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How to improve what you eat and lose weight?

A friend of mine has asked for some help with losing weight.  One thing I’ve learned is that you can exercise until the cows come home… but it’s actually in the kitchen that makes a big difference.  Exercise can help, … Continue reading

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Take Care of Yourself: Part 2: Eat Well

In my second part of my Take Care of Yourself series, today I’m looking at how to Eat Well. Remember this all stems from something a very wise and lovely lady once said to me… ‘Take care of yourself: Eat … Continue reading

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5/5 Top 10 ways to achieve your personal best

To take your training and competition to the next level you need to do more than just put in time, you need to have a plan.  Your training program requires constant adjustment throughout the year to avoid plateaux and burnout. … Continue reading

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Ditch the fizzy drinks and drink water instead…

I’ve posted about me not drinking fizzy drinks and drinking water instead, before: Why I don’t drink Diet Coke or Coffee anymore… Water & Hydration However I came across this the other day in the Metro: It’s common sense really… but … Continue reading

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New Year – New You?

It’s January.  Christmas and New Year are over and it’s back to the grind.   Do you feel that you have maybe over indugled in food or drink? Or perhaps you didn’t exercise as much as you’d liked to have in December?  … Continue reading

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Two Week Food Test… 4 days to go…

I posted about this a few weeks ago…and I must admit, I’m a little nervous about the next few weeks… I’m changing my diet to try the Two Week Test.  This is where I reduce or eliminate my well loved … Continue reading

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Diets (that) don’t work

I came across a friend who is trying the Grapefruit diet (I’m not going to link to it, if you want to know what it’s about, google it).  She’s successfully lost 6lbs in 4 days and is going to do … Continue reading

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New Nutrition Page

I’ve added a new Nutrition page on the top bar of my blog.  I’ll collate any blog posts I do in relation to Food, Nutrition and Weight Loss.  🙂 Go to Nutrition on the top bar to see it.

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Eating fruit as part of your daily diet

The reasons to eat fruit are endless, although we still sometimes opt for easier to source other options for snacks instead.  It’s easy to encorporate fruit as part of your daily intake. Average human body is composed of 57% water, while … Continue reading

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Want to lose weight?

I’m reading Why we get fat: and what to do about it, by Gary Taubes, (I got the audiobook infact), and thought I’d share some of the ideas within it: If you want to lose weight, it’s less about reducing how … Continue reading

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