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6 Best Exercises to lose weight at home

Gyms are starting to re-open across England but naturally, many people still have reservations about heading back to the crowded, shared spaces of a gym. If you are still hesitant about going back to the gym, you’re not alone – however, there are luckily ways you can still lose weight at home. Losing weight at home can be done and there are some exercises you can do that will be effective in burning fat and ultimately helping you to shed...

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5 ways to get started with fitness

When it comes to getting started in fitness, it’s easy to say you will go to the gym every day and eat clean. However, it normally doesn’t last if you try to drastically change your lifestyle overnight. That’s why today, we are going to give you 5 ways to gradually develop a healthier lifestyle that will be a lot easier to maintain. Up your water intake Ensuring you drink at least 2L of water a day will be a good...

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The easy way to get into fitness!

When it comes to fitness it can seem daunting to get into, especially when it seems like everybody knows what they’re doing, and you don’t. It can be a lot easier than you think to develop a healthy, fitness routine and that’s what we’re here to show you today. We’re going to introduce you to a few simple steps that will make sure your fitness routine is consistent, which is the most important factor if you want to see any...

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Mastering the Three Pillars of Mental Health

April 7th was World Health Day, an annual day that is dedicated to raising awareness of important health issues. In addition to the impact of COVID-19 on physical health, reports have revealed that over the last year the pandemic has also caused surges in mental health issues.   Focusing on our mental health is a good place to start in the challenge to reduce mental health issues, beginning with nurturing the three pillars of mental health:   Exercise   One of the best ways to...

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Breakfast You Will Be Excited to Wake Up For

We know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and that the key to achieving fitness goals is a healthy, balanced diet as well as doing regular exercise, but finding exciting breakfast ideas can be a major challenge.   If you are struggling to find breakfast recipe ideas that are tasty enough to ensure you stick to a healthy choice each morning, you can get some inspiration from these ideas for breakfasts that you will be excited to...

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Takeaway? Why not try a fakeaway!

When the weekend rolls around, you want to treat yourself to some comfort food from your local takeaway – whether that be a warm pizza, spicy curry or tasty salt and pepper chicken. Many people see a takeaway as ‘off-limits’ when looking to lose weight but if you start depriving yourself of foods that you love, you’re less likely to stick at eating healthier. You should still be excited about the food you’re eating but naturally, a takeaway does have...

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4 Top Exercises to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Keeping fit and healthy helps your body to fight off illnesses and infections, as well as helping to prolong your life. Your heart is your most vital muscle, so you should try to be regularly active and choose exercises that strengthen your heart. A powerful statistic that underlines this importance is that people who do not exercise are twice as likely to get heart disease, compared to those who lead active lives. To give your heart a health boost, these...

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How to deal with stress this Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness around stress. Most people will experience stress in one way or another at some point in their life, which is why it’s important to know how to manage stress when we do experience it. Many aspects of daily life can cause stress, whether that be your work, finances and this has been especially heightened since the COVID-19 outbreak last March. Dealing with stress means that your mental wellbeing doesn’t take...

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7 post-workout snacks you need to try!

It is important to keep your body fuelled after a good workout which means you should be consuming more protein. Exercise makes your muscle protein breakdown which is why you need to have the right amount of protein after exercise, as it gives your body the amino acids it needs to build and repair these proteins. To help give you some inspiration for some tasty snacks post-workout, we’ve compiled 7 of our favourites for you. Have a read and give...

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Health Myths that need to be debunked

When it comes to exercise and nutrition, the internet has been divided with different opinions about what you should and shouldn’t do to have a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, some of the information out there is really nothing other than a myth that people follow – leading to them being dissatisfied with their weight loss journey and ultimately giving up. Today, we’re here to debunk some of these very common myths to help inspire you to get your real health journey...

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