Weekly Health and Fitness Roundup: 4th – 10th June, 2012

Frosty windows, cold mornings, freezing nights…winter’s here, and it can be easy to succumb to winter-time excuses instead of training consistently.  So this week, the Inspire Fitness Health and Fitness Roundup looks at how you can stay focused throughout the winter cold so that your training keeps you healthy and strong!

“Fitness programs: 7 tips for staying motivated”: The Mayo Clinic provides some simple tips that reinforce the Inspire Fitness training philosophy – exercise should be fun, challenging, progressive, and done regularly!

“5 excuses that keep you unhealthy (and how to destroy them)”: Feeling the need for some no-nonsense excuse busters?  This blog post from Zen Habits outlines some of the most common excuses for avoiding healthy activities (or maintaining unhealthy ones!), and, more importantly, how you can overcome these roadblocks.

“Gen Y’s to become Gen D (Generation Diabetes)”: The Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute is one of the world’s premiere research centres into heart health and diabetes.  Recent research indicates that the diabetes pandemic will affect 1 in 3 of today’s Generation Y.  Read on for more information about diabetes prevalence in young Australians.