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Therapies

Therapies It’s often clear to me that a lot of people have no idea between different Psychological therapies.  It shouldn't be this way. It’s like choosing your grocery shopping, if you don’t know what an item is, you’re unlikely to…
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Fitness Classes

Fitness classes I have learned through my own fitness life and experiences of being out of fitness and getting back into it that I do actually know a lot of stuff in fitness. Maybe you think I am big headed?  But the reason I know a lot of…
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Fitness Without A Face

You may notice from my instagram that until recently, I did not have my face in any of my pictures.  https://powex.co.uk/about-melissa/ of course gives you a bit more about me: Why no face you may ask…. Well this is for a number of…
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Fitness Principles

Gym life - When you look around the gym and everyone looks like they know what they’re doing (maybe they actually do, but maybe they don’t), it can really affect what ever confidence you walked into the gym with.  Having historically been…
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Balance

Balance is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as ‘An even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady’. I fully believe in balance. I really like the message that is spread about balance in the health…
How to eat well
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Fitness to observe progress

Why have I got into fitness and personal training?  The more I think about this, the more my explanation changes. 2003 – I put on weight at Uni. 2006 - I lost weight but wanted to eat nice food (not healthy food). 2007 – 2010 -…
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The Pain's are The Gain's

‘No Pain, No Gain’ is a major part of the fitness worlds’ way to help us conceptualise why we would put our bodies through pain with exercising….I personally think, however, that the phrase doesn’t promote what we should be focussing…
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PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder -  ‘a psychological condition, characterized by anxiety, withdrawal, and a proneness to physical illness, that may follow a traumatic experience’ (Oxford dictionary.) PTSD was initially identified…