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Is There a Connection between Genes and Weight Loss?

You may have wondered if the reason you can’t lose weight is because of the connection between genes and weight loss. Maybe you’ve been blaming your body shape on the genes you inherited from your, also, over weight, parents? This theory can also be applied to normal and underweight people of course. If there is […]

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The Thigh Gap Myth

A thigh gap is a space between your inner thighs when you stand with your feet together. It is seen by some women as a desirable shape, something to aim for in their weight loss journey.   But is it actually healthy? Or Even normal? Genes determine the thigh gap Whether you have a thigh gap […]

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10 Things You Can Do To Get Healthier Now

In today’s world, we are constantly bombarded with the idea that we are not good enough.   Social media is full of advertisements that encourage us to be better and to get thinner; from the tabloids to the television to Instagram to the news, we are constantly assured that our best self is just out […]

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Thriva Home Health Test – How Healthy Are You Really?

If you’ve ever had a blood test at your GP’s then you’ll know that this sort of health test is only usually given when symptoms suggest something in your body is amiss.   But “Everyone knows prevention is better than cure. In reality though, getting access to some of the most impactful and motivating information […]

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Why Mums Really Struggle To Lose Baby Weight

Why is that, compared to the average person wanting to lose a few pounds, Mums really struggle to lose baby weight?   Any half decent PT knows how to create a plan that results in weight loss for new Mums (or anyone for that matter) – the right choice and quantity of exercise combined with […]

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Listen To The Body Image Podcast

body image podcast

When you decided to lose weight you won’t necessarily think you have any psychological body image issues. After all your problem is the being overweight right? And as soon as you’ve lost weight, you’ll be happy. Well today I’m going to challenge you on that with this candid interview I did with Nicola Feustel on […]

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The No Time To Exercise Busy Mum Solution

Having no time to exercise or make healthy meals is the biggest reason Mums give to me as to why they can’t lose weight.   We are all time short these days. Work, children, family, household chores, shopping and cooking; despite ‘time-saving’ systems such as washing machines, cars and supermarket home deliveries, the current generation […]

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Strong Not Skinny – My Anorexia Recovery

The words ‘strong not skinny’ are my mantra for the way I eat and exercise, and in this video I’ll show you why. For years I was devastatingly ill, both physically and mentally, with Anorexia Nervosa. (You can watch my ‘Eating Disorder Confession’ video here.) Against all odds I recovered, and now nourish and strengthen […]

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Finding Time To Workout – a Mum’s Tips

Finding time to workout is like a needle in a haystack some days (or most days?!) If you’re like me and most other women, you’re busier than ever. Between work, school runs, looking after the kids at home, ferrying between extracurricular activities and housework by the time the sun sets we’ve barely had time to […]

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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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