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It seems impossible to keep up with all the weight loss advice thrown at us these days and It seems to be changing by the minute. So we’ve decided to do a bit of myth busting when it comes to diet and weight loss. We’ve roped in the experts to pitch in and give us some healthy weight loss habits that won’t just fade away. 1. THINK PORTIONS Managing your portions and getting it right is one of the biggest influencing factors when it comes to seeing results. It only takes a minute to squeeze in that second helping of dinner...

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I think we can all agree that you feel great after a good sweaty workout. It helps release the body’s pleasure hormone, endorphins and you get a real sense of achievement. The tough part is getting motivated after a long day at work, especially when you’re hungry, tired and just want to jump straight in front of the TV. How on earth are you going to spring into action and workout at home, let alone get to the gym?Motivation is the difference between sweating it out and feeling goof or just catching up on your favourite TV programs. We’ve pulled together...

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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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