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How Stress Can Ruin Your Diet

Stress can seriously hamper your ability to lose weight.  What is Stress? Stress is a physical response to triggers like major upheavals or traumatic events, excessive workloads/tight deadlines. Or even comparatively minor things like misplacing your mobile phone or key, for example. When stress ‘kicks in’, your body assumes you are under attack and immediately […]

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6 Ways to get Maximum Benefits from Walking to Lose Weight

Enjoyable, stress-relieving, free and easy to do anytime, anywhere, a brisk 30-minute walk per day (on flat surfaces) is an excellent weight loss exercise that will burn off 1,050 calories a week. Here are 6 ways to get maximum benefits from walking to lose weight. Ways to Maximise Benefits from Walking to Lose Weight 1 […]

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Sleep & Weight loss success – what’s the link?

Sleeping well each night can increase your chances of successfully losing weight. It’s a biological fact! Less than 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night for as little as 3 to 4 days will not only make you feel groggy and grouchy, but it will also: Slow your metabolism Reduce your body’s ability to […]

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Top 5 exercises for weight loss

Some exercises are more effective in burning calories than others. Here are 5 of the best exercises for weight loss to get you started. Lunge Offering maximum calorie burn by working multiple muscles (i.e. glutes, hamstring and quads) at once, the plain old lunge is an extremely effective exercise to include in your weight loss […]

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Top 20 Dieting Tips

Trying to lose weight? These 20 dieting tips should help you shed those pounds a little easier. Top 20 Dieting Tips Stay calm and get plenty of sleep – you are far more likely to succumb to cravings when you feel stressed out and/or tired. Keep it steady – Aim to lose a steady maximum […]

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formoline L112 on holiday!

Mrs R, 47 from Middlesex says: “I was dreading Christmas this year as I’d been steadily losing weight through gentle exercise and watching my diet so that I could be fit for a week’s ski holiday from Boxing Day. Apart from the usual Christmas day over indulgences, being in a catered chalet on holiday it’s […]

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Swimming – a Healthy, Fun Weight Loss Exercise

Relaxing, fun and easily accessible in most areas, swimming is a fantastic weight loss exercise. Here is why. Swimming as a Weight Loss Exercise Swimming has a wide range of effects on your body: As you swim, you will start building more muscle, which in turn helps to burn fat (i.e. calories). Using energy to […]

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Healthy Diet vs. Quick-Fix Diet

Many people resort to ‘quick-fix’ diets when trying to lose weight. This is, however, not a good idea – and far less effective than a long-term healthy diet. Here is why. The Quick-Fix Diet Typically based on completely cutting out certain foods, quick-fix, or ‘fad’ diets do result in rapid and often substantial weight loss. […]

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The Best Time to Eat When Trying to Lose Weight

Losing weight is not just about following a healthy diet and getting regular exercise, it is also about when you have your meals. Here is the best time to eat for effective weight loss. Time to Eat Breakfast A study conducted by the University of Missouri’s Nutrition & Exercise Physiology department revealed that people who […]

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Motivating Yourself to Exercise

While we all know how important exercise is for our overall health, fitness and weight loss. However, there are days when the mere thought of exercising fills us with abject horror. On days like these, motivating yourself to exercise can be a real battle – so here are a few tips on getting yourself motivated. […]

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