Weight Gain: Why it happens and how to overcome it

Most people who are looking to lose weight would measure their progress using the scales as this provides an indication of whether or not they are going in the right direction. I agree with this to some extent as a large proportion of my weight loss journey relied on using the scales to watch those …

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Spartan Super Race: A Team Effort

Why I signed up to Spartan Back in March this year a poster went up in the centre I train in and work part time at - ShapeU Personal Training in Nuneaton - it said "sign up to the Spartan race" intrigued, I thought 'oohh this sounds fun'. Now I'm not the fittest person, nor …

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10 Reasons to Focus on Your Health Over Weight Loss

At some point we have all wanted to lose a few pounds and sometimes we have taken drastic measures to lose these pounds without thinking about our health. From a personal perspective health is really important to me and is actually what prompted my decision to lose weight. 2.5 years ago my blood pressure was …

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How to make a change this new year and STICK to it!

January is here and you've made your New Year's Resolution to lose weight this year. It's a great start if you've made a decision to lose weight or improve your health, BUT, according to Forbes, only 8% of people who make a New Year's Resolution actually achieve it. 8%!!! Why is this? When a New …

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When you feel like giving up, remember this…

The biggest reason for people giving up on their goal is because they don't see results quick enough. I've said before that change doesn't happen overnight - results take time and patience. I know it may get annoying to hear this repeatedly BUT, it's so true! Let's put it into context The Paper Towel Analogy: …

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