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  1. Recognising Dehydration (Plus Tips for Avoiding It!)

    Recognising Dehydration (Plus Tips for Avoiding It!)
    Staying hydrated is a crucial part of not only our health, but also our fitness progression. Carly Yue reveals her top tips for recognising dehydration, as well as advice for how to beat it once and for all... Dehydration can not only affect your performance at the gym or during sport, but it can also lead to a loss of strength
  2. How to Have a ‘Healthy’ Night Out

    How to Have a ‘Healthy’ Night Out
    Ok, so we say ‘healthy’ loosely. Unless it avoids no alcohol and no fatty foods, your night out will always be marginally unhealthy, however by making the right choices you can easily minimise the damage – while still having a good time! OPT FOR THE HEALTHY MEAL We all love a meal out during social events, however filling up on pizza, burgers
  3. Doughnuts in the office? Stop right there!

    Doughnuts in the office? Stop right there!
    If you’re an office worker, this blog post is for you. Many of us work in an office environment which entails sitting in an uncomfortable chair for approximately eight hours per day, bright lights causing you a headache and a draw, kitchen fridge or god forbid vending machine full of potential diet-destroyers. So how can you combat these issues? Move every
  4. How to Stop Using Food as a Reward

    How to Stop Using Food as a Reward
    Do you have a tendency to reward yourself with food? Our guest PT Blogger, Carly Yue, explains why this isn’t the best way to go about things… Many of us use food as a reward, though whilst it might seem like an innocent and harmless way to celebrate your success, it can actually be extremely unhelpful and can make us view
  5. Emotional Eating

    Emotional Eating
    Ever wondered why you eat more when experiencing particular emotions? Carly Yue gives us the low-down as to why this happens… Emotional hunger comes on suddenly. Physical hunger comes on gradually. Emotional hunger feels like it needs to be satisfied instantly. Physical hunger can wait. Emotional hunger craves specific comfort foods. Physical hunger is open to options. Emotional hunger isn't satisfied with a full stomach. Physical hunger stops
  6. Shake it up!

    Shake it up!
    Protein isn't just for big bodybuilders, as Carly Yue reveals... What do you think when I say 'protein shake'? Huge tubs of powders that taste terrible and are downed by blokes with bulging biceps? Hmmm. Think again. Move over muscle men. Protein supplements are for girls too. Ladies who want to get slimmer, fitter and stronger, read on! There's a huge demand
  7. Be Heart Happy: 6 Tips for a Fit and Healthy Heart

    Be Heart Happy: 6 Tips for a Fit and Healthy Heart
    We might all think we’re heart-healthy, but are you really sure? Follow our 6 rules to get you on the way to a healthier heart and a better you… #1. Exercise with a heart rate monitor We all know that exercise is one sure fire way to ensure a healthier heart. We should all be aiming to exercise at least 3 times
  8. Goodies vs. Baddies - Breakfast Swaps to Start Your Day Off Right

    Goodies vs. Baddies - Breakfast Swaps to Start Your Day Off Right
    As well as ensuring we keep ourselves fit with plenty of exercise, eating healthily is also crucial. We keep on being told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It sets us up with the energy needed for a productive morning, stops us from mid-morning snacking when major hunger sets in, and let’s face it – breakfast
  9. Five Tips for a Fit and Healthy Lifestyle Starting Now

    Five Tips for a Fit and Healthy Lifestyle Starting Now
    As the New Year gets underway, you may find your mind begins to switch from thoughts of chocolate Yule log, basted turkey and other Christmas indulgences to plans for improving your fitness. And if you’ve overdone it just a tad on the booze and brandy butter this festive period, you might be thinking it’s time to get detoxing… Well that’s great

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