Category Archives: Weight Loss

Fitness myths-fact or fiction?

Does weight training make you bulky? Will hundreds of sit-ups give you a flat stomach? Take a look at these common fitness misconceptions and read the truth behind them. 1. Muscle turns to fat False. Muscle and fat are 2 … Continue reading

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How to make resolutions you’ll stick to this year

The top two new year’s resolutions must surely be to get fit and lose weight. I’ll also bet that the same people making these resolutions made the same last year, the year before that and probably many preceding that too. … Continue reading

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How to have a happy, healthy Christmas

Following on from my last post on the huge calorie-fest that can be Christmas Day, I’d like to offer some words of wisdom on how you can avoid piling on the pounds and look after your body over the festive … Continue reading

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How many calories do you want for Christmas?

I read a statistic at my gym yesterday that the average person consumes a whopping 7000 calories on Christmas day. Now, I know that, come the festive season, we do tend to throw caution (and the diet) to the wind … Continue reading

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Exercise ‘gimmicks’-which ones work? Part 1

Recently, an article was published in the Daily Mail featuring GRAVITY equipment, new (ish) gym kit used for resistance and core training.  A few sceptics left comments questioning the effectiveness and necessity of the machines.  “Yet another gimmick” said one reader. Now, we … Continue reading

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Walk your Way to Health

Walking is probably one of the most underrated exercise activities.  For most of us, it’s simply a way of getting from A to B but done at the right intensity, it can be used as part of a fat-loss regime. … Continue reading

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Bye-Bye Baby Belly? Forget the Celebs, Take Your Time

It’s happened again this week – another model/actress/WAG shedding pounds of baby weight within weeks of giving birth and flaunting her new figure for all to see in a glossy mag.  This time it’s the turn of Danielle Lloyd, model, … Continue reading

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