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Best exercises if you’re overweight and unfit

Many apologies, this post was supposed to go up last Wednesday – but didn’t, due to a slight technical hitch (er, I forgot to upload it). So here it is, the belated and now slightly out-of-sequence tenth part of the dieting basics series. I hope it was worth waiting for… If you’re carrying a lot […]

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  • Updated August 8, 2012
  • Basics
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Six persistent exercise myths debunked

This is the eleventh part of the dieting basics series – see the series outline for links to all the other posts so far. It’s easy to get confused by all the conflicting exercise advice out there. If you haven’t exercised since your school days, don’t rely on half-remembered “wisdom” from back then. Some popular […]

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  • Updated August 8, 2012
  • Basics
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Five easy ways to make time to cook every evening

We all know that frozen ready meals, takeaways and endless sandwiches don’t make for great dinners. But sometimes it’s hard to find the time and energy to cook after a long day in the office. None of us want to come home, exhausted and hungry, and spend an hour chopping vegetables and cooking. What we […]

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  • Updated August 8, 2012
  • Meals
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Should you go on a holiday crash diet?

It’s the time of year when many of us are looking forward to a couple of weeks away from the office: sunshine, lazy lie-ins, new activities, a break from the usual routine. Though perhaps you’re feeling more apprehensive than excited – those stubborn extra pounds haven’t shifted, despite your repeated attempts to lose them. When […]

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Weekend reading from other Office Dieters

I’ve been reading lots of fantastic articles discussing, bemoaning or tackling office-diet-centric issues … so there’s some great pieces for you to browse this weekend: Walking to work brings new dilemmas from The Guardian Newspaper I have also been walking to work and back every day – 45 minutes each way, at a pace – […]

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