Probiotics: Important facts to know

Probiotics: Important facts to know

Probiotics are the beneficial bacteria that live in your large intestine. If you look at the meaning of probiotics you begin to understand their importance to health; pro – before; bios – life They are the bacteria that feed on prebiotics; fibrous food material. How are they made? Most often, probiotics are created via fermentation within the large intestine. The origin of the word enzyme is Leaven; a substance that causes fermentation. Why might we use them? Fermentation is the rotting…

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The importance of a healthy digestive system

The importance of a healthy digestive system

A healthy digestive system is important for many specific reasons but at a basic level it helps you do 3 things; Extract, absorb & utilise more nutrients. To learn more about a healthy digestive system watch the video below. Alternatively join our health coaching workshop Mouth Teeth tear and chew food into small pieces and pass them down the oesophagus to the stomach. In the mouth you also release saliva to help lubricate and break down the food. Stomach It sits…

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Prebiotics: 5 important things to know

Prebiotics: 5 important things to know

Prebiotics are food ingredients that stimulate the growth of good probiotic bacteria in the gut microbiome. They are typically fibre your body is unable to digest. Prebiotics: 5 important things to know Promote better sleep Stabilise mood Strengthen immune system Consume at least 5g prebiotic fibre (30-40g fibre) Sources of prebiotics Oats Legumes Asparagus Bananas To learn more about Prebiotics: 5 important things to know please watch  the video below or attend on of our Health Coaching workshop You’ll find these…

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Medial Ankle Sprain

Medial Ankle Sprain

A Medial ankle sprain is the less common ankle sprain. More commonly we roll our ankle outward but a this ankle sprain occurs when our ankle rolls inward. Watch the video below and learn more about how to treat a medial ankle sprain or visit our Workshops page The sprain occurs when we tear the deltoid ligament on the inside or our ankle. These sprains are more rare for 2 reasons; The bone on the outside of your shin prevents…

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Diabetic Diet: Top 5 foods

Diabetic Diet: Top 5 foods

A diabetic diet can seem restrictive but it doesn’t have to be. You can include a variety of foods that will stabilise your blood sugar and help your diabetes. This list of foods is not exhaustive but a great place to start and making healthier choices can improve your condition. For more about our Diabetic Diet: Top 5 foods please watch the video below or attend our health coaching workshop Oats Although they are carbohydrates, they are good quality whole-grains that…

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Endurance Training: 5 Principles

Endurance Training: 5 Principles

Getting the most from your endurance training is done by following a flexible plan. You need to plan ahead, fix goals and events in place but be flexible because weather, injury, work or life in general can affect your plan. Train in Periods Many people think they need to get fitter faster and stronger incrementally all the way through year, this can lead to burnout. Training in periods throughout the year allows you to manage your intensity, injuries and work…

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Diabetes Exercise: 5 Top Tips

Diabetes Exercise: 5 Top Tips

A diabetes exercise plan is important to tackle the condition. It helps the body control blood sugar more effectively as well as other components of improving your fitness. Listen to our podcast below to get more information and visit http://www.christopherhole.com/workshops to find out about our Health Coaching Workshop Benefits Muscles use glucose Body use insulin more effectively Improves balance Help lose body fat Improve sleep quality Improve CV system Improve immune system Before you start your diabetes exercise regime make sure…

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Health Coaching Program

Health Coaching Program

Our Health Coaching Program is the only one that brings together the 3 components of health; thinking, eating and moving. If you think health information is contradictory or confusing this program will help you simplify and demystify it. Watch the following videos and learn some of the fundamentals of health ___________________________________________ There are 3 components to heath and they influence each other, by balancing them they work together to give you better health. Learn more about how to do this from…

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Scoliosis Exercise: A great exercise

Scoliosis Exercise: A great exercise

This scoliosis exercise isn’t about lifting the heaviest weight, think more about hip and spine stability. Scoliosis is a condition of the spine that causes it to curve right to left or via versa and due to muscle imbalances this can effect the function of these joints. Watch and follow the video below to learn how to do this scoliosis exercise. Teaching Points Start on one knee Feet & knee apart for more stability Hold small weight by the hip…

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How to get fit faster

How to get fit faster

How to get fit faster is not glamorous but it irons out the creases and challenges so you can get on with getting fit instead of starting and stopping! Watch the video below If you’re in Bristol or Bath join our 6-week health coaching program by clicking here http://www.christopherhole.com/workshops What does the media tell you? What you can do Not how implement Leave you to work it out for yourself Not helping you with the bigger picture Where do you…

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