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.

Eating For A 5km Run

We keep seeing loads of talk about marathon training. While that isn't on the cards for most of us, a 5km run is a great distance to aim for. But don't fret. It's a step-by-step process clocking up to this distance, starting with some walking, then fast walks, then...
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Walking Wonder

By the age of 80, we will have clocked up 216,262,500 steps, based on 7,500 steps per day. Impressed? Think again. Our forebears would have ranged far and wide each day and even our grandparents were accustomed to getting around under their own steam. But modern-day...
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8 Great Ideas For Fathers Day

So it’s Father’s Day and here’s just a few ideas we’ve had for treating the big man in your life! On your bike! Why not get the whole family together for a big bike ride out in the country and then finish in style with a proper Sunday roast at a good local pub! Beach...
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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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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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New Year Resolutions Nailed

What is it about 1 January that makes us strive to reinvent ourselves? “We’re culturally conditioned to it!” says Andrew May, performance coach and author of Flip the Switch. “BUT THE STATISTICS SHOW THAT 25% OF NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS ARE BROKEN WITHIN THE FIRST 2...
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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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Are you a sugar addict?

Do you simply have a sweet tooth? Or are you addicted to sugar, just like a smoker is addicted to nicotine? Nutrition experts continue to argue about whether sugar addiction really exists, yet there’s no doubt that many of us crave sugar and feel unpleasant symptoms...
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Mothers Day Fun

This Sunday 6th March is Mother's Day (read on for those who had forgotten as we've got some great gift ideas!). Whether it's your own mum, the mother of your children, or you are the mummy, the gift of health, in our opinion, is the best pressie you could give. So...
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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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New Year Resolutions Nailed

What is it about 1 January that makes us strive to reinvent ourselves? “We’re culturally conditioned to it!” says Andrew May, performance coach and author of Flip the Switch. “BUT THE STATISTICS SHOW THAT 25% OF NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS ARE BROKEN WITHIN THE FIRST 2...

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Mothers Day Fun

This Sunday 6th March is Mother's Day (read on for those who had forgotten as we've got some great gift ideas!). Whether it's your own mum, the mother of your children, or you are the mummy, the gift of health, in our opinion, is the best pressie you could give. So...

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Join Movember 2015

It’s almost Movember, AKA the hairiest month of the year, which of course we Hairy Bikers love! We fit in like a fiddle. But what is this important campaign for, other than growing a moustache and looking funny for your friends? Men are notoriously bad at talking...

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Jazz Up Your H20

We all know we need to drink two to three litres of water every day, but if you’re struggling to consume this much of the healthy clear stuff, help is at hand. Fruit infusing water bottles are a big trend in the health and fitness world at the moment, plus with all...

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Ignite Your Motivation

Whether it’s the annual New Year’s resolution or another ‘I mean it this time’ blitz, there are times when motivation is on fire. Plans are made, resolves hardened and self-congratulations anticipated. But then … spirits start to wane. It’s a slog maintaining that...

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