Hilary is The Shapesmith, she gives advice on all aspects of body shape, image & wellbeing. The Shapesmith is based in West Somerset, and offers confidence boosting sessions on either an individual or group basis in the local area.

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Breast Cancer

With personal experience of breast cancer treatment & surgery Hilary is well placed to advise and support you on various aspects of regaining confidence and rebuilding your life.

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Health & Wellbeing

‘Shape-up with the Shapesmith’ and ‘Shapesmith Xpress’ exercise sessions, ‘Shapesmith WeightTracker’ for keeping your weight on-track. One-to-one advice on eating right and keeping active, fit & healthy.

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Personal Shopping

Tailored to your individual needs ie wedding outfit/interview outfit etc, dressing correctly for body shape to boost self confidence.

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The Shapesmith is available to give talks on any of the topics mentioned here, tailored to your specific requirements.

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Mo-tea-vation A.M.

Come and be an important part of an interactive group session with The Shapesmith

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Health & Well-being posts

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

I have recorded a short video to show a few tips on planning ahead and saving time, money & wasted food! I really hope that by following a few of [...]

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Monday, May 18th, 2015

I have always found that keeping a food diary and planning meals in advance has always helped me to lose weight. If you have no idea what and how much [...]

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Friday, May 15th, 2015

Following on from my short exercise video I thought it might be useful to show one of the main muscles we were using. Quadriceps are used  so much during our [...]

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Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Make exercise fun! Put on some of your favourite tunes and follow these safe and simple moves to boost your mood. Do each move for 30 seconds then repeat. In [...]

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Monday, May 11th, 2015

A few weeks ago I had a really bad flu type bug which really knocked me for six! For the following ten days I had the most awful sinus type [...]

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Friday, May 8th, 2015

I thought I would follow up from my sandwich making video with one of the ingredients I used and some information about the health benefits and why to include them [...]

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Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Watch this short video to blow away any misconceptions that calorie counting is difficult! It takes an investment of your precious time initially to get the hang of it but [...]

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Monday, May 4th, 2015

I have spent most of my life putting on weight and losing it again, I’m sure this is true of most people. When I was younger I found it relatively [...]

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Saturday, February 1st, 2014

At the mo-tea-vation AM session at Tiverton last Friday Hilary did a low fat cake tasting and gave out the recipes. Someone asked how many calories were in a slice, [...]

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Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Anyone interested in their own health will have heard the acronym BMI, and you will have seen it in your Shapesmith WeightTracker emails. But what does it mean, what’s it [...]

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