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“Are grapes making me fat?”

“Are grapes making me fat?”

A common question we get asked…”Are grapes fattening?” Lets break it down a bit… Grapes are a fruit, so a portion (a handful) counts as 1 of your 5 a day. Good thing  Grapes are a fantastic antioxidant, this means they help counteract bad processes in your body to put...

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Fit at 50+vat

Fit at 50+vat

When you’re 50 and over, good chance you’ve your children reared and it’s time to think about living your best life again Booking more holidays Meeting friends Doing all the things you love to do Let’s be honest, you want to feel good about yourself, feel as fit,...

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Resistance Training and Menopause

Resistance Training and Menopause

Dealing with menopause can be very difficult for some, with the lack of female hormones, many changes happen, some which can affect mood, energy levels and maintenance of weight. Did you know that workouts can ease the transition into menopause by helping to relieve...

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Are you finished school and heading to university in September?

Are you finished school and heading to university in September?

This is one of the most challenging times for young people. We’ve been there and got the t-shirt, you’re stepping into the unknown having to move away, meet new people, make new friends, maybe even do your own cooking and cleaning for the first time It’s the type of...

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What Karen said in work

What Karen said in work

“Don’t eat cooked ham, it’s bad for you.” “Avoid fruit, it’s got too much sugar in it.” “Diet coke is worse than full fat coke for you.” “Why are you eating protein? You’re trying to lose weight, you’re not a body builder.” “I can eat as much sauce covered salad as I...

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Successful Long Term Dieting

Successful Long Term Dieting

Successful long term dieting is one of the hardest things we will face in this life. Adherence is key. We are told this often enough but rarely is it explained to us in a way we can understand. What really is diet adherence? In our opinion, it is eating in a way that...

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Mental Health and Children

Mental Health and Children

Long gone are the days of kids climbing trees, ditches, playing tig, even simple things like playing the airplane with daddy. With technology taking over our little ones lives, they tend to not get outdoors just as much and explore, thus building some base fitness...

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8 Honest Thoughts On Healthy Practices

8 Honest Thoughts On Healthy Practices

1. Social media is a curse. I think we’d all be better off without it. However, it’s addictive, useful for business and quite enjoyable. Limiting time on social media is good for your mental health, go for a walk and leave your phone at home occasionally. You won’t...

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Do You Struggle To Gain Weight?

Do You Struggle To Gain Weight?

It's important to remember that not everyone wants to lose weight, it's an equally valid goal to want to gain weight. If adding some lean muscle or simply putting on some weight is your goal, it’s extremely important to create the correct stimulus through your...

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Is Breakfast Really The Most Important Meal Of The Day?

Is Breakfast Really The Most Important Meal Of The Day?

We aren’t so sure The common line we always hear, “Breakfast kick starts your metabolism.” Do you struggle to lose weight because of your metabolism? Is breakfast the jump start your your body needs before you go to work? The prompt that your internal organs need to...

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