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The best way to start exercising (at home)

The best way to start exercising (at home)

When you read an article on the subject, it usually starts with, the best to way start exercising (at home) is to do something you like doing. That’s pretty obvious, why would you choose something you hate? But on the other hand, how do you know you like or dislike something unless you try it first.

The other is to start slow and build up. That’s another obvious one you might think, but you would be surprised how many people I see going hell for leather on the first session and not being able to move for a week afterward! Jumping straight into a gym session or a class at the local leisure center, or following the latest youtube video. People want instant! Instant is a myth! Read more

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What is the best and cheapest home exercise equipment

the best home exercise equipment paul knight coaching

There is only one piece of equipment I always recommend when asked. Not only is it the best and cheapest home exercise equipment out there, but probably the only one you will ever need! I use it, my clients use it, it tones every part of your body and fits into your undies draw, pocket, or bag.  Read more

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How to improve your mood

how to imorove your mood paul knight coaching

Mood, is a feeling, an outlook, a state of mind, a chemical reaction. How to improve your mood is surprisingly simple and boils down to making just 3 simple behaviour changes in your day. Let me explain. Read more

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Exercise motivation – why you don’t have it and how you can get it (the easy way)

motivation to exercise

Exercise motivation can be a struggle sometimes. It largely depends on what your reasons to exercise are and what you think exercise actually is. Get these two things right and you will easily understand why you don’t have it and how you can get it, making being fit and healthy a breeze!

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How to get fit even when you have the housework, kids and work

5 minute fitness for busy women

Q. How do I get fit when I have the housework, kids and work to do?

Doing the housework, taking care of the kids and fitting in a job, take up many hours of most women’s daily lives. Hitting the gym or taking a class is not a long-term viable option most of the time. So what is the answer? Read more

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Fitness walking routine for weight loss and firmer muscles

outdoor workouts

This simple fitness walking routine will help you lose weight and tone your muscles.

You will not need any equipment except what the local council and Mother Nature has provided for you, free of charge! A fitness walking routine for weight loss using lampposts and muscle toning using a park bench. It incorporates ‘Fartlek’ and ‘Circuit Training” principles that allow you to take your fitness walking to another level. Let’s get you started… Read more

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The simple guide to new year resolutions that work

paul knight coaching simple guide to new year resolutions that work

Many of us make decisions to change something at some point in our lives. No more so that with a new year resolution.

But why is it we do this more in January as opposed to any other time of the year? New years day is the same as any other day after all. The simple guide to new year resolutions that work, introduces you to the one resolution that makes all the other resolutions easy to achieve! Read more

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Mindful Walking get fit and feel happy

mindful walking get fit feel happy

Walking is good for you, it helps keep you fit and healthy if done correctly. But did you know walking makes you happy? The practice of regular walks helps mental wellbeing as well as physical well being. Let me explain.

The benefits to health of putting one foot in front of the other as many times as you can throughout the day are well documented. Look at the success of couch to 5k or the abundance of step trackers on your phone or on your wrist. The gadgets and the courses encourage us to walk more. It’s good for us. The more time you spend walking, the less time you will spend being ill (in general).

That in itself is great for happiness and mental health as the mind and the body are linked. That is not what this article is about. Here we will discuss why walking makes you happy in more holistic terms. Read more

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what is fitness a simple fitness guide for beginners

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What is fitness anyway? A simple guide for beginners

Here is a simple fitness guide for beginners. All you really need to know without all the hype and confusion! Exercise is just moving. Moving in a certain way to get a reaction and an adaptation. This is a simple, plain English explanation of what that looks like. Read more

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15 minute walking challenge

15 minute walking challenge

THE 15-MINUTE WALKING CHALLENGE, YOU CAN DO THAT RIGHT?

Why do I ask you to focus on walking in the first place? You do it already, it’s easy to do, you don’t need special equipment to do it. You can do it anywhere, at any time and, if you don’t want people to look at you as you workout, they won’t know you are working out because you are just walking.

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