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  • Walking for weight loss

    Walking for weight loss

    16th January 2019

    Exercising for weight loss isn’t just about running, circuits classes or HIIT training. Regular walking is a great way to burn fat. Jeff Archerexplains the benefits.  When it comes to losing weight, many people think they need elaborate training plans…

  • Bounce back from self-doubt

    Bounce back from self-doubt

    10th January 2019

    A lack of confidence can hold you down, but changing your mindset can help you to reach your full potential, reports life coach Steve Chamberlain It’s that time of year where you start to think about what you’d love to…

  • Is weight loss harder as we get older?

    Is weight loss harder as we get older?

    10th January 2019

    Is your age a barrier to weight loss? Or are we using it as an excuse and need to look more closely at our diets? By nutritionist Angela Dowden.  On top of saggy skin, unpredictable hormones and smile lines that…

  • Do you have to follow a low carb diet to lose weight?

    Do you have to follow a low carb diet to lose weight?

    10th January 2019

    Do you really need to reduce carbs to lose weight? Nutritionist Angela Dowden has the answer.    Eating plans like the Ketogenic Diet, Paleo and Atkins all insist we cut carbohydrates drastically, despite this stance being at odds with advice…

  • How to avoid being a quitter

    How to avoid being a quitter

    28th December 2018

    The second Friday of January is traditionally the typical day when people quit their New Year’s resolutions. It’s such a common habit that it’s even been dubbed ‘Quitter’s Day’. That’s the day when millions of us will give up on…

  • Five surprisingly high-calorie restaurant foods

    Five surprisingly high-calorie restaurant foods

    19th December 2018

    Health conscious Brits heading out to Christmas meals and parties have been warned about five common restaurant foods with unexpectedly high calories.  A team of experts from MuscleFood.com have revealed some of the meals most often found on high street restaurant menus…

  • Eight ways to de-stress your day

    Eight ways to de-stress your day

    19th December 2018

    Stressful events in the evening release less of the body’s stress hormones than those that happen in the morning, according to new research. This suggests that we are more vulnerable to stress in the evening, as fewer stress hormones are…

  • 12 Stretches to Help Ageing Brits Stay Supple

    12 Stretches to Help Ageing Brits Stay Supple

    19th December 2018

    Inactive Brits have been urged to fit stretches into their daily routine or face increasing discomfort as they age. Fitness specialists at Vivotion.com have researched some of the best activities for loosening up the body and encouraged Brits to give them a…

  • Breaking the dieting roller coaster

    Breaking the dieting roller coaster

    7th December 2018

    Do you feel like you’re up and down with your food? One minute you’re being ‘good’ the next minute, you’re gorging on crisps or chocolate? Nutracheck nutritionist Emma Brown reveals how to get your eating habits under control Losing weight…

  • Five tips for sustainable weight loss

    Five tips for sustainable weight loss

    7th December 2018

    By Angela Cox, a life coach who has transformed her figure since taking control of her eating. Having spent my life on a diet, and a lifetime fat, I know more than most how difficult sustainable weight loss can be. …