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How to have more energy in less time

by Adele Stickland on 19th November 2017 in Diets don't work

When your alarm goes off on Monday morning do you dread getting out of bed? Do you feel you are in an exhausted cycle? Do you feel too tired to exercise? Do you feel that your daily energy is low and you just need to sit down? At home do you feel irritable when asked […]

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Why weight gain isn’t your real problem

by Adele Stickland on 10th November 2017 in Diets don't work

I appreciate that you feel fed up feeling heavy or hugely annoyed that your belly is hanging out over your jeans.  And of course, you feel that your weight is your biggest problem, but is it.  May I suggest that the belly fat is not your issue there are other underlining issues that needs to be addressed […]

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12 MORE simple comforts to reduce STRESS

by Adele Stickland on 7th November 2017 in Soul Support

In last weeks Blog we discussed the effects of stress on your long-term health.  How rushing around all day, creates stress which you try to relieve by treating yourself with a well-earned pack of biscuits, tub of ice cream or a large glass of vino.  All of which are fully deserved but create more stress. […]

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9 simple pleasures to reduce STRESS

by Adele Stickland on 31st October 2017 in Soul Support

Are you a multi-tasking GENIE? Do you rush out of the door each morning having already accomplished a full days work? Up at dawn, working till dusk and then collapsing exhausted onto the sofa for some well-deserved ice cream or small to large glass of wine muttering something along the lines of… “I deserve this, […]

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How to avoid making THESE painful mistakes when losing weight

by Adele Stickland on 26th October 2017 in weight loss UK

If you want to avoid making painful and heart wrenching mistakes when losing weight you have to recognise this sobering fact. There are a HUGE NUMBER of diets available to you to improve your weight and lifestyle but the simple fact is diets don’t work!!! Are you making these PAINFUL MISTAKES with your weight and your long-term health? […]

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Are you simply flushing your vitamins down the loo?

by Adele Stickland on 6th October 2017 in Gut bacteria

How do you know if you are simply flushing all the nutrients your body needs down the toilet? Are you spending money on organic food or expensive supplements? Are you sure that you are absorbing what you need from your food? The simple answer is to review your toilet bowl and see if you are […]

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What are probiotics and prebiotics and why you shouldn’t buy YOGHURT DRINKS

by Adele Stickland on 3rd October 2017 in Gut bacteria

Why you shouldn’t buy YOGHURT DRINKS Let’s deal with this head on… why you shouldn’t buy yoghurt drinks. The simple answer is that they are full of sugar.  The bad bacteria in your gut LOVES sugar, it thrives on sugar.  It breeds on sugar. So even though Yakult, Actimel and Benecol make the following health claims: […]

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Gut bacteria is it making you FAT?

by Adele Stickland on 24th September 2017 in Healthy habits

Gut bacteria is it making you FAT? Over the summer I was away in France and Spain and contracting a tummy bug. Infact the whole family contracted a tummy bug. The ferry home from Europe was a ‘sticky’ affair.  Luckily we had a cabin where we could empty our bowels and stomach contents at will! Apologies….. […]

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Are you worried about your health and what your future holds?

by Adele Stickland on 21st September 2017 in Healthy habits

Does your future worry you?  Do your nagging health concerns chip away at your confidence? Do you scream: “I want to be the ‘real ME?” That is what a gorgeous Susan said to me this week. She was fed up with all the crap on the shelves and never knowing what to eat, she felt her choices […]

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Menopausal weight sits on your TUMMY – does that have to be true?

by Adele Stickland on 15th September 2017 in Healthy habits

Is a Menopausal tummy inevitable? First of all – guess whose belly this is? Did you get it? MINE 3 caesareans, 6 pregnancies, combatted with 20 years of Pilates and exercise – is it enough to save me from the dreaded MENO tummy? The honest truth is NO and neither is genetics, exercise, hormones or […]

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Walk FAST & save your life

by Adele Stickland on 13th September 2017 in Healthy habits

A recent article on the BBC website discussed the new research that being a fast walker improved your health and reduced the risk of cardio vascular diseases. A study by the University of Leicester found that self-proclaimed slow walkers—regardless of sex—were around twice as likely to die of a cardiovascular malfunction than participants who considered […]

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Happiness is a piece of cake – eat cake says the fitness & nutritional professional ;-)

by Adele Stickland on 13th September 2017 in Healthy habits

Working with a gorgeous woman and hearing her trying to fight her natural response to eat CAKE and love it, upsets me. Sometimes it feels like an uphill, self-abuse battle. My mantra is “Sweet heart eat cake and feel good about it.” Denial is WAY MORE self-destructive than cake. I eat cake. I love cake. […]

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Sleep – are you getting enough? 7 Easy changes to make sure you do

by Adele Stickland on 13th September 2017 in Healthy habits

Are you getting enough sleep? If like me, you are menopausal or peri-menopausal then no you are probably not getting enough sleep. if you are stressed, have kids, have a job, have a life! then again no you are probably not getting enough sleep. But the question is how much sleep should you be getting? […]

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Why should you drink more water?

by Adele Stickland on 13th September 2017 in Healthy habits

Why should you increase your water? I want to give you the reasons why, the emotional and scientific reasoning behind the request. I know from teaching customers that if you understand your ‘why’, you are more likely to stick to your habit. So here is the why……. Water helps to dissolve your food and liquids […]

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PROTEIN – Eat protein it is good for you

by Adele Stickland on 13th September 2017 in Healthy habits

Protein is important especially for women – here is what you need to know ladies Whenever I talk about PROTEIN I think of my 20 year old son tensing his biceps, dropping his voice, pointing to the gym and saying “PROTEIN I LOVE PROTEIN” in a monosyllabic way. Protein has the image of a protein […]

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ACTIVE WEAR – it is WORTH it, WEAR IT

by Adele Stickland on 13th September 2017 in Leisurewear

ACTIVE WEAR … it is important If I go into a supermarket and pick up my healthy snacks and a few unhealthy packets of crisps (I’ve told you before about my obsession with all things potatoes and Burts or Tyrells crisps!) and I meet someone. The first thing they do, as they ask me how […]

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5 Healthy ‘Success Principles’ that work

by Adele Stickland on 13th September 2017 in Healthy habits

I am not going to outline 5 different types of ………avocado to eat 5 Healthy Success principles that really work. I am not going to outline 5 different types of ………avocado to eat. It is not another trick headline or a quick fix, it is the 5 solutions that takes time, thought and effort but […]

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Clean eating – what is it and what do you need to know?

by Adele Stickland on 13th September 2017 in Healthy habits

The SMASH AND GRAB Headline in The Daily Mail last week criticised the latest ‘fad diet’ clean eating. But what is ‘clean eating’ and why would it be a problem? In all honesty, it is not a problem, it is dramatic reporting and headline grabbing codswallop Of course, there are young girls out there with […]

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Your low fat diet is not making you healthier

by Adele Stickland on 15th July 2017 in Diets don't work

I usually talk about self-love and reconnecting to your gorgeous self, having the freedom to love yourself.  Self-love comes from your mindset but also your exercise and knowing you are on the right nutritional path. To reconnect with your gorgeous self you start with self-love. You also use exercise to increase your health and longevity and […]

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Stop eating low fat yoghurts!

by Adele Stickland on 8th July 2017 in Diets don't work

Low-fat yoghurts are making you fat – here is WHY Convincing gorgeous girls that eating cheese is okay, is to be honest, a bit of a struggle.  And weaning serial dieters off low-fat yoghurts is also a bit tricky. There are currently 3 generations of women who have been brainwashed and given the advice that cheese along with […]

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