Personal trainers have nightmares sometimes – many of which are recurring fears. There are 2 most popular ones: Clients that lie in their food journals Clients that are scared to … Continue Reading Do you have to eat 800-1200 calories a day in order to lose weight?
Ask anyone for their ultimate list of global destinations and see if you can find someone who doesn’t place Las Vegas somewhere on the list! With its scorching summer heat of 100 … Continue Reading Staying in shape on the trip of a lifetime (Vegas, baby!)
Much water has passed under the bridge since I wrote about calorie counting. While calorie counting works – and works unequivocally, there’s one obstacle many of us run into: How … Continue Reading Simplifying calorie & macro tracking
Nervous anticipation is a strange feeling; how will it go? What will happen? Are my fears justified? I realise this sounds eerily like a recovering addict’s exposure to their former … Continue Reading Having my first coffee in over 3 months
They say it takes 66 days to truly ingrain a habit, so by my reckoning, doing (or undoing) something for 90 days is a profound milestone as by the 90 … Continue Reading Here we are – 90 days of being 100% decaffeinated
I have an announcement: For the first time in years, I have recently invested in a protein powder. These are exciting times. I know there’s at least 3,456,000,000 articles already in existence … Continue Reading Got protein powder?
I have a fair portion of experience with intermittent fasting. I’ve written about intermittent fasting before. Most of you know there are a plethora of ways to structure an IF … Continue Reading 20 hours fasted – torture or liberating?
I hope I’ve proved by now how willing I am to be a guinea pig for experiments. I’ll trial anything, if even for the sake of knowledge that I can … Continue Reading Carbs and fat gain: What 2 years of experimentation taught me
I wrote the caffeine experiment and posted it on January 31st. At the time I had amassed 10 days of being caffeine free – no coffee, green tea, dark chocolate, … Continue Reading 30+ days of being caffeine free (a review of sorts)
10 days ago, I randomly decided to see if I could limit, or restrict, caffeine. Restrict caffeine I did and still am. If you’ve been a loyal follower of mine … Continue Reading The caffeine experiment!
Print this out and stick it somewhere you’ll always see it. It can be among a diary, on the refrigerator, you can even stick it on your bedroom wall – whatever … Continue Reading 50 quick-fire steps to fitness in 2016!
There’s something about Sunday night that makes cheat meal discussions seem fitting. Is one better than the other? Social cheat meals and solo cheat meals are about to face off! … Continue Reading Solo ‘cheating’ versus social ‘cheating’
Low carb wasn’t for me, said Peggy. “I couldn’t sleep on my very first night low-carbing, so I knew it wasn’t meant to be.” Keto makes me feel like a … Continue Reading Is this diet for me?
Okra is relatively unknown to the masses and the mainstream ‘healthy eaters’. The ones who think healthy eating is a bowl of processed muesli with skimmed milk. Ask them what … Continue Reading Vegetables you haven’t heard of: Okra – am I right?
Mondays in particular are when most gyms are running at near max capacity. If it’s not international ‘chest day’, it’s the day to rescue a weekend of ‘fun’ with a … Continue Reading The green eyed diet monster catches everyone in the end
“I’m going away in August and the sunny days will be never ending. The pool parties will run round the clock, and my physique will be there for the ladies … Continue Reading Help! I have a holiday in 2 months and I’m skinny fat! What do I do?!