Healthy Treats to Keep you on Track this Halloween

Healthy Treats to Keep you on Track this Halloween

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As you know Halloween is known for its overindulgence of sweets, crisps and chocolate. They are everywhere! So if you’re trying to lose weight during this time you might find yourself getting tempted.   Today I want to share with you 10 healthy treats and snacks that you can have that will help to satisfy any cravings you’re having.   1. Apple and Peanut Butter These two go really well together. Slice up an apple, spread a bit of PB on each slice and you’re good to go!   2. Kale Crisps Mix a good handful of kale with a …

Alcohol and Weight Loss

Alcohol and Weight Loss

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Many of the things we do socially centre around alcohol. But like many things, a lot of people tend to go overboard. If you drink alcohol every night you’re not an alcoholic but you do have a habit issue. Alcohol is for special occasions, not to sedate you when you’ve had a bad day. If you’re trying to lose weight then alcohol can negatively impact your efforts. You need to stop looking for a magic pill to fix your problems and start looking at your habits instead. Here are 5 reasons why alcohol and weight loss do not work well …

Why You Need to Warm Up Before Exercise

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If you’re tight on time, you may wonder if you really need to warm up. You’d rather just get straight into your workout. ‘What harm could it do?’ ‘Is it really that important?’ In short, the answer is yes. Warming up is extremely important before you do any workout. If you skip this vital part of your exercise routine then you’re running the risk of injuring yourself.   10 reasons why you need to warm up It raises body temperature and heart rate It lessens the risk of injury to joints and muscles. Keeping your muscles warm is vital for …

How to keep going when you feel like giving up

How to Keep Going When You Feel like Giving Up

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It’s not uncommon for people to give up on their health and fitness regime. In fact, most of us have probably thrown in the towel numerous times over the years. There is always one or multiple reasons that makes someone give up. And you’ll know that you’re starting to feel like this when you feel negative and frustrated about your efforts.   So, why would someone give up? There’s any number of reasons why people give up: They have no drive to actually go and workout They’re lacking motivation They’re not seeing the results they want They don’t enjoy what …

A Quick and Simple Guide to Healthy Snacking

A Quick and Simple Guide to Healthy Snacking

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Snacking can either be healthy or totally detrimental to all your hard work and effort. Now if you’re the kind of person that doesn’t feel hungry between meals then you probably don’t snack anyway. But if you do then you need to be refuelling in a healthy way. Check out these three things to consider when it comes to snacking (a well as a handy list of healthy snacks to choose from!).   Prepping your snacks and meals You can ensure that all the snacking you do is of the healthy variety by planning in advance. So when that 3 …