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What can I eat for lunch?

Chicken, lentil and broccoli salad

“What can I eat?”. This is one of the questions we get asked most by our clients. In this series of blogs we’ll attempt to answer that question. In this blog we’re talking about lunch. Read on to find out more.   Why is “What can I eat?” a common question? All our clients get

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Jul 25, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Top 5 best calf exercises

Top 5 best calf exercises- standing heel raises

Top 5 Best Calf Exercises This week we are continuing our feature where we provide our view on which are the top 5 exercises for different body parts. Today, our top 5 best calf exercises. What are the criteria for selecting the ‘best‘ 5 exercises? They are those that build muscle, or tone, and do

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Jul 18, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Simple Salad

Simple Salad

Simple Salad It’s summer and it’s a great time of year to enjoy a healthy simple salad. Do you find salad boring? It doesn’t have to be a boring combination of iceberg lettuce, tomato and cucumber! You can have anything you like in a salad. Here’s an idea for a simple salad that is brimming

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Jul 17, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

The Health Risks of Sugar

Lumps of Sugar

I’ll never forget the alarming incident that Samantha and I experienced a few years ago following a high sugar intake. Surely a health-conscious guy like me doesn’t go near sugar? Generally, no, but there is one occasion where it is not just ok, but encouraged. Immediately post-workout it is common practice to down a whey

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Jul 12, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

5 Best Chest Exercises

This week we are continuing our feature where we provide our view on which are the top 5 exercises for different body parts. What are the criteria for selecting the ‘best‘ 5 exercises? They are those that build muscle, or tone, and do so in a balanced, aesthetically pleasing way. They should work well for

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Jul 05, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

The Link Between Diet and Mental Health

A picture of scrabble letters spelling the words mental health

Mental health has become something that people are encouraged to talk about, and you can see that from the number of stories in the news. Reading around, mental ill-health seems to be a broad term covering common associations such as depression, Alzheimer’s, dementia, ADHD and eating disorders, but also includes anxiety disorders and persistent unhappiness

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Jun 28, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

5 Best Tricep Exercises

This week we are continuing our feature where we provide our view on which are the top 5 exercises for different body parts. What are the criteria for selecting the ‘best‘ 5 exercises? They are those that build muscle, or tone, and do so in a balanced, aesthetically pleasing way. They should work well for

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Jun 21, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Healthy Eating Week

Next week, 10-14 June 2019, we will be supporting The British Nutrition Foundation Healthy Eating Week. Each day next week on our social media channels, we’ll be posting about one of the 5 healthy living challenges. What is the British Nutrition Foundation? The BNF is a charity whose core purpose is to make nutrition science

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Jun 07, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

5 Best Quad Exercises

A picture of a woman on the leg press

This week we are continuing our feature where we provide our view on which are the top 5 exercises for different body parts. What are the criteria for selecting the ‘best‘ 5 exercises? They are those that build muscle, or tone, and do so in a balanced, aesthetically pleasing way. They should work well for

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May 31, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Spicy Baked Chickpeas Recipe

A picture of our spicy baked chickpeas

Another long weekend – yay! And at this time of year there will no doubt be a few barbecues and lots of entertaining of guests. It’s standard practice when entertaining to lay out an assortment of salty and crunchy nibbles for the guests to enjoy with their first drink. Of course, these nibbles are rarely

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May 23, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments