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START YOUR DAY THE RIGHT WAY

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The start of a New Year always brings with it exciting new resolutions promising to transform your body into a lean, mean, fit machine. Months after you’ve packed away the tinsel, these resolutions tend to be swept under the rug along with the remnants of that new year bash. But sticking to your health resolutions needn’t be so tough and …

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BERRY-LICIOUS WORKOUT SMOOTHIE

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This deliciously fruity smoothie will give you all the energy you need for your next work-out! It has only 163 calories and 1 gram of fat! It also has the added benefit of protein and fibre, ensuring that it will fill you up until your next meal. Ingredients: 350g chopped strawberries 230g blueberries 120g raspberries 2 tbsp. honey 1 tsp …

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THE BENEFITS OF A SNACK REPLACEMENT SHAKE

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Snack replacement shakes are a great tool for losing weight, as they offer a simple solution for eating healthily while on the go. If you are planning to use a snack replacement shake, such as one of the shakes from the delicious G.I. Lean’s Firm and Lean Shake range, it is important to remember that you still need to follow …

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ROSEMARY CHICKEN TRAY BAKE

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This “one-tray wonder” is a great alternative to the traditional, heavy roast dinner. Replacing the usual roast beef with chicken makes it a leaner dish. You won’t need starchy, carbohydrate-heavy side dishes, as the meal is perfectly balanced and deliciously filling. Prepare it as an alternative to Sunday roast, or as a fabulous dinner party main for a guilt-free meal. …

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THE 15 MINUTE, NO EQUIPMENT WORKOUT

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If you’re a little confused about what piece of equipment to use next at gym, why not try something different, and use none at all? After all, the best piece of equipment we have is our very own body! Even better, these workouts can even be done at home, so perfect for those days when you can’t make it to …

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PARTY SEASON SURVIVAL GUIDE

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The last month of the old year and the first month of the new year can be a potential minefield for those who have been working hard throughout the year to eat healthily and exercise regularly. Fear not! Follow these simple tips to ensure you still enjoy the silly season while at the same time don’t sabotage all your hard …

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SWEET TREATS WITH A HEALTH KICK

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We all enjoy something sweet now and again, but wouldn’t it be great if we could satisfy this craving without the sugar? Below are some healthy sweet foods that will satisfy your sweet tooth. CHOOSE DARK CHOCOLATE The best way to enjoy chocolate is to go dark, as the antioxidants found in cocoa are higher in percentage in dark chocolate. …

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G.I. LEAN FEEL-FULL NIGHT FIBRE

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Including fibre in your diet is of vital importance. Fibre can lower your blood pressure and blood sugar levels, improve your cholesterol, make you feel fuller for longer by absorbing water and lower the G.I. of your meals – which makes it great for weight-loss! Fibre keeps our gut happy by encouraging the growth of good gut bacteria which is …

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NOURISHING BUDDHA BOWLS

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A new craze known as Buddha Bowls or Macrobiotic Bowls has hit the fitness world. If you’re wondering what this is; a Buddha Bowl is simply a well-rounded meal, eaten out of a bowl. Aside from looking gorgeous and tasting delicious, the reason behind creating these edible works of art is portion control and a way of eating which balances …

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GET EXCITED FOR YOUR WORKOUT

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A change of perspective is sometimes all you need to get excited about loving your work-out routine again. Below are some useful hints to shift your mind and body into gear! Pick a killer soundtrack Listening to the same old workout playlist over and over, it’s easy to feel uninspired and bored – so make sure to change it up …