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Learn how to dance in the rain

Learn how to dance in the rain


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Day 16 in NOvember

We are over the half way point in our NOvember challenge and so far lots of people are losing inches! Keep up with the challenge here https://www.facebook.com/BALANCEFORLIFE30DayChallenge

30 Day Challenge – Say NO in November

Too many of you have admitted to eating a lot of cake recently. You have also admitted to feeling fat…. well join the challenge to melt that fat and see if you can drop a dress size or more in November. Can you ditch the sugar from your diet for 30 days? Can you reduce … Continue reading

Obesity and your genes

Word of the day “obesogenic”. Don’t fall into the trap of using genes as an excuse for your weight problems. There may be a reason some people will gain or hold onto weight easier than others but they are a very small minority an what has been highlighted in the attached report is that these … Continue reading

Benefits of Exercise in Pregnancy

I’ve been asked by many women recently if it is OK to exercise during pregnancy. My answer to this is not that it is OK but in most cases is absolutely beneficial and is one of the best ways to ensure that you can lose the bump after you give birth. Exercising as the baby … Continue reading

So, how much body fat should I have?

Below you can see a chart depicting a range of body fat percentages for adults. Following on we have answered some common questions that come up in client consultations. Why do the women’s scores read higher? Women have more fat because of physiological differences such as hormones, breasts, and sexual organs. In addition, women need … Continue reading

Time to start A NEW diet

I cannot keep this secret… this diet will work for EVERYONE! You have to try it today. Guaranteed results. Attitude Nutrition Exercise Water   ATTITUDE. Your attitude – how you feel about what you are doing and why you are doing it – will determine how well you do. We all have many choices to make in … Continue reading

Feel motivated but not getting results?

How are you getting on with the quest for a fitter healthier new you? Many have fallen by the wayside and at balanceforlife we want to help. Even if you feel you have the motivation but always find a great excuse to defend your lack of success don’t be put off. Results of a study published in … Continue reading

Keep a Food Diary

Keeping a food diary can help to make you more aware of your eating and activity habits. This is a great way to control your weight and understand how you can improve your health or fitness levels. The act of writing down everything you eat and drink and the activity that you perform on a … Continue reading

Look after yourself and get the right balance

The human body needs a lot of looking after. In order to remain healthy we need – Calories  Like a car – the body needs fuel to keep going. Carbohydrate  These are the main source of the body’s energy. Protein  Builds and maintains lean muscle mass. Unsaturated fats  Help us to achieve and maintain a … Continue reading