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  • Does Magnesium Help You Sleep?

    Does Magnesium help you sleep?   Maybe, but probably not in the way that you think it does.   Here's the truth:   People have taken Magnesium before bed for years, sometimes in the mixed product ZMA. (zinc & Magnesium).   The reasoning here is that Mg helps you sleep, so ...
  • Tips....For a better sleep part 2....

    * Sleeping Environment   You can think of the ideal sleeping environment as cave-like.   *Quiet *Cool *Dark *and comfortable (ok, I don't know how comfortable a cave would be.  But you get the point.)   The following pieces of kit may help you achieve this cave-like envi...
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  • Tips...For a better sleep!

    Tips for a better sleep part 1.....   No matter what my clients goals are, sleep is always the first thing I will look at.   Poor quality and quantity of sleep can affect so many aspects of a person's day to day life.  Physical performance can be affected, reaction time, the abili...
  • Wine & Cupcakes

    Wine & Cupcakes....   Last Wednesday night I wanted to either drink a bottle of wine or go face first into a chocolate cake...   I messaged my friend - "What do you do when you want to eat your feelings or drink them? Both?"   It was just one of those days where you're super em...
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  • Moderation

    MODERATION...   Today, I want to talk about MODERATION.  I know, I know moderation is so....blah blah.  We hear it all the time from nutritionists, magazines etc.  But on some level, we don't like moderation because it feels like failure.  We think that what we really need...
  • Have you had a wobble this week

    Hi Ladies   So many ladies I have spoken to this week have been having a wobble - me included.   I just couldn't get into the swing of things.   I though I'd get that "Back to School" feeling on Monday, when my 3 boys went back to school.  New pencil case, new shoes, all fi...
  • Green Tea Proven To Reduce Fat...Well Kinda

    Green tea is one of the better known 'healthy things' being talk of health and fitness bloggers, the famous and health magazines for sometime now.   Now I'll say outright, its probably IS good for you (or a least neutral as far as your health goes).  It's calorie free for all intents and...
  • BEEN ON THEM TODAY?

    "I know I shouldn't get hung up on the number, but...."  I hear this all the time Ladies, from women - it's like on one hand we believe that our weight is not the end-all-be-all of health and fitness, but we simply cannot stand the idea of not looking.   Most women weigh themselves daily...
  • DOES EXERCISE REALLY HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?

    HI, I'M LOUISE...... A Fitness & Nutrition Coach, and a mum to 3 lovely boys.  I like to inspire women, like you, to take charge of their health, fitness and nutrition.  And empower you with information to make that change. This is my first blog for Costa Women, and I hope I inspire you to take...
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