Hello my friends! In this post, I wanted to open a little window to reality when it comes to my own bad health habits. Despite I think I am quite healthy overall, I don’t believe in super strict lifestyle rules and can become a bit too indulgent at times. Being a Health Coach, this can … More #BadHabits – Confessions of a Health Coach (me!) and how I overcame them
You probably have come across this term by now, Emotional Eating. And if you haven not, you probably have eaten “emotionally” at some point (like most of us, humble human beings). Who can blame us? Food is great! It is comforting, satisfying, rewarding, it fills our bellies, reminds us of good times and memories… In … More Understanding Emotional Eating
Crunchy, fried, sugary, creamy, fatty, chocolaty, oily, rich, filling, salty, melty… What do all these adjectives have in common?? They are normally related to the foods we tend to crave the most. The fact that you, me (and most humans for that matter) crave these types of high-caloric foods is not a joke from Mother … More It is not you, we are designed to crave sugar SUGAR and FAT, but WHY?
Last 22nd of April was the Earth Day, so here is a little post to honour and take care of our lovely planet while caring for our minds/bodies at the same time! The environment definitely needs our help to heal up from decades of abuse by our side. The so-called industrial revolution brought lots of … More Healthier planet and healthier you: 5 things you can do
When it comes to calories, surprisingly enough, it is not all about the actual food we ingest. Calories in vs calories out is a well-known (and logic) rule in the world of dieting. However, not all the calories are processed the same within our bodies, and there are other external factors that can have a … More It’s not all about food: 6 factors that make you burn (or gain!) more calories
Macronutrients… Not sure if everyone has heard about that word, but what is sure is that most people have heard about carbohydrates, proteins and fats. That is more familiar, right? Well, these three big nutrient groups are macronutrients and they are called “Macro” precisely because we need them in MACRO (aka BIG) quantities in our … More Carbs, protein and fat – What are they and how much do we need a day?
Just before Christmas 2018, I decided to sign out of my expensive gym at the time and have a gym break. The arrival of Xmas and its several social commitments, a coming trip abroad, plus having some family/friends visits in my future calendar convinced me to avoid wasting money and give up on my gym … More The unexpected benefits of walking
Getting a bit overweight is quite easy, especially as you hit your 30s. Suddenly, food has no mercy and you can no longer eat as you wish with no consequences. As our metabolism slows down, things such as too many “treats”, a holiday, the arrival of winter (and the laziness linked to the darker and … More 10 Lifestyle tips to go back to your natural weight
Divided in four groups, the following poses aim to work and improve on the main benefits of yoga – Alignment, Strength, Flexibility and Balance. Many of the asanas below are also some of my favourites 🙂 Work on your alignment Warriors (One, Two and Three) Side Twists Cat and cow Build your strength Crow pose Tolasana … More Alignment, Strength, Flexibility and Balance – 12 yoga poses
Hola hola! After two months of laziness, I’ve been back on the mat (aka my carpet) this week, as I’m testing @alo.moves at home, the app from Alo Yoga that features many of the famous #instayogis doing online classes. The truth is that I’m liking it so far, even if it’s out of curiosity, to … More Back to yoga at home with Alo Moves