Different types of cardio exercises

Different types of cardio exercises When it comes to cardiovascular exercises and training, there is a huge number you can use to train yourself with. Each one of these has its own individual advantages and disadvantages with some being more appropriate for people who are more advanced with cardio workouts than for a complete beginner. […]

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Exercise for Weight Loss

So it has been in the news recently that exercise won’t help us fight obesity but cutting sugar and carbohydrates will – erm welcome to the party BBC my NS-PT posse have known this for ages now! You see the thing is, we did already know this-all those people in the gym doing the same […]

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So, after all that science stuff I’m trying to give you some easy weeks-whilst still keeping it super informative of course. So this week less science more health top tips. So I’m going to start with drinking your fruit and veg. This can be done by either juicing or blending. Juicing. Juicing extracts water and […]

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Oestrogen

Bear with me boy’s I promise this is not a dressed up Bodyform advert, this is still relevant to the male species and if you read on you will find out why. High Levels of Oestrogen are commonly linked with weight gain and high fat levels.  But which comes first – Chicken (Sorry Hen, Sorry […]

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Hormones Pt 4

Right after the epic scienceness of the last few weeks I’m going to try and keep this short and sweet-cue 8 pages………………….. So after aforementioned scienceness (if I use it enough times it will become a real word!)I did promise that I would go through what things in our daily lives can affect all these […]

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Weight Loss Hormones

Well I am back with Part 2 of the Hormonal Series; I know you’ve been excited all week for this. Well this week first up is Ghrelin. Ghrelin is produced and released mainly by the lining of the stomach but also in small amounts by the small intestine, pancreas and the brain. Ghrelin is your […]

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Weight Loss and Hormones

When it comes to the battle of weight loss, our hormones can play a major part in our success – I know something else we can blame our hormones on ladies! There are several hormones that affect weight loss, Insulin, Leptin, Gherlin, Oestrogen and Cortisol. I won’t cover them all this week, I fear for […]

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To Coffee or Not To Coffee?

To Coffee or not to Coffee? That is the question   The Legend of Kaldi has it that Coffee was discovered by his herd of Goats in the Ethiopian highlands. It is said that Kaldi (or technically his goats) discovered coffee after noticing that upon eating berries from a certain tree, his Goats became so […]

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Food as a Reward?

I was speaking with my niece the other day and she asked me a question that was for her school homework. She asked “should kids be banned from having junk food and why?”  Anyway you can imagine what sort of answer I gave “hell yes” but what I found most interesting where the answers given […]

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What does your Gut Tell You?

  Your gonna need a brew for this one, settle in…………………I promise the top notch info is worth it though. Hippocrates said over 2000 years ago “All disease begins in the gut”. And increasingly we are becoming aware of just how right he was. More than ever today research reveals that gut health has a […]

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