Dr Gaye’s Super-Shake

Sara Health, NUTRITION

Created by Food Futurologist, Dr Morgaine Gaye, Dr Gaye’s Super-Shake is a combination of some of the highest potency minerals, vitamins and micro-nutrients which are all bio-available (that means, really easy for the body to absorb and use). This combination of high potency, raw ingredients, means just one glass of this, is an elixir for the body! In fact, Dr Gaye’s Super-Shake contains even …

Free Health Checks at Macdonald Hotels ‘Spa Collection’

Sara Health, NEWS & REVIEWS, NUTRITION

Many of us hate January, especially when the weather is cold and snowy.  We all want to start the New Year with good intentions of getting fitter and healthier, but it is much harder to keep motivated and positive at this time of year and we all need a helping hand!  If you live in and around Hertfordshire, SK-Life Fitness …

Boost your health this winter

Sara Health, NUTRITION

If you are into your health, you probably know that prebiotics can aid your digestion and omega-3 fatty acids help boost brain power.  However, many everyday products posses other benefits too.  There has been strong evidence to suggest you could be getting double the boost from magnesium, probiotics, omega 3 and cranberries. Let me tell you how these supplements and …

All about Caffeine

Sara NUTRITION

At  SK-Lifefitness I see many clients every week who are simply addicted to caffeine.  Business people seem to keep themselves going in the office by drinking coffee and tea and drinking very little water.  Clients often complain about feeling uptight and anxious and suffering from headaches.  They feel stressed and tired and drink more coffee to try to keep themselves awake. …

Academy 4 Wellbeing: Weight Loss Retreat

Sara Health, NUTRITION

I’m delighted to have been given the opportunity of telling you all about a brand new weight loss retreat, The Academy 4 Wellbeing, which is being launched this September 2012. The Academy 4 Wellbeing is opening its door for the first time in September 2012 at the picturesque Trentham Estate in rural Staffordshire. Prices start at £995 for a seven …

Bikini Body Diet Tips

Sara NUTRITION

1. Eat the right foods. It is so important to eat the right fuel when you are training and aiming to lose weight.  One important factor that I tell my clients daily is to make sure you eat frequently so you are constantly fuelling your metabolic fire.  However, this fuel must be well balanced and include lean protein, good fats, …

Top 6 Biggest Workout Mistakes

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Are you a fitness fanatic, love keeping fit, go to the gym regularly spend hours exercising, are not losing weight and not achieving results? Well you could fall victim to a common problem Personal Trainers are seeing more and more regularly – you are making simple workout mistakes. At SK-Life Fitness, a private one-one studio offering Personal Training and Nutrition …

Do you want to lose weight?

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 8 WEEK WEIGHT MANAGEMENT COURSE AT SK-Life Fitness in the private studio, we offer an eight week Weight Management course  which can be combined with a personal training programme or on its own.  This is designed to teach you how to identify why we eat certain foods and what influences our eating habits, with particular emphasis on weight management. This …

Foods in Season this November to boost your immunity

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Buying seasonal produce guarantees the depth of flavour nature intended, helps to boost your natural immunity, and feeds the body with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to prepared the body for the Winter months ahead.  I list all the seasonal produce good to eat right now. I have then picked three to tell you about their nutritional values. You will see …

How Do You Lose Abdominal Fat from Stubborn Areas

Sara FITNESS

Developing a lean, flat stomach takes time and patience, especially when it comes to those last few pounds in those hard to lose places. The lower abdominal fat and “love handles” can be two of the most stubborn and exercise-resistant areas from which to lose abdominal fat. Some people slave away day in and day out on the latest method …

Fitness for new mums

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How soon after giving birth can I start exercising? This will depend on whether you were already exercising before you fell pregnant and when you were pregnant.. If you exercised right up until the end of your pregnancy, you can do some light exercise and stretching from the start.If you stopped exercising during your pregnancy or are a newcomer to fitness, …

Exercise

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By definition, exercise is any movement produced by your skeletal muscles that results in energy expenditure – this sounds technical – well yes and no! Exercise includes any structured exercise, like going to the gym, but also lifestyle activities such as walking, shopping and gardening and the good news is that it doesn’t have to leave you exhausted to do you good! Exercise is …

10 Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

Sara FITNESS

We all need a little help with exercise sometimes, whether we’re just starting out or we’ve been at it for a long time. Still, there are people who shy away from personal training, unsure of what they’ll get out of the experience or whether it’s worth the money. There are a number of reasons people work with per trainers.  Some want …

How to Escape Hormone Hell

Sara NUTRITION

Hormones rule our body, they regulate our body’s function, from building bone strength to helping us cope with stress. We all go through a life cycle of hormonal fluctuations, from puberty through to menopause, sometimes with ease and at times with major imbalances.  These problems are well known to us and called Pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) Unfortunately symptoms can be severe …

Blueberries

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Superfruit blueberry is better for you than first thought Blueberries are small wonders…sweet, juicy, colorful and altogether inviting. Whether you enjoy them fresh, frozen, dried or canned, blueberries are high on the list for convenience, versatility and good nutrition. The more you learn about the benefits of blueberries, the better you’ll like them! It has long been known that the …

Health Benefits Of Eating Asparagus

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Asparagus is a very good source of potassium. This, combined with an active amino acid in the species called asparagines, gives the vegetable a diuretic effect and thus, helps the body get rid of excess water. Apart from this, asparagus is also low in sodium. The vegetable has anti-inflammatory properties and is therefore, used in the treatment of asthma, arthritis, …