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Why You Should Cheat On Your Diet

Yes you heard right – CHEAT on your diet! You might have heard the phrase ‘cheat meal’ or ‘cheat day’ circulating recently; it’s quite a hot topic in the fitness world, though the concept is nothing new. Other terms used are ‘refeeding’ and ‘cycling’, ‘carb-up days’ and ‘high kcal days’.   Let’s say that as […]

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Different Goals for Different Mums

What do you feel when you see this picture? (source) Inspired? Jealous? Angry? Impressed? When this picture of Maria Kang went viral there was an online uproar, with women calling her everything from unusual to unrealistic to downright degrading to women. The general consensus was, how very shallow, and how very unfair to expect other […]

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Burn off the Easter Eggs With This Fun Activity!

This is the most awesome game to play at Easter with your kids, and makes a fab couple of hours out in the fresh air, AND it’s fantastic exercise! Egg Rolling is so much fun!   The tradition of Egg Rolling, also known as Pace-Egging, goes back hundreds of years, from the Old English word […]

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Should You Send Your Kids To Bootcamp?

Is it just me or is our obsession with all things health, diet, and fitness now being inflicted on our children, as young as 2?! Don’t get me wrong, as a nutritionist and the Director of a health and fitness company I’m a Tiger Mother when it comes to my kids’ well-being – they don’t […]

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The Scales Will Make Fools Of You

They’ve been the cause of many a panic, headache, bad mood, as well as joy, pride and feelings of self-control. Tears are shed and frustration, anger and disappointment take hold. The scales sure do have us under their thumb don’t they. I doubt there’s a person reading this who hasn’t at some point got on […]

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See Polly in the Chichester Observer!

Another Press Release! Polly and fellow finalist Deborah Garrick approached their local paper from the historical (and quite lovely we think!) town of Chichester, who published this article and photo of Polly. The paper has a weekly readership of nearly 40,000 , that’s pretty good publicity for us! http://www.chichester.co.uk/news/local/chichester-mums-make-uk-finals-at-awards-1-5952380   Chichester Mums make UK finals […]

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Protein Power

We all know protein is a necessary part of our diet, and increasingly people are turning to it to help them lose weight and burn fat, so what exactly IS protein and where can we find it? Most people know meat is a good source, but that is a very simplistic answer, when in fact […]

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Networking Mummies – The first of many awards!

As finalists in the Networking Mummies National Recognition Awards we will be featured in various Press Releases, raising the profile of not only The Fit Mum Formula but also some other deserving Mums and their businesses. All of us are from the Hampshire branch – a county that has fared pretty well in the Awards! […]

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What food is in Season Now? Spring Vegetables

The baby-freshness that Spring brings is smelt and tasted in the little gifts that poke through along with the blossom that adorns the trees and bushes around us.   We’re all ready for it too after months of hearty root vegetables and meaty stews. I prefer baby leeks, carrots, peas and any other miniature to […]

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The Perfect Diet

What’s the perfect diet? Is it low carb? Vegetarian? Low sugar? Vegan? Paleo? Low fat? High fat? High fibre? How many calories do we need? How many of these calories should be protein/carbohydrates/fat?   IS there such thing as the perfect diet? What exactly should I be eating? I get asked these sorts of questions […]

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