Archive – July 2014

Mark Buckingham

-Buckingham team proto-col

Mark Buckingham is a three times British Duathlon Champion and member of the British Triathlon team.  Mark’s athletic background has progressed from being an international runner to international Duathlon athlete to being  recruited to triathlon through the Trigold programme in 2010.

Mark’s career as an athlete started with running and he soon started to win national championships, winning  four times as a junior and representing England twelve times, including 3 World Trophy Championships.  Mark also represented Great Britain in 2004, in the European Cross Country Championships, winning a bronze team medal.  Mark also holds numerous titles for steeplechase as a Junior in 2003 and 2004.

Nutrition can keep you young

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green magic is hailed as the ultimate Super Food by elite athletes, nutritional advisers and those who desire high quality nutrition without cholesterol,  but did you know it also has beauty benefits?  Nutrition can keep you young.

Skincare is only the first step to help fight the signs of premature ageing; building beauty from the inside is a fundamental step to help maintain your youth and with a natural fusion of 16 of the most powerful super foods green magic contains completely natural, organically grown ingredients in one unique formulation.  With key ingredients such as Spirulina, Wheat Grass Juice and Royal Jelly, proto-col’s green magic is packed with vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and nutritional enzymes, to promote energy production, muscular recovery, vitality and youthfulness as well as offering a natural detox and cleanse for the body.

What is Collagen?

Collagen in the skin


Collagen is the main structural protein of the different connective tissues present in animals.  It is mostly found in fibrous tissues, such as tendons and ligaments, and is also abundant in corneas, cartilage, bones, blood vessels, the gut, and intervertebral discs.

Collagen is the major insoluble fibrous protein found in the extracellular matrix of the skin, together with elastin and hyaluronic acid.  The collagen family consists of 28 different proteins which account for 25% – 35% of the total protein mass in mammals and play a pivotal role in the structure of several tissues, such as skin and bones, providing rigidity and integrity.

The frogs and your business

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Running your own business can be one of the most amazing decisions of your life but can also be incredibly difficult at times like “the frogs and your business” analogy I will use at the end of this blog.

3 months into your new venture is very often when the hills you climb can seem higher and even what were once minor issues are now major complications.  Many Direct sellers give up at the 3 month mark; don’t let this milestone destroy your dreams.

Powder or Liquid Foundation?

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Everyone wants perfection from a foundation but when it comes to choosing between a powder or liquid foundation you should opt for the one most suitable to your skin tone – here’s how…