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Brackenfell Client Of The Month: Lisa Shenton

Brackenfell Client Of The Month: Lisa Shenton

Congratulations to Lisa Shenton for being our client of the month at Brackenfell in January! Keep up the hard work and determination!! In December 2016 I entered a competition that you were running and was very surprised when I received a call on 15th January 2016 to say I had won a six week transformation challenge.  I was very nervous and had no particular goals in mind, I was just aware that I was very unhealthy and slowly getting bigger by the day and something needed to be done.  I had tried every diet under the sun, including miracle pills,

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New Year…New You!

New Year…New You!

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, New Year’s resolutions are a good thing. If you struggle to believe that, it’s probably because of a history of failed resolutions. This year, however, you owe it to yourself to become the new person you want to be. Not in order to impress other people. You’re going to do it to remind yourself that yes, you can do whatever you put your mind to—you can become a better person. Ready to get started on the road to a new you? Keep reading to find out what you’ve got to do this the year to

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7 Secrets to Avoid Holiday Kilos

7 Secrets to Avoid Holiday Kilos

If you’re like most people, the holidays are a time of mixed emotions. You’re excited and anxious to spend time with family, and you’re dreading the extra weight that you know you’re bound to gain. Are these holiday kilos inevitable? Lean in close to catch these seven secret ways to help you fend off extra weight through the holidays. And once you’re done, don’t keep it a secret. Go tell somebody! Holiday Secret #1: Listen to Your Body It may not speak quickly enough all the time, but you know your body is constantly telling you things. Sometimes it tells

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4 Steps to Kill Junk Food Cravings

4 Steps to Kill Junk Food Cravings

If you’ve ever tasted packaged junk food (and who hasn’t) then you know just how addicting it can be. There’s a reason for this – the food companies actually formulate each bite for maximum craveability. This is done with a special tantalizing balance of sugar, fat and salt. But while junk food tastes pleasing…it’s detrimental to your fat loss results. Unclear on what exactly classifies as junk food? You’re not alone, especially these days as many junk foods are being deceptively marketed and packaged as healthy choices. Here’s the checklist on what classifies something as junk food: Junk food has

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12 Easy Steps For Beach Ready Abs

12 Easy Steps For Beach Ready Abs

Summer is around the corner, bringing with it the promise of warm weather to come. You know what happens when the weather warms up? People put on bathing suits. Are you ready to bare it all on the beach? If not, no worries, there is still time. Follow these 12 steps to get your abs beach ready:   Step One: Do Some Burpees. Can burpees really help flatten your abs? You bet. Incorporate a few minutes of burpees into your workouts to burn extra calories and tighten your core. Here's how to do a burpee: 1) Stand with feet shoulder

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3 Amazing Tips for a Healthy Mindset

3 Amazing Tips for a Healthy Mindset

Is your mindset part of your fitness plan? It should be. Your mindset has a huge impact on whether you reach your weight loss goals! Let’s look at three reasons why.   #1 – What You Think is What You Get We know, you’ve heard this idea a hundred times already, it always struck you as a silly superstition. But still, it’s true, and we want to give you a practical explanation why. It all comes down to two simple but powerful forces: the downward spiral and the upward spiral.   #2 – Negativity Saps Motivation There’s one thing that

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How To Set Fitness Goals Like a Pro

How To Set Fitness Goals Like a Pro

I don’t think there’s any way to overstate this: your weight-loss goals mean the world to us. We know what it’s like to look in the mirror and not be satisfied with what’s there – for a lot of us, that’s where our fitness journey began. We want you to set some serious goals and crush all of them.   Now here’s the thing: we also know that motivation can be slippery. That bit of knowledge is one of the core reasons why we’ve designed our program the way we have, focusing on smart, life-changing goals backed up by expert

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You Just Missed a Day. What Now?

So you missed a day of training. Okay, you didn’t really miss it, you skipped it. You were tired! And they were playing that one Tom Cruise movie you really like. And you had ice cream in the fridge. Whoops. Hey, we’re not here to judge you, but you do need to get back on track with your fitness plan. How are you going to do it? Here’s how: #1 – Don’t Beat Yourself Up You feel guilty about missing that day. You’re scared that your weight loss goal is just a little further away now. You’re worried that missing day

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10 Tips To Make Meal Prep Easier

10 Tips To Make Meal Prep Easier

Meal preppers love to quote time management expert Alan Lakein’s famous motto: “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” But, be honest. How many times have you finished work and thought, “I’m too tired to cook and there’s nothing in the fridge. I just I’ll hit the drive-thru”? By planning and prepping, you can help prevent that from happening. And, once you get the hang of it, you’ll be amazed how much time and money you might save. You might even start to see faster results because you’re not getting fries with that. Use these 10 tips to make meal

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How Can ForeverStrong Get You Such Incredible Results?

How Can ForeverStrong Get You Such Incredible Results?

  There are dozens of systems that allow ForeverStrong to produce remarkable results for our clients. Everything from our workouts to our coaching and nutritional consultations— it’s so much more than any ordinary gym membership. But there’s one key element we work exceptionally hard to provide and it really makes all the difference between the big box gym and the ForeverStrong atmosphere. We call it Accountability and it’s something you really can’t find on your own. The kind of accountability we offer can’t exist without a group atmosphere and the support that comes from our training systems.   It’s true,

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