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How To Lose Weight When You’re a Mum

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If you want to learn how to lose weight and actually keep it off, then there’s no two ways about it but you’re going to have to ditch those ‘quick fix’ diets and learn a bit how food, exercise and your body works.   Because unless you plan on living on calorie controlled shakes, ready […]

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I Had an Exercise Addiction – how much is too much?

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An exercise addiction can be easily disguised as healthy lifestyle changes, and because exercise is generally good for you, a sufferer may appear very fit and healthy from the outside. But the mindset of someone with an exercise addiction is very different to someone who does it out of choice for health or career reasons. […]

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How to Stop Comfort Eating

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You need to stop comfort eating if you are to repair your relationship with food and have the health and body you want.   It’s also damaging your emotional well being and self esteem, and confidence in yourself.   But you know this, so how can you break the cycle and stop comfort eating once […]

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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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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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8 Shocking Facts about Diet Companies

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There are 2,431 reviews of diet companies and supplements on a popular diet review site I found at the time of writing, from fat burner supplements to meal replacement plans and food exclusion protocols.   Dieting is big business and these companies are cashing in any way they can on your body insecurities.   But […]

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Why Are You Always Hungry?

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Being always hungry when trying to lose weight is extremely frustrating.   After all you need to eat less but being hungry makes you miserable, uncomfortable, and are much more likely to fall off the wagon.   Maybe you’ve always had a big appetite or maybe this is something that’s started happening more recently, but […]

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The Sleep and Weight Loss Connection

sleep and weight loss

You might not think sleep and weight loss are connected but in fact when you’re asleep is when the magic happens.   As they say, it’s not in the gym where the progress is made, it’s when you’re resting afterwards.   However if you’re a busy Mum chances are your sleep has taken a hit […]

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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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The Dirty Secrets Behind Before and After Photos.

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Before and After photos are any weight loss company’s favourite way to persuade you that their product can get results. But did you know that it is not only possible but also very commonly done to either use clever ticks to enhance the appearance of a person in a photo, manipulate the images to show […]

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