8 TOP TIPS FOR PORTION CONTROL Controlling your portions doesn’t mean you need to eat tiny amounts or measure out precisely the number of peas on your plate. But if we’re eating too much, then we may need to retrain our brains to see a smaller-than-normal portion as...
TIPS TO PLAN YOUR EXERCISE Tips to plan your exercise Physical activity won't just happen. Most activities require planning – starting and maintaining a physical activity program does too. Here are some tips for getting ready to exercise: Make exercise a top priority. You know the health benefits of physical...
How many calories do you burn in one hour? Exercising to develop fitness is great and for the
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL EXERCISE? Physical activity or exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity can improve your quality of life. A minimum of 30 minutes a day can...
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FITBALL HOME WORKOUT Video taken by my lovely husband in my studio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bmo4BkvuztQ Here is a video of some exercises you can do at home. Dolphin Pose  - lie down with your heels on the ball and raise your hips of the floor. This will challenge your balance - have a go at taking your arms of the...
THE STAGES OF BEHAVIOUR CHANGE – WHERE ARE YOU? Which one are you? This is a model which I looked at within my Sports Psychology studies and I now apply this to my everyday work to understand where people are at. As a support mechanism for people to start exercise or develop their exercise routine, it is important to me that I understand where every client is on this model. As you read...

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8 top tips for portion control

Controlling your portions doesn’t mean you need to eat tiny amounts or measure out precisely the number of peas on your plate. But if we’re eating too much, then we may need to retrain our brains to see a smaller-than-normal portion as satisfying enough. Here are some tricks to try:

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Tips to plan your exercise

Tips to plan your exercise

Physical activity won’t just happen. Most activities require planning – starting and maintaining a physical activity program does too.

Here are some tips for getting ready to exercise: Read more…

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How many calories do you burn in one hour?

Exercising to develop fitness is great and for the numerous benefits of physical exercise (please click link for benefits of physicl exercise and the NHS guidelines for adults).

As we are becoming more aware of how many calories we are consuming and how this affects our weight loss / gain and our fitness, it is interesting to think how much energy we burn when exercising.The following is a ballpark idea of how much energy you are expending. 

Workouts That Blast Calories

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What are the benefits of physical exercise?

Physical activity or exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity can improve your quality of life. A minimum of 30 minutes a day can allow you to enjoy these benefits.   Read more…

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