Want to keep up with your grandkids? Don’t make age your excuse

My first concept of age was my grandparents. The arthritis in my nan’s hips meant climbing the stairs to her flat could take half an hour of excruciating pain. Then my own parents. My dad, who in my eyes was strong enough to do and lift anything, suddenly getting breathless…

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Confessions of a fit family: At home with the Laings

CHRIS and I are often amused by the assumptions people make about us. ‘Fitties’ are often labelled as the fun police. We get invited to dinner only for our hosts to call a little scared as to what we eat. ‘Would fat be offensive?’ ‘Are they life long vegans?’ On the whole we…

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Power Up Your Day with Eggs for Breakfast

Last week I was writing all about recovering from party excesses for Alpha Fit magazine.  I found out that not only are eggs a fabulous source of protein but they contain the chemical cysteine, which mops up alcoholic toxins in your body.  Eggs are also essential ingredients for some of…

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