Thoroughly enjoyed chatting all things parkHIIT with Beibhinn Byrne and Liam Coburn on the Q102 breakfast show this week. My big hairy audacious goal is to bring parkHIIT to every county and community in Ireland so it was great to be able to promote this over the airwaves. You can catch the full interview right here!Read More
We all need a little bit of resistance in our lives. Resistance exercise that is. Twice a week at least seeing as you asked.
If you don’t believe me then take a look at what the World Health Organization has to say on the matter:
“Muscle-strengthening activities should be done involving major muscle groups on 2 or more days a week.”Read More
I'm asked this question all the time and it really amazes me how few people are aware of even the minimum requirements for healthy adults. In the short video below, I talk about the World Health Organization's recommended levels of physical activity for adults.
Are you hitting the minimum recommended levels? Check out the video to find out!Read More
It’s around this time every January that many New Year resolutions have begun to falter or have been totally ditched already. The second Friday in January is now known as “Quitters Friday” and Monday just passed has been dubbed “Blue Monday” as it’s apparently the most depressing day of the year. What a load of horsesh1t. They are just days of the week like any other day. I choose not to read into the nonsense that the tabloid media feel the need to perpetuate at this time of year.Read More
Drum roll please! I'm launching an online health and wellness program. It's called the 30 Day Healthy Living Challenge. I've been writing, blogging and vlogging here at Office Worker Health for two years providing quality free content every single week. This will be my first paid offering so I'm incredibly excited to tell you all about it. It starts very soon on November 1st so check out all the information below and get yourself signed up, if you are committed to the plan then I can guarantee you will see results in 30 days!Read More
I spoke about the importance of warming up and stretching before commencing a workout in a recent article. This blog is all about the stretching and cooling down required after you’ve completed your workout.
Let’s look at the steps you should be including before and after every exercise session, no matter what the workout may be (resistance or cardio training):
- Warm up
- Pre workout stretching (warm up stretches)
- Cool down
- Post workout stretching (cool down stretches)Read More