Should You Exercise Before Eating Breakfast?

CoachMel Exercise 6 Comments

It’s another of those much debated topics. In one camp they say you should never exercise on an empty stomach because it can lead to muscle wasting and exercise burn out. But, in the other camp there are those who swear by working out before eating anything. In the past I’ve generally encouraged eating something small before exercising, however I’ve swayed …


Does Exercise Curb Appetite?

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Doctors and scientists have known for years that regular exercise can help us lose weight. Unfortunately though, it’s not a sure thing. Many people exercise regularly, but still struggle to get the weight off and keep it off. So what’s going on? Moderate Exercise Stimulates Appetite It turns out that exercise, especially moderate exercise, such as walking, light jogging or …


How To Be Healthy

CoachMel Healthy Eating 11 Comments

I spoke recently at a local ladies meeting on the subject of looking after ourselves from the inside out. We had a lovely evening of pampering, which included demonstrations on making face masks from ingredients in your own kitchen, as well as foot massages, manicures, facial treatments, and finally my talk. I thought it would be good to share some …


How To Avoid A Cold This Fall

CoachMel Answers 12 Comments

I’ve already noticed quite a few people on Facebook mentioning they have a cold, and it’s not even officially fall yet. So, why does the common cold occur more frequently during the fall (autumn) and winter months? It’s actually not the cold weather itself which causes the cold, as some people think. But rather, it is most likely to be caused …