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Monthly Archives: July 2019

  1. Fitness-focused Brits are missing out on their goals through poor nutrition knowledge

    • Over 80% of Brits who exercise regularly admit they don’t have a clue what foods they should be eating to support their hard work
    • Experts say that nutrition is as important as exercise to achieve fitness goals
    • 30% of consumers say they would like to get nutritional information from their personal trainers
    • The Optimum Nutrition for Health & Performance Course is available for PTs and fitness experts who are looking to further their nutritional education to provide a deeper understanding and nutritional advice to clients and consumers.
    • The course is available to REPs members at the reduced cost of £59 (usual price £99). It provides a certificate of nutrition certified by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) and completing the course will also earn REPs members 7 CPD points
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  2. Moving Your Way to Good Health

    If there was a treatment that could reduce heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and cancer by up to 50% and lower your risk of early death by up to 30%, would you be interested?

    How about if it was free, and you can start immediately?

    This same treatment – without any medical interactions – can also help people struggling with mental health issues. It can improve sleep, self-confidence, mood and motivation, reduce social isolation, fatigue levels and short term sickness absence.

    It’s not new. This has been tried and tested for centuries. You’ve guessed it, physical activity does all these things.

    Yet in England only 40% of men and 28% women [Wales 36% male, 23% female; Scotland 43% male, 32% female, Northern Ireland 33% male, 28% female] do the recommended amount.

    It’s even less in children [England 2-15yo 32% boys, 24% g

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