How to eat clean with the family

It can be a real challenge ‘eating clean’ as a family when your life is busy and budget limited. Here are some top tips on how to rustle up some quick healthy meals so that your family stay fighting fit: Every weekend I batch cook a load of veggies, whatever I have in, but generally […]

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5 Good Reasons To Exercise Outdoors

Now the weather’s warmer and the days are longer, take your exercise outdoors and reap the many benefits from working out al fresco: 1 It lifts your mood: a review of ten studies by the University of Essex showed that it takes just 5 minutes to get this boost in mood. This could be low or […]

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Sugar Free

Brain Boosting Foods So That You Are On Top Of Your Game

Whether you’re a student cramming for exams or a busy bread winner, you can turn your desk top snacks into brain boosting buffets, so that you are on top of your game and firing on all cylinders. 1 Get off the sugar / stress roller coaster Fluctuations in blood sugar levels caused by too much […]

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Eat Well To Sleep Well

Sleep: Food Tips For A Good Night’s Kip

Do you have trouble sleeping? Try these top tips on what and when to eat so that you sleep soundly and wake up bright eyed and bushy tailed for the Spring…. 1 Eat foods rich in phytoestrogens: foods such as flaxseed, hemp and chia seeds all promote a good night’s sleep; 2 Avoid going to […]

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Fitness Trends for 2016

2016 Fitness Trends The New Year means a lot more people will be out looking for workouts to get in shape for 2016 and that means that gyms, bootcamps and personal trainers will be fighting for their attention. For the last 10 years the American College of Sports and Medicine have been conducting surveys of […]

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How To Get Your Kids Off The XBox This Christmas

Lets face it we normally come through the festive period with our blood pressure up, half a stone heavier and wishing for the start of the school term. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Here are her 10 top tips for a healthier and happier family Christmas: 1 Make activity part of the […]

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Can you really get rid of tummy fat or are you stuck with it for life?

flatter stomach?’ For a lot of women especially this is a big focus, particularly after having children. When I work with clients I encourage them to invest less in society’s obsession with looking a certain way, which often results in crashing low self esteem and self sabotaging behaviour. Instead we focus on getting stronger, healthier […]

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Winter Energy Boost

Do you find it harder to roll out of bed in the morning during the winter? You’re not alone, many people do experience a lull in their energy levels and vitality around this time of year. Winter brings colder temperatures and shorter days with less sunlight and sometimes a dark winter morning can make it […]

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Who cares for Mum the Second (and Third..) Time Around?

Recently I was reminiscing with some girlfriends about our first pregnancies. Ah, getting chummy with our chakras in Pregnancy Yoga; the Sunday morning lie ins; the exotic salads we’d prepare lovingly for ourselves and our little buns in the ovens. But is it the same the second (and third..) time around? Hell no! Gone are […]

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Quick & Effective Metabolic Workout

Short of time and low on budget but desperate for a fat burning workout? Then try my Metabolic Circuits, done in 30 minutes, as featured in Personal Trainer Magazine –

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