Tag: health

BMI: is lifestyle far more important?

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With the printer’s ink just about dry on the latest issue of FitPro, I’m flicking through the pages trying to decide which features to read first. I read them all, of course, but like to start with something that might cause me to think differently about something that’s currently on my mind. Having written about [...]

Breakfast of (Young) Champions

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Do you skip breakfast?  I confess that when I’m under pressure and in a rush, I do.  But hey; I’m an adult and can make my own decisions. However, what I hadn’t realised until I read a recent report (1) was that missing breakfast – along with irregular sleep patterns – appears to be one of the [...]

Why ruin the parkrun fun?

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A local council has voted to become the first in the world to charge parkrun a fee for the use of its grounds. FitPro’s Olivia Hubbard shares her opinion on the latest news to hit the running community. “Envisage overweight councillors ‘lording it up’ as they ponder whether to opt for the steak and ale [...]

Choosing the right diet for your client

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If you are wondering if a diet is right for you or a client, consider these factors provided by Ben Coomber. Is your diet making you feel good? If not, make some changes: it could be too low carb, or too low fat, or not enough protein, or not enough total calories. Play about with [...]