Waters not as great as they say – my love for fruit infusion

February 28, 2016

Water water everywhere and not a drop to drink… why? Because you potentially are bored of it, and/or you are in a restaurant where water is pricey and you’re trying to work out the age old question. Starter and main or main and pudding. Infused Water – quoted to be the “Ultimate Detox and Weight Loss Secret…” Before you get too excited I am going to say that’s rubbish!  The…

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Muchroom for a mushroom chicken burger?

Chicken burger with mushroom bun
February 22, 2016

Today I stepped away from the conventional burger bun and unleashed the BFG of the mushroom world, the  portobello mushroom. To put it simply I went for the middle class hipsters alternative  to McDonald’s . A mushroom burger with homemade guacamole, sweet potato chips, tomatoes and a chicken breast. Which created the above little number!!!!! Ingredients = Coconut oil A chicken bosum Cayenne pepper Italian spices Salt An avocado a third of a…

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3 weeks/21 days/504 hours/30,340 minutes …

February 19, 2016

However you define the above – I have had three/four weeks of enhanced health living (not perfect but better and I have seen a difference (I have gone down a trouser size!)) and three weeks of www.fitnesshacks.co.uk. But before I go into what has worked for me over the past three weeks. I do want to say THANK YOU. I don’t think me or Sam could have ever expected the…

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Sean McDonagh – Fitness Hacker

February 15, 2016

We understand that everyone has their own motivation, problems etc. Because of this we created the “Fitness Hacker” area, where you can quickly look at other Fitness Hackers around the world and see if you can draw inspiration and ideas from them… easily! Q1: What is your name? Sean McDonagh Q2: What’s your current occupation? Publishing Q3: What is your main health related goal? To maintain fitness and improve strength and…

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Alc_h_l – sometimes alcohol is the answer

February 13, 2016

I like to drink socially. I also like being healthy. Yes, I know these two things are not 100% aligned, but that’s between me and my god and the rugby culture I was brought up in. Because of this I thought I would detail the best options for a healthier night (please note the below doesn’t make it healthy- it makes it healthier for a diet!). Did you know a…

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7 days without exercise makes a fool weak… full week

February 11, 2016

Before you read on you should understand strong willpower is not a character trait – it is not something we are born with! You have to train the prefrontal cortex in your brain in order to have strong willpower. And like everything we speak about… it takes time and we are work in progresses rather than the finished product. You can take the above title as an dyslexic slip up and/or realise it…

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Maya Mistry – Fitness Hacker

February 9, 2016

We understand that everyone has their own motivation, problems etc. Because of this we created the “Fitness Hacker” area, where you can quickly look at other Fitness Hackers around the world and see if you can draw inspiration and ideas from them… easily! Q1: What is your name? Maya Mistry Q2: What’s your current occupation? Senior Digital PR Manager Q3: What is your main health related goal? Easy, great tasting food…

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How long do you spend sitting each day?

February 8, 2016

Did you know that British people sit for 8.9 hours each day (on average) In recent years a variety of major international research has produced compelling evidence that sitting for more than 4 hours each day can lead to: The shut down of enzymes responsible for burning harmful blood fats Reduced calorie burning (metabolic rate) Disrupted blood sugar levels Increased insulin and blood pressure levels Leg muscles switching off Irrespective…

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Annabelle – Fitness Hacker

February 7, 2016

We understand that everyone has their own motivation, problems etc. Because of this we created the “Fitness Hacker” area, where you can quickly look at other Fitness Hackers around the world and see if you can draw inspiration and ideas from them… easily! Q1: What is your name? Annabelle Q2: What’s your current occupation? Marketing  Q3: What is your main health related goal? To try and live a healthy lifestyle in…

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Start your day the healthy way with the Lazy Breakfast Bar

February 7, 2016

The fantastic Annabelle Cox, creator of  Historical Honey, sent in the below recipe. And we thought it would be rude not to share it. Thank you so much Annabelle!    We all know how important breakfast is, and there really is no excuse to skip it. Sure, grabbing a muffin on the way to work is probably easier than this, but your wallet and gut won’t thank you. Therefore, I’d…

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