Weight gain and obesity are on the rise. No question of that. 74% of Americans are overweight and 40% of Singaporeans. In the 1970s we were told that saturated fat was the problem. So we cut that out of our diets, and we got fatter. Then we were told it was sugar and refined carbohydrates. So we reduced that in our foods, and we still got fatter. What's going on? We reveal all in our blog on the worst food in the war on fat.
Do you need to be able to run a marathon, deadlift 3 times your bodyweight or keep up with Usain Bolt in a 100m sprint to be healthy and happy and to live to a ripe old age? Of course not! But there are certain movements and exercises that you should be able to perform that indicate your general physical health. We have 3 exercises that we think are absolutely essential for a long and healthy life and that you will be able to test right now in today’s blog; 3 Exercises to Predict your Longevity.
When I was in the finance industry, I used to think I didn’t have enough time to focus on being mentally and physically healthy. And that I could always do that at a later date. Working until midnight and weekends, answering every email as soon as I read them, trying to fix client issues, managing staff, chasing revenue, keeping shareholders happy etc. To be honest it never ends. And we become addicted to just working. And then what happens? And how can we break the cycle?
Work life balance is not really about balance at all. It’s about prioritisation. It’s about giving yourself permission to put yourself and your family above the demands of your job. And being cool with that. And being comfortable so that you can do a good job, get paid for it and have time for yourself and your family. But how do we get there? Well that’s exactly what we’re going to explore today with these 3 powerful unconventional work life balance tips.
Why is it that people start personal training programmes and quit? Why do people not get results from personal training programmes? Why do people get injured in personal training programmes? And why do some people not even start, even though they know they should? Is it their problem? Or is something wrong with the personal training industry in Singapore? Let’s find out.
Ninety-five percent of people who lose weight put it all back on again. And some of those put it back on again and even more as well. I mean look around at your friends, colleagues and relatives and ask yourself, how many have tried to lose weight and failed? How many have lost weight and put it back on again a few months or maybe a year or two later? It always comes back. Why?
The other day I was on a call with my business coach discussing 'My Story'. She asked me questions such as, "How did I get to where I am now?", "What challenges did I face on the way?", "How did I deal with stress, anxiety and fear?", "What did I do to overcome them?" After reviewing what I wrote I thought it made pretty good reading with several useful tips on how I run my life and business. So I’m delighted to share it with you here today. Enjoy!
Fatigue, poor sleep, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, weight gain and more serious problems are all downstream effects of stress and anxiety. And the more stressed and anxious you are the more you slide down the happiness scale from joy and love to despair and depression. So doing something about it is critical which is why, today, we’ve brought you Your 4 Most Effective Stress Busting Techniques.
Levitise is pleased to be launching a second Full Spectrum Infrared Sauna at the new Core Collective at the recently renovated i12 Katong Mall. The 7000 sq ft space will house medical doctors, allied healthcare professionals, personal trainers and top wellness practitioners creating synergies between them and Levitise’s detoxification and healing sauna programmes.
Sugar is addictive. And quitting sugar is hard. Why? Sugar consumption triggers the release of happy brain chemicals encouraging addictive behaviour. If we don’t get the sugar, we crave it. So what do we do? Just use a bunch of willpower and quit sugar? Or is there a better way?