Everyone has a happy place where you can relax and forget any problems that life might be throwing at you

Everyone has a happy place where you can relax and forget any problems that life might be throwing at you.
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Mine is horse-riding along the beach. What's yours? .
Horse-riding is such great exercise, especially when using core strength to hold a good upright position on the horse when even at a canter.
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It's never too late to start a new hobby or sport that brings you joy. .
It's so special too being at one with nature. .
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Mine is horse-riding along the beach. What’s yours? .
Horse-riding is such great exercise, especially when using core strength to hold a good upright position on the horse when even at a canter.
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It’s never too late to start a new hobby or sport that brings you joy. .
It’s so special too being at one with nature. .
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#tbthursdays 9 years ago when I was guest presenter for QVC TV shopping channel for @bobmackie fashion

9 years ago when I was guest presenter for QVC TV shopping channel for @bobmackie fashion. .
I would show how clothes can flatter and sculpt your body shape to attract the eye to your best bits and detract from those you like least.
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Dressing cleverly is all about creating an illusion whatever your body shape.
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Everyone can dress to be the best versions of themselves with no need to use apps or filters on their social media posts.
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No celebrity I have ever dressed in all my 30 years as a celebrity stylist has had a perfect body.  We are all unique and should embrace our own individuality. .
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I would show how clothes can flatter and sculpt your body shape to attract the eye to your best bits and detract from those you like least.
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Dressing cleverly is all about creating an illusion whatever your body shape.
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Everyone can dress to be the best versions of themselves with no need to use apps or filters on their social media posts.
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No celebrity I have ever dressed in all my 30 years as a celebrity stylist has had a perfect body. We are all unique and should embrace our own individuality. .
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#nationalfitnessday

#nationalfitnessday.
Age 64.
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Its important to stay flexible as you grow older.
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Not necessarily as flexible as myself as I have hyper-mobility which is not a good thing so I have to be careful to not over-stretch.
Especially as I had a hip resurface ( like Andy Murray) a few years ago.
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However exercising, stretching and moving every day, even if its just a 20 min dog walk will make a difference to your body, how you feel and also your mental health.
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Age 64.
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Its important to stay flexible as you grow older.
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Not necessarily as flexible as myself as I have hyper-mobility which is not a good thing so I have to be careful to not over-stretch.
Especially as I had a hip resurface ( like Andy Murray) a few years ago.
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However exercising, stretching and moving every day, even if its just a 20 min dog walk will make a difference to your body, how you feel and also your mental health.
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Final day of my 5 day fast-mimicking Prolon diet

Final day of my 5 day fast-mimicking Prolon diet.
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From tomorrow, I will be eating predominantly vegetables and slowly re-introducing protein with fish and chicken back into my daily diet.
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As my 65th birthday approaches,  I felt it increasingly important to take stock of my health, returning to healthy eating and regular exercise as it had all gone pear-shaped during the Summer.
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Friends say to me "but you look fine as you are" you don't need to lose weight" but visceral fat ( the internal fat around your organs can also be inside a slim or even skinny person.  Also we all know that to look good we need to FEEL good as well.
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Visceral fat is a type of body fat that can’t be pinched or seen with the naked eye, and it surrounds vital organs, including the liver, pancreas and kidneys. Keeping levels of visceral fat can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, the onset of type 2 diabetes and many other illnesses.
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From tomorrow, I will be eating predominantly vegetables and slowly re-introducing protein with fish and chicken back into my daily diet.
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As my 65th birthday approaches, I felt it increasingly important to take stock of my health, returning to healthy eating and regular exercise as it had all gone pear-shaped during the Summer.
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Friends say to me “but you look fine as you are” you don’t need to lose weight” but visceral fat ( the internal fat around your organs can also be inside a slim or even skinny person. Also we all know that to look good we need to FEEL good as well.
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Visceral fat is a type of body fat that can’t be pinched or seen with the naked eye, and it surrounds vital organs, including the liver, pancreas and kidneys. Keeping levels of visceral fat can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, the onset of type 2 diabetes and many other illnesses.
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With Dan, @sportsperformance86 Hard taskmaster My HIIT weekend cardio workout

With Dan, 
@sportsperformance86 
Hard taskmaster 
My HIIT weekend cardio workout.
Still alive...just.
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Boxing, kick-boxing, squats, walking lunges, bear crawls.
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This is what you do to keep fit when another birthday is looming....
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Still alive…just.
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Boxing, kick-boxing, squats, walking lunges, bear crawls.
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This is what you do to keep fit when another birthday is looming….
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Normal schedules now resumed after the Summer break

Normal schedules now resumed after the Summer break.
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Back to work, to pilates, to healthy eating and to posting regularly on Instagram. .
Hope to inspire and motivate you to look and feel your best whatever your age. No filters or apps.
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To be yourself and unique.
Not to compare.
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@absolutestudios

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Back to work, to pilates, to healthy eating and to posting regularly on Instagram. .
Hope to inspire and motivate you to look and feel your best whatever your age. No filters or apps.
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To be yourself and unique.
Not to compare.
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@absolutestudios

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“You look good for your age”

"You look good for your age" .
But what does age 64 look like?....
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In the newspaper today the headline is "1 in 3 Britons admit they are guilty of ageism"

Maybe it's more how you feel about yourself....
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This morning's swim in the sea made me feel good... both mentally and physically.
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But what does age 64 look like?….
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In the newspaper today the headline is “1 in 3 Britons admit they are guilty of ageism”

Maybe it’s more how you feel about yourself….
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This morning’s swim in the sea made me feel good… both mentally and physically.
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talkRADIO with Steph & Dom

Talking about getting ready and packing for your Summer holidays. Everything from beauty to style and if you are like myself, how we girls like to pack for eventualities, those what-if moments, often preparing days or even weeks in advance. I’ve found that most men can’t understand this as they often simply throw a small bag together on the morning of departure.

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