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My Dieting Experience (Part 2)

Part 2 of my dieting experience; this was meant to be part one or the only part actually, but I got carried away with writing so split it into two! I recently attempted to diet as an experiment (again! Call it market research…..I care about my clients!). I had absolutely no need to diet! This […]

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Caribbean Rice and Beans

We had a team lunch at our neighbours the Northern Monk Brewery a few weeks ago. Inspired by their menu, I decided I would try to recreate my own Caribbean rice and beans. Most people probably think of “I’m a celebrity, get me out of here” when they hear rice and beans. But this Caribbean […]

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My Dieting Experience (Part 1)

The other week I did a corporate talk titled Ditch the Diet. It occurred to me that I have never really truly dieted myself. Although my weight maintenance is on point. I think I’ve weighed around 58kg +/- 1kg for around eight years (I was much skinnier than that before). For the exception of my […]

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My Healthy Spicy Meatball Recipe

Ok, I will admit, when it comes to food I am creature of habit – I am so boring. I cycle through 4 or 5 meals throughout the week. I will have chicken and veg, a frittata (variety of veggies and meats), soup and sometimes I’ll have a carbohydrate meal, if I have had a […]

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Ieuan’s Protein Boost Shake

Today’s installment of the Tuesday Treat is a simple concoction that will give you the protein and energy boost you need. This Protein Boost Shake is perfect for anyone who is on the move, can’t fit a snack or meal in, or simply those looking for a quick protein boost post-workout. I sit slurping on […]

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Roasted Vegetable Soup Recipe

I know what you’re thinking; we can’t seriously be giving you a recipe for roasted vegetable soup?! Surely, you just chop up some veg, whack them in the oven, blitz them in a blender and hey presto, done. Nope. For starters, I’m not blitzing all  of the veg as I’m making a chunky soup. Secondly, […]

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Protein Pancake Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday. Traditionally, a religious day preceding Ash Wednesday which marks the start of Lent. The word shrove comes from the word “Shrive”  meaning to obtain absolution for one’s sins by way of confession. After people had repented and paid penance, they would use up all fattening food in the cupboards which were not permitted during […]

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My Do It In 12 Journey

The testimonials and the photos speak for themselves when it comes to the Do It In 12 personal training programme. If we’ve had such a great success and we know that the package works; why would a personal trainer do it? To experience the challenge of course! Do It In 12 is not easy. We ask our personal training clients […]

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Hydration and Weight loss

Following on from Kate’s “Are you drinking enough” blog. I wanted to expand on the current research relating to hydration. I am currently doing further studies in nutrition which is completely evidence based, and I found some of the recent content quite interesting. So for this blog I wanted to look at hydration and weight […]

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How Was Your Veganuary?

  According to the Vegan Food and Living website, 2018 had a record number of sign ups for Veganuary. In fact, approximately 150,000 people in the UK signed up this year. Whether you were one of these people or not, it’s obvious that veganuary is becoming more popular. As a vegan, I’m a little biased on the subject. So […]

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An Insight Into Alex’s Training Goals

Don’t worry this isn’t another blog about New Years resolutions. Although, on that topic, my reading is coming along beautiful – I am too chapters away from finishing my first book. ‘Black Box Thinking’, written by Matthew Syed. It’s an enjoyable read – a couple of clients have given me some more books to get […]

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Ieuan’s Prawn Gumbo Recipe

Ieuan’s Prawn Gumbo!   This Prawn Gumbo recipe is perfect for the cold nights/lunches that we are about to put behind us. If you are the type of person that likes nice easy meals and preparing multiple meals, then this Prawn Gumbo is perfect as it is a one-stop-pot that will serve up many delicious […]

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Lentil and Coconut Soup Recipe

  I promise that this Lentil and Coconut Soup tastes better than this picture makes it look! There are times in an evening where you’d like something uncomplicated but tasty to eat – and this is it! Therefore this Lentil and Coconut Soup has become a staple in our household. Not only does it take […]

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Is Dry January Worth It?

Dry January hit the news this week. The Independent looked at what happens to the body when you go “cold turkey” and give up the booze; another newspaper stated that only two thirds of people will stick with it until the end of the month. There’s no denying it, for some December is a month of excess. […]

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Vegan Lunch Recipe

So this vegan lunch recipe is one of my own creations. I don’t make it that often because it uses way more than one or two pots. But if you want to put the effort it, I can assure you, it is totally worth it. It is so tasty! There aren’t that many things I […]

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