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The sad obsession with being thin - the controversial truth!

The sad obsession with being thin - the controversial truth!

Dieting involves the mental fortitude few can sustain. Usually, it takes great feats of discipline and it challenges just about every emotional instinct that runs through our bodies. Just consider the emotions that run through the mind of the average desperate dieter….denial, guilt, depravation, contempt, confusion, regret…. So why do we persist with dieting when every instinct tells us it’s bad for us?

EPOC, what is it and why do I need to know about it?

EPOC, what is it and why do I need to know about it?

You’ve all heard about it and anyone who has had a half decent workout has felt it. I’m talking about that buzzing feeling you get after a great workout. You don’t need quite as many layers to keep warm and your breathing and heart rate feels elevated for a while after your work out. Most of the time, it’s a great feeling, mixed with a good dose of endorphins!

The Problem with New Years Resolutions

2012 Resolutions

I love New Years Resolutions (NYR’s). I think they’re really funny. My personal research suggests that if you’ve made a NYR anywhere between 12.00 am on the 1st of January and 12.00 am on say, the 15th of January of any particular year, you have 83.2% less chance of sticking to it than if you made the resolution any other time of the year.


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