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Nutrition: Is a calorie just a calorie?

Ricky Moore

When it comes to nutrition one thing a lot of people consider in isolation when trying to drop body fat is how much fat and how many calories they are taking in. For sure overall calorie intake and being in a deficit is important when trying to get leaner, but when on a low calorie diet its especially important to ...

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Fathers and Daughters

Fathers and Daughters Happy Sunday all, This post is deeply personal. Even as I write it I have no idea if I will find the courage to actually post it, but it’s a message that may go some way to give much healing if discussed. It all started when I sat down (Monday 25th) to write today’s post. The TV was ...

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IDAHOBiT 2015 – International day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

On May 16th, Leeds will be celebrating the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia for the first time as a city. This will be a fun, inclusive day for everyone, celebrating the diversity of our city’s communities and promoting our zero tolerance towards Hate Crime of any kind. We will have a wide variety of events throughout the day ...

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The Leeds Music Scene

Kaiser Chiefs

Leeds – The Best Place for Young Bands Over the last decade, Leeds has become a hotbed of musical talent, with huge venues, great young bands and established superstars all playing their part. The Kaiser Chiefs have been a big player in the UK’s indie-rock scene in recent years while bands such as The Pigeon Detectives and The Cribs have ...

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Ed Carlisle on Fever Pitch Politics

Politics

Fever pitch politics It’s that time again: the election looms, due on Thursday 7th May (2015). Ed Carlisle wonders what it’s all about, if it makes any difference, and what we can all do about it. Ed Carlisle lives in Beeston Hill in south Leeds. He co-runs Leeds charity Together for Peace (t4p.org.uk), and is involved in a load of ...

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Reebok’s Tips on how to Fight Hay Fever

Hay Fever

HOW TO COMBAT SPRING HAY FEVER WITH EXERCISE AND NUTRITION With spring expecting to bring unusually strong hay fever symptoms – high pollen counts combined with the heavy pollution and Saharan dust – Leeds-based Reebok Master Trainer, Stacey Jacques, shares her recommendations in Allergy Awareness Week (20th-26th April). Stacey highlights, “Those who don’t suffer from hay fever often underestimate the ...

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Reebok Column: Fitness in The City!

Stacey Jaques from Reebok

Fitness in The City Affordable ways to get fit and stay in shape for the people of Leeds It’s that time of the year, spring has sprung, the New Year’s resolutions have faded and the summer months are just a squat, lunge and burpee away. As reports suggest, a heatwave is imminent, so this is the perfect time to lace ...

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How to get the most from Live at Leeds

Live At Leeds

The Live at Leeds Guide Live at Leeds returns bigger than ever this May bank holiday, treating inner city festival goers to 200 acts across 23 stages. With Live at Leeds taking over the equivalent of 16 football pitches worth of space in Leeds city centre and so many acts to see, deciding who to see and where can get ...

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Reebok Column: Stacey goes to the International Fitness Showcase 2015

Reebok’s Stacey Jacques Rounds Up the International Fitness Showcase 2015 Stacey Jacques, Reebok Master Trainer and host of Leeds’ complementary Cardio Ultra classes, rounds up this weekend’s International Fitness Showcase (IFS), one of Europe’s largest fitness conventions. The event owned and directed by Leeds-based Chrysalis Promotions duo Steve Watson and Ceri Hannan. Setting the trends for what the fitness industry ...

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LGBT Fostering and Adoption Week

February was the international celebration of LGBT History month, with a number of popular events hosted in Leeds. These included Leeds Beckett student union arranging various discussion workshops, ‘Over the Top’ event day at the Leeds museum including performances by the local gay choir Gay Abandon and a screening of Alphabet Club by Jamie Fletcher – and social group celebrations ...

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