Food addiction and how to combat it

Forget Crack, Gambling, or Alcohol…….FOOD is the biggest addiction. It is everywhere we go and is all around us. In everyones house there are cupboards full of it, when we step foot out of the front door we notice convenience stores on every corner, takeaways on the next street, and

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What I hate about the food industry

We are surrounded. Surrounded by bad advice, surrounded by bad foods, and surrounded by bad advertising. With so many foods out there and so many people telling you how you should be eating, how the hell are you supposed to know what is right and what is wrong? The problem

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I Hate Exercise!

I hate exercising is a comment made all the time around the world but why? First of all you get hot and sweaty, out of breath, and feel like a sloth chasing a bus. It feels uncomfortable and unpleasant. This however is not the reason you hate exercise, you hate

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How small changes create big results

If you’ve resolved to lose weight and get fit in 2019, it can feel like you have to make cataclysmic life changes in order to achieve big results. Not true. Small changes create big results.  Think about this You’ll have seen it before – cast your mind back to your

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How to get fit at home

In a world where we have less time, getting fit at home is becoming more and more popular. This article will help you find out many benefits of getting fit at home and how to get fit at home. You will also find some useful and affordable equipment to be

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Why you should eat, NOT diet!

Are you permanently on a diet? Do you spend most of the day thinking about what to eat? Do you obsess about every meal for fear of gaining weight? Are you one of those people that reads all the latest information on the new ‘diet’ that promises to shed excessive

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The Time Is Now

The truth is that time flies; it is neither a respecter of people or of protocols, if you don’t make the best use of it, it will be your loss. The main difference between those who will succeed is how they perceive time and how they interpret and harness the

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How to grow confidence in your own ability

“Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right” – Henry Ford Success or failure can quite literally boil down to confidence. So, are you born with self-confidence or is it a result of environment?  Research by academics a few years ago revealed self-confidence could all be in the

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Helens Story

What were you like before you enrolled on the ‘Take Control’ programme? I have always struggled with my weight, since being a child. I had managed to control my weight in my 30s through diet and exercise but it had become a struggle in my late 30s. My exercise regime

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Which mindset do you have?

What if I was to tell you that your mindset could be what’s holding you back?  You might have read that sentence and be thinking that’s a load of rubbish, but bear with me. This article may just be the piece of information you need to help you succeed. More

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The reason you don’t need all those cosmetics

In 2017, there was a huge rise in searches on Pinterest for skincare products containing Vitamin C. The vitamin has a cult following for the promise of brighter skin and an even complexion. But the popularity of skin products that contain vitamins, minerals, and health-boosting properties in products isn’t new.

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Everything you’ve been taught about your weight is wrong

It’s unfortunate that we’re living in very body conscious times. Though many people have taken a stand recently to cut through the noise, expose the photoshopping and the unrealistic expectations, and separate the truth from the fakery – there still needs to be some things cleared up. You are not

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How you can save the NHS

If you could save lives by making one personal health choice, would you? Wouldn’t it be great if we could turn back the clock, start our lives with conscious choices in the pursuit of long lasting health, and only visit our local GP when we’re struck with unpreventable illness.  When

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Who will you be in a years time?

Who will you be in a years time? I talk a lot about mindset being the key to unlocking change. Altering your thought processes around food and fitness, and making productive steps towards your health goals is about changing the way that you think. Altering the way your mind works,

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Why you don’t need a diet plan

Starting as early as our teenage years, we’ve been taught to believe that a diet plan is the key to controlling weight. Step into any newsagents, and you’d be hard pushed to find a lifestyle magazine cover that doesn’t advertise tips, tricks, hacks and detoxes for shifting weight. And usually

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5 most frequently asked questions about online coaching

Any personal trainer, fitness expert or nutrition coach will know that in order for people to invest in coaching, they have to want to make a change. But you might be so ready to start your fitness journey, or amp it up to the next level, and still have these

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Fad diets and why you shouldn’t follow them

Have you tried a fad diet? Maybe a crash diet? Today I am going to explain why you shouldn’t follow them. Fad diets are popular because people want a quick fix. People want a quick fix in all aspects of their life. They want to step up the career ladder

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Why online fitness training is on the rise

Online fitness training, online health coaching, and online nutrition services are on the rise. You may have noticed online trainers popping up on your news feed on Facebook or published in magazines, yet why is this? This article will explain the reasons why online fitness training is quickly becoming the

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Dieting tips for weight loss

Your road to losing weight can be extremely difficult. By following these weight loss tips, you should be one step closer to achieving your weight loss goals. Don’t call it a diet By calling it a diet you’re putting pressure on yourself to stick to something. For some, this can

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Should you hire an Online Health Coach?

Have you ever thought about hiring an online health coach? For many people, working with a personal trainer , nutritionist, or health coach is the ideal solution to helping them take control of their health. The problem with these one on one services is the fact they comes with quite a

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What is Online Coaching?

Online coaching is a revolutionary concept that brings the expertise of a health professional, personal trainer, and/or nutritionist online. The great thing about online coaching is the concept that you don’t just have a professional for one hour a week, you have the support and expertise of one all year round.

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