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Forty, fit and fabulous

Helena Philippou


Personal Training, Nutritionist intolerance practitioner, and Brunel Practitioner

Make a contract to yourself

It has been a long time since I posted a blog, lucky me is working from home today and have some time, so here goes!

Those that know me know I am a fitness professional,  I also Life Coach.

Recently one of my clients was having trouble sticking to things that where beneficial to him.

So, I suggested he write a contract to himself which he did, though was puzzled to why it was necessary.

I highlighted all that was needed from him in order to begin his path, but he was to focus on promoting procrastination.


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10 reasons to stretch

Numerous studies support the short- and long-term benefits of various types of stretching, including

static stretching, dynamic stretching, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF), just to name a few.

Here are 10 reasons why you should be stretching on a regular basis.

Decreased stress

When combined with mindful breathing techniques, may also help to decrease anxiety and depression.

Reduced pain and stiffness

How I see 'Dry January'

The usual bollox of the start of the year, 'New You', 'Make that New Years Resolution to a healthy you', so forth.

But 'Dry January', seriously what the fuck?

Do we live in a nation where everyone is an alcoholic that we need to dry out?

I don't know about you but when I hear that term 'Dry January', that is exactly what comes to my mind.

So are...

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