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Moving vibrantly in to midlife and beyond

Posted 29-11-22 | updated 02-12-22

As women in our 30s, 40s and 50s, the prospect of aging seems to frighten many of us. There is an association between getting older...

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Eating Well Doesn't Have To Be Expensive: Why Now Is The Best Time to Improve Your Relationship With Food

Posted 27-10-22 | updated 27-10-22

With the world’s financial situation in peril and budgets tightening, the cost of food is something that is weighing on everyone's minds. In the UK,...

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How Influencers Ruined Sandwiches..

Posted 20-06-22 | updated 02-07-22

Let’s face it, the sandwich is a British tradition. You only have to look at the reaction to the calls in March for meal deals...

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How to understand research patterns in nutrition science

Posted 29-09-21 | updated 13-10-21

Recently I sent an email out to everyone on the BTN email list that discussed the idea that milk makes mucus, and how once you...

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Values-aligned goal setting: The secret to success?

Posted 06-09-21 | updated 15-09-21

I was recently asked to explain what I thought made me good at what I do. That is staying balanced and providing good explanations for...

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The coaches fat loss checklist for clients

Posted 20-07-21 | updated 21-07-21

One of the most common things we're asked about here at BTN is a situation in which someone’s client is not losing weight, despite being...

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How to eat and train around ramadan

Posted 06-06-20 | updated 01-04-21

It’s coming up to Ramadan – a period of time in the Islamic calendar set aside for improving mental resolve, spiritual strength, charitable actions and...

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What does it mean to be healthy?

Posted 05-01-21 | updated 12-01-21

Myself, the fitness community, and the world at large talk about health a lot. “This can improve your health” “This isn’t ideal for your health”...

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Plant based protein powders – Ideal option or poor imitation?

Posted 26-11-20 | updated 10-12-20

Can you build muscle on a vegan diet? When it comes to health and performance, protein is kind of a big deal. Now that of...

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CIMSPA: How are they elevating fitness industry standards – interview with Ben Coomber

Posted 30-09-20 | updated 09-10-20

  “This industry needs regulation!” “Too many cowboys!” “£29 and a weekend course and you’re a PT nowadays!” Ever heard, thought or said something similar...

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Are energy drinks bad for health?

Posted 19-08-20 | updated 20-08-20

Caffeine, in one form or other, is consumed more than any other psychoactive drug in the world. In the USA it’s estimated that 85% of...

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Is red meat bad for you?

Posted 27-07-20 | updated 31-07-20

This is an interesting question that I’ve wanted to talk about here for a long time. It’s a bit of a read, so do give...