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Christmas 2020
Hannah Sheerin

How do I Survive Christmas 2020?

What a year 2020 has been! We certainly deserve a good Christmas so that we can enjoy the festivities and have a much-needed break with our families. It will be tempting to go overboard even more so than normal this year but the last thing you want is to start 2021 feeling sluggish and unhealthy! 

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Winter Warming Soups
Caroline Sheerin

Winter Warming Soups

As the weather turns more wintry, there’s nothing nicer than wrapping up warmly in hats and scarves, going for long walks and then coming home to something warming healthy and hearty to eat. You can’t beat soup as a winter warming meal. It’s one of the easiest things to make and it can be frozen,

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Get in shape for Christmas
Caroline Sheerin

Get in shape for Christmas

Christmas this year, is going to be a little different to normal with festive lunches and Christmas parties mostly cancelled! This is a great time to get ahead of the fitness game and start working on healthy eating, feeling stronger and fitter so that you have the energy to enjoy the festive season. Why wait

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5 best exercises for women
Caroline Sheerin

The 5 best exercises for women!

It’s hard to pinpoint just 5 exercises and say that they are the best exercises for a workout but what we can do is show you the 5 areas that need work in order to give you the best full body workout with the quickest results. At least one of each of the following exercises

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snacks
Caroline Sheerin

Delicious Snacks to Curb Your Cravings

We are often asked for ideas for healthy snacks as this seems to be the area that most people struggle with. Let’s look at some of the reasons for this and some healthy snack ideas. How many times do you start a healthy eating plan, do really well throughout the day, eggs for breakfast, healthy

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DOMS
Hannah Sheerin

What is DOMS and how to prevent it?

DOMS – Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness – is the uncomfortable feeling you might get a few days after your workout. It can range from slightly noticeable to severe (where even standing up and walking can become a real effort). You will most likely feel DOMS after starting a new workout, changing your workout routine, or

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Scales Vs Inches
Caroline Sheerin

Body Image – Scales V Inches

We all want to look good – that’s why we go to the gym isn’t it? Well, partly.  The benefits of exercise you don’t see The benefits of exercise far outweigh just looking good on the outside. It helps to improve anxiety and depression as well as releasing serotonin which lifts the mood, and endorphins,

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Bonfire Night
Hannah Sheerin

Healthy Bonfire Night Recipes

This Bonfire Night is going to be a slightly strange one with lots of events being cancelled due to COVID-19. We usually love wrapping up and heading to our local bonfire to watch in amazement at the spectacular display, all whilst sipping a deliciously warming hot chocolate. But this gives us a chance for new

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