Staying on track at the weekend

It's great to enjoy a treat at the weekend, but how often do you over indulge and then spend the next few days trying to 'cancel out' the weekend? A healthy lifestyle does not mean eating well between Monday and Friday then eating EVERYTHING in sight on the weekends. So how can we stay on …

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1000 Healthy Days: Where it all began

It's been 1000 days since I made the decision to put my health first - the BEST decision I made! Making the initial change and the first few months of the journey was possibly the hardest part, now that healthy eating and fitness has become part of my lifestyle, I find it easier to stay …

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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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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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Snacking and Weight Loss: Choosing a Healthy Snack

Snacks are a huuuge part of my day, I love snacks and I always look forward to snack time (and I don't mean carrot or celery sticks - I mean tasty snacks!) BUT snacks are sneaky and snacking is often how your daily calories are built up without you even realising. I've mentioned before that …

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You CAN eat chocolate and lose weight: How I lost 100lb by being smart with food

Many people think losing weight is all about eating salads and being hungry most of the time or that they'll have to cut out their favourite foods forever. BUT, I have lost 100lb while still enjoying my favourite foods and treats because I am clever with my food choices. I don't believe in banning favourite …

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