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You won’t find milk at the hardware store

If you have a really important goal in mind, one of the hardest things to learn is that you have to stop going to the hardware store for milk. Of course, nobody goes to the hardware store for milk – they don’t even sell milk, after all – but it’s common that we do look […]

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Your weight is a problem? Perhaps you’re using the wrong solution

Many people want to lose weight but, despite knowing all the things they’re doing wrong, still don’t change. What’s going on? You may not know that only around 6% of the population consistently engage in the top five health behaviours. Or that only 8% of people follow through with their New Year’s resolutions, or that […]

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Spring’s here – are you panicking?

Most of us have spent enough years on Earth to know that spring always follows winter, so what is it about winter that makes people let down their defences and sabotage their health and wellness goals? Sure, it’s cold (and wet and windy). It’s dark in the morning and the evening starts sooner. The fireplace […]

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The 15 minute weight loss solution


15 minute weight loss sounds too good to be true, right? Of course, it is and you can’t just spend 15 minutes once a week and otherwise forget about it. You need to look at the best way to spend 15 minutes a week to maximise your weight loss results. The ability to lose weight […]

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Motivation and Support

An interesting conversation was overheard recently. A highly motivated woman, in training for a major competition, was talking about how her motivation had slipped. If it can happen to someone with such a strong and defined goal, then it can obviously happen to rest of us. The woman decided to enter her competition over a […]

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Treats and temptations

With just one week until Christmas, most of us are frantically finishing the work year, braving the shopping centre, surviving on too little sleep, and over-indulging at any number of social functions. Coping with the treats and temptations of the season can be hard, but you’re not doomed to fail. With time being so over-committed, […]

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The power of choice

I had an interesting chat last week with a woman on her weight loss journey. Her history is one of many tried and failed weight loss attempts over the past 20 years, with the result that she’s gained about 25kg since her mid-30s. That’s about 1kg per year. For most of us, if we gain […]

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Should you tell your friends?

If you’re trying to lose weight, you probably fall into one of three categories: You tell everyone, you tell only your close friends and family, or you tell no one. Those who tell everyone are quite open about their actions, willing to listen to advice (and criticism), and generally not fearful about the result. The […]

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Interview discusses dietflex

Want to hear more about dietflex? Sarah Maxwell interviews dietflex director Jamie Hayes and national training manager Robyn Jordan. dietflex-from-a-client’s-perspective Sarah aims to ask all the questions you may like to ask about dietflex and even some that you might not have thought of asking. What questions would you like answered? Ask them in the […]

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Can You Lose Weight Alone?

We all know what we ‘should’ be doing… right? Eating less and exercising more. And so it’s just down to doing it! Making a start. Really sticking to it this time. Well these beliefs and thoughts may actually be getting in your way of getting you taking the right steps to achieving an optimal weight […]

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