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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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Stuffed olives may hold key to beating heartburn misery

This interesting article from the Daily Mail claims that a cure cure for heartburn and acid reflux may soon be on the way. I hope so because I flipping well love olives! A compound used to make stuffed olives could … 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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What are the best carbohydrates to aid weight loss?

Clients are always asking me what are the best form of carbohydrates to aid weight loss and should they be trying carb free diets. Of course my answer to going totally carb free is emphatically no due to the fact … 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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