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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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Self care at the top

Tuesday 20th November 2018
Joe Rogers

You have been climbing the career ladder faster than many of your peers. Your joints ache from time to time and your body feels tired. You exercise in fits and…

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Build solid foundations for life

Monday 12th November 2018
Alex Pedley

You don't need to be a construction expert to understand that building a house takes time. There's a standard process that is always followed: first, the architect designs the layout,…

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Do you recover like The All Blacks or like your local rugby team?

Monday 20th August 2018
Joe Rogers

If you were to ask a rugby fan who the ultimate team in world rugby is the vast majority of them would say the All Blacks, even if they wanted…

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Does your job damage your health?

Wednesday 6th June 2018
Alex Pedley

Having spent the past 15 years coaching corporate executives I have seen firsthand how demanding the role can be. It is not uncommon to have back-to-back meeting for many hours.…

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