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Forgot Your Food Prep? Have No Fear Fitter Food is Here!

So imagine the scenario you’ve had a busy weekend and forgotten to do the weekly big shop. With a full on few days ahead at work and late finishes you know you’ll have no time to prepare anything in advance let alone have any leftovers for lunch. Demanding weeks like this will often have you heading home shattered, hungry and reaching for a ready meal or takeaway. Sometimes it’s easy to overthink these situations and forget that healthy food is always to hand!

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Post Exercise Carbohydrates: A Case for the Fitter Flapjack

Although many of us have become a little ‘carb-phobic’ these days it’s important to remember that in healthy quantities carbohydrates (including glucose and fructose) can be processed effectively by our body, either used for energy or stored in our muscles and liver as glycogen. For this reason one of the best times to consume carbohydrates is following exercise, when our need to replenish glycogen stores is greater.  

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Paleo: A Beginners Guide

After years of eating cereal for breakfast, sandwiches for lunch and pasta for dinner we totally understand why the thought of ditching these for good might seem daunting, or even impossible. In a world where convenience over-rides health as a priority and ready meals have become the norm, the notion of sourcing and cooking all of your own food might just send you over the edge! With that in mind we’re offering you a few ideas on where to start your Fitter Food/Paleo transition and develop healthy habits that ensure eating awesome, nourishing nutrition is effortless.

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10 Tips For Improving Insulin Health

Optimal health is largely about achieving effective communication across the whole body. Our hormones play a significant role in this process and it’s vital that our body listens and responds in a healthy way to the messages being conveyed. Insulin is one of the most important hormones as it’s responsible for transporting nutrients into our cells for energy. It’s therefore important your nutrition, training and lifestyle ultimately support insulin health.

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Post Holiday Health Reboot: Fat Loss in 42

We’re incredibly excited to announce our post summer Fat Loss in 42 Plan launches on 22 September; after a few months indulging in ice cream, al fresco vino’s and a few too many bowls of chips this could be exactly what you need! This plan goes beyond just telling you what to eat and how to train, it offers a full educational programme packed with information about nutrition and lifestyle choices that bring out the best in you! 

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Depression: Nutrition & Natural Measures

This week the world was deeply saddened by the loss of another talented and inspirational individual. When we contemplate the life of Robin Williams many will remember him as a character in one of their favourite films – often hilarious and outrageous. We likely imagined his successful Hollywood career was accompanied by a life filled with laughter, fun, adventure and happiness.

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Beating the Post Bank Holiday Blues

After an extra long weekend it can be especially difficult to face the alarm clock and enthusiastically dive back into the rat race. Until you can plot a longer term escape getting some good, healthy scoff down your neck can help beat the moody Tuesday blues. 

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Have a Heart

Did you know Co-Enzyme Q10 (COQ10) can help increase energy production in the body and burn fat?

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7 awesome breakfast ideas ready in less than 8 minutes:

We have had a large request for breakfast ideas especially those that can quickly be picked up on the go. We may have lied to you about them all being ready in less than 8 minutes as you can imagine many of these ideas will require preparing the night before but it will go a hell of a long way when you are running round the house getting yourself or the kids ready for the day so please don’t hold it against us. Check them out:

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