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Myth Buster Week 1: Lifting weights will not make you look masculine girls!

I’ve come across a lot of women lately who think if they lift weights they will become ‘bulky’. This lack of understanding is preventing them getting that toned look they really want.  I know all women don’t think this way but I have written this blog for those of you who do.  The science: As women Read More

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L’Occitane Shea Intensive Hand Balm

Have you discovered this heavenly product yet? Formulated with a very high concentration of shea butter (25%) to provide intense nourishing care, L’occitane’s Shea Intensive Hand Balm forms a protective film for skin that is very dry or uncomfortable due to environmental aggressions (cold, air conditioning). With its ultra-rich texture, it melts into your hands Read More

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Nisha Is Good Fit For New Business

Sunderland woman Nisha Axon is swapping the callcentre for the sports centre after setting up her own fitness business. Twenty-four-year-old Nisha has qualified as a personal trainer and established her own company, ‘She Squats’, after deciding to turn her hobby into a living. Nisha told us: ‘I needed to do something more productive that helps people Read More

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Can That Little Glass of Wine Really Do You Good?

The list of wines benefits is forever becoming more surprising. It’s already associated with a healthy heart, and it’s suggested that wine in moderation might help with weight-loss, reduce forgetfulness, boost your immunity, and contribute to the prevention of bone loss. With women buying more than 6 out of every 10 bottles sold in the Read More

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Smooth out the ride on the Emotional Rollercoaster…..

….with the top 3 Bach Flower Remedies. Dreading the in-laws coming for Christmas?  Lack of confidence to go to the office party?  Worried about being lonely over the festive season or whether you’ll stick to New Year’s resolutions?  This time of year can take you on an emotional rollercoaster.  You’re already busy, but the social Read More

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More Than Just Personal Training

Direct Fitness UK operates as a careers provider within the fitness industry, offering training to those looking to start a new career as a personal trainer. We specialise in high quality professional training in the health and fitness industry although our main role is to support every student during and after their training in order Read More

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Hypnotherapy – Hype or helpful?

Hypnotherapy – What is is? If you ask an expert, they’ll tell you that it’s an alternative curative healing method that is used to create subconscious change in a patient in the form of new responses, thoughts, attitudes, behaviours or feelings. It’s undertaken with a subject in hypnosis. So not people being coerced into clucking Read More