• Doing it for the kids!

    Feargal, a Retail Duty Manager from Dungannon, was inspired to lose weight as he and his partner are currently going through the adoption process and were told by their Social Worker that their obesity may hinder their progress. It took that comment from the Social …Continue reading »

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    The Importance of Whole Foods in Weight Loss

    If you have weight loss goals, it’s likely that you are making positive changes to your diet in order to shed the pounds. Many people increase their protein intake to help reduce their appetite, and increase their water intake to help flush out their system, …Continue reading »

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    Now I can look in the mirror and smile

    Catherine Kidd blamed her figure on becoming a mum – even when her son was 14 years old!  But the mum from Ballyclare has now shed the excess weight and tells Local Women how she is inspiring others to do the same. As she felt …Continue reading »

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    How Mindfulness Can Help with Weight Loss

    When we want to make a significant change in our lives, even when it is a change for the better, we can struggle to break bad habits and form positive new ones. If we want to improve our diet and fitness, and develop a more …Continue reading »

  • Food Prep

    Recognise and tame your triggers

    You know the triggers… The chocolate ice cream calling you from the freezer. The Tayto cheese and onion taunting you from the kitchen counter. The hot nut gnawing away at your willpower. But, is it the food that’s pestering you? Of course not—it’s just cravings …Continue reading »

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    Food Prep for Supercharged Weight Loss

    For most of us, food preparation or “food prep” might bring to mind the process of cutting vegetables and stirring sauces for dinner, but for a lot of successful slimmers and fitness fans food prep is what supercharges their results. Food prep is a simple …Continue reading »

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    The Only One Stopping You, Is You

    Did you start 2018 with a weight loss goal? Did you commit yourself to getting healthier in 2018? Or maybe you wanted to work out more and get fitter this year? Whatever your health and fitness related goals were going into the New Year, the …Continue reading »

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    3 Tips to Eat Well for Energy

    Do you find yourself feeling tired and run-down? This week we are talking about the small changes you can make to your diet and lifestyle to boost your energy! What and when you eat can have a profound effect on your energy levels… Those people …Continue reading »

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    Why You Should Plan Meals Around Your Veg

    Traditionally, when we plan meals we tend to think of which carbs or meat to have first, and then think of which vegetables to have with the meal second, most often as a small side to the main carb or meat. To reap the most …Continue reading »

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    The Importance of Sleep

    When we decide that we want to be healthier, we often focus on eating better food and incorporating exercise into our lifestyles, which is great, but one critical factor that we often overlook is the importance of sleep. It is believed that we need around …Continue reading »

  • Health Advice

    Become a GI Jane or Joe

    Life is full of choices. Sometimes so many that we can feel overwhelmed. And when it comes to fitness and health, there seem to be a million options and choices to be made. From exercise routines, to diets that promise next day results or plans …Continue reading »

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    Eat well for less!

    Christmas behind us, all the luxurious food consumed and both our bodies and our bank balance need a break! This week’s tips will help you make better, cheaper meals that taste fabulous and trim your waistline—along with your food bill. Healthy eating on a budget …Continue reading »