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6 Minute Muffin Top Workout

muffin top workout

Some people want leaner legs, others might strive for broader shoulders, but one thing almost everyone wants is a good set of abs… and to find a great muffin-top workout! What are Abs? ‘Abs’, short for ‘abdominal muscles’, are actually comprised of the Transverse Abdominis, Internal and External Obliques and Rectus Abdominis. These work together with all […]

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Habits That Will Get You Healthy & Fit For Life

Being healthy and fit is about more than just looking great. It means feeling your best every day! A lot of people are discouraged from living healthier lifestyles because they imagine having to commit hours of each day to going to the gym while eat a restrictive diet. In reality, this type of living can […]

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Unusual Healthy Salad Recipe Combos You Must Try!

salad recipe

There’s nothing like a fresh, tasty, light and healthy salad to remind you that, rain or shine, the calendar confirms it is indeed Summer here in the UK. Having said that, the quickest way to be deterred from ever eating another leaf is to be presented with a limp bowl of wilting lettuce and a few wrinkly […]

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Do Natural Sleep Aids Work?

natural sleep aids insomnia

If you’ve ever been on sleep tablets you’ll know they can come with some unpleasant side effects including drowsiness the next day and addiction, but do alternatives like natural sleep aids actually work and are they safer?   Your doctor should have informed you that sleeping pills and mood medications like antidepressants and anti-anxiety medicines […]

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We Enter The World of Beatrix Potter

hill top farm review

This Summer I achieved a childhood ambition of visiting the magical world of Beatrix Potter by booking a holiday to where she lived near Lake Windermere in the Lake District.   Not only that but a quick google led me to a special ‘Beatrix Potter Experience’ holiday run by the Lindeth Howe hotel, the only […]

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Healthy Lemon Tart Recipe

healthy lemon tart recipe

I grew up in the Channel Islands and would frequently holiday in France, where Tarte au Citron is a restaurant staple and the taste of Summer itself. This Healthy Lemon Tart recipe has all of the flavour but with no refined flour or sugar, just a whole lotta nutritious goodness.   The crust is also […]

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How to Get More Protein for Women who are Too Busy

protein for women

Protein powders have been popular in the fitness industry for years, but only recently have they become more mainstream, and too often I find people, especially those new to getting fit and healthy, suspicious about a big tub of powder with labels they don’t understand.   But dismissing protein powders is missing a trick, and […]

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FitBakes – the High Protein, Low Calorie Cake (Review)

fitbakes low calorie cake review

Ella from FitBakes has created low calorie, high protein cake pots for health and calorie conscious cake and fitness lovers alike. But do they taste as good as real cake? I tried them and will give you my verdict here.   I love cake (don’t we all?) but I’m also a 5’2 petite woman who, […]

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Dessert Hummus 4 Ways

dessert hummus recipes

Although you probably associate hummus with carrot sticks, pitta bread, and if you have a weaning baby, breadsticks and a lot of mess, dessert hummus is taking the culinary, and health food worlds by storm.   Ever curious to try anything vaguely funky I wasn’t going to skip the chance to get experimental, and I […]

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Mummy Bloggers You Should be Following

mummy bloggers

Motherhood is wonderful but very tough. So when it all gets too much and you feel like you can’t cope, here’s a list of the top Mummy Bloggers to help you realise you’re not alone.   Whether it’s teething tips, healthy after school snacks, you’re feeling guilty because you forgot the tooth fairy (again) or […]

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