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11 Sep 2016

Marvellous Matcha

Matcha is a form of green tea but the marvellous thing is that it has around 137 times the amount of antioxidants! It has been used in Japan for many years for this reason. It contains catechins, a form of antioxidant and in particular EGCG which is linked to fighting cancer and heart disease amongst other things. Other benefits: Contains many vitamins and minerals Boosts the immune system Gives you more energy Better blood-sugar regulation You can consume it many different ways: hot or cold, in tablet form, or you can include it in meals It is known to create a sense of calm without drowsiness Weight loss The list is endless... Has anyone tried matcha before? Let us know.…
Marvellous Matcha
11 Sep 2016

U-Shape Loves: Get the Glow

Have you heard of Madeline Shaw? She is the author of the 'Get the Glow' - our latest favourite cookbook. Madeline says 'I belive healthy eating shouldn't be about fad diets, starvation or deprivation. My philosophy is simple: ditch the junk and eat foods that heal your gut so you can shine from head to toe and really get the glow.' Now, what we like about this cookbook is that when you flick through, the meals are not bland and boring but all of them are colourful and look like they would fill you up. There is a big focus in the book on homemade meals and lots of vegetables, it isn't all about limiting calories. Madeline gives guidance about…
11 Sep 2016

Advantages of having a Personal Trainer

There are many benefits of having a personal trainer to help you reach your fitness and health goals and here are just some of them: Motivation Personal trainers are also 'personal motivators.' Many people who find they have lost the motivation and drive to exercise choose to get a trainer to get this back. Regular sessions will help you get active and it will make exercise become a habit, getting you back into a routine. Personalised workouts You can tell your trainer exactly what you want to work on. For example, you'd like to lose a few pounds but also tone up your arms. This means that they can tailor your sessions to help you achieve these goals. More than…