When you’re new to exercise….it takes guts to make a start.
"What do you mean ‘it takes guts’?" I mean this. Imagine those who want to start doing something about improving their health (like we in the fitness industry are always pressing people to do), not only for themselves but to set an example to their children. Setting...
Coping with the effects of the all-inclusive holiday
Oh, come on. You know what I mean. You're feasting your eyes on a breakfast buffet which bears no resemblance to the porridge you have back home. There's hams, cheeses, pastries, cereals, 5 types of yogurt, 10 sorts of bread (no, wait....12...you forgot the...
Blast Plan Case Study: Susan
This is Susan. What's her story? Well, it's one many might recognise. After the birth of her second child, she took a long look at herself in the mirror. "Hmmm I don't recognise that person. She used to be trimmer, tighter, less slack. Bits are hanging out everywhere...
4 Dead Simple Exercises To Strengthen Your Lower Back
This blog is aimed at anyone who suffers regularly from an ache in the lower back area caused mostly by incorrect posture when seated too long (at a desk or in a car) or from lack of exercise. It is intended as a guide to help you strengthen muscles at home.
A Vegan Fat Loss Meal Plan
The number of vegans in the UK has risen by 350% in the last decade (source: The Guardian) and thanks to social media, the message is spreading quicker and deeper. Those who cannot jump in with both feet, so to speak, can choose a ‘flexitarian’ approach, opting out of meat, fish and dairy for a couple of days each week. It has been the rise in interest amongst the young which has been the most surprising, with last year close to half of all vegans being between the ages of 15-34.
Why A Good, Proper Sleep Will Aid Your Weight Loss Efforts
When I say ‘good’ sleep, I’m talking at least 7 hours of uninterrupted snoozing. Ok… maybe one visit to the loo, but then you fall back to sleep without any tossing, turning, thinking of the day ahead, stressing, mulling or dwelling.
Annie Deadman Featured in the Daily Mail
We are delighted with the excellent press coverage of our Online Blast plan in the Daily Mail today.
10 Strategies For Avoiding The Post-Holiday “Body Blues”
You’ve worked hard all year. 6am bootcamps, evening sprint-ervals, days without sugar, weekends at the gym, nights spent watching your partner devour bags of Belgian chocolate covered peanuts whilst you sit as far away as possible with a cup of green tea and 15 almonds. The start of the holiday is almost here. And you’re sort of… well… scared.