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I’m sorry, I failed you….

Big apologies are due, and about time too. Have I messed up big time? Not exactly. In fact you lot love how much great information and help you’re getting, it’s really making a difference to your health, food and exercise decisions. You give your opinion on Facebook posts, you retweet and reply on Twitter, you […]

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How To Manage Your Anger

Ever felt that horrible heat as your anger levels rise and you literally feel like your blood is nearing boiling? We’ve all been there at some point. Here’s six great tips for keeping your cool, in an article I contributed to for The Debrief. •‘Buy time and count to 10,’ suggests nutritionist and health therapist Pollyanna […]

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How to set your fitness goals – and stick to them

How To Set Your Fitness Goals -And Actually Stick To Them. A guest blog post for wareable.com   Polly from The Fit Mum Formula believes that to hit fitness goals using a tracker “you want a tracking device to make the process easier not irritating.” She explained that without realising it, most of us have different motivations […]

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The Plus Size Debate, for The Sun’s Fabulous Magazine

Is it time to ditch plus-size labelling? With almost a third of UK women considered plus-size, many believe the term is now meaningless.   WHEN Australian fitness brand The Upside launched its new ad campaign earlier this year, it could never have foreseen the furore it would spark. Designed to celebrate all body types, its […]

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Are Mums under pressure to lose the babyweight? LBC Radio Interview

Maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy is important for the health of both Mother and baby.   Getting back to a healthy weight is also important after the baby’s birth. But how fast should a women lose the baby weight? Are women under too much pressure to lose weight quickly? The topic was discussed on […]

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Fun Fitness for kids – Keeping active as the nights draw in

An excellent guest post from Joanne McGowan of Act One Adventures, who provide fantastically fun Parties, Activity Classes and Events for children.   The summer holidays have come to an end and most of us are getting back into a routine of school/nursery again.  You have hopefully had a summer of getting out and about, playing in […]

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If You Don’t Like It Don’t Do It

If you don’t like it don’t do it. You’re an adult aren’t you? Are you just going to follow like a sheep, doing exercise you don’t like, eating food you don’t like, because you really really want to look good and you really really think this stuff is good for you? Well let me tell […]

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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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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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Don’t Give Up On Lent

Anyone giving up anything for lent this year? Do you feel pressure that you SHOULD be giving up some vice of yours for the 40 day duration of lent – chocolate, cigarettes, browsing Instagram after 9pm?! Lent is a Christian festival comprising the 40 days leading up to Easter, whereby people give up luxuries (it used […]

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