How to Avoid going Overboard during the Festive Season

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With the festive season just upon us it can be easy to go a bit overboard and indulge.   Christmas parties, get togethers and visiting relatives always seem to include an excess of mince pies, chocolates and alcohol.     But these festivities don’t have to undo your health and fitness efforts. You can still socialise and enjoy yourself with friends and family while at the same time being healthy.   Follow these 7 tips to help you make the right choices and survive the festive season.   1. Focus on What You Can do When you focus only on …

3 Bad Eating Habits and what you can do to break them

3 Bad Eating Habits and What You can do to Break Them

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Do you think you might have some bad eating habits that need to be changed? If so, then you’re not alone!   There are many, many unhealthy eating habits that too many people are stuck in. They might not realise that they have these habits or they may not know how to break them.   In this post, we’re taking a look at three of the most common bad eating habits, and what you can do to break them.   Unhealthy Snacking   Snacking can be healthy or unhealthy, and it’s a very fine line between the two! However, it’s …

5 Tips to Make Meal Prep a Breeze

5 Tips to Make Meal Prep a Breeze

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Meal prep time shouldn’t fill you with dread. You might be thinking that it has to involve hours of prepping meat and veg and cooking but it can be an easy process. Follow these 5 tips to make your meal prep sessions pain-free and quick to complete. 1. Buy in Bulk Bulk buying your ingredients is a cost effective way of making sure that you always have enough to hand. Many supermarkets and butchers run deals that allow you to get a good few items for a great price. To prevent food waste make sure to freeze what you’re not …

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 …

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 …

The 20 Best Foods to Include in Your Diet

The 20 Best Foods to Include in Your Diet

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We’ve already talked about how healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring, and there are so many foods out there that are both healthy and tasty.   Today we’re looking at 20 of the best, healthiest foods that you should include in your diet.   1. Spinach This dark, leafy green veg is low in calories but high in iron, calcium and magnesium.   2. Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes are a rich source of fibre, selenium, calcium and vitamin C and a range of B vitamins too.   3. Broccoli It’s good either raw or cooked, and is loaded with …

10 Things You Can Do To Be Healthier Right Now

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Everyone always seems to wait until Monday or the beginning of a month to get healthier.As most people will have been hungover on the 1st they are probably going to put it off until the 8th!The best bit of advice I can give you is to start right now.There is NO better feeling than taking action and being in control.Here are 10 Things You Can Do Starting Now 1. Drink water like it’s going out of fashion! I mean it, this stuff will make you feel younger, more energised and all-round better!   2. Do not buy the stuff you cannot resist. …

Manx Mum Drops Belly Fat in 3 Moves

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Sounds too good to be true right? 3 Moves to lose that belly fat that you’re sick of looking at.  3 simple little tricks that will make you  More confident Feel better Add years to your life  Give you more energy and Make you slimmer and sexier.  Just like Amanda from Onchan has done. And here she shares her top 3 strategies to help you do exactly the same!  1) Eat off a smaller plate.  “I found when serving my dinner I put the same amount on my plate as I did my husbands. Now, this wouldn’t have been a problem…had I not then eaten it …