Sitting is the new smoking – Stare seduti è come fumare

VERSIONE IN iTALIANO DOPO QUELLA IN iNGLESE As part of my virtual campaign in motivating people to get healthier habits, I want to talk about another important issue today. We spend too much time sitting or being inactive. It has been calculated that we spend around 9 hours per day being sit. And if we … Continue reading Sitting is the new smoking – Stare seduti è come fumare

Sugar kills you slowly – Lo zucchero ti uccide lentamente

VERSIONE IN ITALIANO DOPO QUELLA IN INGLESE Today I want to share a “sweet” story about my diet. This story is about sugar. During my diet I was very strict with myself and I hadn’t eaten sugary things for 6 months. No teaspoons of sugar in my coffee, no cake, no cheesecake, no Victoria sponge, … Continue reading Sugar kills you slowly – Lo zucchero ti uccide lentamente

A-level Masterclasses in Sustainable Chemistry

The masterclasses are part of a program for Year 12 students, that was set up by the University’s Widening Participation (WP) Team.  This programme aims at encouraging students who are starting college to take the step into higher education. To apply, the participants must have achieved 7 A*-C grades at GCSE including English and Maths. … Continue reading A-level Masterclasses in Sustainable Chemistry

Next step: training to run the marathon – Il passo successive: allenamento per correre la maratona.

VERSIONE IN ITALIANO DOPO QUELLA IN INGLESE Summer is getting closer and closer and this is that period of the year when everyone stresses out dieting and buying gym memberships. In fact, everyone aims at having a perfect body either because they want to wear nice and short summer clothes or because they booked summer … Continue reading Next step: training to run the marathon – Il passo successive: allenamento per correre la maratona.

Happy ending: a few tips on how to mantein weight – Lieto fine: alcuni consigli su come mantere il peso – Chapter 8

VERSIONE IN ITALIANO DOPO QUELLA IN INGLESE The story of my weight loss is a successful one and after 5 months I managed to lose around 14 kilos. I started in March 2016 when I was 74 kg. I finished my diet last August when I was 61.2 kg. Then, everything was ready for me … Continue reading Happy ending: a few tips on how to mantein weight – Lieto fine: alcuni consigli su come mantere il peso – Chapter 8

My family – La famiglia – Story of my weight loss – Chapter 6

VERSIONE IN ITALIANO DOPO QUELLA IN INGLESE I have already said how some people were nice and supportive along the way, personal trainers, friends, and so on. What about people who have been there forever? What about people we didn’t choose? People who were there before us? People who placed us in this world? What … Continue reading My family – La famiglia – Story of my weight loss – Chapter 6