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How City Dwellers Stay Slim Without Trying

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I was in London the other day for a meeting – mainline train followed by Tube and finally walking to my meeting destination, and every time I go to London I have an epiphany (or more a reminder since I see it every time?!) –  that most city dwellers seem to stay slim without trying. […]

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21 Stone Challenge – BBC Radio Interview

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When you’re 21 stone and have been eating pies, pasties and take away meals for years it’s not going to be easy making changes, but that’s the challenge BBC 3 Counties Radio have set Glen, and they asked me to help.   Mass media such as radio, TV. magazines and newspapers allow me to reach […]

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How To Speed Up Metabolism

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Your metabolism controls how quickly you burn up energy from the food you eat and stored fat, so is it possible to speed up metabolism?   A fast metabolism will mean you have more energy, are able to eat more food without gaining weight, and will find losing weight much easier.   Unfortunately the thing […]

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7 Healthy Tips You Can Start Today

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Why is it that people make such a palava over starting a new diet plan or exercise regime? These 7 healthy tips are easy, free, and you can literally start them today, now!   Often when I speak to my Mum-clients for the first time they tell me they’re going to go shopping at the […]

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What are the Calories Burned by Exercise

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The calories burned by exercise obviously matter because it contributes to the energy balance.   Meaning, it will help you to burn more calories that you’re eating, so you’ll lose weight (presuming that’s your goal).   But how many calories are burned during different types of exercise? What type of workouts burn the most calories? […]

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8 Reasons to Get Fit (not including the obvious)

I can think of many obvious reasons to get fit such as maintaining a healthy weight, improving cardiovascular fitness and reducing the likelihood of lifestyle diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.   But the benefits of exercise and being fit and healthy go way beyond the obvious, and most people find that every area […]

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6 Exercises for Back Pain

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Doing a few simple exercises for back pain can really help to reduce symptoms or even prevent back pain from occurring in the first place.   If you have an actual injury you need to get advice from your healthcare professionals as each person’s problems are unique.   But most pack pain isn’t due to […]

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Are You Trying To Out Exercise a Bad Diet?

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It’s said that you can’t out exercise a bad diet but how true is this really?   After all weight loss is a simple case of calories in being lower than calories out, so hypothetically if you exercised enough (burned calories) you could offset a calorie controlled but poor quality diet (junk).   Maybe it’s […]

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How Stop Making Excuses for Poor Lifestyle Choices

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You can do what you need to or you can keep making excuses, but you can’t do both.   Person ‘X’ (anon, but a real story) in their early forties, is two stone overweight, separated from partner with two young children in primary school, has a history of minor back injuries, owns no workout clothing […]

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Can You Change Your Body Weight Set Point?

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Your weight set point is the weight your body believes you need to be.   Your body will defend this weight, making weight loss (or gain) harder.   If you eat less, you will burn less in an attempt to stay at this weight ‘set point’. Unfortunately it doesn’t work the same way so well […]

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