Month: June 2014

You shouldn’t even give this to a duck…

I walk a lot, mainly because there are 2 large Greyhounds to keep active! I live next to Saltwell Park in Gateshead, which is an ideal location mainly because Gateshead Council maintain the park very well and there are many pathways to stroll along. If you haven’t been there before, I would recommend a visit. […]

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What do you think of my new fitness idea?

In any business, you have to keep moving forward and trying your best to provide a great service for your customers. So, it’s time for me to start providing a better service for you. When I say better, I mean even better results, better facilities, more choice of classes, an online fitness programme and more. […]

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It’s no good having chicken dinners every night…

Do you ever struggle to come up with ideas for main meals? It’s especially difficult when you have a family to feed and you have to please everyone! Daughter 1 doesn’t like peas, daughter 2 doesn’t like potatoes, son 1 doesn’t like broccoli!!! I know you want to stay healthy and want to eat the […]

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I need your help…here’s the feedback

Well I asked for your help and you didn’t disappoint. I received lots of feedback from my blog post ‘I need you help…’ and you gave me lots of suggestions for future blog posts. The purpose, of course, is for me to help you as much as I can. I realise there is a lot […]

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Did you ask for Chunky KitKats?

I know many of us have a habit of eating unhealthy snacks – based on the feedback I received. Plus I know I can reach for the biscuit tin now and again! What usually happens is you snack either out of boredom or because your brain ‘thinks’ it is hungry so you reach for what […]

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So you can’t lose body fat? You need to lift weights!

So you can’t lose body fat no matter how hard you try? It’s ok, I’m being a little devilish today! But it’s a comment I hear a lot…well, it’s usually “I can’t lose weight no matter how hard I try” but you get the idea. I wonder why not. Maybe I can shed some light […]

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Would you like to be a strong, powerful woman?!

Just thought I’d catch your attention there!! Is it possible to increase strength and power as you age? You know what my mother says “Once you’re past 40, it’s all downhill”! Hmmm, I’m not sure I agree. I know I’m not a woman but I am 47 and I know that age is not a […]

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Can we eat to starve cancer?

That’s a pretty bold question and one I probably need to be careful with. Now, before I begin, I’m not a medical professional so I’m not about to give a speech on cancer or its prevention. BUT…I am a health and fitness professional and I’m always on the lookout for breaking news, recent research studies […]

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I need your help…

I came up with an idea over the weekend that I’d love your help with… What I’m going to start doing is writing my emails and blog posts about topics people specifically ask me to write about. Sounds good, right? Simply tell me whatever topic you’d like me to talk about and I’ll write about […]

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Has cancer touched your life? Do something to help…

This may hit home with some people more than others, especially those who have been (or know someone who has been) diagnosed with cancer at some point. Cancer – it’s a word we try to avoid. We often refer to it as the ‘Big C’. But why? Why do we feel uneasy talking about it? […]

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