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Should I consume caffeine before my workout?

Today I am covering a topic near and dear to many of your hearts: caffeine. But I don’t just cover caffeine; I explore whether caffeine truly does act as a diuretic, especially during exercise, and whether or not caffeine can … Continue reading

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Fizzy drinks? Think again!

Next time you’re reaching for the lemonade in the fridge or the cola in the petrol station shop just ask yourself “What impact is this soda having on my health?” Not the greatest I can assure you. As well as … Continue reading

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A step too far?

Now never let it be said that I don’t have an open mind and that I am against trying out new ideas but I’m inclined to think that American personal trainer Drew Manning has taken things too the extreme. In … Continue reading

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Why can’t you resist?

Well? That chocolate biscuit is calling you right? Or is it the bag of crisps or sweets that you know are in the cupboard? How do you justify it? Is it because you’ve had a bad day and you’re you … Continue reading

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Struggling to stick to that new exercise regime? New research offers pointers.

Whether or not you are trying to get that beach body you always dreamed about or you are trying to shed some post Christmas pounds sticking with an exercise routine means being able to overcome the obstacles that invariably arise. … Continue reading

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How can I speed up my metabolism?

Our resting metabolism or metabolic rate depends on your age, gender and physical condition as well as the amount of fat and muscle that we have in our bodies. I’m afraid to say that as we all get older we … Continue reading

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Fat loss tips this Christmas

With the festive season now upon us I immediately start to think about what I can do to ensure that I don’t pile on the pounds over Christmas. Like most of us I’m certainly no angel when it comes to … Continue reading

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Marathon nutrition

I’ve never run a marathon myself but many of my clients have, and several have told me their experiences of hitting THE WALL. With many carb gels and energy drinks now available, sometimes even handed out mid-race, it should in … Continue reading

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