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Three ways to get your week off to a healthy start

It’s easy to be good when it comes to eating healthy and counting calories during the week, when you’re in a routine and getting early (enough) nights. But once Friday comes, our good behaviour can go out the window and in comes temptation – lunches with friends, meals out with the other half, numerous coffees […]

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The Best Weight Loss Diets To Try

Have you tried the maple syrup and cayenne pepper diet? Or maybe you are love to try juice detoxes. According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, you may well be wasting your time with most diets, as only two plans are actually proven to work, and they’re the old standards. […]

How to make the perfect meal replacement smoothie

Have you jumped on the smoothie bandwagon yet? A friend once told me she could never have a smoothie for breakfast. ‘I’d be ravenous’ were her exact words. There’s a reason for this, chewing initiates the digestion process and stimulates the release of hormones that send satiety signals to the brain. This is why smoothies […]

The 12 Week Bikini Body Challenge

With all the conflicting opinions on health and nutrition it’s difficult to know who to trust. If you’re determined to get into shape for the summer, then you have to be your own detective. No one knows your body better than you do and cookie cutting only works in the baking industry. However, there are […]

Foods To Boost Your Immune System

As the never ending bad weather continues and our bodies are fighting to keep the dreaded cold and flu away, research from Livestrong.com has proven that certain foods along with rest and keeping warm can help boost our immune system. RSVP has put together a list of the yummy foods, that along with a well […]

How to Beat Those Cravings

Okay, it’s mid afternoon and you are just dying for a bar of Dairy Milk, a can of Coke or maybe a bag of Taytos… but how do you overcome those pesky cravings? Here are simple ways to beat cravings and to stay healthy this summer.  1.  Head off for a Walk or Do Some […]

Losing pounds doesn’t have to be torture! 

Adopt at least three of these behaviours — they’re simple to integrate into your day-to-day routine, and all are enthusiastically backed by nutritionists — and you’ll be thinner and healthier (Plus, the weight will stay off.) 1. SNACK, BUT SMARTLY Grazing between meals used to be on the weight-loss hit list. But nutritionists now know […]

Ten Exercises To Get Abs Of Steel

Plank – Start in pushup position, but place your weight on your forearms instead of your hands. Your body should form a straight line from your ankles to your shoulders. Squeeze your abs tight and press your forearms into the floor. Hold for the given time. (30-60 seconds is a good starting goal) Plank on Swiss […]

Are you eating the right portion size?

Below is a guide to correct portion control…  *30g serving of cheese is about the size of a ping pong ball    *Green vegetables – a portion size is the size of a sun glass case but you can have more if you choose. A good choice would be green vegetable like broccoli, green beans […]

RSVP’s Top Fat Loss Tips

We all know if we eat less and exercise more we are not only going to lose fat but we should also tone up and feel good about ourselves, but that’s the simple solution to anyone’s weight loss questions and is not always that easy. A lot of folk are not aware they are eating […]

Everything You Need To Know About Losing Body Fat

Your eating and exercise habits determine whether you lose( or gain)body fat . They determine how many calories you take in and how many you use up. To lose body fat , you need to control the numbered calories you eat from a balanced diet and increase the amount of calories you burn through exercise […]

Lucy Kennedy Reveals Weight Loss Secret

TV presenter Lucy Kennedy has revealed her weight loss secret. The Seven O’Clock show presenter said “I did the Forza challenge for six weeks after Christmas, because I just felt bloated and really unhealthy after the whole Christmas party period.” Okay what is Forza? We need it explained in terms we understand… “Forza’s K2 and […]

5 Ways You are Going to Lose Weight This Week

So this whole “new year, new me” thing didn’t work out right? BUT losing weight can actually be quite simple, all you have to do if make a couple of small lifestyle changes, stick to them and most importantly, be patient! 1. Evaluate What You Eat So how many takeaways do you have a week? […]

5 Exercise Routines and Diet Tips That Will Age You

Not all exercises and diets are good for you body. Some of these can actually speed up the age process…. And we don’t want that to happen! Spin Spin Spin Spinning can actually make you stressed because of the seriously high intensity involved in the exercise. Doing an exercise like yoga will relax you more […]

Model poses naked 2 months after giving birth and looks incredible

Russian Vogue Model Elena Perminova has come under scrutiny for posing naked 2 months after giving birth. The model who has bounced back to her incredible figure just 8 weeks after birth has come in for some backlash however by putting high expectation and pressure on regular day to day moms. While she was eight […]

Blog: How To Combat Those Carb And Sugar Cravings

Combat Carb Cravings! Are you a sugar addict? Did you know that the number one cause for stalled weight loss is unstable blood sugar? What’s more important than the calorie content of foods is their hormonal effect on the body. Certain foods like refined carbohydrates play havoc with our blood sugar and inhibit weight loss. […]

Tasty Thursday: Clare’s Mushroom Curry with Brown Rice and Chutney

If you are looking for something that will heat you up during these miserable and cold days, then this is a must have! A good curry paste that you make yourself is so incredibly tasty and so simple to make, try this one and see just how easy this is. Clare’s Mushroom Curry with Brown Rice […]

What Slimming Club Is Right For You?

Thinking of joining a slimming club this year, but don’t know which is the right one for you? We’ve compiled a breakdown of some of the most popular club’s approaches to help you decide! Slimming World Slimming World encourages you to swap high-fat foods for low-fat foods that are naturally filling. You can choose from […]