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Now I’ve said it once and I’ll say it a thousand times, there’s no way to actually spot reduce fat from your thighs or arms or anywhere for that matter. We need to reduce body fat from all over through the right diet and also exercise. Your body tends to burn fat in layers like peeling an onion with the most recently acquired fat coming off first. That’s what makes it hard to notice at first, as it’s coming off in thin layers. We’ve put together a few steps to help slim your thighs, flatten your stomach and lose weight...

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Let’s get started with some myth-busting and I’ve said this many times before - There is no way of spot-reducing when it comes to weight loss. By this I mean it’s not possible to just lose weight from your stomach specifically without losing weight from other areas of the body, fact. When your body burns fat it takes it from all over so weight loss is across the whole body. The belly fat however, is an important area to pay attention too. Excess visceral fat – a type that sits deep in your abdomen and surrounds your organs has been...

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You’ll struggle to find a vegetable that you can do more with than our beloved spud. You can roast them, chip them, slice them, mash them, boil them, bake them and even add them to soups, oh and they’re all delicious. Despite being an amazingly versatile vegetable, they’ve got a pretty bad name when it comes to Weight Loss. Here’s the truth, potatoes are not bad for you! When prepared & eaten in the right way they’re actually pretty healthy and they can help you boost weight loss. YOU'LL FEEL FULLER FOR LONGERWe took a look at the Satiety Index...

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So you’ve decided to lose weight, it’s a huge undertaking & yes, it’s a drastic lifestyle change. But what happens after the weight has gone, It can be even more of a challenge keeping it off for the long term.Sticking to all those new healthy rules & staying away from all your favourite treats can be tough. That’s why we’ve put together our top tips on losing weight & how to keep it off for good.COOK ENOUGH FOR LEFT OVERS.It’s far too easy to go overboard during lunch breaks, especially with all those tempting treats like crisps, sugary granola bars...

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Starting your morning with a great breakfast can set you up for the day. The right fuel into your body will keep those hunger pangs at bay, boost your metabolism & improve concentration levels. Start your day the right way, kick cravings & speed up weight loss with these breakfast tips. 1. EGGS IN THE MORNING Ditch the toast or bagel and instead scramble or poach two eggs. In a university study it was found that participants who ate two eggs in the morning lost 65% more weight over 2 months than those who ate a bagel, even though they are...

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