Diet, Training and Stories from the Gym Category

Wendy’s Weight Loss Tips – Week 2

Weight loss tip -EAT SOUP When the weather is cold and wet, the thought of a bowl of hot soup is as comforting as a hug from a loved one wearing fleece. Not only is soup warming, but it is quick to make from scratch and healthy too – if you avoid cream and too […]

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Wendy’s Weekly Weight Loss Tips

New Year week 1 – Eat half of everything you would normally eat. Happy New Year everyone! This is the time of year when we regret eating everything we wished we could eat all year: Cake, chocolate, mince pies, Christmas pudding and brandy butter. So trying to go cold turkey – sorry that was bad […]

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Pre-NaNoWriMo Holiday (part 2)

The weather was freakishly warm for October and staying indoors to write was not an option! We went to Longleat Safari Park in Warminster where some very naughty Monkey decided that we didn’t need out windscreen washers anymore! It was really amazing to be in the car with Lions and tigers just outside the window….amazing […]

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Exercise does not help with weight loss?

For those of us who work in the fitness industry, the idea that exercise does not contribute to weight loss is absurd! We advocate the virtues of any type of exercise as part of a weight loss programme. Perhaps that’s it. Exercise helps you lose the pounds but only if it is part of a […]

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FRONT COVER PROMISES

There are hundreds of health and fitness magazines published every month promising a new way to stay slim, fit and healthy. We hand over our money and eagerly scour the front cover to find out which of the articles is going to hold the secret to ‘Staying slim without dieting,’ ‘How to get JLo’s bum,’¬† […]

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Courgette Spaghetti

Take 2 courgettes, a tablespoon of pesto ans some cooked chicken. Spiral cut the courgette steam and mix with chicken and pesto…ta dah! I did a short video showing how I made the courgette spaghetti, but it appears that I am unable to download it. This is probably due to the fact that I have […]

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Eating Clean – Week 2/Chickenfest

So instead of going out with my friend last night, I spent the whole afternoon and evening working on the synopsis for my novel and then I cooked chicken……a lot of chicken! Chicken burgers – for dinner with a small ciabbata roll and large salad. Chicken muffins – for quick lunch or snack in the […]

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Eating Clean – Biscotti recipe

I had a sneaky weigh-in this morning and I’ve lost 2Ib. This is great news..especially as I had a small glass of wine yesterday! I had a wedge of fridge omlette¬† and a slice of organic rye and spelt bread toast for breakfast this morning, it was lovely. I am off to meet a friend […]

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Eating clean -Week 2

I was a little disappointed when I crept onto the scale this morning and I hadn’t lost any weight. I think it must be the increased muscle mass from the intense weight-training this week!:-) Actually, I think I look a little leaner. Although that may be due to the fake tan I just applied. I […]

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Day 1 – Eating clean

So yesterday was my first day of attempting to eat clean. Not before time as my weekend was spent at The Sanderson, a 5 star hotel where we attended their famous Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Sooo many calories! The situation was not improved by the copious amount of champagne we drank. Oh the shame. The […]

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