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10 Fool-proof Basics to Help you Lose and Maintain Your Weight

Are you plain sick and tired of trying different diets but none of them work? That’s because one size doesn’t fit all and they’re usually unsustainable. The thing about diets is that they’re frustrating and tedious. They have a sub-zero…
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10 Reasons Why You Should Stop Dieting

“Sorry, I can’t eat that, I’m on a diet” How many times have we said that in our lifetime? Not once, twice, or perhaps three times but constantly. We are literally obsessed with diets and dieting. With the hundreds of different diets…
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8 Positive Things About My Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Being diagnosed with breast cancer was the worst thing that could have possibly happened to me. Seven years later, there was worse to come when I was diagnosed again with incurable, secondary cancer. It's fair to say that the big 'C' has…
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10 Things to Say and Do When Your Friend Is Diagnosed With Cancer

According to new research published in The Telegraph at the end of last year, “Lonely women who have survived breast cancer are 60 per cent more likely to die from a recurrence of the disease than those more socially active.”        …
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Has The World Ended? No, It's Just Blue Monday

The day is almost over but as you were going about your business today did you notice anything unusual? Did you see hanging heads and distinct gloom etched on people’s faces? Did anyone smile at you? Did you hear any laughter? In fact, there…
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New Year Resolution? Who Are You Kidding?

It’s that annoying time of year again when everyone still insists on talking about their New Year resolutions. Global discussions are taking place, even between strangers and it’s almost a certain that the majority of these resolutions are…
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The Perils of Christmas Bingeing

It’s fair to say that Christmas is the arch enemy of dieters worldwide. In the UK, the season “to be jolly” kicks off almost immediately after the kids go back to school in September. The dreaded sight of mince pies overtaking our supermarket…
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September: Love it or Hate it?

September is like Marmite, you either love it or you hate it. Its name translates from the Latin ’septem’ meaning ‘seven’, but it’s the ninth month of the year I hear you say. Very simply, the original Roman calendar started in March,…
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10 Important Tips for Choosing a Pilates Instructor

Over the years, Pilates has increased considerably in popularity. It’s been proven to help people of all ages and abilities. On one hand it compliments sports and exercise, especially high impact or resistance disciplines, acting like a buffer.…
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The Day I Discovered the Truth About Pilates

I’ve been teaching Pilates for almost 8 years and even in that time, I’ve noticed an ever increasing demand for Pilates classes. Enquiries for my classes or 1-1 tuition have always been in abundance but in the last few weeks my enquiries…
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The 10 Step Guide to Getting Back onto the Exercise Bandwagon

Have you recently lost your exercise mojo? Join the club! It’s human nature to go through the ‘I can’t be bothered anymore’ phase. The hardest thing is to get back on track so here is a step by step guide to help you. Schedule in…