Are you sabotaging your efforts without knowing it?

Are you sabotaging your efforts without knowing it?

Feel like you’re doing all the right things but still not shifting the weight? Exercising, eating healthily, taking all the…
Managing emotional eating 

Managing emotional eating 

Sadness and anger are two of the most common reasons you may be overeating, but neither will be suppressed by…
Why You Need to Know Your Body Fat Percentage

Why You Need to Know Your Body Fat Percentage

Do you know what your body fat percentage is, right now? What range is considered ideal for your gender? Or…
The Dangers of Yo-Yo Dieting 

The Dangers of Yo-Yo Dieting 

We’ve all done it. Planning on losing weight for a special event or holiday, only to get to 2 weeks…
Fast or slow weight loss, which is better? And does it matter?

Fast or slow weight loss, which is better? And does it matter?

Slow weight loss has for years been believed to be better for long-term results as it’s seen as more of…
Can You Target Belly Fat (or any fat area?)

Can You Target Belly Fat (or any fat area?)

Everyone has their problem spots. You might build up fat in your belly pretty easily, but your friend might get…
How To Not Hate Dieting

How To Not Hate Dieting

If you’re here, you probably hate dieting. For many people, simply the word “diet” brings feelings of misery. A “diet” for…
Meet the Team - our Patient Support Advisor, Danielle

Meet the Team - our Patient Support Advisor, Danielle

What do you enjoy most about working for Alevere? The team are fantastic and after working here for 10 years,…
Habits to Avoid in Order to Become Healthy

Habits to Avoid in Order to Become Healthy

Men have been working out to increase muscle mass for decades. Every generation comes up with new phrases that refer…
Understanding Overeating

Understanding Overeating

At dinner last night, one slice of chocolate cake somehow turned into half a cake… Today, you stuffed yourself with…
Meet the Team - our Finance Director, Claire

Meet the Team - our Finance Director, Claire

Today we sat down with Claire, our Finance Director at Alevere, to give you an insight into the people behind…
Meet the Team - our Therapist, Hayley

Meet the Team - our Therapist, Hayley

Today we sat down with Hayley, a therapist at Alevere, so you can get an insight into her personality and…
Meet the Team -  Get to know our Clinic Manager, Gillian

Meet the Team - Get to know our Clinic Manager, Gillian

Gillian is Clinic Manager for Leeds and Harrogate. Leeds born and bred, she has been married 13 years (and with…
Meet the Team -  Get to know our Managing Director

Meet the Team - Get to know our Managing Director

Natalie is the Managing Director of Alevere and has worked in the company since 2011. Rather than the usual blurb,…
Eat more to lose weight

Eat more to lose weight

Believe it or not, a weight-loss program that overly restricts calories will set you up for failure, as will a…
The Benefits of Losing Weight

The Benefits of Losing Weight

Keep Heart Disease at Bay​ Maintaining a healthy weight helps your health enormously. By being in a healthy weight range…
Pondering the Average Age of our Patients

Pondering the Average Age of our Patients

I write this month’s column having just returned from an awards ceremony in London, where we picked up an award…
10,000 Steps???

10,000 Steps???

10 years ago, if you had asked someone “what is your daily goal for steps taken”, you probably would have…
What Happens to Your Body Composition When You Starve to Lose Weight

What Happens to Your Body Composition When You Starve to Lose Weight

You may have a few (or more) extra pounds you want to lose. What do you do? Naturally, like most…
What's better for fat loss: weight lifting or cardio work?

What's better for fat loss: weight lifting or cardio work?

Once upon a time, if you asked a fitness professional how to lose weight, they’d reply with four simple words:…
Twenty Calories

Twenty Calories

Next time someone tells us, as the World Health Organization does on its website, that the way to prevent “the…
The Top 3 Reasons Diets Fail (and how to stay on course)

The Top 3 Reasons Diets Fail (and how to stay on course)

It’s New Year and like thousands of others you have decided this year will be the year you get in…
The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

Cue one big collective sigh of relief. Of course you try your very best to stick to a relatively healthy…
Rubber Gastric Band or an Iron Will?

Rubber Gastric Band or an Iron Will?

When losing weight seems difficult it can be tempting to look into surgical options like the gastric band. However, this…
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