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5 Exercises To Do At Home To Lose Weight

Posted by Paul Rayner on 04-Aug-2018 08:46:00

Life is busy, fact. For many of us sometimes there just isn’t time in the day to drive to the gym, do a spin class or head out for a run or a walk. The daily demands can leave even the most motivated of us frustrated at not being able to workout. Well, here at 1Life, we’ve devised a fat busting, time efficient circuit of simple yet effective exercises, which can be done at home (or on holiday, if you are heading away) to help keep that metabolism working effectively, boosting fat loss and helping to build lean muscle.

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8 Tips For Healthy Eating

Posted by Paul Rayner on 02-Aug-2018 10:59:00

Don't skip breakfast

Lives are hectic and mornings can be manic, but it’s definitely worth getting into the habit of eating a morning meal. Research suggests people who eat breakfast are slimmer because they tend to eat less during the day – and do not crave those high-calorie snacks between meals.

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How To Avoid A Midlife Crisis

Posted by Paul Rayner on 30-Jul-2018 16:51:24

If like many, you still feel like you’re 24 years of age – mentally that is, but when you look in the mirror the wrinkles, age spots and grey hair tells a different story – you’re not alone.

Mid-life can creep up on you and this time of your life can be quite daunting and upsetting, with many people going through some sort of “midlife crisis”. Although this can be quite common it doesn’t mean you should accept it and there are in fact things you can do around healthy living to completely avoid this all together. And in fact, mid-life (which is believed to be around 40-50) can provide you with a great opportunity to re-focus and re-align your life and lifestyle.

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Super Quick Exercises That Get You Fit Fast!

Posted by Paul Rayner on 29-Jul-2018 09:59:00

There’s no magic potion for getting fit fast. Whilst we would always recommend a regular and sustainable exercise programme we also recognise that some people want to get fit fast. If you’re completely new to exercise and physical activity we would always recommend starting steadily and finding the right exercises and classes that suit you. If you’re ready to push yourself that bit harder in a bid to get the results fast, here is our guide for those of you who are short on time and need to get fit quick!

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13 Healthy Living Tips To Keep You In Shape

Posted by Paul Rayner on 28-Jul-2018 09:02:00

We are all busy. Work, the school or nursery run, shopping, cooking cleaning, seeing family and friends – the list goes on. The last thing you need are more tasks to add to your ever expanding to-do list. But the fittest, healthiest and most successful among us will make time for healthy habits, which equate to happiness and success. Here’s our top 13 healthy living tips:  

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Why You Should Have A Regular Exercise Routine

Posted by Paul Rayner on 27-Jul-2018 15:04:34

Exercise is good for us. We know that. Research, experts and evidence tells us that. However, it’s important that you make exercise part of a lifelong love of movement and commit to a regular exercise routine. Here are 11 reasons why.

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How To Stay Motivated With Your Healthy Exercise Routine

Posted by Paul Rayner on 24-Jul-2018 15:07:00

One of the most important parts of any new (or old) healthy exercise routine is motivation. At times is can be hard to muster the motivation to train or workout, especially if you’ve had a tough day or there are other distractions that pull you away from training.

In a bid to keep you all focussed, here are our top tips for staying motivated on your healthy exercise routine.

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Essential Elements Of An Effective Get Fit Quick Programme

Posted by Paul Rayner on 21-Jul-2018 09:16:00


If you google “Get fit quick programme” you are served up 382,000,000 articles in less than a second. There is information everywhere! One programme says it’s all about weight training, another about cardio, the third HIIT not to mention all the advice on nutrition, sleep, times to exercise… arrggghhhh, which one is right?

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9 Really Bad Lifestyle Habits You Need To Change!

Posted by Paul Rayner on 19-Jul-2018 08:57:00

We all have our vices and sometimes in life you can’t always be good 100% of the time, but here are some lifestyle habits you need to look at addressing and changing to be more healthy and positive.

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How Exercise Can Improve Mental Health

Posted by Paul Rayner on 16-Jul-2018 09:06:00

Many of us use the gym and exercise in a bid to stay in shape and keep our bodies fit but there are many other benefits exercise and physical activity can offer us. Exercise can have a huge impact on mental health and recent research from The Training Room, the leading educators of Personal Trainers (PTs) and fitness professionals, shows that more and more people are seeking advice from qualified PTs to help manage mental health issues. More than 55% of the PTs questioned reported that they are seeing an increase in clients approach them for help and support around mental health concerns.

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