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Sue’s Personal Training Journey…so far Optimum Health

Sue’s Personal Training Journey…so far

Personal training should do what it says on the tin.  It should be personal to You. Here’s the story of Sue’s personal training journey so far….   I (Lisa) am…

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The two words that ruined my year Optimum Health

The two words that ruined my year

In 2015, there were two words that ruined my year. ….ok so that’s a bit dramatic but it got your interest and it’s fair to say that these two words together did…

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Is trying to multi-task ruining your health? Optimum Health

Is trying to multi-task ruining your health?

Is trying to multi-task ruining your health, fitness, wellbeing or weight-loss efforts? We women pride ourselves on our reputation for multi-tasking… …but are we actually any good at it? I…

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Consistency – how it can help and hinder your goals Optimum Health

Consistency – how it can help and hinder your goals

Consistency is the often ignored, vital ingredient in any health and wellbeing approach.  Here’s how it can help and hinder your goals when it comes to weightloss, fitness and health.…

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Getting back to running Optimum Health

Getting back to running

“What if I can’t do it!!!” Today was about getting back to running for the first time since May last year. My runs in May last year were the first since…

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“New Year, New You!” Optimum Health

“New Year, New You!”

“New Year, New You!” !!! How many times have you seen or heard that in the last couple of weeks? All the new diets are out, gym deals and detox…

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Recovery from childbirth takes a year…. Optimum Health

Recovery from childbirth takes a year….

  What has the weather got to do with recovery from childbirth? With the weather dominating the headlines, you’d be forgiven for missing some of the other things that have…

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Has fear of change blocked your health & fitness journey? Optimum Health

Has fear of change blocked your health & fitness journey?

There’s something I should’ve done 5 months ago…but haven’t. I knew it would involve a change….and fear of change blocked me making a decision. I’ve been putting it off, and…

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Pelvic floor health – not to be “left well alone” Optimum Health

Pelvic floor health – not to be “left well alone”

  Sometimes you become aware of something in your life, you weigh up the pros and cons and decide, on balance that it’s best to “leave well alone”. There are…

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