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Losing weight is never as easy as it seems it should be. Life has a funny habit of getting in the way. Here are some of our top tips, ideas on where you might want to focus and of course random thoughts. If you have an idea of something you would like to know more about then please drop us a line and we shall do our best to add it in there. Dig in and see what interests you.

weight loss boot camp

Posted on 15th March 2015 in Blog, Weight Loss category.
weight loss boot camp

The promises for miraculous weight loss results keep landing in my email folder. I had one from a weight loss boot camp the other day urging me to put butter in my coffee as a way of losing weight. Obviously that is not only a disgusting sounding idea – I mean really who wants to… Read More

challenge yourself every time you can

Posted on 10th March 2015 in Blog, Motivational Advice category.
challenge yourself every time you can

I did something that was frankly terrifying this evening. It reminded me how important it is to challenge yourself every time you can. It also served as a brilliant reminder to me of how it feels when you walk through the front door at NuBeginnings. It is scary. You are in a new place, surrounded… Read More

weight loss mindset

Posted on 6th March 2015 in Blog, Weight Loss category.
weight loss mindset

Every so often I see something that both makes me laugh and makes me think. This particular laughing moment made me think about weight loss mindset. You and I might look at a chair sitting on the pavement and think. “Oh look, there’s a chair on the pavement.” Some might think “I wonder if I… Read More

weight loss exercise a myth

Posted on 26th February 2015 in Blog, weight loss exercises category.
weight loss exercise

Is weight loss exercise a myth? The vast majority of your weight loss is down to the food you are eating – 80% of weight loss is down to nutrition. But weight loss exercise is still vital to your success. It real eases happy chemicals, it boosts your mood, it makes you feel good and… Read More

weight loss boot camp or liposuction

Posted on 24th February 2015 in Blog, Weight Loss category.
weight loss boot camp or liposuction

I had an interesting conversation with a charming Texan gentleman the other day. His question was whether weight loss boot camp or liposuction were going to be easier for him to achieve the weight loss he wanted. That’s right the questions wasn’t which one was going to be more effective, or healthier, or better for him… Read More

Excuse not to lose weight

Posted on 16th February 2015 in Blog, Weight Loss, weight related problems category.

We all have them. Things we want to do but don’t. What is your excuse not to lose weight? Mine was always that I was too busy, too stressed or frankly just too miserable to even start. Even that wasn’t quite true. It was what I told myself – the excuses I would make even… Read More

Stress Weight Loss

Posted on 10th February 2015 in Blog, Weight Loss, weight related problems category.

I am currently pretty stressed out. There is a direct link between stress weight loss (or weight gain). Why am I so stressed out at the moment? Well on top of the usual day to day stuff I am moving house on Friday. It shouldn’t be that difficult. I am moving from one furnished rental… Read More

Review for our weight loss retreat NuBeginnings

Posted on 30th January 2015 in Blog, Motivational Advice, Reviews of NuBeginnings category.

Every so often someone comes to stay and writes about what happens whilst they are with us. Blogs, Facebook and all sorts. When we get a write up in a magazine or newspaper I always open it with some trepidation. You just can never tell what someone else is going to think about NuBeginnings when… Read More

How do we compare to other weight loss retreats?

Posted on 13th January 2015 in Blog, Reviews of NuBeginnings category.

Guest Impression of our weight loss retreats One of our guests this week gave Dave (the manager) a hard time. The guest was cross that the NuBeginnings website doesn’t really make it clear how different we are from other weight loss retreats. That’s a really tough one – because we think we do. But if… Read More

Weight Loss Resolutions at NuBeginnings

Posted on 29th December 2014 in Blog, Motivational Advice, Weight Loss category.

I spent 14 hours in the car yesterday. Most of them in stationary traffic on the M6 and M1. It was rather a tedious journey – but it did give me a chance to think about what I would like to do differently next year. It is normal as we come to the end of… Read More

Binge Eating at Christmas Time

Posted on 15th December 2014 in Blog, Weight Loss category.

Binge Eating It’s getting to that point in December when the binge eating and binge drinking is getting a bit much for some people. It’s that weird time of year when everyone tends to go a bit nuts. It’s cold and dark and the food and drink is everywhere. I am in France at the moment… Read More

Three kinds of people who CAN’T come to Weight Loss Boot Camp

Posted on 28th June 2014 in Blog, Weight Loss category.

There are people who I don’t want at NuBeginnings. There are three kinds of people who are simply not welcome at NuBeginnings weight loss boot camp. Not now, not ever. Weight Loss Boot Camp – No Dabblers. The first group are those who are thinking that just maybe they would like to lose a little… Read More

The weight loss dentist.

Posted on 18th June 2014 in Blog, Weight Loss category.

I did something scary today. I went to the dentist. Well OK, it wasn’t really that scary but I don’t think anyone looks forward to going to the dentist do they? I had the usual lecture about flossing my teeth. There are things that I know I should do, that I know are good for… Read More

Return to Weight Loss Retreat

Posted on 10th September 2013 in Blog, Weight Loss category.

I have returned for another week at NuBeginnings. Well actually I came back to get some things sorted at my house and enjoy some NuBeginnings TLC. I have a house literally just down the road from NuBeginnings weight loss retreat so it’s pretty easy to get between the two. Problem is everything has gone wrong…… Read More

Exercise: How to Avoid Burnout

Posted on 22nd April 2013 in Blog category.

We spend a lot of our time helping people make the important first steps towards a healthier, more fulfilling lifestyle. In many cases, these first steps are certainly the hardest, but what challenges are you likely to face later down the line? If you have a good routine of exercising regularly and eating healthily there… Read More

Tips for Building Stronger Bones

Posted on 12th March 2013 in Blog category.

The number of people at risk or already suffering from osteoporosis is much higher than many people realise. The worst of it is that many people don’t even know they are at risk. The body builds around 90 per cent of bone mass by the time you end your teens. After that growth slows and… Read More

Why Walking is the Best Form of Exercise

Posted on 26th February 2013 in Blog category.

There are all sorts of weird and wonderful exercise trends. From upside down yoga to shaking vibrating bum wiggling exercise plates. Though these types of exercise can be fun, there’s much to suggest that the oldest of all exercises is the best of all. Walking for All Unlike other forms of exercise that require a… Read More

Healthy Winter Foods – Our Top 5

Posted on 21st February 2013 in Blog, Weight Loss category.

Winter is a difficult time of year for eating healthily. With salad and many other vegetables out of season, it’s very easy to fall back into bad habits. It doesn’t have to be this way. If you know what to eat, winter can be as healthy and nutritious as the rest of the year! Here are… Read More

Great Exercises for those with weight related Joint Issues

Posted on 14th February 2013 in Blog, weight related problems category.

Exercise is a very important part of overall health. Cardiovascular activity is a necessity. If you want to keep fit, lose some weight or just feel better in yourself then nothing beats a good workout. However, people with orthopaedic problems or joint issues can often find it hard to find exercises to help keep fit… Read More

How to Dress Thinner and Feel Better

Posted on 20th January 2013 in Blog, Motivational Advice category.

I’m a firm believer in looking good and feeling great no matter what your size and shape. And if you think that you look healthy and attractive, there’s no doubt that this boosts confidence. After all, nothing succeeds like success and once you begin to feel like you’re looking great, you will want it more… Read More

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