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The weekends can be a tricky time. People tend to go off the rails with nutrition purely because one bad meal turns into another and another and another. And before you know it, the drinks on Friday after work have led to a blow out Saturday and Sunday. Another possible reason is that you’ve…(Read More)

If you are an active individual, you may be eating an in-adequate amount of protein to support your fitness goals and you may be subsequently sabotaging your efforts in the gym. Whilst it’s easy for most of us to get enough protein at dinner and lunch, breakfast can be a struggle. In my…(Read More)

Who doesn’t love a Wagga’s. This restaurant has taken the high street by storm since its launch 1992 and is now a family favourite. The majority of people have no clue how easily calories can add up in just one meal though and today I want to bring that to light with the…(Read More)

Easter Is The Little Sibling Of Christmas In Terms Of Weight Gain Over the Easter period people are surprised when they gain anything from 1-4 lbs in weight. Times have changed. Treats such as Easter eggs are almost 3 x the size they were when I was growing up. But more importantly weight gained…(Read More)

Patience Is A Virtue In So Many Ways I quickly want to touch on one of the biggest qualities required when embarking on any diet or fitness programme and that is PATIENCE. When people target permanent weight loss, the quality of PATIENCE is a crucial factor. Without it, you might find yourself making decisions that…(Read More)

The Pain That Kicks In The Next Day The ladies in my Boot Camp class have been working incredibly hard over the past seven weeks and as a result, most if not all have experienced muscle soreness in the days afterwards. When you exercise intensely, it causes small micro-tears in your muscle tissue, which…(Read More)

Heart rate monitors…. A useful gadget worth investing in? Heart rate is an important indicator of the intensity of effort and the body’s physiological adaptation. Heart rate monitoring is an important component especially in cardiovascular fitness assessment and fitness training programmes. The have been developed to measure healthy people’s heart rate and help…(Read More)

Picture this, it’s mid-afternoon and you’re only halfway through your to-do list, but until you get a serious coffee or sugar hit, all you can think about is sneaking off for a cheeky power nap. Ring a bell? Those overwhelming responsibilities and demands can drain every ounce of energy before the…(Read More)

One of the most common excuses for any parent, especially new Mums is that they don’t have time to exercise and as a new parent myself, I get it. Rushing from one thing to the next, feeding, changing, nap time, tidying the house, dropping the kids off at school, making lunches, making dinners, whilst…(Read More)

It doesn’t matter what diet you follow. To lose weight, you’ve got to know when to ease back on your portions. Easier said than done when you’re faced with a giant bowl of your Mum’s home cooked bolognese however. But there is no denying that our portion sizes have increased dramatically…(Read More)

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