NO COMPLEMENTARY FITNESS
CLASSES for now until it’s safe for us to meet
up and workout again together in Craiglockhart and Dreghorn Loan church halls.
For now, click on my new Youtube
videos and exercise along with me/us.
I’ll film more and upload them
This week’s news + updates:
are you coping? How are you getting
on? Remember that we’re all in this
together and we’re adapting and thinking of new ways to get by.
as well I cancelled all of the planned outdoor classes before we ...
After last week’s great feedback, I asked you for some more
and am grateful to share the following comments with you about our Friday
the class has made a huge difference to my flexibility and strength. I sleep better and have fewer aches and pains.
Susan is always bouncing with enthusiasm
and encouragement. I feel great as I
walk out the door at 10.30. Sometimes
life gets in the way but I try to go if I can…… it’s great fun and so good
reminder that there is no class on Thursday this week because we’ll be at my
brother-in-law’s funeral (Norman’s brother) but if you can, please come to
another class this week instead if you can, thanks.
that a lot of you have been asking so here’s the big news for us: our daughter
gave birth to baby Theo on Thursday last week and he weighed in at 9lb 9oz and
both well. We babysat and had Layla our granddaughter
for a sleepover on Thursday – if ...
As you know, life is about balance with ups and downs, light
and shade, good times and bad times. We’ve
eagerly anticipating the birth of our second grandchild this week which is very
exciting for us.
Last Wednesday though, we visited my brother-in-law who was became
extremely ill over the course of a couple of days (even though he’d been living
with cancer) but unfortunately, passed away that afternoon. We’ve all been devastated with the sad
news. I mentioned in class on Friday
morning that I’d let ...
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 ...