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The value of having a coach is in getting you to where you want to be quicker than you would get there on your own. I have a business coach to help me get better at business, I have used a psychologist in the past to help me understand my mind better and make more...

Can massage help those suffering from chronic pain?

Pain is generally classed as chronic when it lasts for over 12 weeks or continues beyond the usual recovery time of an injury. Often there is no physical reason for the pain, yet it persists. Pain has been studied a lot over the last decade and this research has shown...

What Is Pilates?

Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates, who had a strong belief that mental and physical health were closely connected.  Pilates is influenced by western forms of exercise, including gymnastics, boxing and Greco-Roman wrestling. Pilates aims to strengthen the body in...

Is Massage Important If You Train Regularly?

The simple answer is ‘YES’. Exercise is wonderful and promotes health on many levels but everyone who trains regularly will also understand the stress it can put on the body.  This is where massage comes to the rescue.  Here are just some of the reasons why: Ever felt...

Healthy Valentine’s Day Dinner

  If you are planning a romantic dinner this week but still want to maintain a calorie deficit to lose weight, all is not lost! If you’re planning on dinner out, choose mindfully, or at least accept a three-course meal and wine is going to blow your calorie...

Eating Healthily On A Budget

It’s January! It’s dark, damp, Christmas is over, your body is a few pounds heavier and your wallet is a few pounds lighter. Maybe, like many people you are using the new year as a way to address your eating habits and purge your system of all the crap you...

Benefits To Going Outside In Winter

There’s lots of reasons that getting out and about this winter will make us healthier & happier. Have a read of our top benefits of not being a couch potato this season!     Fight Seasonal Depression Seasonal Affective Disorder (also aptly named...

Recipe Idea – Curried Lentil, Parsnip & Apple Soup

Curried Lentil, Parsnip & Apple Soup Try this spicy soup that combines red lentils, apples & parsnip for a smooth, warming soup which is an easy low fat meal. Great to make as a batch to tuck in to over the holidays!   Serves 8 PER SERVING Calories: 204...

5 Ways To Stop Weekend Overeating

  Do you ever find yourself overeating (or overboozing…) at the weekend? Don’t worry, here’s some tips to help you stop the weekend binge!     1. Aim for ‘good enough’ instead of ‘perfect’ It’s common for...