbells, wide push-ups, overhead press with weights, and squats with resistance bands. There was a time when instead of the usual satisfying muscle soreness, I was experiencing shoulder pain, and restricted mobility in both…

Motivation

The foundation of motivation

Above Image by Andy Dean Photography/Shutterstock.com Early on in my quest to find the answers to good health, I had little motivation. I transformed my eating habits after a diabetes scare. Although I exercised, it was intermittent and without consistency. I now realise that my poor diet had left me devoid of strength. Motivation is…

Healthy Eating – Part 1

It’s almost officially summer and I’ve finally come out of hibernation, ready to write about nutrition and fitness again.  This is my favorite time of year and I become more motivated during these months to adopt a healthier lifestyle.  I typically maintain the same high level of fitness throughout the year, but during the spring…