Inbetweeners…

We often hear from our members that actually it’s not the 3 main meals that they have problems with, it’s the bits in-between!! When you look at the images above and below there’s a mixture of sweet and savoury, so which do you go to and when? Are you the mid – morning cup ofContinue reading “Inbetweeners…”

Routines

When our routines get disrupted and our time isn’t structured, it can be extra challenging to maintain the healthy habits we’ve developed. Understanding the power of routines – and making the most of them when schedules are out of sorts – can help us stay focused. Thinking about what you typically do as part ofContinue reading “Routines”

Just a coffee???

When I was younger, not so many years ago, if someone suggested meeting up for a coffee it meant you either went to their house, or they came to yours. It wasn’t a frothy coffee, a cappuccino, an americano, latte, mocha etc, it was a teaspoon of instant coffee in a cup with boiling waterContinue reading “Just a coffee???”

Summer bodies are made in winter….

If these are the only items that fit from last year, now is the time to begin to shape the body you desire as summer bodies are made in winter! Our bodies have been buried under layers of jumpers, trackie’s and warm coats, and come the spring and summer we will all be peeling offContinue reading “Summer bodies are made in winter….”

To Toss…. Or Not To Toss??

So are you a tosser??? ( pancakes of course) Can you include pancakes and still lose weight/eat healthily? Of course the answer has got to be yes!! However if you’re thinking of having 6 -10 pancakes, then maybe a rethink is needed. There a few important things to keep in mind, why do I wantContinue reading “To Toss…. Or Not To Toss??”

Ripple Effect…

Spend a few minutes considering what are your favourite family friendly meals… How did you discover them, are they passed down from your relatives, or are they from a tried and trusted cookbook? Have you tweaked the recipes slightly to suit everyone’s taste? I know I do all the time! There are so many healthyContinue reading “Ripple Effect…”

What is SUCCESS…..

Success means different things to us all, for many it’s a direct association with what the scales say, so if its a weight loss – that’s a successful week, but often in the past when we have followed a strict ‘diet’ our expectation of what we should lose often falls short of what we actuallyContinue reading “What is SUCCESS…..”

Will 2022 be the year for the New You??

Many of us have been on a personal weight loss battle for as long as we can remember, at school many of us hated P.E simply because of the showers and shorts!! We have tried virtually every diet, homemade and faddy and have been successful in varying degrees depending on the desire at the timeContinue reading “Will 2022 be the year for the New You??”

Resolutions…….

For many of us the 1st of January will see the start of of our New Years resolutions- all those things we want to achieve…and for how many will it be the same as all the other years, to lose weight, become healthier, be more active and so on. Then on opening the fridge discoverContinue reading “Resolutions…….”

Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house…..

Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house, Nothing was stirring not even a mouse, Till down in the kitchen a small light came on As the fridge door was opened – whose willpower had gone?  Trifle and cream, cheeses and cake – All kinds of goodies for Santa Claus sake, But aContinue reading “Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house…..”