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The morning routine can be a big rush to say the least, leaving little time to plan for a good breakfast but the wrong foods can lead to a day of snacking, cravings & overeating, bad news for your waistline. On the other hand the perfect breakfast can help you feel satisfied & full of the energy needed to take on the day without the mid-morning slump. We’ve put together 8 of our favourite breakfast options to help you shift pounds & feel your best. Let's get down to business, make sure you start every morning with a glass of cold water, you’re probably...

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Raising your heart rate & doing some cardio is super important, not only can it help you control your weight but it can also improve your appearance, reduce your chances of falling ill & do wonders for your health & well-being. But wait just a minute, we need to talk "resistance training", improving your muscle strength & tone has some pretty surprising benefits too, that’s right ladies, let’s start doing some squats, sit-ups, press-ups & pumping iron! 1. BETTER SLEEP New research from Appalachian State University showed that the best time to do cardio is early morning whereas weight training is best...

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Cellulite, aggghhh!  It actually affects 98% of UK women so you are not alone. What is it? Well let me tell you, it’s actually fat deposits under the skin, pushing against connective tissue.  As far as the causes go there are many including your hormones, stress levels & genes.  You don’t need me to tell you that it can be really tough to get rid of but don’t worry as that’s where we come in. We’ve put together a list of cellulite beating superfoods that when eaten as part of a balanced diet can help kick those dimples & finally...

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One sure way to ruin your day is water retention, if only it lasted for just a day. It can leave you feeling swollen, sluggish & bloated to name just a few of the dreaded symptoms. So here’s what we’ve done, we’ve rounded up seven of the best things you can do to ease the symptoms & help you feel yourself again, you can thank us later. 1. STAY HYDRATED If you’re not drinking enough then your body will start to retain any water that it gets to ensure it can stay hydrated, clever but not good news for you....

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Tips to help you stay slim, feel strong, reduce menopausal symptoms & cut the health risks associated with menopause. We’ll help you stay sane & feel yourself again before, during & after the ‘you know what’. 1: STAY HEALTHY Great news, aging does not have to mean gaining weight. Women in their 40’s & 50’s tend to put on around half a kilo of weight every year but it doesn’t have to be that way.  Generally speaking this is caused by being less active rather than changes to your hormones levels. These hormone changes do however affect your body composition...

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