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Top 5 Health & Fitness Myths

November 28, 2014

Myth # 1
Only Do Cardio If You Want To Get Lean
Cardio as your only form of exercise is excellent…if you want to be skinny fat! What’s “skinny fat”? A person who is skinny fat looks slim, but they have no muscle tone and are soft and squishy to touch, like a marshmallow.
Focusing on long [...]

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‘5-A-Day Mince’ Recipe

February 21, 2013

Do you find it hard to get your recommended 5-A-Day? Are you mostly getting them from fruit? We all know we should be eating more vegetables (go on, admit it). So I’m going to show you one of the easiest ways to get your five plus servings of vegetables in one simple, yet tasty meal!

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NEW Fitness Classes Starting!!!

July 6, 2012

Looking to shape up for your summer holidays? Do you want to look good and feel more confident on the beach? Or do you just want to improve your health and fitness?
All of the above?…

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Lean Body Antioxidant Salad Recipe

May 23, 2012

Now that summer is finally here and the weather is getting warmer, I thought I’d share my current favourite salad recipe with you. I eat salad everyday as well as cooked vegetables as they are full of nutrients needed to keep you healthy, full of energy and looking and feeling great!

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Be Fit For Summer!

April 2, 2012

I know, it sounds scary, but summer is just around the corner! If you want to look good and feel great in your sleeveless top, shorts and swimsuit, NOW is the time to start! Luckily there is a brand new 6 week Fitness Class starting tomorrow that will help get you beach-body ready…

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A Healthy Green Beverage For St. Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2012

What is this “green beverage” ye’ ask? Why ’tis only green tea of course. Now, I know I’d have a hard time convincing readers (Irish ones anyway) to drink green tea instead of beer on St. Patrick’s Day, but I thought it would be a fun way to share some of green tea’s health benefits. [...]

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Stability Ball – Effective, Efficient & FUN!

February 29, 2012

Invented in 1963, the stability ball was originally developed as a toy for children. Soon after, physiotherapist began using them as a rehabilitation tool. Today they can be found in most gyms and fitness facilities, in the home and even in the office. For good reason, the stability ball offers many benefits regardless of your [...]

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Healthy Pancakes

February 21, 2012

Happy pancake Tuesday! Today is traditionally the day we (in Ireland anyway) attempt to eat our body weight in pancakes, before the beginning of Lent. While I may not agree with the overeating, I do have a healthier option for people who still want to enjoy pancakes today.

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How To Make Good On Your Resolutions

January 12, 2012

So we are approaching the half way mark for January…how are the resolutions going? Have you been able to keep them? Did you make any in the first place? Well if you’re struggling to keep, or have already broken them, not to worry. I have some helpful tips to help you achieve the goals you [...]

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Happy Holidays

December 24, 2011

I’m guessing if you are reading this, you are like me – passionate about health and fitness. This time of year can be stressful at the best of times, but if you’re concerned about gaining weight or undoing your level of leanness, the thoughts of lots of tasty foods loaded with calories and sitting around [...]

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