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How I monitor my health using one simple number

In the last of my series of blogs on goal setting for lasting and sustainable change, I’d like to share with you how I track and monitor my health using just one simple number. Maintaining this number is one of my goals for 2018, and in keeping it simple, it …

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What is heart rate variability and why is it important for a busy professional?

Our bodies are remarkably resilient, but we all have our breaking points, and it’s vitally important that we understand our limitations. There are many ways to tune into our bodies (meditation; sitting still; prioritising time for relaxation, laughter and fun for example), and our bodies will also send us signals. …

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Why recovery is as important as training and how to balance the two

In just under two weeks, the 37th London Marathon will take place on 23rd April, starting at Blackheath / Greenwich and finishing in The Mall. Two people on the start line will be Antonia and I, aiming to raise £3k for Alzheimer’s Research. Last night, Antonia and I listened to …

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What is the importance of sleep on the brain and body?

Some people are blessed with the ability to fall asleep as soon as they hit the pillow, but the majority of clients I talk to have problems sleeping. Ideally, you should be getting seven to eight hours of good quality sleep, preferably uninterrupted, and in complete darkness. It’s very important …

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Why personalisation is key to lasting health, fitness and nutrition

In last week’s blog, I wrote about how working with your DNA can lead to long-term weight loss. Whilst highly effective, DNA testing is just one component of what I call personalisation. Personalisation is the use of science, technology and self-monitoring to understand how you can improve your health, fitness …

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How to get consistency with your health, fitness and nutrition

So far this month I’ve focused on helping you with your resolutions and good intentions. The first blog post was about Thriving not surviving, and how to stay rested after the Christmas break. The second was about intelligent training, and last week I wrote about how to form lasting habits …

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