Weight Loss Tips

At the Hairy Bikers’ Diet Club it’s not just about a short-term weight loss fix, but all about living a healthy lifestyle for good, and this involves all aspects of life. So we’ve put together a little library of some awesome articles we found really useful, covering health, fitness, nutrition and weight loss to help further your knowledge. And as they say, knowledge is power, so read your way to good health and happiness. Oh, and we’ll be updating this every so often with more topical hot-off-the-press issues, so make sure you check back here regularly.

7 Fitness Myths Busted

Upping the anti on your fitness now it is milder outside and summer is here? Don't hold back. Here are 7 common fitness myths to help you split fact from fiction and train with confidence... MYTH 1: WEIGHT TRAINING BUILDS BULK This is probably the most widely believed...
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Find Time To Train: Create An Exercise Regime You’ll Stick To

Why do some people always seem to have time to work out while others can’t find even 30 minutes? In our fast-paced world, it’s no secret that we’re all more time-poor than ever. And with the clocks going back and darkness descending earlier, it’s even more difficult...
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Pokemon Go: Get active with apps

So, it’s been reported that the new Pokemon Go craze sweeping the nation has actually led people to be more active. Ordinarily, technology decreases activity and exacerbates our growing sedentary lifestyle. However, this new app, only launched since July this year,...
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Winter Weight Gain Survival Guide

‘Winter is the time of year when some people pull out the baggy clothes and give themselves permission to relax their healthy routine,’ says dietitian Pip Golley. ‘But this is how the pounds creep on, and, sadly, this extra weight can hang around for months or years...
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Benefits Of Swimming This Summer

Whether you’ll be splashing around in exotic crystal clear waters this summer, or simply enjoying your local Lido, there is no denying the benefits of swimming make it one of the best forms of exercise. Follow these swimming technique tips to get the most out of your...
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Boost your weight loss

If you've hit a bit of a weight loss lull, and are in need of a boost, don't worry. Plateaus are absolutely normal and far more commonplace than we realise. Here are our four top tips that could be just what you need to help kick those scales back into the decline...
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Host A Healthy Dinner

Social dining doesn't need to be off the menu when following a healthy eating plan. Simply invite your friends over and play chef for the evening so you're in control of what you eat, the ingredients used and how it's cooked. Choose one of our delicious recipes, and...
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Non-Smoker’s Health Repair

The 9th March is annual No Smoking Day. So to encourage everyone to put down their puff for at least 24 hours, but ideally longer, we thought we would show you how quickly and dramatically your body will benefit from not smoking. It is astonishing how your clever...
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Si & Dave’s Guide To Working Out

So the week of love is looming, so we're going to be sharing with you our top tips to get you going full throttle in the bedroom! First up it's exercise! There's no better way of getting your endorphins racing than by getting a proper sweat on! But what exactly are...
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Feel Happy In Just 5 Days

“Achieving happiness requires nothing more than practising a few simple disciplines each and every day,” believes Dr Tim Sharp. And he should know – he’s from the Happiness Institute. Happy people see the bright side of life, view the glass as half-full and tend to be...
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Supermarket Shopping Basket

Losing inspiration on your healthy food shop already? Here are 10 of the top supermarket superfoods to put in your shopping basket: BROCCOLI This green dynamo dishes up vitamins C, K and A as well as folate and fibre. It’s also packed with isothiocyanates. Broccoli...

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Boost Your Willpower

We are almost a month into the New Year, but is your willpower on its last legs? Lack of willpower is also the most cited reason for not sticking to a healthy eating plan, according to the American Psychological Association. Fortunately, willpower is like a muscle....

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Strength Training

Strength training, also referred to as resistance training, can help you lose fat, build muscle, and so much more. Here's why you should do it: 1. YOU'LL LIVE LONGER While most forms of regular exercise could add years to your life, strength training in particular has...

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Why Won’t The Weight Budge?

A weight loss plateau is a common dilemma, but don't despair as there are a number of reasons to explain what could be going on. Here's a few, so listen up... MUSCLE WEIGHS MORE THAN FAT First of all it’s important that you don’t get too hung up on the number on the...

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Non-Smoker’s Health Repair

The 9th March is annual No Smoking Day. So to encourage everyone to put down their puff for at least 24 hours, but ideally longer, we thought we would show you how quickly and dramatically your body will benefit from not smoking. It is astonishing how your clever...

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Salty Situation

A dribble of olive oil, a glove of garlic, zest of a lemon and a sprinkle of salt — ah, stop ... rewind. It seems that when it comes to enhancing the flavour of food, we should be easing up on the white stuff. In light of Salt Awareness Week on 29th February - 6th...

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