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How To Cope With Winter Running

Struggling to train as the mercury drops? Here’s how to face winter head on! Author: Tina Chantrey for Women’s Running December Issue (20 November 2014). The dark gloomy season is upon us. The days are short, the evenings dark and chilly and the echoes of ‘Santa Baby’ in our local store remind us that it’s that … Continue reading

Todays top tip for training – Increase The Weight

Do you find your training program is not giving you the results you expect or are you finding your progress slowing down? If you’ve mastered your form and you can comfortably lift a weight for the full amount of prescribed reps, it might be time for you to increase the weight you are using. It may … Continue reading

New year New start….. set clear goals.

Could have, should have, would have are some of the phrases many people find themselves saying at the end of a day, month or in so many cases, each year! No one means to put their life on hold or stay in a bad situation that is less than desirable but it can just creep … Continue reading

Learn how to dance in the rain

Learn how to dance in the rain


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What are you waiting for

Positive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided.By Mayo Clinic Staff Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this age-old question about positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you’re optimistic or pessimistic — and … Continue reading

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

Top Tips

Top Tips Top Tip: If you are working late a lot and have no energy or time to cook a good meal when you get home either plan ahead and make up portions of your fave foods to freeze this weekend. Home made ready meals! or… write down 3 meals you know you can prepare … 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