Interview: Laura Rudoe – Evolve Beauty

This week’s episode features a conversation with Laura Rudoe, the founder and CEO of Evolve Organic Beauty a British beauty company based in London Colney using organic, vegan ingredients throughout their range of 28 items. During this conversation we look at Laura’s background to setting up Evolve, the reasons for using organic, vegan ingredients, the…
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How minimalism can help you achieve your fitness and weight loss goals

This episode looks at minimalism, what it is, what it means and how adopting a minimalist approach to life might just help you achieve your fitness or weight loss goals. Links and useful information referred to during the episode john pawson architect claudio silvestrin architect Zen Habits by Leo Babauta the minimalists becoming minimalist no…
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Interview: The Refill Pantry – aiming for Zero Waste

In this episode I talk to one of the founders of The Refill Pantry.   Celina Mendoza and her friend and neighbour Tania Trovatello have opened the first Zero-Waste shop in St Albans. Depressed by the rising tide of recycling they were creating, and following the lead of Earth Food Love, a Zero-Waste shop in Totnes,…
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Hydration is Easy!

If you’re bored of being told to hydrate more, or don’t like the taste of water or are trying to do your bit for the environment by not using plastic water bottles then I think you’ll enjoy this episode where I show you just how easy it is to stay fully hydrated without needing to…
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How to cope with injury

Sometimes, life deals you a lemon and it that’s an injury you need strategies to deal with that injury and move on to recovering your strength and fitness. In this episode I talk about a few of the injuries that have occurred in my life, how I dealt with them (or ignored them!) and my…
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The top 5 sources of fibre and why you should eat them

In this week’s episode number 6, we look at the importance of fibre in the diet and good sources to get it. You can download your handy info sheet by clicking the button below!

Why you should try strength training

In episode 5, I look at the various types of exercise and movement that might find their way into our chosen exercise programme and look at the importance of considering Strength Training as the cornerstone of any effective programme.

A taxonomy of plant based diets

This week I examine the variety of diets that are loosely plant based and ways to pick one for you. During this episode I recommend a couple of options which are linked below. Recommendations The Microbiome Solution by Robynne Chutkan The 4 Pillar Plan by Dr Rangan Chatterjee

Interview: Sue Sykes – Health Journey

This week’s episode is the first in what will be a regular item, an interview with someone pursuing health and fitness and trying out a plant based approach. This first interview is with Sue Sykes, a remarkable person who has overcome significant challenges with her personal health showing that a will to improve is all…
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How to Get Started

8 Top Tips (in order) Drink more water. Multiply your weight in kilograms by .033 to get your target water consumption in litres. Avoid processed food as much as you can Eat more greens Try and eat vegetables at every meal Eat locally sourced produce if you can Eat organic if you can afford it…
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