It’s the time of year when many health and fitness magazines have their top lists of how to achieve various body composition goals with countdowns such as “14 days to a six-pack”, “lose 3 inches in 7 days”, “get amazing arms, legs and abs in 8 moves” and so on.

There is a culture or myth that in fitness and sports performance, MORE is better. Rest and recovery are as of equal importance as the training or workout portion of the regime when devising a programme. However, because people think they get the training benefits by ‘doing’, they often overlook or don’t understand the importance of rest and recovery.

Asia presents its occupants with great opportunities to get fit, lose fat and look great. The lifestyle is more relaxed, gyms are more affordable and personal training is more within one’s means.

Stress is the modern day killer. Stress is making you old, making you fat, impacting your productivity at work, affecting your relationships and getting in the way of you reaching your optimal health.

The calorie myth is a hard one to kill. Calories are not the most important issue when striving for effortless fat loss and health.

When it comes to health and fitness, being able to move correctly is integral. Our bodies are designed to move freely, effectively and efficiently with all joints and muscles interrelated through the amazing Human Movement System (HMS). One of the big topics at the moment is about footwear and what is actually best for us.

Vietnam is an amazing country — a developing country. Which brings many interesting situations in regard to health, wealth and longevity.

About this time of year — approximately two to four months after New Year — I see dissatisfied people who just aren’t getting results or are constantly picking up injuries from their resolutions to become healthier and slimmer.

It’s early afternoon, you find yourself hunched over the keyboard with your head tilted at a funny angle, a growing pain in your lower back or shoulders and the to-do list still weighing on your ming. Not only is this sapping your energy and creativity, which reduces your productivity, it is going to affect your quality of life.

Did you realise that you have more bacteria in your gut than cells in your body? 100 trillion microorganisms… 10 times more bacteria than the combined number of cells in the human body. With this knowledge you could really say that we are more bacteria than human.

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