Category: Inspiring stories

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Simpod star Darin McCloud runs London Marathon

Running for fun makes Darin a star

HAVE you seen the hashtag #medalmonday on Facebook? It’s the lovely way a group of runners inspire each other by showing each other the medals they’ve won every weekend. You’ll have seen the remarkable story of Slimpodder Darin McCloud in the emails I send out.

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Weight loss and the mind top tips

Weight loss & mind: grandma knew best

When people start on our Slimpod programmes, they generally begin to notice changes in their behaviour towards food and exercise.  Maybe a certain food doesn’t seem so appetising any more, maybe they are motivated to do a certain exercise that they had never considered before.

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Smirti runs London Marathon

Joy of Slimpod Marathon runner No 5

MARATHON runners are amazing! Six years ago, when Slimpods were launched, Smirti Kotecha was one of the first people to achieve success by losing weight and keeping it off. Now I’m even more proud of her because she’s become the fifth Slimpodder to run the London Marathon, raising money for the wonderful Well Child charity. 

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Weight loss wizard’s cycling across Cuba

WEIGHT loss wizard Darin McCloud is truly an ordinary person doing extraordinary things. Tomorrow he’s flying to Cuba to take part in a 195-mile cycle ride. What makes that so extraordinary? Well, three years ago Darin weighed over 20 stones,

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Slimpods show me food is a fuel I burn

TO go from almost giving up on your weight to becoming a two-times London Marathon runner is a huge achievement. That’s what Becca Jones has done and I’m really pleased she’s agreed to write this guest blog in the hope it will inspire others

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Slimpod + MuTu changes a mum’s life

WE all know what having a baby can do to your figure so I was thrilled to read an amazing message of hope from a new mum who’s on the Slimpod + MuTu programme. Her name is Amy and she’s got an inspiring story to tell:

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Achieve and believe, great things happen

I’M bursting to show you the most remarkable pictures I’ve ever seen that show the power of Slimpods to help you believe and achieve. This is Darin with double Olympic champion Kelly Holmes at the weekend as they competed together in the Portsmouth Duathlon – that’s 5k running, 15k cycling, then 5k running to the finish.

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Achieving a 30-year Marathon dream

“IT’S only taken 30 years – but it’s never too late to reach your dreams.” Those are the inspiring words of Barbara Greenwood, who after a lifetime of battling with her weight has realised her dream by running in the London marathon and has raised well over

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Weight Beryl lost stays off, two years later

GOT this letter today and it has filled me with pride. It’s from a lovely lady called Beryl Turner who found a new lease life two years ago after losing more than 28lbs with her Slimpod at the age of 71.  “For the first time I’ve got control over food,” she said then.

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Filled sweet baked potato recipe

Flatter tummy that looks how you want it

THOUSANDS of women are experiencing lasting, effortless weight loss with a Slimpod. And thousands are discovering a strong core, a flatter tummy and all-over tone and fitness with MuTu System. When both are used together – Slimpod + MuTu

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Kate Butler nutrition change with Slimpod

Ease the stress of emotional eating

STRESS and emotional eating have an extraordinary effect on our food habits, and emotional eating brought on by anxiety is a major reason why more and more people are overweight. The more pressurised life becomes, the more people turn to food in a vain attempt

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Achieve and believe, great things happen

I’M bursting to show you the most remarkable pictures I’ve ever seen that show the power of Slimpods to help you believe and achieve. This is Darin with double Olympic champion Kelly Holmes at the weekend as they competed together in the Portsmouth Duathlon – that’s 5k running, 15k cycling, then 5k running to the finish.

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Breaking out of the failing diet cycle

IF you’ve ever been on a diet and felt trapped in a cycle of doing well and then ruining it again and again, then you’re not alone! I speak to clients all the time who say they’ve “failed” at every diet they’ve tried, sometimes for as long as 40 or 50 years. It’s heart-breaking

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