There is some research, as well as anecdotal evidence, to suggest
that exercise can help anxiety. We know
that exercise helps to produce chemicals called endorphins which have a
positive effect on mood and stress levels which, in turn, can help calm
The effect of exercise on anxiety will vary from person to person
however and will depend on how severe anxiety is in the first place.
Exercise is still
recommended though to gain benefits which will hopefully be felt while
exercising in a community class. It’s also
Schools are on holiday this week
and our classes are ON too so come and work out with us in as many cases as you
Exercise is good for us in many
ways including heart health, our mood, great for our joints, muscles and
balancing our hormones. Exercise can
help us keep in shape and we can sweat out toxins so keep active and keep
I was given an interesting article in The Times last month (thanks Diana – Wed class) by a celebrity fitness trainer ...
into the 2nd month of the year already!
schools should be finishing up on Friday for a week but … just to let you know
that all of our classes are still ON in the holidays so looking forward to
seeing you if you can make it.
a couple of hacks to keep you motivated to exercise and come to classes:
- Sometimes we think ‘oh I’m too tired’ or ‘its too cold/dark to go
out and exercise’ but these are just thoughts and doesn’t mean ...
I read a
recent fitness article in Dr Mercola’s website about the benefits of yoga on
brain health saying that “yoga — which is suitable for most people, regardless
of age or fitness level — has been shown to support healthy brain function and
stave off neurological decline.
modern imaging technology, researchers have been able to objectively confirm
that yoga impacts the brain in beneficial ways that translate into improved
attention, mental processing speed, executive function and emotional regulation.
Regular yoga practice has also been shown to ...
soooo glad we’re back in Craiglockhart church hall again this week. Phew! You’ll
know that if you were at our class last week in Waterside SC, then by the time
the slimmers and the last of the leaders eventually left, it was 8.05/8/15pm! It was a joke (not very funny though). We did actually start our class while one of
the slimmers was still being weighed (around 7.45pm when the class was supposed
to finish at 7.30pm) and I’m sure that
they weren’t very ...
You’ll see on the Classes page of my website that on Tuesday 14 Jan, our 7.30pm Fitness Pilates class is in Waterside Social Club, 26 Inglis Green Road.
Social Club is on the left side where the entrance to Sainsbury’s car park is.
park in Sainsbury’s car park for the hour.
the only venue at the time that was available and I’m sure it’ll be fine.
not sure exactly where it is though, there’s a website which shows the ...
New Year to you and I really hope that it’s going to be ‘the best ever’ – full of
excitement, possibilities, opportunities, achievements, good health, lots of
fitness, fun and laughs with good friends so every best wish for everything
that’s great and coming your way.
For us, we
can’t wait for the birth of our second grandchild at the end of Feb/beginning
of March – woo hoo, not long now.
on the horizon in the next week/month/first quarter of the year for you?
I also can’t
wait to ...
that you had a very merry Christmas, enjoyed all the fun and relaxed too.
always such a lot of pre-planning, work and stuff to do but it’s all worth it
to see everyone and celebrate together.
have any goals for 2020? I read this
list the other day and thought you might like some of them:
- Break a bad habit
- Learn a new skill
- Do a good deed
- Visit a new place
- Read a difficult book
- Write and send a letter
- Face a fear
- Try something new
- Take a ...
I hope that you had a good week ‘off’ last week and I’m sure that you’re all organised now for ‘the big day’. I also hope that you’ve had some time to relax and put your feet up too.
Last week, we were away and 3 of us (inc our son) had an amazing week in Club La Santa resort, Lanzarote. We just absolutely love it there and at the end of the week, (as before), we just didn’t want ...
We finished up on Fri 13 December so there are no classes now till 7 Jan but want to thank you for being part of our Complementary Fitness team and coming to, and taking part in our classes this year; it wouldn’t have been the same without you.
I hope that you’ve enjoyed our various workouts, had fun, enjoyed the social aspect of our classes too and felt that you improved your fitness, strength & flexibility.
that you’ll be getting organised ...