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And Breathe......Relieve the affects of stress in a few minutes with deep breathing

Wednesday 7th August 2019
Alex Pedley

Most people understand the benefits of training their body, eating well and moving more in the day. Training the mind, however, is very different subject. Gaining control over your eating…

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How are you sleeping?

Wednesday 31st July 2019
Alex Pedley

On average we spend 36% of our lifetime in the land of nod, one third of our time on planet Earth. Not getting enough sleep can be frustrating, leaving you…

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Exercise snacking

Wednesday 24th July 2019
Alex Pedley

It is vital to take every opportunity to stand up and move around - I call this exercise snacking. Just like you would snack on fruit or some nuts, you…

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Five steps to relieve stress, gain more time and achieve true wealth

Monday 1st July 2019
Alex Pedley

What do you consider the characteristics of being wealthy? Well, the Oxford English Dictionary has a few definitions: • An abundance of valuable possessions or money • The state of being rich; material prosperity • Plentiful…

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Productivity, happiness and stress: What are the effects of working longer hours?

Tuesday 5th March 2019
Alex Pedley

It's getting late and Greg is still in the office. He is tired, struggling to concentrate and his productivity has plummeted. He's been working on a project and the deadline…

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Are you exercising like a workhorse or a thoroughbred racehorse?

Tuesday 5th February 2019
Alex Pedley

You've just finished a workout session where you've pushed yourself to the very limit of your capacity. You feel great straight after but for how long? The endorphin release often…

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7 ways to speed up your metabolism

Wednesday 16th January 2019
Alex Pedley

Calorie-restricted diets are hard to maintain and research tells us that they don't actually work. There are, however, ways you can speed up your metabolism, allowing you to burn more…

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Yo-yo isn’t the way to go: how to eat for sustainable weight loss

Monday 7th January 2019
Alex Pedley

I'd like to introduce you to Angela. Having subjected herself to different variations of calorie-restricted diets for years, and regularly attending a twice-weekly spin class, as well as Body Pump…

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Success breeds success

Thursday 13th December 2018
Alex Pedley

You did it: you completed the London Marathon. You have just crossed the finish line, feeling exhausted but buzzing. As you ran the crowd were cheering your name, which was…

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Undoing decades at a desk.

Monday 26th November 2018
Alex Pedley

If you live in discomfort and regularly feel pain when you move, you are not alone: the NHS estimates that around 28 million adults in the UK live with…

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