Is Gluten The Enemy?

Supermarkets now have gluten-free isles and companies are creating more gluten-free options. Adopting a gluten-free diet has been a big health trend because of increasing awareness of how problematic gluten can be for some.  First, what is gluten? Gluten is a combination of two proteins that are present in grains, most commonly found in wheat, b...
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Everything You Need To Know About HIIT

Do you ever crave for that super intense sweat session that makes you feel the burn and take your breath away? Or maybe you just crave something that's not going to take hours, but will still have an effective impact on your body. That sounds a lot like a HIIT workout.  What is HIIT? "HIIT" is short for "High-Intensity Interval Training", it’s a...
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The Benefits of a Personal Trainer at Any Stage of the Fitness Journey

Hiring a personal trainer can make a real difference to your fitness. No matter where you are on your fitness journey, a quality trainer can give you focus, motivation and unlock mental barriers to your progress. Fitness can be a confusing subject. But with expert guidance, your journey can be simplified. Here’s a list of the top reasons you sho...
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The Love Island Effect

Love Island often leaves us thinking about what the show has left in its wake.  This reality TV show, which became a "family-viewing" show, has brought up a lot of conversations that are worth having. Why is it so important? What exactly is body image? Why should we care? Love Island Controversies? I was listening to Women’s Hour on BBC Radio 4...
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Body Positivity, Wait, Don’t You Mean Body Neutrality?

Love your body. Three innocent words that are strung together in an attempt to convey a positive message to all females, yet, is loaded with so many nuances that may leave some women feeling excluded, ashamed and, ironically, unloving toward their bodies. The body positive movement is exactly what it sounds like. The movement aims to encourage ...
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