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5 Steps to a Healthier Diet (skip the FAD DIETS!!)

By: | 2 Comments | On: December 27, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

5 steps to a healthier diet

If you’re in need of some quick and simple healthy diet tips then this blog post is for you. I want you to STOP those thoughts about ‘fad diet’ RIGHT NOW and instead start by tweaking your diet for good! Step 1) Be your own ‘DIET DETECTIVE’ & find out...

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Top 5 Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

By: | 4 Comments | On: December 2, 2013 | Category : Beauty, Lifestyle, Motivation, Shopping Tips, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Healthy Lifestyle

Before you embark on ANY diet or lifestyle plan/changes it is ESSENTIAL to get the basics right first! I’ve outlined 5 of the most important factors for a healthy lifestyle in the video below, which will leave you feeling more energised, healthy and most of all happy in the knowledge...

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How to BREAK the Weight Loss Plateau!

By: | 2 Comments | On: August 11, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Well Being

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A weight loss plateau is when your weight stays steady on the scales for several weeks. It’s a normal part of the weight loss process, so don’t despair if it happens to you – simply check out my video below which explains: Why a weight loss plateau may happen.. and...

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How to Stay MOTIVATED!

By: | 16 Comments | On: June 11, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Make things happen

Motivation is the driving factor in achieving diet and lifestyle goals, however it can be hard to stay motivated all the time. To help keep you firmly on the right track (and remember I promote the 80/20 rule so you CAN cut yourself some slack from time to time!), or to simply give...

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Parkrun – Free, Weekly, 5K Timed Runs!

By: | 15 Comments | On: May 27, 2013 | Category : Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

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How many park runs have you done this year? And what has been your personal best? When I was asked these questions by Personal Trainer Stuart Amory a few weeks ago, I wondered what on earth he meant – how many times had I jogged around my local park? Ermm, a few....

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The Power of a Food Diary

By: | 5 Comments | On: April 15, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

food-diary

Do you remember what you ate yesterday? Or even this morning?   The truth is we often forget about what we eat. We may even think that we remember what we ate but quite often those ‘unplanned snacks’ can get forgotten about – handy when we’re trying to justify that...

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My diet starts tomorrow..

By: | 1 Comment | On: April 11, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Well Being

fad diets

SO, we’re coming up to that time of year when we start hearing ‘ooooh my holiday is booked and I’m starting my bikini body diet tomorrow… I am.. yep, definitely tomorrow’ .. and you can probably guess what comes next… either a biscuit is eaten the next day and the...

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Preparation is Everything.. The Key to Successful Weight Loss

By: | 5 Comments | On: April 10, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Shopping Tips, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

grocery-list

The key to achieving your nutritional goals is preparation. Have a think about which aspects of your diet you wish to change (write them down if needed) and when you feel ready, set about preparing to action your goals; here are my top tips on how to get started!  ...

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It’s Not All About Weight

By: | 6 Comments | On: April 10, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance

Scales-no

It’s not all about weight.. but it’s a good place to start. What I mean by this, is that although losing weight and achieving a healthy body weight is important, the scales shouldn’t rule your life.   Lets start by looking at BMI. BMI stands for Body Mass Index and...

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The 80/20 “Diet” Rule

By: | 35 Comments | On: March 20, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

8020

In my opinion, the 80:20 rule is the only “DIET RULE” to follow.. let me explain:   “If you eat healthily 80% of the time, then you can afford to indulge/treat yourself 20% of the time’”   We all at some point will experience cravings and/or visit social events where high...

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