Navigating Christmas

I thought this would be the perfect time to write this, Christmas carols are playing in the shops and even the Coca-Cola advert is back on the TV. So, what does this mean for average Joe? An excuse. An excuse to eat more, drink more alcohol and under the guise of ‘it’s Christmas’. Now don’t…

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Mindfullness and Your ‘WHY’

There is a phrase being chucked around at the moment in the health and fitness industry – to be mindful. What actually does it mean and really does it make a difference to nutrition? Quite literally it means to think about things, and yes it does make a difference, especially when it comes to nutrition…

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Weight Loss – where to start!

Weight loss can be such a minefield. So in the blink of an eye, all the Christmas and New Year madness has passed us by and for a lot of people they are left feeling tired, lethargic, overweight and looking at a perceived mountain to climb as far as weight loss goes. The thing is,…

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Habits – good and bad

A habit (or want) is a routine of behaviour which is repeated regularly and tends to occur subconsciously Bad habits can seriously derail our progress however good habits help us succeed. I’ll be completely honest, my bad habits are not getting enough sleep(but I’m working on it), drinking too much coffee(I think there is a link there)…

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SLEEEEEEEEEP! Start your day firing on all cylinders

I can’t overestimate the importance of this one for everyday wellbeing. So many people are sleep deprived and have horrendous sleep patterns as a result. Poor memory, decision making, concentration, recovery and fat loss are just some of the things which are affected by poor sleep and with some small lifestyle changes, it can be…

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The Yo-Yo Effect

I recently had a consultation with a client who I believe is a bit on the extreme side of misunderstanding on a healthy nutrition plan, however a lot of people fall into similar pitfalls. Her breakfast comprised of ‘Cheerios’ with low fat milk and a banana. Then through the morning (because snacking is bad isn’t…

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