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How to lose weight (but still have fun) this weekend

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If you’re tired of overdoing it all weekend and then starting from square one on Monday, you’re not alone. The good news is you can stick with your healthy game plan, continue to lose weight, and have an awesome weekend. All it takes is a little planning and willpower. Eat carbs in the morning You….

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April 4th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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12 weight loss basics from NHS

Sometimes you just need to go back to the basics. Here’s the top 12 diet and exercise tips from the NHS. 1. Don’t skip breakfast Some people skip breakfast as they think it’ll help them lose weight. However, research shows that eating breakfast actually helps you control your weight. Skipping meals isn’t healthy as you could miss….

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March 21st, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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10 ways to make weight loss easier at home

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You don’t need to hit the gym, or even change out of your pj’s, to burn more calories. Make these super easy home improvements to start tipping the scales in your favour. Dim the lights Install a dimmer switch in your dining room and turn on some Adele. A recent Cornell University study revealed that diners….

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March 14th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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7 ways to burn calories without breaking a sweat

Here’s some unexpected ways to burn calories without doing very much at all. Keep cool “Drinking ice cold water means your body has to work harder to keep warm,” says Dr Marilyn Glenville, author of the Natural Health Bible For Women. “Therefore you burn more calories while you drink.” You could burn up to 70….

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February 27th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Top five mistakes that can ruin your weight loss plans

Chad Smith, personal trainer and co-owner of Home Team Fitness, says he can identify at least five areas where you could make simple changes that effortlessly help you lose unwanted pounds. The truth is that real fat loss comes with lasting, healthy lifestyle changes. You’ll get to your goals quicker when you stop making these five….

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February 24th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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5 steps to drop a dress size overnight

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OK, so you can’t go from overweight to thin overnight, but there are ways to shrink your waist within a day for special occasions or to squeeze yourself into a slightly-too-tight dress that you absolutely have to wear. Yes, ideally we’d maintain a slim figure through healthy diet and exercise, but sometimes you’ll find yourself….

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February 21st, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Fight weight loss fatigue with these 5 pick-me-up tricks

Efforts to slim down are almost always accompanied by a few moments of weakness, most of which are brought on by fatigue or frustration in the early stages of a weight loss plan. But that doesn’t mean you have to give into the temptation of a muffin or a croissant. Here is a list of….

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February 6th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Get ready for Valentine’s Day with a Boot Camp Body Wrap

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Our Boot Camp Body Wrap Kit is a fast and convenient way to lose inches and tighten loose skin in just one hour. Perfect for those of you who need to squeeze into a special little dress for Valentine’s Day. This home treatment body wrap kit consists of wrapping bandages and a 500ml or 1 litre tub….

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January 29th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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New research: being cold is a ‘cheap way to get slim’

The answer to extra weight loss could be super simple according to new research. Turning the central heating down not only saves money, but could also keep you slim, scientists are claiming. Evidence suggests that being cold may be a sustainable and healthy way to lose weight. Conversely, warm and cosy homes and offices might actually be contributing to our expanding….

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January 24th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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10 ways to stop overeating today

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Arm yourself with the following science-backed strategies to keep your appetite in check – and survive the season without ending up with a Santa-sized gut. 1. Slow down! With a jam-packed schedule, it’s easy to rush through meals. But slowing your pace gives your body time to register its fullness. In a study published in….

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January 21st, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson

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