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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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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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Stress and Weight Gain-Are They Connected?

People report putting on weight when under pressure, but is there actually a connection between stress and weight gain? I don’t mean emotional eating. Clearly if you comfort eat too often for whatever reason that’s going to contribute to weight gain. I mean the theory than being stressed actually makes you store fat more easily, […]

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25 Things You Didn’t Know About Pollyanna Hale

Just who is this person Pollyanna Hale, behind The Fit Mum Formula? This post serves no other purpose other than to entertain you, for you to get to know me a bit better, and hopefully for you to get to like me a bit better too! As you can see I’m a bit silly really, […]

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7 Ways To Eat Healthy on a Budget

Choosing to eat healthy on a budget isn’t impossible. Even if you earn ok money, perhaps you are saving for a holiday or home improvements, and want to save on daily outgoings like food instead. But many families really need to stick to a tight budget, especially when women stop or cut down work 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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My Eating Disorder Confession

I nearly died of an eating disorder. I’ve got to warn you this is raw, and I don’t mean uncooked, I mean emotionally raw. I love food, especially food that makes you feel good. But I wasn’t always like this, not by a long way. In fact, I nearly died. This is my ‘Coming Out’. […]

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