Football & Goals…

“In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are.” Arnold H. Glasgow (1905 to 1998) His business was a humour magazine that he marketed to firms nationally, which firms would turn it into their “house organ” to send to their customers. He carried on this business for over… Read More

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Fitness Goals: Keeping Yourself in Top Shape

Exercising our muscles and burning calories is one way to enjoy the mental, physical, and health benefits associated with fitness. Setting a fitness goal is one way to get the most out of physical activity. Fitness goals encourage us to push hard, hold us accountable for our actions, and help us stay optimistic about the… Read More

5 Steps to Meet your Body’s Nutritional Needs & Aid your Fitness Goals

Okay, so January is nearly over, but you may still (just) be sticking to that New Year’s resolution of losing weight and getting fit! If you are trying to shed weight or gain muscle, you may have heard of macronutrients – or macros for short. However, calculating how much of your calorie intake should come… Read More

5 Tips for Getting More Out of Your Workout

When it comes to improving your health, after changing your diet, the next step is to get yourself a gym membership and to start getting into a good workout routine. A lot of people can feel a bit overwhelmed when they first start hitting the gym. Losing the love handles and gaining some muscle is… Read More

Four Quick (Do & Don’t) Tips for Getting Staff Reviews Right

Conducting staff reviews is an essential part of being a manager, and it can be a great opportunity to: Reconnect with your employees; Workshop any issues; and Set fresh goals for the months ahead. To ensure reviews are positive and constructive, follow these four quick do’s and don’ts. 1. Do Not Space Reviews Too Far… Read More

Teamwork: Motivation Losses & Gains in Groups

1.0 What is Motivation? Motivation is a reason or reasons for acting or behaving in a particular way. The word motivation is derived from the word ‘motive’ which means needs, desires, wants or drives within the individual. Motivation should be perceived as a dynamic and multidimensional process; it is the process of stimulating people to… Read More

Your Weight Doesn’t Determine Good Health

You cannot predict someone’s health just by looking at them. Many thin people are not as healthy or as strong as someone heavier. As measured by body mass index (BMI), some people are overweight, despite being extremely active and otherwise healthy. For example, I am 5′ 7”, just under 13 stone, and have a BMI… Read More