Archive for February, 2013

The Winning Edge

The Winning Edge

A one-day course for all athletes and coaches exploring the edge that separates great performance from good performance; Masters from Apprentices and that makes the difference between participating and competing. So often, the difference in sporting excellence is the mental edge. In this one-day course, you will be given cutting edge NLP skills, techniques and […]

26/02/2013 | 0 Comments More
KIT Report – Suspension Training

KIT Report – Suspension Training

Many of us now have seen for a few years that suspension training has helped really boost our fitness goals and as trainers really added much more depth into functional training with our clients. TRX have been seen as the leaders and the first real suspension training device, but here we will look at whats […]

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F1 star Mark Webber competes with young stars of motorsport on CardioWall Pro-X

F1 star Mark Webber competes with young stars of motorsport on CardioWall Pro-X

Last weekend an elite group from the world of motorsport gathered at the Porsche Human Performance Centre (PHP) at Silverstone for the fifth annual ‘Get Race Fit’ event.  We were delighted to be invited to have our brand new CardioWall Pro-Xput through its paces by drivers and riders from Formula 1, Porsche Carrera Cup, MotoGP, […]

25/02/2013 | 0 Comments More
48 Spoons of Sugar – What You Might be Eating…

48 Spoons of Sugar – What You Might be Eating…

A study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association, food companies have been increasing the sugar content of processed foods to make them taste better. So even if you think youve made a concious effort to stay clear of obvious sources of sugar, like sweets, chocolate and sugary drinks, you may be alarmed […]

25/02/2013 | 0 Comments More
DIET Foods That Make You FAT!

DIET Foods That Make You FAT!

We all buy them, sucked into the hype of advertising that food companies put out there to make us think that buying a diet option food will get you slim… But how wrong are you!… Cereal Bars: We are lead to believe that cereal bars are the perfect healthy snack and the light option breakfast […]

25/02/2013 | 0 Comments More
National No Smoking Day – Top 5 Tips to Inspire You

National No Smoking Day – Top 5 Tips to Inspire You

Need Inspiration? Top tips from Cecilia on how to run a great No Smoking Day 2013 event Download Cecilia’s powerpoint presentation Download Cecilia’s tips on photo opportunities Download Exploring the theme: swap fags for swag and feed your family, or save for your pension Download   Cecilia’s tips on how to use the carbon monoxide […]

25/02/2013 | 0 Comments More
The Economics of Obesity

The Economics of Obesity

Estimates of the direct  costs to the NHS for treating overweight and obesity, and related morbidity in England, have ranged from £479.3 million in 1998 [1] to £4.2 billion in 2007 [2]. Estimates of the indirect costs (those costs arising from the impact of obesity on the wider economy such as loss of productivity) over […]

23/02/2013 | 0 Comments More
Living Costs and Food Survey

Living Costs and Food Survey

Data on purchases and expenditure have been collected by various surveys since 1940 to provide an assessment of the effectiveness of the national food policy at the time.  In 2001, the National Food Survey (NFS) was merged with the Family Expenditure Survey (FES) to form the Expenditure and Food Survey (EFS).  In 2008, the EFS, […]

23/02/2013 | 0 Comments More
Low Income and Poor Diet Leading to Obesity

Low Income and Poor Diet Leading to Obesity

The Low Income Diet and Nutrition Survey (LIDNS) was commissioned by the Food Standards Agency. It provides strong, nationally representative, evidence on the eating habits, nourishment and nutrition-related health of people on low income.  A sample of 3728 adults and children (aged 4 and above) from 2477 households across the UK were surveyed between November […]

23/02/2013 | 0 Comments More
Getting Tough on Food & Drink Industry

Getting Tough on Food & Drink Industry

It may not be the only way to tackle Obesity, but it will raise much needed funds to pay for this epidemic hitting our NHS system.  More and more people are getting expensive operations such as gastric bypass off the NHS and other services being used by Obese people from the NHS that it needs […]

20/02/2013 | 2 Comments More