Louise Irvine

Louise has a passion for sports and exercise. She believes that everyone should incorporate exercise into their daily lives. For as long as Louise can remember she wanted a career in the fitness realm, as the years pass her career evolves but her passion for health and fitness remains. Louise has been involved in sports all her life has played badminton and netball at club level and competed in athletics at Scottish level. After training with friends at her gym she competed at the Scottish national indoor rowing event and was 3rd in her category. Louise has also competed in the yearly Scottish cross challenge event – Super Fit and hopes to continue to compete and improve her time. At the moment Louise is training for the multi discipline athletics event heptathlon. Louise has been teaching physical education in Edinburgh primary schools for 4 years and also teaches part time at Edinburgh University, delivering the physical education module in the primary bed course. Louise has her own personal training business which offers personal training in Edinburgh. Louise has created her own website www.concepthealth.co.uk where full details of her personal training services and fitness classes can be found.
Articles by Louise Irvine:

Having Trouble Sticking to your New Year Resolution?

Most people, at this time of year, think about making changes to their health. Whether your goal is to lose weight, become stronger or healthier it is important that you not only want to change but are really ready to make changes.

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5 Tips for Good Health

At this time of the year we start to forget our new year’s resolutions and fall back into old habits. Here are 5 easy tips for making sure that you stay on track for a healthier you in 2010.

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Beginner’s Guide To A Healthy Lifestyle Part Three: Healthy eating in winter months

In the depths of winter it is all too easy to reach for the comfort foods that help us beat the winter blues and feel better. The winter is not the time to try and shift weight but it is important that we eat to fight off the winter lurgie and avoid piling on the pounds.

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A beginner’s guide to a healthier lifestyle – part two

Part Two: How To Increase Your Activity Levels

The previous Beginner’s Guide focussed on setting realistic goals to make changes to lifestyle. This article describes ways in which you can meet your goals, suggesting possible first steps towards increasing your activity levels and creating a healthier you.

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Beginner’s Guide To A Healthy Lifestyle. Part One: First Steps – Goal Setting

Over the next few months my beginner’s guide to a healthy lifestyle will take you on journey towards a healthier lifestyle. This guide will encourage you and give you the tools you need to take small steps towards your goals.

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