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Suck your belly in by correcting your posture

The cause… The sun comes out, the shirts come off, and the bellies are sucked in. Of course by sucking in your stomach you’re not fooling anyone, and nobody can maintain this for more than a few minutes. There’s many reasons the belly is there, possibly down to
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How to plan your workouts

  Working out is hard work, we persevere though the pain, sweat and tears because we’re compelled, motivated and devoted to our success. So how do we measure our success? When do we celebrate? When do we look back on what we’ve achieved? People are so keen to
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The best way to learn Tai Chi at home

There’s lots of reasons people want to learn Tai Chi; to improve their balance and posture, to help heal a physical injury, or to simply teach them to calm their mind, reduce stress and help them relax. There’s also different ways you can learn; from a book or DVD at
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How to make your own protein bars

Protein bars are great for mid-morning snack’s or breakfast on the go! Plus by getting an early dose of protein you’re going to help your muscles repair from your last work-out. I’ve been testing and adapting recipes that I’ve found online, and finally
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Which protein drink should I use?

There’s a lot of companies making post-workout recovery drinks and protein shakes so how do you choose which one’s right for you? First you’ll have to understand why you should use a protein drink, and if you’re new to this make sure you read this article
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Why use a protein drink?

This article is targeted at beginners, providing a simple explanation of what to look for in a recovery drink. Post workout drinks or protein shakes are very popular amongst people who work out, but many people (like me) start off very skeptical about taking anything to boost
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Learning Tai Chi with Xbox Kinect

[audio:http://findingsanctuary.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/learning-Tai-Chi-with-kinect.mp3] I know this sounds a bit odd, and would probably be considered an insult to most Tai Chi practitioners but…. I’m really enjoying learning Tai Chi using Your Shape Fitness
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How do you spend your time

I recently heard of a contractor who charged for their thinking time… He’d actually bill you for the hours he spent thinking about your project, before he’d even done any work on providing a solution. I’ve worked with design agencies before, and seen the
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Reflect upon your success

Today is one of the days I feel really proud of my success. Not financial success, or even social success, but my own personal battle with anxiety. Today panic has no hold over me, and I’m actively living out things I could previously not think of facing.  
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What’s good food for anxiety

I’ve found that diet plays a big part in managing stress and particularly when it leads to anxiety. In order to answer the question: What are good foods to eat for calming anxiety? We have to look at the opposite, as I’ve found the best way to quieten anxieties is to
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