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Love your vegetables

Tray of veg ready for baking. Love your vegetables

Vegetables are one of the most powerful tools in your weight loss arsenal. Why is that? Because they are filling and, generally, low in calories. So, you can fill your face with them and not worry about getting too many calories. That’s going to stop you getting hungry for a long time despite the relatively

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Jan 15, 2021 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Heal your ‘self’ with an holistic approach

Collage of clients interacting at the studio in Northampton. Heal your 'self' with an holistic approach

We’re very proud of our testimonials, both written and video. In them, our clients don’t talk about how much weight they lost or how much they can lift. What’s noticeable is that they talk about how they feel. They feel better about themselves. They feel happier and more self-confident, with a better sense of identity

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Jan 07, 2021 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Ten steps to feeling better about yourself

Woman looking at herself in the mirror with pride. Ten steps to feeling better about yourself.

What a year! COVID-19 has had the most significant impact on our lives since the last world war. Some would argue it’s been even more impactful. One thing is for sure; the consequences have been very damaging for individuals and businesses alike. We’ve seen increases in stress, worry and anxiety. And this has been exacerbated

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Dec 21, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Three reasons to avoid sugar

Shredded wheat. Shredded wheat has a high GI, which is one of the reasons to avoid sugar

It’s a time of year – Christmas 2020 – when our sugar intake goes up dramatically. Although Easter is very sugary, I’d wager Christmas tops it. Without wishing to spoil your fun, there are lots of good reasons to avoid sugar this Christmas. Do you ever find that, after Christmas, you have developed a new

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Dec 19, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Healthy meals in Northampton

Crunchy salmon, available where you can eat healthy in Northampton

For many, the demands of modern life make eating healthily a challenge. In this week’s article, we tell you where you can get your healthy meals in Northampton. From takeaway alternatives to regular meal prep, there is one place that offers it all. Keep reading to find out more…   A matter of convenience Over

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Dec 11, 2020 / by Haydn Ward / No Comments

Why do I feel down about myself?

Woman in despair after weighing herself. Why do I feel down about myself?

I’m going to attempt to answer the question ‘why do I feel down about myself?’. But, to be clear, this is not a discussion on all causes of low mood, anxiety and depression. This is specifically about feeling down about your physical health and appearance, and the impact it has on you. After all, we’re

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Dec 04, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Ten reasons why you need muscle

Image of man showing muscles under skin. We give you ten reasons why you need muscle

There are lots of reasons why you need muscle for health and longevity. Normally when you talk about muscle, you think of physiques and strength. But the role of muscle for health is underappreciated. I have written before about how to preserve muscle mass in order to age gracefully. Bu in this post, I go

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Nov 27, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

The best parks for exercise in Northampton

Exercise equipment from Victoria park, one of the best parks for exercise in Northampton

We recently started a new series focused on Northampton. Last week we wrote about the best food shop in Northampton. We continue this series by looking at the best parks for exercise in Northampton. With the current lockdown situation in the UK, gyms are shut. The government recommends outdoor activity for your health and wellbeing.

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Nov 20, 2020 / by Haydn Ward / No Comments

The best food shop in Northampton

Tarka Dal made with fava beans with red lentil flatbreads. All ingredients available at the best food shop in Northampton: Daily Bread

We want to tell you about the best food shop in Northampton. It’s an independent shop hidden away off the Bedford Road. There’s something about independent food shops that fascinates us. We behave as if we were at a museum or exhibition, taking one step every 30 seconds, staring at the exhibits, pointing at them,

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Nov 13, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Veganism Pros and Cons

Salad of tomatoes, bread, olives and leaves. Veganism pros and cons

Are you thinking about going vegan? Before you do, you might want to read about the veganism pros and cons. Veganism is unquestionably on the rise. If you want to get a feel for just how quickly and markedly this lifestyle choice is gaining popularity, just look at the last bullet in the stats presented

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Nov 06, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments