The BS About Breakfast.

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You have heard: “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day” “Skipping Breakfast slows down your Metabolism” “Skipping Breakfast can make you gain weight” “Skipping Breakfast retains fat” “Skipping Breakfast slows down brain function” It’s all bollox. To put it simply. Because there’s this notion that you have to eat breakfast first thing in the morning. Listen, if you’re … Read More

Why are some Gyms Cheap and Not Others?

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Short answer: Staffing costs. A qualified fitness instructor/ personal trainer pays on average €2500 for their starter qualification, just to get their foot on the ladder and those with a thirst for more knowledge and experience may spend an additional €1000- €2000 per year on further education. This is out of their own pocket (if the gym they work for … Read More

Let Me Tell You A Story

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Picture this. You weigh yourself, look down at the scales and feel that you should lose weight. OK. You decide that you should lose a stone. OK. You decide to join a group and start a healthy eating regime. You go to your first weigh in, get it down on paper and get your plan. Grand. You go shopping and … Read More

Emotional Eating – It’s Real

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We should eat and drink for both nourishment and enjoyment. Food is not just a means to keep us alive. It can be the centre of our social stream. We meet friends for food, we sit at the table together and talk about our day, or the days to come. We have business meetings over lunch. Let’s face it, if … Read More

Why you’re wasting money trying to lose weight.

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The Summer is fast approaching and your news feed is full of everything weight loss related. Gyms, bootcamps, detoxes, diets, gadgets, supplements, wraps, shakes and on and on and on. Someone posted in a selling group a “weight loss drink, PM for info” and it had a whopping 100 comments! I’ve yet to come across a distributor for these products … Read More

A Complete Guide to Visiting New York for the First Time

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First Time Visiting New York from Ireland? Here’s some tips to maximise your time and minimise your budget. Get a Yellow Taxi from the Airport. Yellow Taxis have a set price on your destination, plus a toll charge (which is the “EazyPass” cheaper rate than the Cash Rate of $8). We made the mistake of stepping outside the airport door … Read More

Stop Dieting, According to Channel 4

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Super Slimmers: Did They Really Keep The Weight Off? Last month I published a blog on Metabolic Slowdown, and I was surprised to find this documentary on Channel 4 discussing the same issue that I wrote about but in greater detail. For those of you who missed it, you can catch it on the Channel 4 Player for the next 30 … Read More

Why Going Broke Was The Best Thing That Happened To Me

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You may not know this but before I taught my first ever dance fitness class back in 2012 I was already looking at commercial properties. I was put off because the thoughts of being stuck in one place and then being screwed if it all went belly up terrified me. So I put it to bed, but it was always … Read More

Why Losing Weight Too Quickly Will Ruin You

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It’s the New Year and of course the internet is flooded with 30 Day challenges, Transformation Packages, Skinny Teas, Aloe Detoxes and all that malarky in order to entice you to buy into their shite. Listen, you have the right to spend your hard earned cash on whatever you like but rest assured, do you know what you’re actually buying … Read More