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Breakfast cereal and body confidence: Maria’s July update

Years ago when I was a kid, I remember a TV ad for a diet breakfast cereal that had the slogan “If you can pinch more than in inch….” The implication being that if you could pinch more than in inch, then you needed to eat this cereal and lose weight. Even as a kid I […]

My love hate relationship with running- Maria’s May Update

I want to be ‘a runner’. The sort of person who just gets up and casually decides to go out for a run. You know the type who knocks out a casual 10k before work with no effort at all, and wears t-shirts with slogans about how running is their therapy. Sadly, despite best intentions […]

Failure makes you stronger – Maria’s March Update

Failure = weakness, right? I’ve recently had a bit of a brainwave – failure is not a sign of weakness, failing makes you stronger. Like a lot of people, I don’t like feeling that I’ve failed at anything but I’ve never really recognised what effect that has on my day to day life. A couple […]

I AM NOT A SEAL- Maria’s February Update

Sometimes something so embarrassingly dreadful happens that it makes you physically cringe to think about it, and you know it will give you flashbacks for years to come. Sometimes we laugh these incidences off, but others leave a deep routed pain disguised behind the laughter.  Mine happened while I was snorkeling in the Med off […]

February newsletter

Where did January go? We hope 2017 has got off to a great start for all of you all. We are already excited about what the year ahead holds for the set U free crew. Say Yes to Exercise- Jennie is the face of fitness for Weight Watchers UK.  Our founder and lead PT Jennie […]

5 tips for sticking to New Year Resolutions

If you are already struggling to keep up you New Years Resolutions, then you are not alone. According to research 66% of us will have given up on our New Year Resolutions by the end of January. The three most common New Years goals are ‘Lose weight’ ‘get fitter’ and ‘eat more healthy’ but are […]

So I’m still an emotional eater… Maria’s November Update

I’ve talked honestly before about how I was an emotional eater, but over the last few years I’ve worked on it a lot, and I thought I’d banished the monster (or at least got him on a very tight rein). It seems that’s not the case. Once an emotional eater…? I recently had some very bad news […]

Maintaining a Balanced Lifestyle on Holiday

We have been feeling really inspired by head PT and set U free fitness founder Jennie Gadsby while she was on holiday in Las Vegas last week. We have been excitedly watching her Instagram page to see how she stayed fit and motivated while away in the indulgence capital of the world – Sin City. We saw lots […]

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