How to Work Out Without Leaving the House
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Working out at home is no longer about cheesy aerobics videos or lifting cans of beans; it’s not even about doing a hundred crunches, squats and push ups. There are now plenty of creative, fun and effective ways of working out without even stepping out of your front door, and they’re just as legitimate as going to the gym. Whether …
Buying Smaller Clothes to Help Motivate us to Lose Weight
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My husband has always been on the big size. In fact he struggles with his weight and he often yo-yo’s up and down. For a few weeks he will be binge drinking, over eating on takeaways, staying up late on his PS4, not doing much exercise at all. Then he will decide to try to get healthy and he will …
Ever Thought About Taking a Yoga Teacher Training Course?
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Have you ever tried doing yoga before? I have in my house using some yoga dvd’s and I found it very relaxing and made me feel much more flexible and less achy. I always seem to be having pain in my neck, shoulders and back which I think is due to bad posture and sitting at my laptop all day. …
Pom #WonderfulWorkouts with Katie Bulmer-Cooke
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POM WONDERFUL LAUNCHES SERIES OF #WONDERFULWORKOUTS WITH KATIE BULMER-COOKE! POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice from concentrate, is kicking off 2015 with the launch of its #WonderfulWorkouts series, featuring Apprentice star and fitness favourite Katie Bulmer-Cooke. Each workout has been designed by Katie, with an emphasis on creating a short series of concise exercises that can be easily integrated into everyday …
Buying Your Football Kit Doesn’t Have to be Expensive
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My eldest son, Ryan, 9 is football mad. He loves playing football down at the park with his friends and for the school football team. But when it comes to getting him his football kit he can be fussy and he has to have the right style. He likes his brand names, which can be pricey but a great site …
10 Fun Ways to Stay Active with Your Family
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This is the time of year that everyone seems to get in a bit of a slump, and one thing that also slumps in this time is health. One of the easiest way to do it for the long term is to get the whole family along for the ride by making active lifestyle choices. However, this doesn’t have to …
Getting Started with Aqua Aerobics
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There are a lot of reasons to try a new exercise option. Maybe you have burned out on your old workouts – you’ve been up and down the running trails until you know them by heart. Possibly you haven’t exercised in years, and want to get in shape. Either way, aqua aerobics has some great advantages for exercise. It’s low …
Change4Life and Disney 10 Minutes Shake Up Activity Pack
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This summer me and my kids are taking part in Change4Life’s 10 Minute Shake Up Challenge. This is to help kids get their 60 minutes recommended psychical activity a day. My youngest two are quite active anyway, but my eldest, Ryan, is getting less active the older he gets. He used to be always out playing football, but now he …
I’ve been doing the #SnackHappy Challenge
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I was invited to take part in the #SnackHappy challenge.The challenge involved eating a small pack of almonds everyday for 21 days and see how I felt at the end of it. I finished the challenge over the weekend end. I can’t really say I feel any different, but my hair is a lot more stronger and shinier and I …
My New Fitness Gear
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As some of you may know I have started on my own personal fitness challenge. I want to lose just under a stone in weight and tone up and basically just get more fit. I was sent out some new Nike trainers, a Shock Absorber bra and a Nike running band from www.sportsshoes.com to try out. I LOVE my new trainers, …
My Fitness Challenge – Baring it All
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I have recently gone back to the gym. I joined a few years ago, but last year I only went a handful of times and since then I have put on a bit of weight. I used to weigh 10 stone 2 lb and my weight has always been around this apart from when I have been pregnant. Now I …
A New Great Weight and Health Tracker Website
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I’ve just been introduced to this great new weight loss/health tracker website called slimkicker.com It’s a level up game and point based program. You log what you eat everyday and get points for the foods you eat, the more healtier the food the more points you’ll recieve. You can also get points by tracking your exercises and that includes when you do the housework!!!! …
Baked Potato with Feta Cheese and Salad
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I just love baked potatoes! I could eat them everyday. Here’s one that i had for my lunch last week. For this just baked a potato in the oven or use a microwave. The microwave is a lot quicker but it tastes so much nicer baked.Butter the potato and sprinkle with feta cheesefor the salad i had lettuce, grated carrot, red peppers, …
kids active play ideas
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Parents, caregivers and teachers all help young children learn how to count to 5, how to spell their name, cook with them, read with them and do arts and crafts with them. These things are all important, But some forget how important it is for preschool children to be physically active. Along with all the other activities you should do with your preschool child you …
Battle of the Bulge
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I’ve eaten so much over Christmas and i’m still going to be doing loads more, in fact i’m eating some chocolates right this moment! But now i’m dreading January when it’s all back to normal and all my clothes will be too tight from all that over eating. So that’s when my new weight loss programme will begin. last Christmas i nearly …