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15 Tips for Breaking Free from Binge Eating

These tips are not listed in any specific order. 1) Another diet is NOT the answer strict diets, especially those that revolve around limiting or completely eliminating foods, food groups, or macronutrients only add fuel to the binge eating fire. The solution is not found in a diet, so don’t search for one. 2) Think ADDITION instead of RESTRICTION When you add something, something else naturally has to fall away. Plus you’re focusing on an action you CAN do versus trying NOT to do something you’re already in a strong

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Nutrition for Exercise

How many calories? how many grams? how much carbohydrates? how much protein? How much fat? These are all questions that give the masses a huge headache when it comes to being health, losing or even gaining weight. Well worry no more! Today I’m going to show you just how easy it is to work out how much you should be eating of each macronutrient.How many calories? how many grams? how much carbohydrates? how much protein? How much fat? These are all questions that give the masses a huge headache when

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Choosing a Fitness Training Provider

Gosh what a mine field! So many out there claiming to be the best and then the prices! OMG don’t they vary. Here are some steps that may help… When choosing your course, check that the course is accredited by an awarding body. Check that the course is recognised by Registered Exercise Professionals (REPs) and that the course will give you recognised entry plus Continual Development Points (CDP). There are many courses out there that are not and you will pay a lot of money and spend many hours of

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New Year, New You!

New Year…New You? It is around this time every year that our television and general media become saturated with New Year’s Resolutions related articles. They tell us to be thinner, fitter, stronger, more mindful, eco-friendly…I could go on but I imagine that you get the picture. Most Januarys I embark upon a new craft or hobby that will inevitably begin to gather dust by the end of the month. Gyms become brimming with over enthused new members in matching gym ensembles. As cynical as I am about the whole debacle,

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Aerobics

I haI have loved aerobic classes and have done since I was 15 years of age (I am now 51). My first class jogging to record tracks (not mp3 or CDs) making sure the needle was on the right track and you did not bounce to near the record player. Being able to jog for 2 tracks was my goal… don’t forget this was before wooden floors or any standardised qualification, how times have changed. We exercised on concrete floors, carpets, anything went.  Abdominal work hanging on to my leggings doing

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What are you insured to deliver?

Did you know that you are only insured for the qualifications you have? We often have lots of questions about insurance and what is covered. I thought this blog may help. Many people are confused as they think that being a qualified gym, PT or studio instructor they are insured to teach anything! This is not true. Do you know your boundaries? If you qualify as a gym instructor you are qualified to teach people in a gym environment writing basic programmes for people. You are not qualified to write

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