Reformer Pilates

Reformer Pilates.
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For those who have only ever practised mat-based Pilates classes, I am going to regularly demo together with @lukemeessmann @absolutestudios how Reformer pilates exercises can be tailored to every ability- beginner or expert.
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Today's exercises in video clips 2 and 3 are the basic first and then the more advanced variation. . .
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For those who have only ever practised mat-based Pilates classes, I am going to regularly demo together with @lukemeessmann @absolutestudios how Reformer pilates exercises can be tailored to every ability- beginner or expert.
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Today’s exercises in video clips 2 and 3 are the basic first and then the more advanced variation. . .
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We should vary our daily diet as much as we can, eating colourful vegetables as much as possible

We should vary our daily diet as much as we can, eating colourful vegetables as much as possible.
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This was my super-healthy protein and good carbs breakfast today consisting of purple sprouting broccoli, purple sweet potatoes and organic eggs with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. .
All brightly coloured fruit and vegetables contain antioxidants – compounds which play a key role in protecting our bodies – and many naturally purple-coloured foods contain an antioxidant called anthocyanin. This is a beneficial plant pigment which gives fruit and veg their deep red, purple or blue hues.
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This antioxidant can help your immune system and reduce inflammation in the body. .
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This was my super-healthy protein and good carbs breakfast today consisting of purple sprouting broccoli, purple sweet potatoes and organic eggs with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. .
All brightly coloured fruit and vegetables contain antioxidants – compounds which play a key role in protecting our bodies – and many naturally purple-coloured foods contain an antioxidant called anthocyanin. This is a beneficial plant pigment which gives fruit and veg their deep red, purple or blue hues.
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This antioxidant can help your immune system and reduce inflammation in the body. .
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Road testing another skin hydration and plumping supplement

This is a liquid 7 day course by Aethern. .
Optimum results can be seen apparently after 3 months of regular use.
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I’m now on the 2nd day of this supplement. Taking a dose at breakfast time after a min of 12 hours overnight intermittent fasting break. The taste is fruity- not unpleasant- but you can mix it with a fruit juice too.
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It contains
Collagen peptides ( help firm and maintain skin elasticity)
Hyaluronic acid ( helps hydration and deep lines and wrinkles)
Silicon ( helps improve skin texture)
Astaxanthin (an antioxidant thst helps collagen regenerate)
Polyphenols ( anti- inflammatory antioxidants)
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Magnesium, beta- carotene, zinc, vit B5, vit E, lutein, selenium.
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More on Aethern skin beauty can be found online. It’s a brand new product @johnbellandcroyden

@aethernbeauty

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Day #2 of the fasting detox week

Day of the fasting detox week.
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18 hours after my last meal is this main meal of today.
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Glass of Gazpacho 
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Tuna salad.
Tinned tuna in olive oil
Tomatoes
Cucumber
Avocado
Celery
Leaves 
Olives
Grated carrot
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18 hours after my last meal is this main meal of today.
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Glass of Gazpacho
And
Tuna salad.
Tinned tuna in olive oil
Tomatoes
Cucumber
Avocado
Celery
Leaves
Olives
Grated carrot
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The two items I couldn’t live without in the kitchen this Summer were: My @zerowateruk filter jug to filter my tap water making it taste as good as the bottled water I used to buy daily, and also in my opinion filtering more efficiently than other filter jug brands

The two items I couldn't live without in the kitchen this Summer were:
My @zerowateruk filter jug to filter my tap water making it taste as good as the bottled water I used to buy daily, and also in my opinion filtering more efficiently than other filter jug brands.
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My Lavazza coffee machine for my morning expressos and guests' capuccinos.
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What are your kitchen must haves? .
Btw...
It's always good to drink a glass of water together with every cup of coffee.
Coffee is a diuretic.
When diuretics flush away sodium, the body also flushes away water, dehydrating the body. .
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@lavazzauk

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My Lavazza coffee machine for my morning expressos and guests’ capuccinos.
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What are your kitchen must haves? .
Btw…
It’s always good to drink a glass of water together with every cup of coffee.
Coffee is a diuretic.
When diuretics flush away sodium, the body also flushes away water, dehydrating the body. .
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@lavazzauk

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Starting the week with a full veggie breakfast

Starting the week with a full veggie breakfast.
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Scrambled free-range eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms mixed with spinach and smashed avocado with chillies on sourdough toast. Yum.
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Scrambled free-range eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms mixed with spinach and smashed avocado with chillies on sourdough toast. Yum.
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Monday day #2 healthy regime week

Monday day healthy regime week.
4 Pics not in correct time order 
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16 hour fast after Sunday's last meal( chicken bone broth) .
Swim (pic 1)
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Breakfast: 11.30am -scrambled free range eggs, avocado, spinach, watercress, expresso coffee (pic 3).
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Lunch: 3pm- organic salmon fillet cooked in olive oil, salad leaves, celery, cucumber, sweet potatoes (pic 2).
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Dog walk with @misslucy_lou (pic 4) .
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4 Pics not in correct time order
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16 hour fast after Sunday’s last meal( chicken bone broth) .
Swim (pic 1)
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Breakfast: 11.30am -scrambled free range eggs, avocado, spinach, watercress, expresso coffee (pic 3).
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Lunch: 3pm- organic salmon fillet cooked in olive oil, salad leaves, celery, cucumber, sweet potatoes (pic 2).
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Dog walk with @misslucy_lou (pic 4) .
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Quick and healthy protein and low carb no-cook lunch

Quick and healthy protein and low carb no-cook lunch.
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Salmon sushi from @waitroseandpartners 
With 
Edamame beans and wakame seaweed salad.
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Pickled ginger and gluten free soy sauce @kikkoman_europe .
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Salmon sushi from @waitroseandpartners
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Edamame beans and wakame seaweed salad.
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Pickled ginger and gluten free soy sauce @kikkoman_europe .
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