Following up from my last blog- ‘Older Adults and Exercise’, I’d like to reassure anyone that thinks that they have left it too late to start any type of physical activity- that it’s never too late. Shockingly the Department of Health claim that in the over 65 age group, just 17% of men and 13% […]Read More Never Too Old
My last job was as a Community Nurse for Older people, but as I have mentioned previously, sadly this role was discontinued. I still cannot quite believe this. It was such a valuable role- we visited people in their own homes and helped older adults and those with long-term health conditions to stay living independently […]Read More Older Adults and Exercise
I am a Registered Nurse, have an MSc in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health, as well as a Certificate in Counselling. I am also a Registered Gym Instructor, currently studying for a Diploma in Personal Training and Nutritional Advice. My aim is to empower people to lead fuller lives through personalised programmes that restore […]Read More A bit about me
I have to say that I am now a bit of a hypocrite as I feel I have not had a good session at the gym unless I get Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS). Please see my previous blog post on DOMS. Mostly I train with my husband who is my ‘gym buddy’. This works […]Read More No DOMS
I have received my very first Bloggers Recognition Award from Notebooksandglasses, thankyou so much for this nomination. It is always hard starting something new, so this will help motivate me to continue, because you do often wonder if it’s worth it…..if anyone ever takes the time to read what you post, or if it interests anyone. […]Read More Bloggers Recognition Award
I am pleased to say that I have provisionally passed my level 3 Practical Assessment, as well as the anatomy and physiology coursework. All that remains now is two case studies and the nutritional coursework, and a nutritional case study….which is going to take a while. I will take a break from it all over […]Read More Practical Assessment passed!
The practical classroom work is out of the way now for my Level 3 Diploma in Personal training. I have my practical assessment next week…..just a little bit terrified! Apparently I am (unofficially) now a Gym Instructor, so my level 2 has been achieved, YAY! That being said, there is a mound of coursework and […]Read More Training hard