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5 common fears that stop people trying Kent Boot Camps
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Categories: Exercise, Motivation

Fundamentally fear is a survival mechanism to protect us against threats to our existence, it keeps us safe. But quite often it’s our interpretation that holds us back leading to fear. The acronym of F.E.A.R – False, Evidence, Appearing Real sums thi

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Awareness the key to changing your diet Part 2
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Categories: Motivation, weight loss

In the second part of my blog regarding Awareness I’m going to give you some tips on how you can connect with your food to help you improve your digestion and lose weight.   Awareness, the key to changing your diet   Connecting w

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Awareness, the key to changing your diet
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Categories: Motivation, weight loss

  The current information era we live in is fantastic in many ways, never has it been as easy to learn and share information but on the flip side it’s resulting in most of us living in our minds. Our unique ability to think and forecast th

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Five simple tips to get you back into health and fitness
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Categories: Motivation, Personal Training

I think the summer is officially over, I hope you had a nice time?   It’s sometimes tough staying fit and healthy over the holidays, you’re routine is tipped on its head and there tends to be more social gatherings which often revolve aroun

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Porridge good or bad?
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Categories: Health, Nutrition

For many porridge oats is a staple breakfast choice, it’s quick and easy, and can feel comforting too. But is it all that it's cracked up to be?   In this weeks vlog, Dan talks about the good and the bad attributes to eating porridge f

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Is stress stopping you lose weight?
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Categories: Diet, Lifestyle, Motivation, weight loss

Losing weight is easy; all you need to do is use up more calories than you're consuming right?   Most of the time this is true, but quite often I work with people who struggle to lose weight by following the energy equation, for some it’s bec

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The 6 Foundational principles of health (and the body you want)
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Categories: Diet, Motivation, Nutrition, weight loss

Being overweight is purely a symptom you’re out of balance; this could be as a result being out of balance mentally, physically, spiritually or emotionally! Have you ever reached for junk food when you’re stressed or upset? This is an example of an em

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How to stop eating junk food
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Categories: Diet, Motivation, Personal Training

Once you pop, you can't stop, when it comes to eating chocolate, biscuits, crisps, wine or any junk food for that matter sometimes will power just isn't enough.   We all know that these foods are bad for our health and waistline, but why can't

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Why people struggle with their health and fitness
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Categories: Health, Motivation

Most of us these days have an idea of what it takes to be fit and healthy, but why do so many struggle?   In this week’s Vlog, Dan discusses the importance of our values and how they influence how we spend our time and money.  

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Three common blocking factors that could stop you losing weight
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Categories: Diet, Health, Personal Training

We all know to lose weight we need to eat less and move more right?   For most people this is true, but for some there could be blocking factors that are stopping you getting the results you want. In today’s Vlog, Dan reveals the 3 most commo

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Eat slowly for better health and fitness
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Categories: Health, Lifestyle, weight loss

We're all busy, rushing here and there, trying to get as much done as possible. It's common for people to say they haven't got time to exercise, food shop, relax or eat, Dan's even had coaching clients who supress the urge to go to the toilet because they

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How to take consistent action
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Categories: Motivation

  Why is it we can be so organised and consistent in some aspects of our lives and not in others?   Why do people have the best intentions with their health and fitness only to fall by the way side?   How can you stop feel

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Correct breathing will improve your outcome
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Categories: Exercise, Health

Breathing whilst exercising can be one of those things we overlook, particularly if we’re learning a new skill or it’s an intense form of exercise!   It’s probably well known that breathing is important to provide energy, so habits of bre

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Are food intolerances making you fat?
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Categories: Diet, Nutrition, weight loss

Last week’s blog covered the topic of energy balance and how by following some simple steps you can avoid storing too much body fat.   In this week vlog I talk about how the foods we most commonly eat could be compromising our immune system l

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Finding the right energy balance for weight loss
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Categories: weight loss

  It's well known that to lose body fat one must burn more than one consumes, but is it as simple as that?   The relationship between the amount of calories we eat in our diet and the amount we burn in the body determines our body

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Eating the right carbs to burn body fat
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Categories: Diet, weight loss

‘I’m off carbs’, you hear it all the time!   In fact, carbohydrates are any foods that derive from a plant. Once you understand the various types of carbohydrates and the best time to eat them, you may find your body fat percentage coming

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Are you where you want to be?
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Categories: Health, Lifestyle

Three Mind-set rules for achieving Well-Being The New Year naturally brings about the motivation to change; we’ve made another trip around the sun and, as the cycle begins again, we move full steam ahead, super motivated to shed the pounds and improve

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Time to design what you want
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Categories: Lifestyle, Motivation

  Think about how many of your daily habits are carried out consciously? What are your rituals around exercise and eating? Do you always sit or stand in the same place on the train to work? When you hit the gym or boot camp do you exercise in

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How’s your appetite
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Categories: weight loss

Although I don’t believe in counting calories, it is important to be mindful of how much food we eat and when we eat it. It’s easy to go through the day without really connecting with whether we need to eat, which can lead to an energy roller coaster

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How’s your Digestion?
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Categories: Uncategories

In this week’s Vlog Dan explains how low energy, poor sleep, bad skin, being bloated, mood swings, a weak immune system and excess body fat are just a few symptoms of poor digestion. It doesn’t matter if you’re eating the best organic, free range fo

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