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2 Mar 2018

Irregular heartbeat. Breathlessness. Nausea. Maybe panic attacks? If you have felt any of these symptoms, there is a chance that you may have experienced anxiety. I know the impact that this can have as I have struggled with anxiety in the past. It can be severely disr...

1 Apr 2017

Supplements tend to get quite a lot of stick. Some of it warranted. But supplements can be really helpful in maintaining a healthy, functioning body. Lets try and simplify their use and see whether supplementation is something that you need to consider.

So what are they...

11 Mar 2017

We aren’t often on the lookout for charging elephants or attacking sabre-toothed tigers. If we go back to a time when these scenarios would have occurred, stress was a rather handy response. When danger appears, our body starts a chain of chemical reactions that induce...

1 Mar 2017

If media posts and government reports are anything to go by, we are consuming fewer calories than we have the past few decades. Yet as a population, our weight is going up. How so if we are consuming fewer calories? According to the Behavioural Insights Team, people li...

2 Feb 2017

Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of men and women everywhere like stepping on the weighing scales. It is all too common that clients (especially those seeking fat loss) pin all of their progress to whether the scales is making significant progress week in week out....

31 Jan 2017

Depending on where you get your health and fitness advice from, the recommendations for protein can vary dramatically. Consuming an adequate protein intake is essential for success with all fitness goals. Looking to lose weight? Protein intake needs to be elevated. Loo...

10 Jan 2017

To lose weight, you need to put your body into a caloric deficit. You need to be consuming fewer calories than your body needs. This will cause you to use your fat reserves as an energy source, causing you to ‘lose weight’. This means that, generally, you will be feeli...

6 Jan 2017

If you aren’t already riding the Pokemon wave, we have no idea what you’re waiting for. Stay with us here. Yes we are fully grown adults but so many of us grew up with these loveable monsters that we all seem desperate to fulfil our childhood dreams of becoming a Pokem...

4 Jan 2017

Fitness is at the forefront of a lot of people’s mind this January. Actors and actresses looking to make a few quid are regurgitating nutrition and training advice. Cringe-worthy television programmes endorsing questionable dieting approaches. Fitness clothes are being...

31 Dec 2016

The National Obesity Forum has released a report that has got the newspapers talking and nutritionists bickering.

So what has the report said?

- Apparently: ‘eating fat does not make you fat’. We have to agree with this somewhat. Consuming fat will not make you fat…but...

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