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A Guide to Sports Supplements

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Before we get into our guide, you may be wondering if you should take supplements. And the quick answer is no. If you’re not a professional athlete but workout regularly to stay fit and healthy, then you don’t need to take supplements. As long as you’re eating a healthy, balanced diet. However supplements can be […]

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Make 2015 the year you get healthy – inside and out

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Being healthy is not just about how much exercise you do each week, or what you eat. Yes, those are both good starters and we should all take care of our bodies in that manner, but there are other factors involved. Factors that we can control, to a degree at least. Don’t you want to […]

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Why your energy drink may stop you from shedding pounds

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You heard it right folks! Let us set the scene a little for you. You’ve reached the end of a gruelling 45 minute spinning session at your local gym. You’ve burned at least 700 calories and are feeling pretty great, if a little exhausted. You’re parched. You need to replenish the lost fluids and rehydrate. […]

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Fibre: Stay fuller for longer (and regular!)

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If you’re trying to lose weight but finding your tummy rumbling by mid-morning, fibre could you the answer. A diet that’s high in fibre will keep you feeling full for longer so those mid-morning cravings will be a thing of the past! Not only that, but fibre is known to help prevent heart disease, diabetes, […]

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10 Healthy snacks for on-the-go

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Whether you’re trying to lose weight or sustain your current weight, snacking could help in achieving your goal. What! Snacking we hear you cry! Believe it or not, snacks aren’t necessarily the devil’s food – something to be avoided at all cost. In fact, they can be beneficial in weight loss, since regularly munching helps […]

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5 Delicious healthy breakfast ideas – start your day the right way!

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What are your breakfast habits? Do you get up nice and early to prepare something healthy and delicious before leisurely heading out to work? Or perhaps you’re more organised, and prepare something the night before? Or is your morning more like an episode of The Amazing Race – get up late, dive into the shower, […]

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Does What You Eat Really Matter?

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When you read about fitness, diet, nutrition and exercise you could be there for hours. You’ll find many people with lots of different theories which can make for extensive and frustrating reading. However a topic that comes up time and time again is what you should be eating and when you should be eating it. […]

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Get your dose of the ‘Sunshine Vitamin’ this summer

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If there’s ever a reason for getting out in the sunshine this summer, it’s to top up your Vitamin D supplies. Taking Vitamin D from the sun is the most natural and relatively easy way to do it – even in the UK when summer doesn’t automatically mean sunlight! Vitamin D plays an hugely important […]

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3 Simple tips to help increase your metabolism

Don’t you hate forever counting calories and putting items back on the shelf because you know you’ll only regret it the next day, whilst your friends or family sit around happily munching away on some fries, a burger or pizza? Well here’s some news that should brighten your day. There are things you can do […]

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The importance of staying hydrated

Is it important to drink plenty of water before, during and after exercise? Absolutely. Since the body is made up for 70% water, it’s important to ensure it is kept well-hydrated to ensure your cells function properly. It will help you replenish any water lost through breathing and sweating, keep you feeling stronger and help […]

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