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The 2-Day Diet: Feeling Great but not Losing Weight

My quest to be Fit (and Fab!) by Fifty continues. In a little over a year I will be celebrating my half-century on the planet and my aim is to look and feel the best I can. No fitness plan would be complete without a diet and this year the diet I’m attempting is The […]

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Forget the Diet: 5 Easy Ways to Control Your Weight

Controlling my weight has become an issue for me in recent years. Up until my early 30s I enjoyed a hearty appetite and skinny figure, but these days I’m rather more curvaceous and have to watch what I eat. Along the way, I’ve tried numerous diets and different approaches to healthy eating.  The diets didn’t […]

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Life in the Fast Lane: My Brief Attempt at Intermittent Fasting

Desperate times call for desperate measures, so the saying goes. After a year or so of trying various diets without any success, and excited about the many benefits of intermittent fasting, I decided to give it a try. The idea of being able to lose weight, improve my health and increase my longevity through fasting […]

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5:2 Diet – Is Intermittent Fasting the Key to Good Health?

The Horizon: Eat, Fast and Live Longer programme on BBC Two last week provided a fascinating look at the health benefits of intermittent fasting. Presenter Michael Mosley set himself the challenge of wanting to to live longer, stay younger and lose weight while making as few changes to his life as possible.  To help him […]

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Nordic Walking for Weight Loss

There’s a crazy woman who’s taken to walking around my local park.  She wears a peak cap and sunglasses to disguise herself, pants and sweats as she strides along, is plugged into an iPod, and most disturbingly, uses two ski-like poles to propel herself along. Yes, you guessed it, the crazy woman is me, and […]

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