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Chasing Squirrel’s and Four Lessons in Fat Loss

I love a good analogy and this one is pure gold, based on a true story too.

There is nothing Hamish loves more than a good squirrel hunt, but for a long time he never came close to catching one, however, the other morning he did something which amazed me.

Bizarrely, it also got me thinking about how people often approach to fat loss…. bear with.

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Fitter Food Podcast 109: Healing The Body With Movement

I have to introduce you to a good friend of mine Alessandro Saba. He’s played a fundamental part in helping me fully understand the need to adopt a more holistic approach to exercise, focusing on healthy joint function, progressing your training skills and prioritising pain free movement.

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5 Steps to Find the BEST Diet For You

It never ceases to amaze me how much time and consideration people invest in choosing a car or mobile phone. At the point of purchase you know EXACTLY what you need in terms of speed, space, cost, functionality, brand, colour and can describe the whole specification effortlessly.

Yet when it comes to choosing a diet it’s a very different story, it’s rarely approached with the degree of research, objectivity and rationality it deserves. Many people simply outsource the task, follow the crowd or do what is most convenient and will bring the quickest results.

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6 Awesome Injury Recovery Tips to Avoid Weight Gain

6 Awesome Tips to Prevent Injury Weight Gain and Aid Recovery

If I had a quid for every time I heard the whole “I gained X amount of weight because I couldn’t train after getting injured” thing I would have quite a lot of quids!

The reality is injuries do happen and we need to be able to deal with them in the best way possible.

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Fitter 16 Fat Loss Plan

5 Quick Hacks That Fuel Fat Loss and Don’t Cost a Penny

It’s 2018 Fitties and New Year’s resolutions are in full force. Health companies are rubbing their hands together at the thought of everyone spending their hard-earned cash on some ridiculous detox teas, weight loss pills or possibly the worst I’ve come across so far – a fat burning vest! Apparently just wearing it aids fat loss and tones your muscles, go figure?!

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Why I Sleep In My Gym Gear…Occasionally

Having had a brilliant Crimbo with a little extra sprinkling of sugar, lots of late nights and cheese with just about everything, I’m now back to business as usual and following my healthy Fitter Food principles.

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The One Resolution You Need To Make For Me

The last year hasn’t been the easiest at times as so many people I love and care about had their lives negatively effected by chronic disease and despite having brilliant medical care, it just wasn’t enough.

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FITTER Festive Survival Guide

We LOVE Christmas but it’s easy to get carried away with all the booze, biscuits and boxes of chocolates on offer around the clock. Whilst it’s great to indulge a little with friends and family and get stuck into the festivities you don’t want to end the year feeling miserable because you’ve gained weight, you’re knackered, bloated and your skin is suffering a breakout. All of this can put you in a negative mood and make you no good company to be around, not an ideal mindset to kick off 2018 .

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Five Things I’m Glad I Knew Before Running A Marathon

In my last blog I wrote about the highs and lows of running a half marathon (check it out here). As much as I had a fantastic time and feel proud of what I achieved, I also made some big blunders by not sleeping enough, not eating properly and ignoring some niggling injuries. I firmly believe I’d never have made it to the starting line had I not implemented some really cool stuff prior to the race that made me a stronger runner. Here I share five things that supported my running goals.

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