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New Year, New Start?

Posted: 2016-12-19

Thinking of losing some weight in the New Year? Then be very careful of the method you choose to use for this. Eating less and exercising more can som... Find Out More »

Ready For a New Challenge In 2017???

Posted: 2016-12-16

As we reach the end of 2016 I’m sure many people are already thinking about things they are going to change for 2017.

The New Years resolution is t... Find Out More »

Ladies, Why Lifting Weights Won't Make You Look Like a Man!

Posted: 2016-11-29

A question I always get asked by ladies, apart from am I too old to change my body shape, is will weight lifting make me get too big and muscly. The ... Find Out More »

How To Quit Weekend Overeating

Posted: 2016-11-25

How to quit weekend overeating.

Here’s an article that may help some of you. Always remember, ‘Your body is a reflection of your lifestyle’.

5 ... Find Out More »

Fad/Low Fat Calorie Diets

Posted: 2016-11-24

Why do so many fad diets seem to fail long term?

The majority of fad diets are basically low calorie diets which normally work for most people when... Find Out More »

Bin the scales

Posted: 2016-04-05

You know the moment; you've worked hard for a few days, clean food & solid training, more steps on your Fit Bit and you resisted that pudding during t... Find Out More »

Why everyone should go on a retreat!

Posted: 2016-01-22

We are hosting two retreats in Turkey this year so we wanted to give you an idea of what we believe retreats can do for you! If you would like to find... Find Out More »

Days 5 & 6

Posted: 2014-09-25

So then, I didn't upload anything for yesterday, mainly because I went to bed at 8:30 absolutely shattered and because theres so much going on I'm str... Find Out More »

Juicy Oasis Day 4

Posted: 2014-09-24

I was too tired to write this last night. Was absolutely shattered after a full day of fun and games!

Woke up about 7am and went to the gym to very... Find Out More »

Juicy Oasis Day 3

Posted: 2014-09-22

Woke quite early after a terrible nights sleep. I made the mistake of watching Jarhead 2 on my iPad until quite late as I didn't want to watch Super J... Find Out More »

Juicy Oasis Day 2

Posted: 2014-09-22

Couldn't upload last night as there was a storm and the lightening did something to the computer and it wouldn't switch on!

"The more buts the bigg... Find Out More »

Juicy Oasis Day 1

Posted: 2014-09-19

Today was an earlyish start - 5am alarm for a 7:30 flight from Stanstead to Lisbon (we went down the night before)

We arrived at Juicy Oasis at aro... Find Out More »

Guilt free Saturday night recipes!- gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free, bad fat free!

Posted: 2014-03-12

Guilt free pizza base!

1 ½ cup of quinoa
½ cup water
2 tsp gluten free baking powder
1 tsp mixed herbs
½ tsp Himalayan crystal salt
1 tbsp mel... Find Out More »

Think outside the cereal box!

Posted: 2013-12-09


As all of our clients know, we don’t like cereal! You may as well eat the box, as it is probably more nutritious!

I know it is quick, easy and co... Find Out More »

The 12 Healthy Tips for Christmas

Posted: 2013-12-03


Well Christmas is almost here! The 9 days from Christmas eve to New Years Day can be the most damaging time to our health and waistline! Not to men... Find Out More »

Carrot & Walnut Loaf

Posted: 2013-11-27

This is a great recipe to make if you love your bread. It is high protein, low carbs and high in fibre. It is also gluten and dairy free! You can use ... Find Out More »

I NEED CHOCOLATE!!

Posted: 2013-11-20

I NEED CHOCOLATE!!!

How many times have you said to yourself, or have heard others say “I need something sweet” after a meal? Quite often I guess. ... Find Out More »

The problem with a ‘quick fix diet’

Posted: 2013-11-08

So, you are fed up with how you look and feel. The weight has slowly been piling on and now it is time to do something about it. You have done ‘diets’... Find Out More »

Recipe of the week- courtesy of Restaurant Zest

Posted: 2013-11-07

Chargrilled Tuna Steak, Brown Rice, Almond Salad

Ingredients:

6oz – Fresh Tuna Steak
Handful - Watercress Leaves
1 -Spring Onions
1 –Shallots... Find Out More »

Can stress make you fat?

Posted: 2013-10-22

Can stress make you fat?

Nowadays stress is all around us. This can be in the form of work, family, or even exercise. Everyone has an element of st... Find Out More »

Low calories and pounding the pavement – why you’re wasting your time

Posted: 2013-10-16

So you’ve decide you want to lose ‘weight’, what do you do? You cut the calories down, start eating salad, maybe skip a meal and then put on your runn... Find Out More »

The 5:2 fasting diet- what do we think about it?

Posted: 2013-09-09


The 5:2 fasting diet is proving to be a very popular weight loss solution as it promises to shed pounds quickly by fasting for 2 days and eating nor... Find Out More »

So, what are humans designed to eat??

Posted: 2013-09-09


We all know that there is a link between diet and health, but with obesity rate rising faster than ever, where have we gone wrong? There are so many... Find Out More »

Stuart's Diary- Week 2 of Body Transformation

Posted: 2013-04-05

Starting Weight 13 Stone, New Weight 12.6

Its PT time and i spring into the gym with a hidden smile, Neil confirms the loss (great) and Emma confir... Find Out More »

Rachels Diary - Week 2 of Body Transformation

Posted: 2013-04-04

Week 2

I begin my second week with trepidation. We have a family funeral this week so suddenly my small cottage is required for bed and board and ... Find Out More »

Andy's Diary - Week 2 of body Transformation

Posted: 2013-04-03

Monday

Trained legs and put up all my weights very happy with training today. Had my turkey burger for breakfast followed by chicken salad and hom... Find Out More »

Steve's Diary - Week 1 of Body Transformation

Posted: 2013-03-30

Mon

All my food and supplements sorted so I headed to the gym thinking in all honesty that the workout looked pretty easy. Felt like a fraud when I... Find Out More »

Andy's Diary - Week 1 of Body Transformation

Posted: 2013-03-29

Monday - Trained well in the morning, got hungry abound 7/8pm so had some eggs. Went to bed around 11pm

Tuesday - Tired and Hungry in the morning, ... Find Out More »

Rachel's Diary - Week 1 of Body Transformation

Posted: 2013-03-28

Week 1- A general overview

After my early morning shot of supplements I'm grateful to be heading to the gym for my workout rather than getting on m... Find Out More »

Stuarts Diary - Week 1 of Body Transfromation

Posted: 2013-03-27

I am drinking water which I despise and green tea on a very regular basis, I haven’t included them in the diary because I’ll just moan constantly abou... Find Out More »

Reaching your goal

Posted: 2013-02-13

So you’ve decided you want to get fit? The term “get fit” is very lose and will be very different from person to person as everyone has a different id... Find Out More »

Thai noodle salad with salmon

Posted: 2013-02-04

• 1 salmon fillet
• 50g rice noodles
• Mixed vegetables- carrot, asparagus, mange tout, baby corn, red pepper, bean sprouts
• ½ lime juice
• Caye... Find Out More »

Work Out of the Weekend!

Posted: 2013-01-25

Burpee routine!

Males- 10kg dumbbell Ladies- 6kg dumbbell (more or less if you need)

Reps- 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Time- 20 minutes

Exercises-
... Find Out More »

Natural Cold Busters!

Posted: 2013-01-25

It’s the time of year when we all tend to get ill. Whether it be just a sniffle, a cold or the full blown flu. There are many things we can do to boos... Find Out More »

Cashew & sesame quinoa with chicken

Posted: 2013-01-16

150g chicken, cooked (grilled, baked or steamed)
140g quinoa
1 tsp Marigold Reduced Salt Vegetable Bouillon powder
3-4 tbsp fresh or frozen and tha... Find Out More »

Nutrition for Muscle Gain

Posted: 2013-01-16

Gaining muscle is an important part of anyone’s program, whether it is to look more muscular or to strip body fat. Reasons to want to gain muscle incl... Find Out More »

Nutrition for Fat Loss

Posted: 2013-01-16

Now, let’s get a couple of things straight before we start.

• Nutrition for fat loss and nutrition for health are two completely different things.... Find Out More »

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