Category Archives: Lifestyle

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Non Scale Victories

Non scale victories and how to make sure you recognise that hard work paying off.

 

How much weight have you lost now? It’s a common question, one you will have heard multiple times in your weight loss or fitness journey, if not from others you will have no doubt asked yourself. But the scale is not the be all and end all. In fact there are loads of great ways to judge your progress.

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Motivation to work out at a low? You’re not alone, but fear not, we have some tips…

Motivation is tricky isn’t it? Sometimes you have loads, other times the tank is empty. There are days you can’t imagine missing your workout, but sometimes its far more of a struggle. That’s why we’ve put together some top tips for getting and staying motivated.

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10 things anyone who has been to a gym will relate to

Whether your a gym regular, or a gym newbie, If you have ever set foot in a gym, we have no doubt you will relate to these moments!

10 things we are sure you’ll relate to…

1.Two minutes in to cardio – I hate this, i cannot stand it. Only 14 x 2 mins left.

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Doer

Are you a watcher or are you a doer? By Adam Waind

Whilst I’m considering whether ‘doer’ is even a word, I am also reading up on the Strong Man Eddie ‘The Beast’ Hall. At the age of 10 he spent 14 hours a week training in a swimming pool. Continue reading

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Gym newbie? Got everything you need, or not sure where to start?

Are you a gym newbie? You might be sorted with everything you need. If not we’ve put together a list for you!

Check out our list of essentials (Ok some aren’t quite as essential as others but still…)

 

Trainers – These should be well fitting and supportive; a good sportswear shop will be able to recommend the right pair for you.

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Skincare for men… because it’s not just for women!

With the darker nights and colder weather well and truly here,  it is safe to say that winter has officially arrived. The cold winter air, central heating and icy winds can play havoc with your skin, so the kind people at The Grooming Clinic have put together some skincare tips that will help you get through.

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How an untidy bedroom can affect your weight

57362715 - messy room of the teenagerYour mother may have told you to tidy your room, and she was right. Sleep guru Alison Francis, who is better known by her guru name, Anandi confirms the reasoning behind keeping the bedroom free from clutter.

A lack of sleep can come down to a number of contributing factors such as stress and an unbalanced diet.

The bedroom should be a place for sleep and relaxation, however a cluttered or dusty setting will not lead to a good night’s slumber. The feeling of being soothed and refreshed when entering a tidy beautiful space allows the build-up of the day’s stresses to diminish. Continue reading

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Adrenal glands. Are yours stressed out?

The adrenal glands are our stress glands that sit on top of the kidneys. There are two adrenal glands which are situated on top of the kidneys. They are chiefly responsible for regulating the stress response through the synthesis of numerous hormones. Continue reading