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Battling the Autumn Blues

There is something very special and beautiful about this time of year. The changing colours of the leaves, the crisp air and the fact that Christmas and Hanukkah are just around the corner! However, there are a few people who do not share the same enthusiasm for autumn and the sinking temperature, darker days or…

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Five ways to eat healthily this autumn

Autumn has arrived. The days are shorter and the temperature is colder, but this doesn’t mean that your health should suffer! Whilst refreshing salads may now be less appealing, there are still plenty of healthy and tasty food to eat this autumn! Here are five ways to eat healthily starting today: Embrace the food that…

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5 Reasons to start exercising

As summer is unfortunately drawing to a close and the heatwave is seemingly over, your motivation to exercise may be low. However, during the autumn we tend to become less active as the days become colder which isn’t beneficial for our physical health or mental wellbeing. Here are five reasons that you should start exercising…

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Keep Fit This Winter

Sometimes finding the motivation to keep fit during the winter months is just too difficult. However, now is the best time to start. Staying active during the colder months is a great way to beat the winter blues. Regular exercise will make you feel more energetic and help you to get out of your warm…

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City LivingWise Business Launch

City businesses came together on the morning of the 15th June to discover how City LivingWise can enable their staff to lead healthier, happier lives. Commissioned by The City of London Corporation, City LivingWise provides low paid, high risk workers in the City with free access to: – An effective 12-week weight management course –…

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Courgette and Spinach Frittata – 9 to 5 Foodie

I absolutely love a frittata, but making a whole one uses a lot of eggs and vegetables and sometimes you just don’t have those to hand (and who wants to have to go to the shops on a Sunday morning!). So I created the Single Serve Courgette and Spinach Frittata! This recipe is so versatile…

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Fun ways to …Get into cycling

Have you been inspired by Team GB or just simply looking for a new and fun way to get fit? With the evenings getting longer and the sun finally making an appearance cycling is a great way to exercise outdoors, with the family or as a part of your commute. First things first, get a…

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Fun ways to… Get healthy by walking

Walking is a simple, free and effective way of staying healthy and getting active. Walking is ideal for people of all ages and fitness levels and it has been proven to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, some cancers and type 2 diabetes. Before you start make sure you have some…

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Sisters are doing it for themselves

It would only be appropriate to quote this 1985 hit to explain our most recent success story. Sisters Christine, 60 and Kathy, 57 have recently completed the LivingWise programme in North Lincolnshire. In total the sisters have lost 20kg between them and with their new found knowledge of food and fitness they are looking to…

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Warming Spring Vegetable Stew – 9 to 5 Foodie

Warming Spring Vegetable Stew – Blog from Lucie Lemay the 9 to 5 Foodie In England summer rarely means endless sunshine, instead for every day of sun, we usually have about 5 days of torrential rain. Although this means we really appreciate our sporadic bursts of sunshine, on the colder days we sometimes need something…

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