Fitness and health

NOTE: OLD BLOG POST, JUST SHUFFLING THINGS AROUND.

DISCLAIMER: THESE ARE MY OPINIONS AND THOUGH BASED IN FACTUAL RESEARCH, THIS PIECE’S ONLY INTENTION IS TO PROMOTE THOUGHT ON THE TOPIC OF HEALTH

The world health organisation defines health as:

A complete state of physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

This definition acknowledges that health is more than just the physical aspect. It involves a fine interdependence of your physical body, your brain and your mind to work together in providing you with a healthy life. In part our lifestyle is responsible for the degree of healthiness we attain. For example somebody who constantly over eats, drinks excessive amounts of alcohol and is a chain smoker most certainly is at higher risk of developing not only physical illnesses but the mental health and social health of such a person will also begin to suffer. And then there are a whole host of different lifestyle choices we make on a day to day basis which increase of decrease our risk of developing certain mental or physical illnesses.  Continue reading

Obesity: Conquering the silent enemy: Part 2

Hi lovely people! This is the time where I open all gates to my soul (not really) and tell you all of my secrets (just the ones about weight loss)

Disclaimer: Don’t skip this

Now before I do go on and share, I want to point out that I started this on a whim and it became kind of big. I did not consult any dietician or doctor. Or even a friend. I just winged it really. But it worked for me. I’m not saying that everything I did has been easy sailing or always the correct thing to do. I’m not saying that what I did will necessary work for the next person. And if you are struggling with your weight and have not been successful in the past this may give you some inspiration. I am not a doctor (yet) and not a professional dietician so if you are looking for medical advise, this post is probably not for you. Seek professional help.

Now that is out of the way, let us begin!  Continue reading