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Cherry Berry Smoothie

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Try this delcious smoothie for breakfast to boost your metabolism or as a mid-afternoon snack to reduce your sugar cravings. 1 cup full-fat cherry yogurt 1/4 cup cranberry juice 1 cup frozen, pitted cherries 3/4 cup frozen blueberries Combine the

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Is sitting the new smoking???

Is sitting the new smoking?

I read this article in my REPS journal (issue 22) and thought I would share it with you. This study really hits home the importance of a good exercise routine! If you are not active enough I hope this article

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Home Workout

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Bored of doing the same thing over and over again at the gym? Or going on a long boring run? Try this home workout… you dont need any equipment and it only takes about 30 minutes! Perform each exercise below without

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Workout 08/09/2011

Just finished a workout and thought I would post it on here for you to have a look at. Its simple, you dont need any equipment and it only takes about 30 minutes! All that you need is a bit

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Are you working out with enough intensity?

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Intensity is key to a SUPER EFFECTIVE workout! But from my experience in conducting personal training and boot camp sessions I find that most people underestimate how much they can push their bodies. Our bodies are very resilient.  However, with

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Is hydration really important? Read these shocking FACTS and make your own mind up!


For me to emphasize the importance of water please consider the following facts: • Your speed on a bike decreases about 2% for each 1% of body weight lost through dehydration • By the time you feel thirsty, you can

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Why we all need to take Supplements….


So if you eat your fruit and veg, expose yourself to adequate sunlight, get plenty of sleep, and stay well hydrated, your body shouldn’t really need a supplemental source of vitamins and minerals, right? Wrong! Here are 5 powerful reasons

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FAT – Good vs Bad


 My goal wit heach of my articles  is to give you a basic and simple way of understanding nutrition – and it is not meant to be a university degree. I am not going into great detail and I am

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Are you getting enough fibre in your diet? Here are 5 reasons why FIBRE should be taken seriously!!


When it comes to fiber, there are lots of benefits, but the simple fact is that most people are probably not getting enough of it, although they probably think they are. When I speak to clients about their diet, most

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Do you understand Protein??? Here are a few questions cleared up…


What are proteins? Proteins are vital components of every organ and action within your body, without them we would simply not be able to function. All proteins are made up of different building blocks called amino acids, there are 20

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