Author: Martha Lourey-Bird

Regardless of how old your children are, there’s a way to make exercise fun for the whole family. Don’t panic – while doing active things together as a family is important and is a healthy habit to develop, you don’t always have to be active...

‘Mindfulness’ is one of those health and wellbeing buzzwords that seems to be everywhere you look right now. It hit my radar about five years ago, and ever since, I’ve been doing what I can to include it in my – and my family’s –...

And that word is – fun! Yes, really. I truly believe that exercise is fun – or at least it can be. In fact, I’m so passionate about this topic, I’ve written an entire book about it. I also understand how that might seem like a...

When you’re feeling irritated, frustrated or cranky, you might be inclined to skip the exercise you had planned – but a better strategy is to pull your trainers on and get moving. A single session of physical activity is sufficient to trigger the release of...

It’s official: exercise is good for your brain. And no, not just for your mental health (although it is (seriously!) great for that, which you can read about here), but for your grey matter’s physical capabilities, or cognitive function, too. In particular it can: Sharpen your...