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This is a weekly article filled with bite-sized pieces of digestible health advice for busy doctors written by a personal trainer. Take a moment to refresh your mind, body and soul amidst the trauma of study.

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In this week’s Refresh article learn 3 tips for exercise beginners, how to make quick breakfast smoothies, and what mindset shift may make all the difference for your wellness.

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This week’s Refresh article will get you sitting less and moving more, drooling over an easy Overnight Oats recipe, and share with you an essential key to happiness.

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Learn how to get sweaty from just 10 minutes of exercise, enjoy a DIY breakfast smoothie guide for making every smoothie a great smoothie, and how to make your mindset better through a simple daily practice in this week’s Refresh article.

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Exercise It’s no surprise that most of us are sitting down wayyy too much these days, which is leading to all kinds of health problems from ‘nerd neck’ to dangerous levels of inactivity. If this is you (let’s be honest, it’s all of us), try a new habit this week called “3 every 30” coined…

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Exercise Here’s a fun and effective way to move more and all you need is your phone or a simple pedometer. Using a step app or pedometer, track your average daily steps without added intentional extras or exercise time. Once you know your average steps, set a larger amount as a goal, aim to hit…

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Exercise Stretch routine for chronic sitters Ever find yourself hunched forward? If you sit for long periods of time on a regular basis, you most likely have this type of posture to some extent. Most of us these days would benefit from working on improving our posture and one fantastic way to do this is…

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Exercise Shorter workouts can be effective, if you do them right! There’s one simple principle to follow when you’re strapped for time but you’re still committed to moving your body: the less time you have, the more intense the workout should be. You might think it’s crazy, but you can get sweating in just 1…

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This week’s Refresh article explores why warm-ups are essential before a workout (and how to do them effectively), hacks for increasing your water intake, and offers a practical way to give yourself a mental break.

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Learn how to get creative with your exercise and do a ‘pyramid workout,’ try a new Scrambled Tofu recipe for breakfast, and how to improve your mornings with two more epic morning rituals in this week’s Refresh article.

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Exercise Staying on our fitness game can be a challenge when we travel often. However if you are serious about maintaining an active lifestyle, there are certainly ways you can incorporate exercise into your trip. Try these suggestions: Incorporate a walk into your daily plans.Do a short cardio interval workout each morning or evening. Ten…

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This week’s Refresh article will share how to create your own full-body workout, uncover a Spaghetti Bolognese recipe with a twist, and challenge you to do something meaningful this week that you’ve been putting off.

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Learn what a ‘ladder’ workout is and how to create your own, be inspired to try a new Honey Soy Stir Fry recipe, and why diaphragmatic breathing should be on your daily to-do list in this week’s Refresh article.

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In this week’s Refresh article, explore another way to create your own ‘AMRAP’ workout you can do literally anywhere, how to make invigorating green juices with simple guidelines, and why it’s important to celebrate the wins.

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This week’s Refresh article will share with you how to keep fit on a budget, a simple Tahini Coleslaw recipe, and two more morning rituals you must begin if you haven’t already!

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Exercise In the exercise world, there’s weird names for everything! EMOM stands for “Every Minute On the MInute.” This is probably my favourite way to create a quick and effective workout. How it works: Choose how long your workout will be, for example 10 minutes. It’s preferable if you have an app or timer that…

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Exercise Feeling tight? Why not schedule in 10 minutes of stretching before you finish your day? Gentle stretching relieves tension, increases flexibility, and reduces the risk of injury. Here’s five Pilates stretches to get you started. You can also do them along with me on this 10-minute stretch video: https://youtu.be/GJ6d4Noqlfs Hip flexors – Lying on…

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Exercise Did you know you can get a sweat up without having to jump up and down? That’s right – low-impact interval training is great because you are moving your body in a way that elevates your heart rate, but doesn’t require high impact on your joints. Some basic examples of low-impact bodyweight exercises include:…

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Exercise If you find yourself sitting for long periods of time regularly, your posture is at risk of being compromised. This can result in tight back muscles, and weak chest muscles, which manifests as hunched forward shoulders and a slack core. One effective way to fix or prevent this is to regularly practice a couple…

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Exercise There’s this little piece of equipment that you can take with you and use basically anywhere for a really effective strength workout. Can you guess what I’m talking about? The trusty resistance band. Here’s 3 reasons why it’s so great: It’s a cost-effective investment in your fitness (they can be bought as cheap as…

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