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12 Week Fat Loss Challenge Success

Personal Trainer and Nutritionist Daniel Wellard   Back in September, I launched another 12 week Fat loss Challenge Inside Wellard’s Fitness Camp…   Jacqui, who did amazingly well



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Discover How To Get in Shape without Giving up Your Favourite Foods

MEET DAN ON WEDNESDAY 11 DEC 2019 @ 19:30 !  Our wonderful and dedicated Personal Trainer/Motivator and all round Good Guy! As some of you may know, Dan



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Diastasis Recti – Is it common and can it be fixed?

Diastasis Recti is a condition where the abdominal separate at the linea alba (the white line which starts from the xiphoid process to the pubic symphysis). Abdominal separation



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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis The plantar fascia is a fibrous layer of connective tissue which runs along the bottom of the foot attaching the calcaneus (heal bone) to the phalanges



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Orthopaedic Consultant, Kumar Kunasingam, Meets the Team !

On a glorious summers afternoon I was delighted to bike over from the Schoen Clinic on Wigmore Street to 125, Upper Richmond Road to meet the energetic team



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Rowers Knee Pain

  Rowers knee pain A study by Hosea and Hannafin analysing the injury patterns in rowers from Harvard and Ruthgers universities over three years found knee injuries to



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Top Tips for Swimathons & Open Water Challenges

TOP TIPS For Swimathons and open water challenges. Summer is just around the corner and all these swimming challenges have already started. The Isle of Arran in June



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Supporting the Boat Races 2019

A fortnight ago, Eoghan and I spent the week leading up to the annual Oxford vs. Cambridge Boat Race as Physiotherapists for the Cambridge team. It was an



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How Can Massage Help Pre & Post Marathon?

Massage is a combination of techniques that address joints and their soft tissue attachments in order to create ease of movement & reduced pain. This method of practice



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Considering Nutrition in Rehab

  We use a number of recovery methods including physiotherapy, massage, medication, stretching, strengthening and surgery however very few of us will consider our diet. We are often asked what



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How can Osteopathy help Mums with post-natal pains?

Once babies have arrived, mothers tend to forget about themselves and concentrate on their new-borns’ wellbeing. However it is important that mothers are in good health and happy



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Injury 101: Returning from Injury Back to Sport/Running

A Patient’s Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding Rehab and Returning back to Sport/Running by Keval Panchal – Senior Chartered Physiotherapist   Part Two: Training Loads (& Loads… & Loads… &



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Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day ! It’s not always that we can celebrate some of the women who we get to work with day-to-day. Here are some of the



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How many times a week should Triathletes be strength training?

To experience any significant benefits from strength training you need to be training 2-3 times a week. These sessions shouldn’t be long time consuming workouts but instead 30



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What is Running Analysis?

What is running analysis? Whether you have 50 marathons under your belt or have just bought your first pair of runners to start your training, a running analysis



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Stretching vs Strengthening for Runners

A shift has been occurring in the running world over recent years. This transition has been from the generations old notion that stretching is the most useful tool



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Pilates for Injury Rehabilitation

Physio4life clients and athletes deserve customized, adaptable solutions when injury occurs or chronic pain impairs movement and performance. Pilates is the perfect way to help recover, rehabilitate, and



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Back Pain Mythbusters

BACK PAIN MYTHBUSTERS There are many common misconceptions about back pain, which can be detrimental to a patient’s recovery. Many people will not manage lower back pain well



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The runner’s guide to rehab 101 

The runner’s guide to rehab 101 It’s Tuesday in early October, and you have been expecting that email from the Virgin London Marathon telling you whether your ballot place has been accepted. You



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Join us – Marathon 101 Workshop !

Have you got place in next years London Marathon 2019 – or any other global Marathon’s next year ? then your COUNTDOWN has begun! Save the date and



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Injury 101 – Returning from Injury back to Sport/Running (Part 1)

A Patient’s Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding Rehab and Returning back to Sport/Running by Keval Panchal – Senior Chartered Physiotherapist Injuries are a nuisance. You put so much time



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Ultra Marathon with Lucy Sacarello Part 1

All we were told was “follow the lights”. It was 4 am, we were more than 3000 miles from home and had been for three days as we



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Working alongside the British Rowing Team

A brief overview of Lucy’s incredible experience working with the British Rowing Team in their training.    I felt incredibly privileged to be chosen to join the British



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Benefits of Reflexology

When athletes compete, it affects the whole body. Reflexology helps to balance and relax the main organ systems in the body: 🔹 cardiovascular 🔹respiratory 🔹integumentary 🔹and lymphatic, which



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Open Day – Sunday 8 April 2018

Open Day – Sunday 8 April 2018 Our Open Day welcomes both new and existing clients (ts&cs apply), to join us on your bi-annual open day. We have



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PHYSIO4LIFE – Bi-Annual Open day – Sunday 5 March 2017

PHYSIO4LIFE are holding their Bi-Annual Open day this coming Sunday 5 March 2017. We will be having Free guided talks on Running Economy and Performance as well as



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Learn from your mistakes – have good intentions and keep going!

It was Sunday afternoon. Muddy boys in ‘Family Wellard’ had just got back from Jack’s cup final, which they unfortunately lost 3-5. Once we got into our comfy



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Avoiding Colds and Flu through the Wintertime

This time of year is a real sucker for people catching colds, flu, and other horrid bugs. Over the past weeks several clients have had to cancel their



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Make your New Year’s Resolution Come True

It’s that time of year again…… If you make New Years resolutions how many times have you stuck to your goal? Many of us will make a New Year’s



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Pre-Christmas Fitness and Nutrition Bootcamp Trial

Get Slimmer, More Toned and Feel Energised Again! Fun Workouts in Friendly Small Groups of Like-minded People! We invite you to this special event as an introduction to



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How to Avoid An Expanding Waistline This Christmastime

Christmas is an exciting time of the year. It’s a time of celebration with friends and family. A time when we indulge in festive feasts and party drinks.



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Skilates: The core of ski conditioning and injury prevention

  Each year as the snow begins to fall, ski enthusiasts hit the workouts in preparation for the upcoming season. Lot of people are performing typical plyometric and



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Benefits of Exercising in the cold – Burn more fat!

Let’s face it — it’s tough to find the motivation to exercise outside through the wintertime. But if you can pull yourself away from that cosy seat in



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Knowing when it’s the right time to change your running shoes

When should you consider changing  your running Shoes? I have recently purchased a brand new pair of running shoes and when I first put them on it was



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Here’s 5 ways that Massage Therapy helps keep you happy and healthy through the winter months

Winter comes with a unique set of physical and mental challenges. Massage therapy can help you combat many of the health issues the winter season brings Building regular



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Dry Needling – for painful and tender muscles

Dry Needling London at Physio4Life Dry Needling Can Reduce Pain Related to Trigger Points in Muscles Dry Needling – also know as Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling – is



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Put A Spring In Your Step This Autumn

Confused by the Choice of Weight Loss Programs and Diet Tips? When I searched ‘Amazon UK’ for books on losing weight, the results delivered a choice of over 108,000



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Marathon Runners It’s That Time Of Year Again!!

Your marathon training whether it be for the Paris, London, Rome, Madrid or another marathon your training should be well underway, but it isn’t easy… Dragging yourself out



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How’s Your Running?

Running Analysis – The Low-down We regularly get asked, “Is it possible to change my running technique if this is the way I have ran all my life?”.



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Osteopathy vs. Physiotherapy

This article is aimed at answering a question that I get asked almost every day in practice ‘Which is better Osteopathy or Physiotherapy?‘. Having myself completed both physiotherapy



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Why does it go horribly wrong at the weekend?

“Monday to Friday, I’m really good and I feel really good – I’m in a routine and everything is great. Then the weekend comes and it all goes horribly



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Ladies Free Trial Event

Group Personal Training Session And Weight Loss Talk for Women Wednesday 21st September – 9.00 to 11.00 am Saturday 1st October – 10.30 to 11.45 am Physio4Life Private Gym,



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Why physiotherapy turns back time better than any anti-ageing cream

  Age catches up with us all eventually. Hair thins and greys, pearly white teeth turn yellow and wrinkles begin to appear as our skin becomes less tight.



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Simple Stretching Exercises For The Office

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How to Treat that Tennis Elbow by Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist Rebecca Lang

I have recently listened to a podcast, from clinical edge physiotherapy, with an Australian Doctor on this condition. It reminded me of some interesting points in relation to



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“The reason why 90% of people who lose weight, put it back (and more!).” – By Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist Daniel Wellard

What she’s doing now she’s hit a weight loss plateau I want to share a story about a client of mine who is experiencing a frustrating weight loss



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My Marathon Experience by Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist Jade Blake

This time last year I was becoming very nervous about the London marathon and I am sure you will all headed to the Excel centre to collect your



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Feeding and Latching Difficulties By Physio4Life’s Osteopath Pierre Meslet

We often underestimate how challenging breastfeeding can be at times. It is a skill that cannot be mastered prior to the arrival of your little one. In the



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Does Your Drink Fit?

We aren’t complaining…but with the weather improving and temperatures rising, make sure you are on top of your hydration when training. We know we need to replace electrolytes,



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How to really start your week from the weekend phase of “I’ll start on Monday……….” By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Morning my friend I’m going to help you get you reset your mind for the week ahead. That’s if you’ve had a weekend of too much wine, chocolate



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Its All In The Genes – By Rebecca Lang, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

Mr Colin Natali recently popped into the clinic to give our physiotherapists’ some up to date information on degenerative disc disease (DDD). Mr Natali is a leading orthopaedic



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Cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K and folate – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamin C (immunity), vitamin K (blood clotting) and folate (cell division, DNA synthesis). It can be used as a fantastic and tasty



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Optimise Your Chances Of Sleeping Well And Burn More Fat Whilst You Sleep

If you want to optimise your chances of sleeping well and burn more fat whilst sleeping, here are some foods you should eat: I know I’ve said it



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Did you know that eating chocolate can actually help you LOSE belly fat? – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

I’ve been married for over 13 years and can you guess what Mrs W love Yes – Alfie (our dog) Yes – me and the kids Yes –



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Is Foam Rolling A Part of Your Regime? – By Rebecca Lang, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

Is foam rolling apart of your regime? After exercise muscle soreness and tightness is not uncommon. Self myofascial release (SMFR) and massage is emerging as a popular technique



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“If change means you can go on holiday in the summer and not cover up your body. Then change is worth it – right?” – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

It was December 1991. It was a day I was left having regrets and feeling ashamed of myself. The night before, it was my sister’s 18th birthday party



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“So racers of the marathon world, heroes of the OCR elite and general joggers…..” – By Faye Burge, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

Common sense There I was happily sitting outside a coffee shop having a delightful soya hot chocolate with the other half when something caught our eye. A male



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There will be good days, when they make good progress, but there will be times, when they ‘can’t do it’. And it will happen! – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Mrs Wellard and I have started watching Thirteen. It’s a BBC TV series about a 26 year old girl who escapes a house she has been held captive



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Flat tyres? Rusty parts? Grease and oil change? Maybe you need a tune up at physio4life by Rebecca Lang, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

In the last few weeks we have seen an increasing amount of people in the clinic with lower limb injuries, mostly marathon training related but not restricted to.



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“My mind set needs to change and my training needs to change.” By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

  As you all probably know, I turned 40 last month. Since then, it seems my body is giving up on me! Getting old or what! Three weeks



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Another session complete. And the Putney indoor boot campers are still smiling!

  If you struggle to find the motivation to follow a regular training regime, because your kids take all of your energy, then come and join the Putney



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Fail to prepare, prepare to fail

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail Morning my friend Yesterday, I had just finished with the early morning Bootcamp sessions and as the sweaty people left the gym,



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I followed the plan, and got the result I wanted

A bad end to a productive day, United getting knocked out of Europe – again! On a more positive note, Yesterday, I had a project hanging over my



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“My wife said I’m the fittest I’ve ever been”

When is this warm spring weather going to arrive? I’m standing waiting for my train, seeing the white of my breath, hit the cold Croydon Air. I remember



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If you’ve had a bad week, don’t give up. Freshen the strategy and go again

Good Morning Guys, Watched episode 3 of The Night Manager last night. Man, that series is getting juicy! And then super vivid dreams last night. This all came



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Stop Wasting Money on a Health Club Membership

This client stopped wasting money on Health Club membership he never used and invested in Bootcamp with Daniel and got the results he desired Here is a little



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For best weight loss results – work out a strategy that works for you

Yesterday I was asked by a client how I manage to stay off booze and eat super healthily all the time. He was shocked when I told him



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What an Omelette!

Morning everyone.    What an omelette, Mrs Wellard cooked up last night!    5 eggs Bacon Mushrooms  Leek   Absolutely marvellous. After a long day, when I was



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Two things you should be doing if fat loss is your goal!

Morning everyone   Yesterday was Mother’s Day and unfortunately I didn’t manage to see mummy. However I tried to encourage my boys to be nice to their mummy.



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From zero to Five full press ups in a matter of a few weeks.

From zero to Five full press ups in a matter of a few weeks. Check out Debbie’s big achievement in the Indoor Bootcamp session yesterday. She started Bootcamp earlier



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What made Dan’s 7 year old son say – “I don’t like Daddy’s Casserole, I love it!”

Slow Cooked food is soooooo easy and soooo delicious and sooooo nutritious. If you have kids who are fussy with veggies, they should love it too   Last



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Quit With The Excuses

Me and DIY……….   What happens, is this – I get asked by Mrs Wellard to do this or that. I say ‘I’ll do it later’.   10



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Do These Four Things If You Want To Lose The Christmas ‘Wobble’

Check this out….look at the top left corner of the screen shot. Amazon offered 44,101 books that relate to my search ‘Weight loss diet books’.   No wonder



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Back Pain and Stilettos by Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist, Faye Burge

Back pain and stilettos Just a little word of warning to all my Cinderella’s since the Christmas season. Should you suffer from back pain which is aggravated from



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How To Maintain A Regular Exercise Regime And Become The Person Who Looks Good And Feels Great!

How to maintain a regular exercise regime and become the person who looks good and feels great.  And have fun doing it! This morning I was sitting on



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It’s All In The Hips

One thing I see a lot of in clinic is peoples inability to bend from their hips. The ability to do this may clear up a lot of



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Chilly Start To The Day Today!

Winter Blues Buster Smoothie Recipe   Mostly start my day with a smoothie. Here is today’s recipe: 1 carrot, handful of spinach, 1 raw beetroot, ginger, tablespoon of flaxseed,



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Stop Wasting Money on Health Club Memberships by Daniel Wellard Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

 This client stopped wasting money on Health Club membership he never used and invested in Bootcamp with Daniel and got the results he desired Here is a little



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Desk Worker Niggles – Neck, Back and Hip Pain?

Do you sit at a desk and get on and off niggles in your neck, back, hips? ………Then this article is for you!! Pilates is seen as something done



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A Pain in the…Brain? by Faye Burge, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

A Pain in the…Brain?? Persistent pain can make even the basic tasks in our already busy lives feel too much. The reality of pain is it’s in your



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Knee Pain Treatment Putney

Have you suffered a Knee injury or are in pain? We see a lot of knees, whether it be a trauma, onset for no reason or post operatively.



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Ankle Pain Treatment

Have You Suffered An Ankle Injury? Physio 4 Life is a specialist pain clinic in Putney with a team of expert physiotherapists, massage therapists here to help you



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To Rest Or Not to Rest? – By Matthew Taylor, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

To rest or not to rest? – Why can I not continue to undertake my sport or activity despite injury?? I have been prompted to write this article,



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“Please do not 100% trust what the scales say!!!!” – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

AARRRGGHH!!!! I’ve put on 4kg “Oh no! I’ve put on 4kg of weight in 2 weeks!!! I haven’t even been that naughty”. These were the words of a



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Exercise to Avoid Lower Back Pain – By Jade Blake, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

Why do your exercises? Lower back pain is affecting more and more of us every day. Unfortunately due to our society most companies, especially in the city, are



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Do I REALLY Need Vitamin D? – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Jeepers! The Autumnal season has certainly set-in….. It’s chilly and dark now in the mornings when I’m off to train at the gym at 6am. I start the



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How to REALLY get a SIX PACK! – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

‘I want to lose the fat around my tummy, therefore I need to do a lot of core/stomach exercises’. This is such a common statement. A statement I’ve



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Achieve your ONE BIG GOAL! – by Daniel Wellard Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Guess whose Back Back again Wellard’s Back! Well, that was a lovely holiday. Tomorrow is September. It’s the month when all school children and students across the UK



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Do you feel fed up with carrying around unnecessary fat? – Join Dan’s Indoor Fat Loss Bootcamps and you will see results!

Do you feel fed up with carrying around unnecessary fat? – Join Dan’s Indoor Fat Loss Bootcamps and you will see results!



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Are you in the prime of your life and want to exercise? Join Dan’s Fat Loss Indoor Senior Bootcamps

Are you in the prime of your life and want to exercise? Join Dan’s Fat Loss Indoor Senior Bootcamps



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Ladies! The myths of wearing high heels! Killer High Heels – By Matthew Taylor, Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist

Ladies! The myths of wearing high heels! Killer High Heels – By Matthew Taylor, Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist



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Why We Should Eat Slowly – By Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Why We Should Eat Slowly – By Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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A pain in the bum…literally! – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

A pain in the bum…literally! – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Readiness for change! – September will bring a focus on fresh targets, what are yours? – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Readiness for Change! – September will bring a focus on fresh targets, what are yours? – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Appetisers – an alternative to crisps – Shared by Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Appetisers – an alternative to crisps – Shared by Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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YES THAT WORD AGAIN…….PERSEVERANCE! – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

YES THAT WORD AGAIN…….PERSEVERANCE! – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Physio4Life Does Chamonix Hardcross – Blog Saturday 18th July 2015

Physio4Life Does Chamonix Hardcross – Blog Saturday 18th July 2015



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