Childhood Obesity – Our Responsibility

Almost a third of Irish children are now overweight and the country ranks 58th out of 200 countries for its proportion of overweight youths, new data shows. Latest statistics show a 10-fold increase in the rate of obesity among Irish boys between 1975 and 2016, and a 9-fold increase among Irish girls! Just 1 perContinue reading “Childhood Obesity – Our Responsibility”

Mental Health – Benefits Of Exercise

In the past week where we saw thousands across the country partake in the annual Darkness into Light for Pieta House, it struck me as to how important our mental health is. Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handleContinue reading “Mental Health – Benefits Of Exercise”

Motivation… Our biggest hurdle

“Nothing worth doing was ever easy”, right? The biggest hurdle we all face when hitting the gym is our motivation to actually go and start or to just keep going!You feel motivated right now and you think this motivation will keep growing and growing, leading you to start exercising soon. Motivation is what gets youContinue reading “Motivation… Our biggest hurdle”