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What is a Boot Camp?

What is a Boot Camp? For the last few years the buzzword in the fitness industry has been ’Boot Camp’. So just what is a Boot Camp? Put simply it is a structured fitness program, Boot Camp takes it’s name from American military jargon, a Boot Camp is slang for the place where new recruits […]

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IT’S JUST SIMPLE MATHS

IT’S JUST SIMPLE MATHS If your serious about losing weight then the basic rule is simple; The calories you use must be greater than the calories you consume So if you consume 1800 calories in a day but only do enough activity to burn 1600 calories you wont lose any weight and may even put […]

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Avoiding Fast Food and Takeaways

NO WAY I PUTTING THAT IN ME! Our local high street if full of takeaways, sometimes it seems that every second shop is offering unhealthy fast food and now we have new chain sellers opening up on the outskirts of town as well. All of this temptation around us makes it difficult to resist the […]

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CHICKEN GOUJONS IN ORANGE SAUCE

CHICKEN GOUJONS IN ORANGE SAUCE Ingredients; Gougons Skinless chicken breast Rolled oats Plain flour Eggs Sauce Chicken stock Orange zest & Juice Oregano Black pepper Preparation Coating any meat or fish prior to cooking can be time consuming but you can cut the time right down by following this method; Cut the chicken breast into […]

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Choosing the right bottle for your water or energy drink.

SOME INFO ON BOTTLE CHOICE Getting the right kit first time can save you money and make your training experience much more enjoyable. This article is to help you choose the right water bottle for you, whether you are goning running, doing Pilates or joining a Boot Camp. Plastic Typical exercise bottles are made out […]

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How Long Do I Need To Exercise To burn 1,000 Calories?

DON’T HAVE A GADGET TO MEASURE CALORIE BURN? READ THIS.   This link will take you to a site that will help you calculate how long you need to run in order to burn 1,000 calories. It will be useful to have some idea of the speed (MPH) at which you run a 10km. http://www.healthstatus.com/calculate/cbc

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MAKE THE MOST OF WINTER SUN.

MAKE THE MOST OF WINTER SUN. As someone who works mostly outdoors I absolutely need sunshine. I hate our British winter when we have very short days and very little sunshine. But it is now February and I can tell you as only someone who is outside all yeaar round year after year, that we […]

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EXERCISES YOU CAN DO IN THE WORKPLACE, WITHOUT LEAVING YOUR DESK.

EXERCISES YOU CAN DO IN THE WORKPLACE, WITHOUT LEAVING YOU DESK.   Breath out slowly whilst pulling you stomach in as tight as you can. Continue to breath normaly whilst holding in your stomach for 2 mins. Relax for 1 minute and repeat 5 times. Do this several times throughout the day to firm up […]

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EXERCISES YOU CAN DO WHILST ON THE MOVE AT WORK

EXERCISES YOU CAN DO WHILST ON THE MOVE AT WORK Whilst waiting for the copier/printer etc. do calf raises Take the stairs between floors and go up and down twice before exiting onto the floor you want. When moving from on place to another carry a couple of reams of paper or a heavy file […]

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QUICK SPANISH CHICKEN IN TOMATO SAUCE

QUICK SPANISH CHICKEN IN TOMATO SAUCE   Put half a cup of virgin olive oil into a heavy pan. Add 1x finely chopped onion and cook gently to soften Season with salt, ground black pepper, basil, cumin and paprika. Add 4 crushed garlic cloves Dice 2 x red bell peppers and add to pan Add […]

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