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Battling Body Confidence Issues?

15th March 2020

Do you know I don’t particularly like the way I look. My body, my face nor my hair. If you asked my honest opinion on any of the above, I’d present a critical assessment of them all. My face is too round, my teeth are too big, my hair is wavy in all the wrong directions and receding, I have bingo wings, so much cellulite and a tummy that triples in size at the first sign of stress, broccoli or beans. Yet I feel so ashamed telling you all this.

6 Tips To Prevent Injury Weight Gain And Speed Up Recovery

15th March 2020

If I had a quid for every time I heard this ... “I gained xx amount of weight because I couldn’t train after getting injured” I would have quite a lot of quids lol! The reality is injuries do happen but you need to be able to deal with them in the best way possible, minimise weight gain and focus on supporting your recovery.

Why You Probably DON’T Have IBS

8th March 2020

We received an email this week from an individual asking if nutritional therapy would be helpful for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). After years of suffering from bloating and constipation, they had finally managed to obtain a diagnosis from their GP and could begin to seek treatment.

Fitter Food Radio #142 – The Importance of Dietary Fat

6th March 2020

In this episode of Fitter Food Radio, we discuss why dietary fat is so important for optimal health, immunity, and performance. We also look at where to get it from to ensure you're ticking all the boxes and meeting your body's needs.

Fitter Food Radio #141 – Emotional Over-Identification

1st March 2020

This week on Fitter Food Radio, Keris and Matt discuss issues that can arise from emotional over-identification, and how caring excessively or empathising with the feelings of others can have a negative impact on your health.

Don’t Ignore These Symptoms

23rd February 2020

When it comes to health there are many definitions and interpretations but one I think most practitioners agree upon is an individual being free from disease and the symptoms associated with it. The problem today is many people wonder around with a list of increasing ailments or signs of sub optimal health and it simply becomes the norm.

A Fitter Food Good Gut Guide

22nd February 2020

A little wind or the occasional burp every now and then is a natural sign there's some digestive activity going on inside, however, excessive occurrence of these bodily functions may be a sign that's somethings up with your gut.

Emotional Lessons From A Health Challenge

21st February 2020

Working as a Nutritional Therapist I’ve supported many clients who've been diagnosed with cancer or other life changing, health conditions. Their strength and positivity never fails to inspire me, they also discuss emotions and observations that change their outlook and priorities going forward. I wanted to share a few of them with you.

Fitter Food #140 – Why We Can’t Relax

6th February 2020

Keris and Matt discuss why it’s increasingly hard to switch off and enjoy just doing nothing. They discuss the factors that contribute to excessive stimulation of the mind and strategies they’ve tried including CBD oil, adaptogenic herbs, candles, and digital detoxes.

Are You Focusing On The Wrong Thing For Fat Loss?

28th January 2020

There's a common issue we see time and time again. When people want to lose body fat their primary focus shifts to exercise. It's a not necessarily an effective approach and I'm going to explain why.

Slow Down For Faster Results

17th January 2020

I want to talk a little about me BUT a lot about you. It’s been a whole 3 months since I joined my first ever CrossFit gym and I’m over the moon with my progress so far. There is still a long way to go, but instead of getting frustrated by how impossible some things can feel (muscle ups, barbell snatches and handstand walks to name a few) I feel motivated to practice and make progress.

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