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Nutrition

Easy Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter is my ultimate weakness! Very high calorific value per gram, but so easy to consume in large volumes… Similar to many other high fat foods (and remember that fat has approximately twice the calories that carbs do), tastes wonderful, highly versatile and was the main reason the word “moreish” was invented 😉 Enough […]

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Technology

BODY SCAN at home

My inner geek got quite excited this week when an email from WITHINGS arrived in my inbox. Not the usual weekly update on what my bodyweight is doing, but a very impressive new device they have just announced. The Withings BODY SCAN Connected Health Station. What does it do? How will this humble device transform […]

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Technology

Garmin Barcode App

If you are an avid Parkrun fan and happen to have a Garmin watch (so that is pretty much everyone then…), you might be able to download this cute little widget from Gasterpod available via the ConnectIQ App Store.

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News

Menopause Skin Care – LaFemmeVerte

The menopause is an incredibly complicated process that all women experience as they reach middle age or even earlier in some cases, particularly women who have been treated for ovarian cancer. Menopause not only affects the internal body, it affects the skin as well which is due to the changes in our hormones. It is […]

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Coaching Strength & Conditioning

Understanding Tempo in Strength Training

In the beginning we are delighted that we can lift that dumbbell safely (your workout doesn’t conclude in casualty, which is a good thing). You refine your form. You become consistent. You even throw in a few more exotic variations of the classics (get you!). Life is good! So you explore “intensity” by either increasing […]

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Coaching

Eating the Elephant

Wanting to loose a lot of weight or getting back into shape (when it has honestly been years) can feel so completely overwhelming no matter how sincere the desire. And frankly the older we are the more enormous, and perhaps even unrealistic, the task appears to be. In fact so unobtainable that we may end […]

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Nutrition

Mince Pie Rocky Road

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Nutrition

Pasta Puttanesca

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Nutrition

Roasted Cabbage Wedges With Tomatoes & Chickpea

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Running

How to Get Back Into Running

We all know that for many of us not running (even when injured) is just not something we “do”. Not saying it is right, but we all know that is the reality! But sometimes we DO stop running… We might burn out and effectively be mentally “injured” or we develop a an injury that is […]