Fleur Borrelli’s Blog

Get your biorhythm back

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Get your biorhythm back Did you know that the more routine your daily habits, the further you move away from what is your natural rhythm.  This is because going by the clock prevents you from making decisions about your needs at a particular time.  Instead you make decisions based on the time of day and

Become younger with exercise

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How do you become younger with exercise Your chronological age is defined by the number of years you have been alive. Your biological age, on the other hand, is related to the amount of wear and tear you have subjected your body to over the years. One of the factors that really affects your biological

Exercising on an empty stomach

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Discover why exercising on an empty stomach could change your life..... This is an approach to exercise that really makes sense.  For some of you it may be completely contradictory to what you believe.  A quick snack before exercise will give you an energy boost, right?  Wrong, whatever we eat will be packed away in

Are you stress tolerant

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If you answer ‘yes’ to any of the questions below, chances are you may be stress intolerant. Do you seethe with rage if you have to sit on the train next to someone talking on their phone? Do you break down in tears when the bus timetable changes? Do you want to throw a bucket

Don’t skimp on the salt

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Both the British Heart Foundation and the American Heart Association recommend no more than 1 teaspoon of salt per day.  Any more than this, they say may raise your blood pressure and increase your risk of developing coronary artery disease. But is this really case the case? Apart from making food taste better, salt has

Why I am recommending The Metabolic Balance programme

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The Metabolic Balance Programme The German nutritional programme Metabolic Balance (MB) came to Britain in 2008.  It is designed to reset your hormone levels, particularly insulin in order to be able to regulate the amount of fat you store in the body. Insulin is a storage hormone that stops us accessing our fat stores. The

Why its superfood not superfoods

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  We should be focusing on superfood and not superfoods ....... Eating blueberries or seaweed every day won’t make you live to be a hundred years old.  But including a variety of colour in your diet and having a rich selection of nourishing foods will go a long way to contributing to healthy ageing. A

The Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training

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  If you have not exercised for a while or even if you have, high intensity interval training (HIIT) is definitely something to incorporate into your physical activity. This is regardless of whether your goal is to increase your lean muscle or prepare for an endurance event.   High intensity activity is all about working

Don’t be too quick to turn your heating on

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Don’t be too quick to turn the heating on The minute the temperature drops below a certain point, on goes the central heating. We live in within a culture of convenience and we don’t like to get cold. Thermostats ensure that rooms are kept at a constant ambient temperature. But is this really to our

Why do we need Vitamin D

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Vitamin D – why do we need it   Why do we need  vitamin D?  Well it is one of the oldest hormones on Earth which means that it is linked to almost every function in your body.  It is made by you when sunlight hits your skin from cholesterol in your body. The link