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James Haskell: Top tips for weight loss

James Haskell: Top tips for weight loss

By JAMES HASKELL If you are working on shaping up for summer but don’t have much time to spend on improving your fitness, I have some good tips for helping you get better results. 1 – Prioritise nutrition You can’t train on a bad diet. So if you’re serious about shifting a few pounds, you […]

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James Haskell: The reasons why you’re bloated… and what to do about it!

James Haskell: The reasons why you’re bloated… and what to do about it!

By JAMES HASKELL You don’t need me to tell you how bad it feels when you’re bloated after a meal. You’re enjoying your food, minding your own business when BAM! A food baby grows in your belly, usually accompanied by strange sounding noises and abdominal discomfort. We’ve all been there, and know exactly how uncomfortable (and […]

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James Haskell: 10 ways to make vegetables more appealing

James Haskell: 10 ways to make vegetables more appealing

By JAMES HASKELL Happy New Year to all our regular readers as well as those new to my column! I have written a lot recently about the vital importance of nutrition as being an essential part of any successful exercise regime or programme. The simple truth being without the right nutrition to support your training, […]

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James Haskell: Nine delicious Carbs that won’t make you fat

James Haskell: Nine delicious Carbs that won’t make you fat

By JAMES HASKELL As we build towards the main fitness event of this and indeed any year, namely the New Year Resolution to become fit, fitter or the fittest you have ever been. We continue our examination of Nutrition, in an effort to debunk as many of the myths and untruths, which surround this subject. […]

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James Haskell: Diet fads to avoid

James Haskell: Diet fads to avoid

By JAMES HASKELL Whenever a ‘new’ diet comes along, I always take it with a generous pinch of scepticism. The power of the internet these days means that dietary advice – whether it’s healthful or harmful – can spread like wildfire. Remember: Unlike us at JHHF most people on the internet have absolutely no interest […]

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The nutrition gurus who will help spring clean your diet

The nutrition gurus who will help spring clean your diet

By Natasha Eddery With summer creeping up quickly it is the perfect time to give your diet a spring clean and there are several nutrition gurus on hand to give you great advice. I have been avidly browsing my current nutrition bibles, Deliciously Ella, by Ella Woodward, and Eat, Nourish, Glow, by Amelia Freer. If […]

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James Haskell’s Body Blast: Top fitness tips to get your beach body

James Haskell’s Body Blast: Top fitness tips to get your beach body

By JAMES HASKELL Yesterday I wrote about how difficult it can be for you to maintain your New Year’s fitness resolution. It is easy to start with great gusto and then find your motivation and willpower both dwindle. I gave some tips for how to stay strong and also how to avoid picking up some […]

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James Haskell’s Body Blast: Reinvigorate your New Year’s Resolution

James Haskell’s Body Blast: Reinvigorate your New Year’s Resolution

By JAMES HASKELL Let’s not be negative, but the New Year has been and gone. We are in March already (how has that happened by the way?!). It is funny how time flies when you are failing to deliver on your New Year’s resolutions! I personally hate making them because you always go too big, […]

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James Haskell: Food Swap Advice

James Haskell: Food Swap Advice

By JAMES HASKELL Sadly I have come to the end of my holidays, 11 months of training and playing and we are rewarded with just four weeks off! As you can imagine I made the most of it, eating and drinking whatever I wanted. However this is not an option for everyone, so I have […]

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Want to lose weight, tone up and look good? James Haskell shares his key tips

By JAMES HASKELL Autumn is a popular time to want to change your fitness routine or, in some cases, simply start one! If you are trying to lose weight, tone up or just become healthier, it is important to remember that there are no quick fixes. Faddy diets are not the answer and no one […]

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Introducing James Haskell: The England rugby star shares his lifestyle philosophy

We are delighted to welcome International rugby player James Haskell to The Sloaney team. James joins us with a wealth of experience in the areas of health, fitness, sport and nutrition. In his opening piece for The Sloaney, James discusses his lifestyle approach… “Admittedly, I may not be someone you immediately associate with the luxurious and refined […]

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Bride-to-be Diary: Eat and Exercise your Way to a Perfect Body

By Natasha Eddery How to Eat Yourself Clean and Lean You often hear about a number of brides crash dieting and even undergoing cosmetic surgery to look perfect for their big day. Personally, neither of the above sounded appealing to me, but with my big day on the horizon I did want to make some changes, particularly to my diet. A very good […]

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Top tips to help you achieve the ultimate beach body this summer

By LAURA TOOGOOD With the temperamental British summer showing its true colours, many of us are looking to nip away and enjoy a brief escape to a warmer climate. I will be exploring some of the delights on offer in the South of France for a travel feature next week but it won’t be all […]

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Healthy hints to help you beat the post-Christmas bulge

Wow…what a hectic few weeks! The Christmas and New Year celebrations have finally finished and we are actually looking forward to a detox after overindulging during the festive season. We are sure many of you feel the same so here are a few quick tips to help kick-start a healthy January… Green Tea: It’s out with the […]

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Beat the Christmas bulge by avoiding the gym and opting for an outdoor fitness activity

The Sloaney’s Editor, Laura Toogood, is steering clear of the gym this month but suggests some helpful alternatives for those jumping on the New Year fitness bandwagon…  I have yet to stand on my scales in 2012. In fact, this year I am abstaining from my usual post-Christmas weigh-in as I don’t need to see […]

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