The Accumulator on BBC Essex

Each month I join Tony Fisher during his afternoon show on BBC Essex. We cover everything and anything related to health, fitness and well being. On this page you can find out more on all the topics we discuss and see us in action. If you have any questions you’d like us to cover on the show […]

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How to fix your health in 40 days.

Every year many of us (religious or not) mark the 40 days of Lent by trying to give something up that’s perhaps a little unhealthy for us. Traditionally this would have been sugar or sweet foods but now it could be anything. How about if we followed Lent with another 40 days of adopting a […]

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100 reasons to keep loving life

We all strive to get the very best from life but few of us are successful. The reasons for this are many but there’s one big mistake many of us make, we don’t stop to love life. So I’m about to explain how your success starts with loving what you already have and give you […]

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How can stress affect your health?

Stress is a big factor in many lives. More than ever we find ourselves faced with stressful situations. But how you handle that stress can have a huge impact on your weight and your overall health. If you’re trying to change your health or lose weight and you’re finding something’s getting in  your way. Then […]

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Why you will never look like a movie star.

When you look in the mirror do you compare your body to anyone else? Perhaps you wish your body was more like someone on the TV or a movie star. I was with a client recently and she said, “I want to be that girl on the telly”. She was referring to a TV show […]

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5 free things to make you feel good

Today is my day for sitting in the office, writing articles and editing video for The Accumulator. Today I run by my own schedule. I don’t normally need to be anywhere. So first thing this morning, I threw on my running gear, crossed the road to the forest I’m lucky enough to have on my […]

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How to stick to your goals

We all start a new fitness plan with the best of intentions and a positive approach. However by the end of the first month, life gets in the way or the cookie jar gets in the way. then you lose enthusiasm and give up. What’s the best way to make sure you stay on track? […]

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How to get your perfect body

Do you love your figure? Maybe you catch sight of yourself in the mirror and smile at the reflection. You know, the way Fonzie did at the start of Happy Days. (Click here if you have no idea what I mean). If you’re not happy with the way you look what are you doing about […]

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How to think like a Jedi Knight

I am a HUGE Star Wars fan and fortunately my daughter is too. So we’re both pretty chuffed that the franchise is enjoying a new lease of life. But have you ever stopped to think about the force? What was creator George Lucas really thinking about when he came up with that idea? The force is […]

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Remember I am only human

Can I just point out that I am only a human being? Ever since I’ve been working in the fitness industry I’ve maintained the message with my clients that it’s important to have a healthy, balanced diet for any of this exercise stuff to show proper results. I’ve also believed it’s important to practice what I […]

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