Daniel Bartlett
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Daniel Bartlett is owner of Daniel Alexandra Holistic Health and Fitness, A personal training studio in Chiswick, London and Body Project, a comprehensive health and wellness system. www.bodyproject.com.

With over 10 years experience in the health and fitness industry as a Personal Trainer, life coach, studio owner and founder of Body Project, Daniels primary focus is behaviour modification and population health.

His writing is a reflection of his experiences assisting hundreds of clients and businesses achieve outstanding health results.

He is a certified Master personal trainer and CHEK coach, as well as being the UK's only certified corporate wellness specialist.

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Why the Workplace Is THE Solution to Population Health Crisis

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 9:41 AM

  • The workplace represents our BEST chance of affecting population health
  • Team efforts are more successful than solo ones
  • Good health is just as viral as poor health

The problem

Poor physical and emotional wellbeing has become a national and organizational crisis.

According to recent reports, 66%...

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Counting Calories Doesn't Work

(1) Comments | Posted September 12, 2013 | 11:14 AM

Calorie counting is not effective for most people - it makes them neurotic, obsessive and prone to extreme behaviours both sides of the line - all and nothing. It can also result in a slowing of metabolic processes; unless you intend on staying on low calories forever, the weight will...

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The Battle Against Obesity? - Prejudice Dressed as Care

(27) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 3:17 AM

Lets get this straight - judging a person for what they look like is wrong.

Therefore, telling a person they need to/should lose weight or even that they would be happier and healthier if they lost weight is showing prejudice in its rawest form. It is making an assumption...

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Top Five Myths of the Weight Loss Industry You Must Know

(33) Comments | Posted August 8, 2013 | 7:00 PM

This list could easily have been the top 100 myths, but I decided to identify up the top five I see peddled around the industry on a perennial basis.

Myth one - You can be shamed into losing weight

If you feel bad enough about your habits, the...

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The Great Motivation Myth

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2013 | 4:17 AM

Motivation is and always has been, placed on a pedestal. Those who are successful have it in bundles and those who don't, well they don't. Right?

Wrong. Motivation is endemically overrated and your biggest enemy in the search for developing new habits.

Why do you have to be...

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The Art of Change - Weight Loss Starts Here

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2013 | 11:21 AM

"Show me a person who has it all but is going backwards and I will show you a person who has nothing. Show me a person who has nothing but is moving forwards and I will show you a person who has it all. "

What would you think...

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The Real Reason 90% of Diets End in Failure

(25) Comments | Posted May 1, 2013 | 7:00 PM

If you have opened this article hoping for a miracle one-step solution to long term weight loss which involves eating no carbs after 6pm, fasting twice a week or drinking a particular brand of shake, then I am afraid you will be very disappointed.

I don't intend to offer...

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Ten Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

(2) Comments | Posted April 8, 2013 | 7:00 PM

If a fast metabolism is not something you were born with, follow these 10 rules to help speed it up.

What is metabolism?

Metabolism is every chemical and physical process occurring inside the body in order to sustain life. It is both the breaking down (catabolic) and the rebuilding...

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The Truth About Carbohydrates

(11) Comments | Posted February 14, 2013 | 6:00 PM

From the Atkins Diet to the Dukan plan and every diet in between, people are increasingly learning that carbohydrates are the anti-christ when it comes to weight loss, but is this the case? Just 10 years ago the mainstream message was that fat made you fat, but this idea has...

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Is Intermittent Fasting Just Another Fad?

(20) Comments | Posted February 8, 2013 | 6:00 PM

Every year, without fail, a new diet gets media attention and every year I put my head in my hands. The newest trend for 2013 is fasting diets, dusted off and freshly repackaged to appeal to the masses.

Intermittent fasting, or the "5/2 diet", marks an especially exciting period...

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Weight Loss Walking Plan - An Effective Way Everybody Can Look After Their Health

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2013 | 7:15 AM

As the owner of Personal Training studio you may find it strange that I advocate walking as an effective activity to lose weight, but there is good reason. For many it is the most realistic, affordable and effective method of staying healthy.

That is not to say walking is the...

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BMI? Is This Really an Accurate Way to Monitor Weight?

(3) Comments | Posted January 30, 2013 | 2:25 PM

The new BMI guidelines have caused some commotion as to whether these changes have been made were entirely necessary, but in truth BMI has long been a controversial method of measuring weight and obesity as the results can be extremely misleading.

BMI, (which is calculated by considering both weight...

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