Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Inactivity – Time to Sit Less and Move More

We know that as a population in Ireland (and this is true of many Westernised developed countries) that we aren't getting enough physical activity into our week. Just 32% of Irish adults are sufficiently active according to our national physical activity guidelines (Healthy Ireland, 2015), and this figure is even lower among children at primary … Continue reading Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Inactivity – Time to Sit Less and Move More

Overtraining, Under-fuelling & Women’s Health – An Issue Worth Talking About

Warning - honest article ahead. I've been asked to write about over-training on the blog quite a bit this year. I have written about it in the past (check that out here), and I think as we have recently rolled into a new year that it's time to chat about it again. What is over-training? Quite … Continue reading Overtraining, Under-fuelling & Women’s Health – An Issue Worth Talking About

9 Resolutions for 2019 – The Importance of Simplicity and Sustainability

Have YOU made New Year's Resolutions? I prefer to call mine intentions & goals, but I do it every December. I reflect on the year just gone, what I've achieved and what I haven't, and look forward to a new beginning. I set new intentions, and source renewed motivation to continue working on those from … Continue reading 9 Resolutions for 2019 – The Importance of Simplicity and Sustainability

Let’s Talk About Brain Health – Making Brain Gains Throughout Your Life

Recently, I spotted an ad for a Brain Health and Brain Disease conference at University College Dublin, organised by the Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland, directed at both healthcare professionals and the general population. I decided to go, as I'm a bit of a nerd when it comes to learning in medicine. I also have seen the … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Brain Health – Making Brain Gains Throughout Your Life