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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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URGENT: Avoid Buying THIS on Black Friday

Black Friday is upon us and this year the hype is strong. I’m guilty of participation and have my eyes on a decent set of running trainers. There are certainly some bargains to be had but before you open your wallet it’s important to know there’s ONE thing I strongly suggest you don’t splash your cash on today, as it’s likely to land you in hot water at some point.
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Are you addicted to social media?

Addicted to Social Media?

We all know alcohol, smoking, sugar have the potential to be addictive but social media, emails and work aren’t really much different. Our brain surges with dopamine when we head online and if there’s nothing exciting we go on the hunt for interaction and information.The problem here is that we’re often missing out on being in the moment. Precious time can fly by as you keep your brain excessively busy.

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5 Reasons Kettlebell Training Is So Effective For Fat Loss

We’ve been using kettlebells for years, long before they became popular and we are still using them long after they have gone out of fashion it seems. For good reason too – they are awesome. When carried out correctly, kettlebell training is the ultimate fat burning and strength building tool and I’m about to tell you why.

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9 Steps To Boost Brain Power and Memory

We’ve been inundated with emails and questions about how to support memory function and inject some life back into our flagging brains. Interestingly, it’s actually our lifestyles that are destroying our ability to remember where we left our keys, if we switched off the oven and what our pin number is. There are so many things you do across your day to support cognitive function, many of which will also lower your risk of most chronic diseases, help you lose weight and perform better.

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#FitterFriday Fat Loss Circuit [No Gym Needed]

This weekend make it your mission to smash this awesome fat loss workout! This circuit is designed to target every muscle in the body, giving you an awesome calorie burn, taking your cardio fitness up a gear and keeping your metabolism boosted for up to 24 hours afterwards. Best of all it’ll take you less than 20 minutes. I like to use outdoor bodyweight training as the perfect complement to my heavy lifting gym sessions. Give it a try!

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Conquer Your Carb Phobia: Our Top 5 Tips

Most people interested in health and fitness right now have their own journey with macronutrients. Paleo and the Atkins revolution opened up our eyes to the notion that perhaps fat wasn’t the enemy after all but rather carbs including  bread, rice, pasta and potatoes were causing our waistlines to expand and spill over our jeans in true muffin top style. Of course this is a hugely simplified version of events and it’s clear that the goal with any macros is simply finding your sweet spot. However, gaining back your confidence eating carbs again after a low carb diet can be tricky business and is often fraught with fears of weight gain.

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What Do Fat Loss & Health Have in Common With Your Bank Balance?

One of the most common trends that seem to be driving a number of health issues and fat loss fails today is the fact that many people are creating a debt crisis with regard to their body. In life we need a healthy bank balance in order to pay for our living costs and do the things we enjoy like going on holiday or eating in a nice restaurant. Similarly, our body has a limited reserve of funds available for essential physiological processes and tasks – we’re referring to vitamins, minerals, hormones and all the vital nutrients that keep us alive and kicking. It has some spare resources stored away just in case we need to occasionally go above and beyond.

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8 Steps To A Better Night’s Sleep

No matter what your health or performance goal getting enough sleep is a top priority. It’s essential to support fat loss, exercise recovery, immune health, muscle mass and detoxification. In honour of World Sleep Day we thought we would share our top tips for securing a good nights sleep.

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