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Beginners Guide to Running 5k

"Every Pro was Once an Amateur Every Expert was once a Beginner SO dream Big and start Now..." Like that one? Pretty apt after the London Marathon yesterday when the streets of our capital city were filled with amateur and pro runners... Did…
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8 Healthy Habits To Help You Live a Little Longer

There is so much to talk about today. First up though, I can't believe Victoria Wood has passed away...She was a real comedy heroine of mine, I absolutely loved her work. When I was young I used to watch her sketches endlessly, you must have all heard the 'let's do it' song?
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How to beat the mid week blues

Have you heard the new Walk the Moon track yet? I just love it, it's a proper windows down, stereo up, boogie in the car kinda song, perfect on a day like today. I didn't realise until the weekend that's it's from the new movie "Norm…
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The Art of Healthy Food Shopping

So yesterday I added a new recipe to the recipe section on the site.  It was a delicious Jamie Oliver recipe of Monkfish, Spinach and Feta Cheese. Hubby and I had it on our little date night at home last Saturday and I can't stop raving…
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The Power of Planning

I'm a dreadful planner. No, no, not dreadful at it...I LOVE it... I may well be classed as a little obsessive when it comes to planning actually, most things in my life focus around some kind of plan. No seriously, I have a : cleaning…
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How to get the confidence to achieve your fitness goals

It's not easy is it? Sticking to a health & fitness plan I mean... You'll find a million health and fitness sites, bloggers, heck personal trainers like me out there pedalling their advice: Drink 8 glasses of water (OK I have…

Why it's important to plan your weekly health eating & fitness

Well that’s it, another Easter holidays over and the children are back to school. (for most of us...only one of mine went today, the other is still poorly ) What a cracker of a day today though…wasn’t the weather great? I was…
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Steamed Salmon with Curried Lentils, Kale & Pickled Red Onions

Well I honestly never thought I'd watch the Grand National on a cinema screen!  There's a first time for everything I guess. How was your weekend? We took a little trip to the Cotswolds,  the stunning view from the garden of the house…
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Overnight Oats

I knew today was going to be a great day, despite crawling into my slumber last night at 12.20am and then hearing a little voice at 1am whispering, "mummy, will you come and cuddle me?" It was master L, he'd gone to bed tired and a little…