Think about the times when you have had those strict rules around food and eating in the past, how long was that sustainable? How did you feel when you did have access to those foods? Did you ever feel guilt, shame or negative feelings come up when you did have those foods?  Any kind of…

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Mindful eating (i.e., paying attention to our food, on purpose, moment by moment, without judgment) is an approach to food that focuses on individuals’ sensual awareness of the food and their experience of the food. It has little to do with calories, carbohydrates, fat, or protein. Here is a short clip to introduce to the basics…

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Week Three – Thirty Day Reset This week continue to plan out your food and track when you need. I will continue to post the Monday to Friday daily reminders on the Facebook page – I hope these are helping you reflect and embed healthy behaviours. This week we are starting to dig a bit…

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‘Operation Snack’ This came about on the May Thirty Day Reset and I wanted to share it with you! It seems that snacking is a habit for many of us which needs to be taken control of. Who would like to join me in ‘Operation Snack’? For the rest of this week….(or try for a…

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My focus as a trainer, a coach is to support my clients to become fitter, stronger and healthier. The reason why we exercise and are considered in our eating is so important. Most of the chronic diseases that plague our society can be prevented (and also managed and improved) by living a healthier lifestyle. More…

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ARE YOU LOOKING AFTER YOUR BONES? One of the many reasons why we exercise is to look after our bones – to keep them dense and strong… Like muscle, bone is living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger. When you exercise regularly, your bone adapts by building more bone and becoming denser. Young…

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Week Two – Food Planning, Plant Based diets and Dietary Fats This week, is trying to really get to grips with the Food Planning and making it work for you and your energy balance. Carrying on from last week, we will apply the understanding of the energy balance or calories in vs out into the…

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Movement and mobility… This was a series of movements that I put together at the start of the first lockdown. There is a combinations of walk outs, pigeons, hip openers,upward / downward dog movements – I didn’t want to go for a walk, or do a workout – I just felt my body wanted to…

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How does exercise/ movement make us feel? Take some time to recognise, enjoy and relish the feeling after the movement / workout! Do you feel better after a workout? I know I do! Do you know that within five minutes of cardiovascular exercise, you can feel happier! Once you get moving, your brain releases serotonin,…

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