Monthly Archives: September 2010

Hopping mad

Far from being a playground pastime, skipping is an excellent cardio workout AND (this is the bit that gets me excited!), the energy burned is comparable to a fast jog – between 600 – 800 calories per hour! Oh and … Continue reading

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Rev up your metabolism

I have been receiving a lot of emails on the topic of metabolism – What is it? Why is it important? How can I increase it? What is Metabolism? I never really understood it myself until I got the fitness … Continue reading

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Give weekend calories the boot

You’ve been good all week – stuck to eating your five-a-day, skipped along to the gym 3 times, resisted genuine restraint before the fridege and now it’s the weekend, all you want to do is let your hair down (in my case … Continue reading

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Head over meals – is love making you fat?

Isn’t love just great? All those romantic meals, cooking for each other, drinking in nice country pubs, going to the cinema…..but wait…………could it also bump up that number on the scale? I met a friend last week I hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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Work out together

In our hectic lifestyles, how often do we make an excuse for not exercising? Yet isn’t it funny how we find time to go to our local boozer with our mates for that all important pint or glass of wine? What … Continue reading

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Eat yourself happy!

Have you ever felt caught up in the cycle of eating because you’re depressed and then you’re depressed because you have eaten too much? Well the problem may be a lot deeper than you think and here I talk from … Continue reading

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