MARI’S TWK JOURNEY After a long period of doing very little in the way of exercise, or taking any time for me, I decided a change was needed. I am a mother of two young girls, I work pretty much full time and that was enough of an excuse not to find the time to exercise. I had put on weight slowly, and felt...
HEALTHY SNACKS YOU CAN TAKE TO WORK It's hard to get through a whole day of work without getting a little hungry now and then. That's OK, snacking can actually be good for you as long as you choose healthy foods in the right proportions. Here is a list of tasty snacks that are perfect for work breaks; most of them require a refrigerator or a microwave, but a few can be stashed in...
YOUR METABOLISM AND WEIGHT LOSS / GAIN Metabolism and weight loss: How you burn calories Find out how metabolism affects weight, the truth behind slow metabolism and how to burn more calories. You've probably heard people blame their weight on a slow metabolism, but what does that mean? Is metabolism really the culprit? And if so, is it possible to...
FITNESS APPS Health and Fitness Apps We all have busy lives, it comes with the times we live in, and while this does wonders for productivity, it can mean that it is increasingly difficult to find the time or energy to stay in shape. I have put together some recommended health and fitness apps to support you with your fitness and you can use them in your own...
5 STEPS TO MENTAL WELLBEING Five ways to wellbeing Evidence suggests there are 5 steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing: Connect There is strong evidence that...
SLEEP… Few things are more frustrating than staring at the ceiling above your bed, especially when, mere moments before, you couldn’t keep your eyes open. We all have lingering phases of sadness, stress, or anxiety that keep us up at night, and the lack of sleep makes the emotional distress worse. However,...
FABULOUS RESULTS! What a week so far! Results results results! Well done to all those PT clients who are exercising ‘efficiently’, making good food choices and tracking calories. We are seeing the results in clothes fitting better, feeling happier in themselves, less general aches and pains, weight loss on the dreaded scales...and so it goes...

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Healthy Snacks You Can Take to Work

It’s hard to get through a whole day of work without getting a little hungry now and then. That’s OK, snacking can actually be good for you as long as you choose healthy foods in the right proportions. Here is a list of tasty snacks that are perfect for work breaks; most of them require a refrigerator or a microwave, but a few can be stashed in your desk drawer for easy midday nibbling.
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Fitness Apps

Health and Fitness Apps

We all have busy lives, it comes with the times we live in, and while this does wonders for productivity, it can mean that it is increasingly difficult to find the time or energy to stay in shape. I have put together some recommended health and fitness apps to support you with your fitness and you can use them in your own time to meet the demands of your schedule.

Here are some recommended fitness apps for you:

Recommended Activity Sharing App: Strava

Strava’s enduring popularity (over ten million people have logged more than one billion activities) isn’t down to the obsessive record-keeping of its users – it’s because of Strava’s social features. You can share your runs and rides with a huge community of users, congratulate others on their efforts, ask for advice, and compete with friends and rivals to nab the King of the Mountain (virtual) jersey for your local hill. Strava is incredibly simple to use for newcomers, yet also offers enough depth in the data it tracks to satisfy those who are happiest whiling away hours analysing their performance. strava.com

Download from App Store and Google Play | Free, individual packs £2.99 a month | Eight Essential Tips For Strava Beginners

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5 steps to mental wellbeing

Five ways to wellbeing

Evidence suggests there are 5 steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing:

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There is strong evidence that indicates that feeling close to, and valued by, other people is a fundamental human need and one that contributes to functioning well in the world. Read more…

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Sleep…

Few things are more frustrating than staring at the ceiling above your bed, especially when, mere moments before, you couldn’t keep your eyes open. We all have lingering phases of sadness, stress, or anxiety that keep us up at night, and the lack of sleep makes the emotional distress worse. However, what if sleep is not the result of your situation, but rather the cause?

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