Holistic Balance
Holistic Balance

Holistic Balance

Balance is dynamic, it moves and is constantly adjusting to react to the situation. The purpose of this blog is to help you with the tools, tactics and strategies to maximise your returns on time and money invested in your health and fitness.


Actifit bug (or possible anti-cheating feature)

27 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments TheBalanceGuy

This is a little 'heads up' for anyone who is using actifit as part of your move to earn strategy. When you are submitting your daily report, make sure you do it well before midnight.If you begin before midnight, but the clock passes 00:00 before you...

How to get paid for exercising..(part 2)

18 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments TheBalanceGuy

As the title suggests, this is a follow-on post from How to get paid for exercising part 1, though i should probably have titled this one something along the lines of "how to passively earn crypto by walking". Anyway, on to the good stuff.After usi...

8 weeks to a smaller firmer waistline

11 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments TheBalanceGuy

It's fairly common in the new year for people to make loads of self-improvement type new years resolutions. And most of the time, the results fall far short of the expectation.  The reasons for this are usually simple; there's no plan, no clear and e...

25 Minute Runners HIIT

10 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments TheBalanceGuy

Welcome to the first in this series of short, high intensity interval training sessions. These workouts are designed to help runners of all levels improve running performance and economy. This is achieved through a mixture of strengthening exercises,...

How to get paid for exercising.. Part 1

19 Jun 2021 2 minute read 2 comments TheBalanceGuy

We all know that getting regular exercise can save you  money on healthcare costs over the years, especially as all of the biggest killers in the developed world are related to not being active. Even if you're overweight, by being active you reduce y...

How to quit smoking (part 1)

21 May 2021 2 minute read 4 comments TheBalanceGuy

How to quit smoking Part 1. How the habit is formed.    At some point, most, if not all smokers will try to quit. And fail. Believe it or not, this is a good thing. Having failed to quit, probably several times, is all part of quitting.  Quitting is...

How to make a healthy habit stick

20 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments TheBalanceGuy

How to make a healthy habit stick   Chatting to many of my challengers over the last few days, and it seems motivation is sometimes letting you down.... Feeling motivated is an emotional state, and like all emotional states, it rises and falls, kind...

Why you shouldn't try to lose weight

19 May 2021 2 minute read 4 comments TheBalanceGuy

I hear it all the time.. I want to lose some weight for my wedding Or  My doctor says I need to lose weight because of my (insert name of non-communicable medical condition here).   The fact of the matter is both are doomed to be successful failures....

If there's no challenge, there's no change

19 May 2021 1 minute read 2 comments TheBalanceGuy

I'm sure some of my clients think I'm like a broken record with this saying, but I only repeat it until it sinks in, and they challenge themselves. The funny thing is, once they begin to routinely challenge themselves, they see real results! You can'...

Top 7 healthy eating tips

18 May 2021 2 minute read 2 comments TheBalanceGuy

Top 7 healthy eating tips   It can be difficult to establish good habits when it comes to eating wholesome food, especially in todays fast paced world, where many people feel they don't have the time to prepare healthy meals. Does this sound like...