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Forty, fit and fabulous

Helena Philippou


Personal Training, Nutritionist intolerance practitioner, and Brunel Practitioner

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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Why New Year’s Resolutions are a load of bullsh*t and what you need to do to achieve a better healthier you

here we go again, 'New Year & New You', really!

The reoccurring yearly articles resurface like they never went out of date. 

‘New Year ‘s resolutions to get that summer body’. 

‘New Year’s detox to get your body back in shape’.

Blah blah!

Sounds familiar to you? 

The reality of it, majority of people fall off the wagon just after a month or two into the New Years.

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