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Apr 3rd, 2014

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Bootcamp!!!

So we are busy organising our first ever boot camp and it got me thinking. Why do us girls love boot camp so much? Is it the gathering of a group of women united together that makes us feel better at weigh in? That helps us get past the pain barrier and the burn of […]

Feb 25th, 2014

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Look good from the inside out

The weekend is fast approaching and we are attending an event on Friday called the Ladies Glass Slipper Awards which celebrates women in business. This event is part of The Sunshine Fund so a great cause. We are all working out that little bit extra this week to make sure we all look and feel […]

Feb 18th, 2014

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Calling all brides!!

The cold weather has hit us but don’t let the bad weather make you start comfort eating as it does for so many of us, especially brides! Brides, its fast approaching Wedding Season and so many of you will be starting your bridal boot camps and training to get yourself feeling and looking fantastic for […]

Nov 16th, 2013

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The slim rules

We’ve picked out ten of the best tips. Live by them! Drink smart: So is that bottle of Evian you carry round purely for decoration or are you actually going to drink it? Keeping hydrated boosts your metabolism, and drinking water ice-cold uses energy because your body has to warm it up (who knew?). Make […]

Aug 19th, 2013

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Kale chips

Beloved, according to Twitter at least, of Jennifer Aniston, these little babies are a top quality healthy snack using this most super of super foods. To make the chips, take 100g kale leaves, separated from the stalks and shredded into pieces. Simply spray them with low fat oil (or use a smidge of olive oil) […]

Jul 4th, 2013

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Feel the Beet!

This month we have mostly been eating beetroot, in season from July to the end of autumn but available almost year round, tasty and healthy, so what’s not to like, eh? Not only is it great for boosting stamina and making muscles work harder, it also contains potassium, magnesium and iron as well as vitamins […]

Jun 5th, 2013

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Max your metabolism!

Your body performs better when you fuel it right, so try these top energy boosters from Amanda: Spinach – rich in iron and vit C, calcium magnesium and vit K to fuel muscles, also helps to break down glucose into energy and support bone health. Now you know why Popeye loves it! Lamb – Lean […]

May 10th, 2013

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Focus on fish!

Here’s a focus on fish – and the good news is that most fish are low in fat and cholesterol, a good source of protein and vitamins A and D. Oil-rich fish such as salmon, trout, mackerel, herring and sardines, are an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids, which reduce the risk of heart disease, […]

Mar 15th, 2013

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We’re in print!

As you know, we’re now columnists for the excellent Appetite magazine (free from good delis, farm shops, restaurants and cafes in the North East every six weeks)and the new edition comes out today! This month, the healthy pages feature TV chef Marcus Bean’s scrummy recipes for British asparagus and our column emphasises the Paul McKenna […]

Feb 5th, 2013

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Flex with Faye!

We’re delighted to welcome the amazing Faye Dodgson to the B2A team, with a brief to get you guys and gals moving without aches and pains! Faye, 25, holds a BSc Hons in sports therapy and specialises in sports massage, injury appraisal and rehabilitation. In addition, she is a qualified personal trainer and an expert […]