The Working Parent Article

Lose weight at a healthy rate

A healthy weight loss is 1-2lb a week. You will find hundreds of diets promising quick fixes for your weight loss but the majority of these are only promoting methods that are not achievable, unhealthy or dangerous. A simple combination of eating less and exercising more is the best long and short term weight loss

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What exactly are Calories?

Calories are simply the measurement of energy in food. To eat a balanced diet it’s good to know how many calories are in the foods we are eating. Trying to lose weight requires you to eat less and to be more active. When you eat and drink you’re putting energy (calories) into your body, your

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Ballet Lessons

Dancing is a fantastic way for a child to express themselves and ballet lessons are always popular with little girls. It helps them develop co-ordination, physical strength and mental focus. It’s a sociable hobby and something that can carry on for as long or as little as they remain interested. Ballet Lessons for boys and

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Compulsive exercise: spot the signs

Exercise is a fantastic way to keep in shape and to keep your body fit and healthy. It can provide a positive method of stress relief, create opportunities for socialising, and give an individual a great sense of achievement. However, for some people exercise regimes become such a vital part of their life that they

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Early puberty in boys

Growing Pains Forget everything you think you might know, the name Growing Pains is somewhat misleading since there is no scientific evidence to link the pains some children experience with growth spurts.Early puberty in boys especially can cause these” growing pains” to happen. They are more commonly referred to by doctors these days as Recurrent

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Nhs couch to 5k

Initially it may seem like a daunting prospect to go from perhaps never having run in your life to comfortably achieving 5 kilometres each week. The NHS however has devised an outstanding plan, complete with supporting podcasts to motivate people to keep fit and stay healthy. The aim is to allow people who have never

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