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Mum’s Healthy School Holiday Survival Guide

Are you determined that this Summer you’ll spend more of the school holiday staying active, getting outdoors and not piling on holiday weight but are not sure where to start?   Whether you’re still working and have childcare sorted, or are at home with the kids or even going away on holiday, you don’t want […]

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How To Get Rid Of Cellulite

Well before I answer that, we must first ask, “Can You Get Rid Of Cellulite?” You have it don’t you – cellulite that is. Sorry, was I not supposed to remind you?! Good job you’re not an A-List celeb, you’d be in the glossy’s every day with those wobblers right?! I’m so pleased I’m not […]

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Home Workout Video: Indoor Cardio

If getting to the gym is a pain then a home workout is the answer to your fitness needs. While having two hours a day to spend in the gym or even just go to a few fun classes might be a luxury for some, The rest of us have childcare to arrange, jobs to […]

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How To Treat Muscle Strain Video (RICE Method)

A pulled muscle, or muscle strain, isn’t fun at all. While some minor cases are merely an irritation, other times it can literally take you off your feet, mean missing work, and certainly restraining from exercise for a short while. Exercise and being physically active is great, but injuries can hold us back, and that […]

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Is Running Bad For You?

Is running bad for you? Well have you ever seen the pictures comparing a marathon runner to a sprinter?! A sprinter looks toned and fit, a marathon runner looks like….um…..your Grandparents after not eating for a month?! Many people think that to lose weight they should go out running or jogging, but actually, whilst this […]

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Alternative Exercises for Injuries pt. 1 – Lunges (video)

Ever been in an exercise class where the instructor has not given any alternative exercises or variations to adapt for different fitness levels? Or perhaps you went in with a minor injury hoping you could just leave that foot/arm/*insert body part* out and just do whatever you can but the class leader has provided absolutely […]

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60 Second Daily Workout

While a daily workout is something you imagine only Olympians and childless work from home yoga bunnies do (and Instagram ‘models’, of course), You might be surprised to see how, when done well, you too could benefit from a daily workout. Click Here to read the article which I wrote originially for Watchfit. When you’re […]

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Best Ab Exercises for Diastasis Recti

These alternative tummy exercises for Diastasis Recti are a must watch if your tummy muscles didn’t close properly after having a baby.  If you have Diastasis Recti (see image) then you need to be careful what abdominal exercises you do, as traditional ‘ab’ exercises and crunches don’t help, and may actually make it worse from straining […]

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Play This Fun Fitness Game to Win Back Your Health!

If you want some spontaneous fun fitness ideas then look no further than this online fun fitness roulette game from Ladbrokes. Let’s face it we can all get into a rut with our exercise and diet regimes, so anything that encourages us to inject a bit of variety is going to stop you getting bored, […]

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What’s The Best Time To Exercise?

What is the best time to exercise? Earlier or later in the day? Is it ok to do a ‘fasted workout’ i.e. before food or should you eat before? What about pre-workout supplements containing Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) and caffeine? In the video below I answer this and show you how to decided what […]

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