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  1. Give Sugar the Elbow: How to Reduce Sugar in your Everyday Diet

    Give Sugar the Elbow: How to Reduce Sugar in your Everyday Diet
    Other than not being good for your waistline, what’s the harm with sugar anyway? Well, along with being a catalyst for weight gain, sugar also fuels insulin resistance, which can cause Type 2 diabetes and creates a breeding ground for cancer cells. It can increase cravings, food binges and encourage a host of heart diseases. That does sound like a
  2. Guest Blog: My 30 Day Vegan Challenge

    Guest Blog: My 30 Day Vegan Challenge
    Just a few weeks ago we featured Emma’s fitness success story, all about her 3 stone weight loss and lifestyle transformation. Having relished conquering her battles with health and fitness, she was ready for her next challenge. So what happened when Emma decided to go vegan for a month? Why did you decide to try veganism? I love a challenge. Having taken
  3. The Importance of a Sustainable Diet

    The Importance of a Sustainable Diet
    Embarking on a fitness journey with a diet that isn’t something you can see yourself doing for more than a few weeks, let alone perhaps a few months, strongly suggests it is not a sustainable diet. Of course it’s all about trial and error, but if you don’t like the concept of it before you’ve even started it, what will
  4. Too Busy to Eat Well? Try These 10 Tips

    Too Busy to Eat Well? Try These 10 Tips
    In today’s world, pretty much every one of us feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day. Our waking hours are bursting with all sorts of deadlines and a host of time-consuming obligations. Everything from meetings, school runs and conference calls, to long commutes and daily chores that demand early wake up calls and late nights. And when we
  5. 3 Ways to Keep Your Pancakes Healthy

    3 Ways to Keep Your Pancakes Healthy
    So you might be all for your usual lemon and sugar or Nutella classics, who isn’t? But if you’re trying to keep things a little healthy as that summer holiday approaches, you might want to keep your pancakes as guilt-free as possible – without sacrificing the deliciousness of those fluffy beauties. Ditch the processed sugars                                                    Sorry hazelnut spread of dreams, you’re
  6. Healthy Lunch Swaps

    Healthy Lunch Swaps
    Following on from our Healthy Breakfast Swaps post, we thought it was time we rolled out a post packed full of healthy lunch options. After all, spring is only around the corner, and before we know it it’ll be time to whack out the shorts and swimwear. We’ve compared the calories and macronutrients of some of the UK’s favourite lunch options
  7. 5 Steps to Achieving Your End Goal

    5 Steps to Achieving Your End Goal
    Can you believe that January is already almost over? If you were one of the people who began 2017 with a list of health and fitness goals, and are yet to make any progress, then this is the post for you. Now, what's the best form of motivation? An end goal. Whether you want to fit into a smaller clothing
  8. Healthy Breakfast Swaps

    Healthy Breakfast Swaps
    Looking to improve your diet in 2017, but don’t know where to start? Whether you’re a ‘breakfast person’ or not, it’s great to begin the day fuelled and ready to go. Trust us, we'd love nothing more than to dive into the all you can eat breakfast buffet too, because pancakes are life, but it’s important to choose something healthy
  9. Exercise Post Pregnancy: How to Lose the Baby Weight

    Exercise Post Pregnancy: How to Lose the Baby Weight
    Post-pregnancy and back from maternity leave, Laura from Fitness Superstore HQ shares part two of her pregnancy diaries – detailing how fitness and nutrition helped to get her pre-baby body back. If you haven’t read Laura’s previous blog, all about her pregnancy diet and training, click over to get caught up... So, having always been conscious of – but not obsessed
  10. A Guide to Macros

    A Guide to Macros
    Heard about macros but have no idea what they are or why you need to know about them? PT Carly Yue shares her views on why they’re so crucial to your success, no matter what level of fitness you’re at... The term ‘macros’ is shorthand for ‘macronutrients’, a word which is used to describe the three key food groups we all

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