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One Simple Tip to Boost Your Willpower Overnight

Have you ever thought “I just need more willpower”. I have for sure. Especially when it comes to taking control of food. And at a first glace it makes total sense. But after years of coaching clients through transforming how they look and feel I promise you that focusing on having more willpower isn’t the key. […]

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Mountains, mindset and your fitness journey

The sky’s a clear blue and cloudless. The birds are singing and for the first time in months it’s warm enough to wear a tshirt. I’m feeling excited about the day ahead, but more than a little anxious. Why the anxiety? Well, today I’ve chosen to tackle some demons… by confronting my fear of heights. […]

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Simon Smith – Expert Interview

In this months’ expert interview I talk to Chiropractor Simon Smith about getting rid of aches and pains. Check out the 15 minute interview to find out: 1. How to limit damaging effects of poor posture 2. Tips on setting up your desk for fewer aches and pains 3. Why you keep getting reoccurring injuries […]

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Acupuncture For Aches, Pains and a Stressful Lifestyle

A couple of weeks back I dropped in for a chat with my local acupuncture expert Caitlin Allen. I wanted to find out the secrets behind acupuncture, and what made it the treatment of choice for so many conditions – including my particular interest; treating aches and pains. As soon as I stepped into Caitlin’s […]

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5 things I do each night

When I first moved to Leeds in 2003 my lifestyle was VERY different. My days started around 11am and routinely ended around 3 or 4 in the morning (I was into music, which meant either nights out or late nights playing around in the studio). As you can imagine I felt tired pretty much all […]

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One Simple Tip to Make Sitting at Your Desk Way More Comfortable

Ok, Ok, we get it. We’re supposed to sit straight – especially when working for long periods. And we know that if we don’t, we can expect a whole load of aches and pains . The problem is it’s just more comfortable to slouch, at least in the short term. And when we’re engrossed in […]

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Getting Rid of Back Pain – interview with Dr Martyn B Speight

Pain’s frustrating. At best it’s a minor niggle. But left unchecked it can put a stop to us staying in shape or playing the sport we love. When it comes to resolving pain I’m yet to find someone more knowledgeable (and more in demand!) than Dr Martyn B Speight.  He’s a musculoskeletal & sports physician […]

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