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Why diets dont work?

Introduction What does the word diet mean to you?  For most, it conjures up thoughts of the lengths people go to for losing weight. It's also used by food manufacturers to indicate that something is  healthy or has less of some seemingly less fat, sugar, or total...

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How to avoid Christmas Weight Gain?

Introduction Its that time of year when extra calories lurk around every corner -- whether it be naughty snacks in the office, drinks at the neighbours or chocolates in your stocking. All these extras add up, and if you're like most Brits, you'll put on an average of...

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Why Muscle is more important than just Weight loss?

Introduction Its not all about that aesthetic appeal , muscles are useful for many reasons.  Even in a society with every form of technological convenience we can dream up, occasionally you have to move a from your chair and reach, carry or lift something in your...

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10 Ways to stop Weight Loss Plateau

Introduction So you have cut back on the treats and cleaned up the food intake and started to see a difference. This boosted your confidence, so you decided to join a gym to burn off those extra stubborn pounds. All of your efforts paid off and you lost weight,...

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Why its important to listen to your gut?

Introduction The practice of mindful eating means listening to your ‘nutrition intuition’ in order to improve health and happiness. Our lives are busy, but we must remember to slow down to eat. Studies point to possible benefits of eating mindfully such as better...

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3 steps for Weight Loss

Introduction There are many ways to lose weight but usually these methods leave your appetite supressed with unrealistic calorie targets. The key too losing weight is to have a sustainable eating plan which isn't going to leave you unsatisfied and craving sugar all...

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How to stop Emotional Eating?

Introduction Emotional eating is basically using food to make you feel better. Its eating to satisfy your emotional needs rather than your physical hunger. For example you might reach for alcohol if your feeling down, or order a pizza if your feeling bored or lonely....

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5 reasons to join a Boot Camp

Introduction The idea of a boot camp often conjures up images of scary personal trainers who shout at you as they make you run laps carrying incredibly heavy weights. In reality, boot camps can actually be a great way to kick start your fitness routine, in a...

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What’s more important weight loss or fat loss?

Introduction Do You Want to Lose Weight? If you answered yes, you are missing the bigger picture! What you really want is fat loss!  It's easy to lose weight you just don’t eat, unfortunately, the weight you lose will be both muscle and fat which is not healthy for...

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How to make exercise a habit?

Introduction Exercise is something that people take up on a regular basis to lose weight quickly before a holiday or to look good on their wedding day for example. Normally unrealistic goals are set as they start their exercise routine of weight loss in the hope that...

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Why are macros important for weight loss?

Introduction For a long time, the general consensus has been that if you want to lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories and burn more off, creating a calorie deficit. But counting calories doesn’t tell you anything about how balanced your diet should be: for...

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Are you doing too much cardio?

Introduction This may sound like a strange thing to say, but it is possible that whilst trying to shape your body you start doing way too much cardio exercise! Naturally most people think this is the best way to lose weight and work off those love handles! Cardio...

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Top 8 ways to lose weight

Introduction There are a lot of mixed messages out there when it comes to weight loss! No wonder people really struggle to lose the weight and keep it off as most quick solutions just simply don't work! A lot of people try to train themselves into the ground expecting...

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How to avoid weight gain in the holiday?

Introduction The holidays are an exciting time of year. But between the parties, it's also a time when people tend to gain weight. In fact, between mid-November and mid-January, adults gain an average of one pound per week as this tends to be the time of year when we...

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How to sustain weight loss?

Introduction Weight loss is one of those areas which can get quite easily confused and over complicated with the latest faddy diets and conflicting information out there in the fitness world! The way to approach it actually is by realistic changes in your day to day...

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The reasons why your gut health matters?

INTRODUCTION With so many adverts of the latest faddy diets and images being shown of the so say perfect body we often overlook what is going on inside our body's. Internal health though is just as important if not more and should be taken seriously otherwise it can...

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5 great moves for weight loss

Introduction The best way to sculpt the body and to lose weight at the same time is to add strength training to your workouts. There are many ways to do this but the most effective way is something called compound training. This is where you perform more the one...

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Five reasons why you shouldn’t count calories?

Introduction Counting calories is a time-consuming, very boring and frustrating process as far as l am concerned but people continue to do it. They pull out their calorie-tracking apps and put in whatever foods they’ve eaten, feeling guilty when they go over their...

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Do you have a healthy gut?

Introduction There has always been a question that has intrigued me about the fitness industry, why is it that we are all so obsessed on how we look externally but never really think about whats going on with our bodies internally. The problem is with just...

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10 ways on how to build a healthy body

Introduction Every year around this time, gyms get new members wanting to get that “beach-body" in time for summer. We go crazy trying to find a that perfect workout and fad diet that promises the world but very rarely delivers sustainable results! You might well...

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Why choose HIIT training?

Introduction In this day and age where time is at a premium in our busy lives we don't always have the luxury of exercising for long periods. Firstly finding the motivation to train for hours on end is tough and secondly the human brain gets bored easily! Well there...

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Signs you are not eating enough to lose weight?

Introduction This is always a tricky subject to talk about especially with clients who are worried about eating too many calories and restrict their intake. Often people think this is the best method to lose weight and change shape but in contrary it is totally...

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5 simple tips on how to food prep?

Introduction As we all know its a struggle sometimes to eat healthly. The main issue is time with our life's getting forever busier whether it's work or family. The key thing though is preparing your meals in advance so when life takes over you have something healthy...

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5 Reasons to join Boot Camp

Introduction The idea of a boot camp often conjures up images of scary personal trainers who shout at you as they make you run laps carrying incredibly heavy weights. In reality, boot camps can actually be a great way to kick start your fitness routine, in a...

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Why it’s important to have a strong core?

Introduction Core exercises are an important part of a well-rounded fitness program. Aside from occasional situps and pushups, however, core exercises are often neglected. Still, it pays to get your core muscles — the muscles around your trunk and pelvis — in better...

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Why compound exercises are better for results?

Introduction Isolation exercises are great for minor tweaking, however for those looking to make significant changes they are not ideal. Here are five reasons why isolation exercises may not be your best option. Exercise selection can virtually make or break a workout...

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10 ways of how to maintain exercise motivation?

Introduction At this time of year it is very important to maintain your exercise motivation to give you momentum going into the festive season. It is very easy to let things slip when the mornings get darker and we have less daylight, however when this happens this...

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Why its better to set Goals rather then Resolutions?

Introduction While many people will make getting fit or losing weight their New Year’s resolution, l prefer to make fitness goals rather than resolutions. The following top five tips for setting and keeping realistic fitness goals is definately a more effective...

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Why you should listen to your body?

Introduction We hear this all the time: Listen to your body! We should follow how we feel, right? But what does this really mean? And how do we do it? Maybe I feel like an unhealthy snack instead of exercising right now. Although it's good to let your hair down every...

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10 best exercises for weight loss?

Introduction There are many types of training methods and exercise routines out there, so sometimes it's confusing to know what to do in your workouts? The following list will give you the top 10 ways to burn the fat and use your time more effectively in the gym so...

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