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Health and Fitness tips by Lisa Welham

Professional Contemporary and Latin dancer, level 3 qualified personal trainer and master tabata instructor. Lisa tore her rectus femoris a year ago and couldn’t perform for 6 months so she decided it was the perfect time to study for her PT qualification. "I’d needed a new challenge other than dance for a while so decided to put all my...

The Ultimate Guide To Pursuing A Career In Fitness

The Ultimate Guide To Pursuing A Career In Fitness

If you are looking into a career in fitness, there are a good amount of choices to explore. Whether you want to encourage people, train them or treat them for injuries, you can find the job that’s right for you. In this article, I’ll share with you the top careers to have in fitness. Let’s get started! #1:  Level 3 Personal...

Chocolate Heaven

What is it about chocolate huh? Decadent, rich…it’s a treat like no other. A bite of chocolate can finish a meal or start a romance. So now comes the news that chocolate is actually good for you…talk about too good to be true. Researchers have discovered that eating moderate amounts of flavanol-rich dark chocolate has a blood-thinning effect, which...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness – what should you know?

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According to NHS England, PCOS affects 1 in 5 women here in the UK, but do we know enough about it? Well, September marks Polycystic Ovary Syndrome awareness month, and we believe that it is time to put the spotlight on the condition. Many women take their reproductive health for granted, but it is vital to understand your own body...

Health apps to help your well-being in 2020

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By next year, the wellness and fitness industry in the UK is likely to top £22.8 billion. Sports equipment, alternative medicine and gym memberships have risen in popularity in recent years and so has the creation of apps for smartphones that’ll help you achieve your goal. Examples include the NHS’s calorie checker and apps to help you quit smoking, such...

The JLS Foundation and Tresor Paris

The JLS Foundation which was established in 2010 was built to encourage, excite and empower healthy living in young people. They have recently teamed up with Tresor Paris and launched a jewellery line in order to support Cancer Research UK. With a range including necklaces, earrings and a unique spin on Tresor's signature bracelets, all the money raised will help...

Impressive Health Benefits Of CBD Oil Drive Steady Popularity Increase

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The cannabis industry has really taken off as products containing CBD oil have exploded onto the market following the removal of legal boundaries surrounding the use of marijuana. However, the popularity of CBD oil is expected to continue to increase for years to come, with other industries noting the extreme profits to be made. While the food industry and even...

How to Restore Volume to Thin Hair

Everyone wants to look their best but when it comes to appearances, hair can be difficult to control. From adverse weather conditions messing up your mane to damage due to excessive use of styling tools, there are many reasons why your hair can become thin and dull. Luckily, there are also plenty of ways to boost hair health. So, whether...

Sexy Love @EmbraceBex @flavourmag

So it’s coming up to Valentines Day, and you want to cook something special for your other half. With that in mind I thought I would share the most aphrodisiac rich foods so that you can plan the menu your way!Chocolate & Strawberries. Is there anyone out there who doesn’t love chocolate? Not only is chocolate an aphrodisiac, but...

Boobs, Bums and Botox; are reality stars responsible for sudden surges in cosmetic enquiries?

Who are are biggest influencers when it comes to plastic surgery? I'm sure you won't be surprised by celebrities being the answer. But just how much impact do they have on the amount of enquiries cosmetic surgeries receive?According to data collated by Transform Cosmetic Surgery, enquiries into laser treatments hit an all-time high in 2012 after Kim Kardashian admitted...

How to cut 500kcal from your traditional Christmas dinner without sacrificing on the taste!

Hey people! Hope you are all good and looking forward to Christmas! I am here to tell you how you can cut 500kcal from your traditional Christmas dinner without sacrificing on the taste!TurkeyTurkey is a great protein source, and without the skin, is low in fat. It provides B vitamins, which you need for energy production.The skin on a...

Wow, wow, No Cow. Its like milk, made for humans @OatlyUK @OatlyAB

This is the opening line to the new Oatly advert. Its like milk, made for humans. Wow, wow, No Cow. When you first watch the video you may laugh, cringe or even cry when you see the CEO of Oatly, Toni Petersson sitting in a field, playing his piano and singing Its like milk, made for humans. Wow, wow, No Cow.Simply yet effective and catching...

Dental 101: Tips for a Healthier Smile

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We all want to look in the mirror and see a beautifully white, pearly smile in the reflection. However, beneath those pearly whites can lie a whole multitude of dental problems which can affect your short-term or even long-term. This means that taking care of your teeth – and especially keeping them healthy – is crucial to your dental hygiene.Below...

Tidy the Temple with Joey Bull

Joey Bull has poured a lifetime of lessons and learning into her new book Tidy The Temple.The four times UK Fitness Champion, former Adventure Athlete, mountaineer and instructor, classically trained dancer and internationally regarded fitness professional has produced a high quality publication that is different to the normal instructional guide.The Tidy The Temple system is derived and developed from...

Summer Lollies

Thank God! Summer is here finally. Instead of going to the local shop for an ice lolly, why not make it yourself? Here are a couple of home made and delicious ice lolly recipes that are healthy! What more could you ask for?Banana & Chocolate Lolly
Ingredients
: 2 Medium Bananas
3 Tbsp Natural Yoghurt
6 Drops of Vanilla Extract (Optional)
60g Dairy Milk...

4 Health Complications Associated with Poor Dental Hygiene

Mounting scientific evidence suggests that poor dental hygiene points to much more than cavities and bad breath; it can cause a host of health complications. "The whole body is connected, but for such a long time we've thought about the mouth as being a separate part of the body and that dentists work in isolation from the rest of the...

Thai Yourself Up For Romance. Top 7 Aphrodisiac foods for a night to remember

It’s February and that means “LOVE MONTH” as Valentines Day is fast approaches. Why not “Thai yourself up for romance” think sexy lush and everything to get you in the mood. Food has a direct effect on how you feel, It can also affect your mojo, body functions, brain chemistry, energy and stress level in addition this other foods can...

5 reasons new diets fail (and how to avoid them) @EmbraceBex

Happy New Year People! The start of the new year is the ultimate opportunity to undo the holiday damage, make a fresh start, and avoid the indulgences that have left you feeling less than confident about your body. To get results that won’t fizzle out before February, check out my tips below for coping with the challenges that often go...

The benefits of preparing your meals from home @SelenaBFit

Are you looking for advice on how to prepare your meals from home? Want to save money, time and lose a bit of weight? If so, then keep reading. Like you, I got tired of spending my days making a decision on what I was going to eat. Wasting valuable time in long queues. Waiting to make an order...

Welsh Pro Wrestler Rob Terry becomes Body Building Champion in Vegas

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36-year-old Rob Terry, from Swansea, has scooped bodybuilding’s ‘Mr. Natural Olympia’ Trophy after a weekend of competition on the Las Vegas strip. Standing 6ft 4 inches, Rob towered over competitors from all over the globe to win the judge's verdict. The Olympia trophy marks a culmination of massive bodybuilding wins for the man who was once eyed up by WWE’s...

Top 3 Tips for Healthy Eating Plus special readers offer @EmbraceBex

As a nutritionist, I am always asked for simple and easy tricks for healthy eating. With that in mind here are my Top 3 Tips for anyone trying to improve their diet, and they provide a good place to start whatever your goals are. Always eat breakfast Your body (and also your brain!) expects to be refueled several times a day....

The shape shifter: interview with personal trainer Erron Dussard @STONEiMAGE

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For the last 7 weeks our editor Annika Allen has been attending work out sessions with health and fitness provider STONEiMAGE run by personal trainer Erron Dussard. The 27-year-old Londoner has been getting her fit and ready to take part in Tough Mudder – a 12 mile long muddy obstacle courses designed to test strength, stamina, mental grit, and...

Win A Protein Hamper From @Maximuscle

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You may have seen the adverts on TV but now Flavourmag are given one of our lucky readers the chance to take part in the Maximuscle Protein Project! One lucky winner will receive everything they need to embark on a 12 week fitness programme to get them into shape. As part of the bundle you will receive protein powder,...

How Weekend Binging Causes Havoc With Our Digestion

Jamie Oliver first got us Brits stired up about our diets, now it seems as a nation we are all more informed about nutrition and the phrase ‘food intolerance’ is cropping up regularity.Food intolerance can appear in many forms, from skin rashes to stomach problems. Iritable bowel Syndrome is one of the most common symptons of a suspected food...

Fitbit Fitness: Working out Life Insurance

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New research from the UK’s leading comparison site MoneySuperMarket reveals that a third of Brits (33 per cent) currently use a smart device to monitor their health, capturing data that could help identify health issues and affect the way life insurance premiums are calculated. With the number of connected wearable devices set to rise further in 2019,  MoneySuperMarket research reveals...

What happens when you use protein shakes?

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As many will already know, protein is an important part of our diets, however, if you are an athlete or someone that does a lot of exercise and training, protein is essential. During exercise, your body burns through protein, which means it that it will need to be replenished with protein-rich foods, however a quick and popular way to replenish...

Always Tired? top 10 tips to beat fatigue

Essential advice on how to avoid tiredness So, how can you beat fatigue, regain your verve and put the spring back in your step? Check out our top 10 tips to help you beat fatigue and ensure you get the most out of yourself and your day!We've all been there: those days when you wake up shattered, can barely drag...

Bulked up or toned down? Working out the perfect male body throughout history

Asked to picture the perfect male body, you would probably think of someone lean with a six pack and toned abs. Say, Brad Pitt in Fight Club? But if you were asked to picture the perfect male body in 1490, you might have thought of something very different. Luckily, Leonardo da Vinci put the 15th Century perfect body down on...

How to get the most out of going to the gym

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Anyone can show up to the gym, but only a few people really make the most out of the time they spend there. If you’ve been working out for a while but are feeling like your workouts aren’t delivering the results you want to see, then this blog has some tips to help you maximise your exercise routine. Whether you’re...

Flavourmag Fitness – The Protein Project @Maximuscle

The end of December for many indicates it is time to start planning those new years resolutions again and I was no different! This year I vowed to myself that I would into the shape of my life! With good intentions I joined the local gym but inevitably, as with many new years resolutions my determination began to escape...