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The Benefits of Walking

So simple, so convenient, yet the lure of the car with its air conditioning / heated seats / speed means more people are likely to drive to the corner shop when walking would have still only taken us five minutes! Inactivity is the second leading preventable cause of death in the United States, second only […]

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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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Fitness Fanatics Have Higher Sex Drives

It’s true! Eating well, exercise and being a healthy weight with a healthy body fat % is very likely to increase a person’s sex drive. HOWEVER it’s not for the reasons you might think. So not many people are going to feel particularly confident, sexy or energetic if they’re carrying an extra two stone and […]

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What is Body Fat Percentage?

Body Fat percentage is, quite literally, the percentage of your body that is made up of fat. The remaining percentage includes water, bones, organs, and muscle tissue etc. It is not the same as BMI which measures height versus weight. Two people with the same BMI can have a different body fat percentage. The higher […]

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Is Your Workout Making You Fat?

Think I am crazy? Quite possibly not, as unless you understand the indirect effect different types of exercise have on your body, you may be taking one step forward and two steps back when it comes to fatloss. Firstly, hunger. People don’t just hit the gym café after a workout out of habit – cardiovascular […]

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Weight Loss V Fat Loss

Weight Loss v Fat Loss So you have lost weight, fab! Or is it? What did you lose? Fat? Fantastic. Water? Ok, if you had excess. Muscle? Uh Oh. You see, what we really mean when we want to lose weight is that we want to be smaller, go down a dress size, and tone […]

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