Is your body in drought

Is your body in drought

The hosepipe bans may be lifted after the recent deluge, but keeping your body saturated is just as important.  In this quick guide to why we should drink more (water that is!) we look at what water actually does for us. Hydration is the...

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What makes us fat?

What makes us fat?

There are lots of things that can contribute to putting on weight or make it hard to slim down.  In my years of Personal Training I have encountered the same issues many times.  Here are my top ten causes and what to do about them. Eating too...

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GI eating

GI eating

More and more people are recognising the value of the Glycaemic Index, or GI, in choosing carbohydrate-rich food. This article aims to provide a basic insight into why it exists and its relevance in a healthier diet. Why carbs? The reason we eat...

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Getting a Summer Body

Getting a Summer Body

It’s been a bit sunny recently and in the best of British traditions people have started stripping off.  It may have caused you to think about your wobbly bits, so I want to give you three brilliant exercises to try at home and firm up the flab...

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The best exercise in the world

The best exercise in the world

Intro Aerobic exercise, also known as cardiovascular exercise – or cardio – refers to an activity in which you work consistently at a moderate intensity for an extended period of time. Running, cycling, cross-training, rowing, skipping, swimming...

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