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Author: Stuart Dollery

Free Yoga event @ Personal Space

FREE YOGA EVENT SUNDAY 29th APRIL 10-3pm AT PERSONAL SPACE, REDLAND Rd Book in to experience a 30 min 1:2:1 yoga class to see how you can start this ancient practice of moving meditation. Already practice? Have you got a pose you really want to achieve? Maybe you have an injury or want to find more flexibilty or strength to support another sport. Do you find yourself stressed or fee...
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Change of focus!

We are all living increasingly busy lives, and the pace of life seems to be building more each year. Year after year we try to fit more in, do more, and get more out of what precious time we have. The dichotomy is, at the same time, we know its extremely important for our overall wellness and health, to take time out, rest and recuperate, and have adequate sleep. Most of my ad...
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What I want my twins to know….

Throughout my life I have obviously experienced different stressors - some major, some less so. The thing is, as you get older and reflect, you realise that those things, were really not worth worrying about, at all. They seemed it at the time, but they really weren’t worth losing sleep or making you feel unwell. It’s not until you have gone through more major issues you think - ...
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My 38 year love affair….

It’s funny, that with my own training over the years, I’ve done many forms of different physical training, in either a move to just challenge myself differently or to keep things mixed up. Your body can get used to the same routine, so it’s not only a nice change, but also in your best interests, to keep your body guessing. Despite being a gym instructor or PT I didn’t always feel lik...
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Ketogenic eating – 10 lessons learnt!

A year experiment and 10 lessons learnt; That whilst for some it can take a while to get into, and easy to get out of, a ketogenic state, I personally found huge benefits regardless of this. My body felt better, I felt better mentally and my overall wellness increased. So don’t worry too much are not truly in a ketogenic state. That, like any nutrition plan, but especially th...
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Personal Training Projections!

This weeks blog is a catch up on what has been so far, and what you can expect to find over the next few months, from Personal Space. I have another two more blogs covering gut and brain health, which updates the latest thinking on this fascinating area. It’s receiving a lot of scrutiny, and rightly so, due to fact they are starting to understand it as a major player in both disease a...
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Gut /Brain health connection 3!

Part of improving your gut and brain health will be to limit Dysbiosis - that is the imbalance of your gut biome - gut bacteria - microbiota. These are a collection of microorganisms and microbes that live in and on your body. There are many factors that affect an efficient microbiome - stress, types of food, drugs, alcohol, exercise and movement, mental status, existing illness/conditi...
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The Gut Brain connection 2

As touched on from last weeks blog, we strive for ultimate overall health and wellness, however we find increasing numbers of mental health issues and related diseases. In this modern world, the brain has to contend with a cocktail of haywire hormones, internal and external toxins, inflammation, increasing mobile phones usage, nutritional deficiencies, and a barrage of many other stres...
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Gut/Brain connection 1!

Well, where do I begin to decipher all my notes, slides and thoughts, from an epic seminar weekend, on cutting edge information for brain and gut health? I plan to breakdown areas into bite size readable pieces, to make it a little easier to digest! (pun intended!) 🙄 You don’t need to even look at the statistics to see or hear, we actually have a very sick nation. T...
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