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Weight Loss

Food & nutritionWeight Loss
June 23, 2016

3 Reasons why you’re NOT losing weight

You’ve stuck to your training for three months, but you’re still not fitting into your favourite jeans. We know how frustrating this is, but there are certain things that you need to either change or combine in order to lose weight. Here are three of the most common reasons why you’re struggling to banish the bulk. 1. You aren’t doing enough exercise So, what is enough exercise? If you’re struggling for time, 30 minutes of exercise per day is enough. But it needs to: Be uninterrupted. If you are at the gym, leave your phone in your locker Be able…
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Food & nutritionWeight Loss
March 11, 2016

Why calorie counting doesn’t work

If you Google “I want to lose weight”, besides the hundreds of pages offering you miracle weight loss tablets, you will also be met with the consistent message of “eat less, move more” or “calories in equals calories out”. It sure sounds logical, right: Spend more energy (calories) than you eat, and you lose weight? (more…)
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Food & nutritionWeight Loss
January 22, 2014

How being obese or overweight can damage your heart

Your heart pumps blood around your body around 60-100 times a minute, making it one of the hardest working organs. It doesn't need any extra work, but if you’re carrying too much excess weight, it puts a huge amount of strain on your heart, which can lead to heart disease or a heart attack. Here’s why it’s so important to keep your heart strong and healthy. (more…)
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Food & nutritionWeight Loss
December 14, 2013

9 Holiday diet tips

In anticipation of summer, you’ve been eating well and exercising (most days) and you’re finally feeling body confident and ready to hit the beach in your bikini. But come the festive period, even the most disciplined people struggle with the temptations of too much good food and drink – often resulting in unwanted weight gain by the time January rolls round. With that in mind, we’ve come up with a practical strategy to help ensure you enjoy the festive season without compromising your healthy eating plan. Here are our top tips: If you’re counting calories, one important meal aspect you…
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Food & nutritionWeight Loss
November 25, 2013

3 Changes that will help you lose weight

You’ve been exercising regularly and eating all the right things at the right time, but you’re still not losing weight. Sure, your pants are a little looser around the bum and thighs, but the scale’s still saying that you weigh the same. So what’s stopping you from reaching your weight goal? Here are 3 of the most common reasons why you’re struggling to lose those extra kilos. 1. Don't eat more calories than you’re burning The basic principle behind weight loss is to burn more calories than you eat. So, eat a bit less, and exercise a bit more. It…
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