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Liz Barker | Training Motivation | Fit for Living
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Struggling to motivate yourself to train during lockdown?
November 23, 2020
November 23, 2020
I urge you not to quit your goals. Set new goals. It can help give you direction with your training rather than just going for a jog, or picking random workouts online. Here are some ideas to help out.
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How is what we eat linked to our mental health
November 16, 2020
November 16, 2020
Most of us know that eating a healthy and nutritious diet is good for our physical health, however the link between nutrition and mental health is not such a widely discussed topic.
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Cold Water Therapy
November 9, 2020
November 9, 2020
You may think jumping in freezing cold water in the middle of winter or taking an ice bath is madness but frequent exposure to cold is linked to a number of different health benefits.
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Switch your Mood with Gratitude
November 2, 2020
November 2, 2020
Express gratitude and shift your mindset to a more positive one facing lockdown 2.
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How to boost your mood naturally
October 27, 2020
October 27, 2020
Feeling down.. you are not alone. Many people are feeling low, with winter blues setting in and lockdowns. Here are some natural ways to lift your mood.
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Walking barefoot in the ground is one of the simplest things you can do to heal your body.
September 29, 2020
September 28, 2020
Walking barefoot is a way of Earthing also known as Grounding. It is one of the most simplest things you can do to heal your body. Earthing is a therapeutic technique that involves doing activities that “ground” or electrically reconnect you to the earth. Watch the video in the post or read on to find out more.
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ADDICTED TO SUGAR?
July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020
Highly addictive, horribly debilitating, unfortunately pervasive, and freaking delicious. Sugar is to be the main cause of our expanding waistlines and rapidly deteriorating health.
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Breathe
June 17, 2020
June 17, 2020
The last few months have been very challenging and breathwork and is a key thing that has helped me find calm in such challenging times. Here is a 3 minute mediation and breathing exercise to help all of us who are struggling with stress and anxiety at the moment or finding it hard to sleep.
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Take a break from alcohol and change your life
June 2, 2020
June 5, 2020
Our friends at One Year No Beer have written this great guest article for us about taking a break from drinking. Having worked with many recovering alcoholics it's something that is close to us. We also see so many of our clients who above all..
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How a healthy workplaces starts from the top
July 30, 2020
October 21, 2020
Successful Employee Wellness Programs Start at the Top. Want your employees to be more engaged with your wellness program? Get your senior leadership involved.
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The Way The World Has Changed
June 4, 2020
October 21, 2020
The way the world works is changing’ that was a statement I used to head up our campaigns about 5 ago when Fit fit Living expanded into the corporate health and wellness coaching market. This was at a time when the number of remote workers and people choosing to be location dependant was growing.
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MINDFULNESS TO HELP BEAT STRESS AND BURNOUT
May 28, 2020
October 21, 2020
Stress and burnout are real challenges and if left unchecked. Mental health is a growing national concern that we need to focus on. The charity Mind estimates that one in four UK people experience a mental health issue – such as anxiety and depression – each year.
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How corporate wellness improves your bottom line
April 8, 2020
October 21, 2020
How do workplace health programs improve employee health and bottom line Employers are now seeing that employee health is important beyond health care costs and ticking HR boxes, it has profound impacts on productivity, retention, workplace engagement and morale.
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6 WAYS INCENTIVE ADVENTURE TRIPS BOOST YOUR TEAMS AND BUSINESS AND HEALTH
March 11, 2020
October 21, 2020
From increasing morale to encouraging competition, incentive wellness retreats and challenges benefit the bottom line and your team’s wellbeing.