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?!
Everybody likes identity. We like to identify ourselves with a particular way of doing things; eating, training, working, learning……heck, we even get people categorizing what kind of video gamer they … Continue Reading When intermittent fasting is more than a cool fad……..
Kale, Mushrooms, Cabbage, Onions, Brussels Sprouts and Turnips. Great food examples that tend to share one common denominator: They often divide opinion. Hate em’ or love em’? Are any of … Continue Reading “I don’t eat that though!”………….But have you actually tried to?!
Today is ‘Pancake day’ in the U.K. which is a tradition that has raged for years. In fact, I’m sure it’s some people’s favourite day! Obviously as a fitness blog writer, … Continue Reading Making sure pancake day doesn’t turn you into dough
Carbs, fats, proteins. Calories, energy expenditure, deficits and surpluses. High fat, low fat. High carb, low carb. Paleo, Atkins and vegetarianism. That list is by no means exhaustive either! There … Continue Reading A magic question to make all this ‘diet’ stuff easier!
It’s now firmly February (NEWS FLASH!) And with that, I’ve now done what I set out to do way back in late December; to exploit the guidelines and theories in … Continue Reading Wrapping up 30+ days of paleo themed eating (closing thoughts and future directions)
When the new year was brand spanking new, I published a post that outlined my approach to the new year. I’ve written quite extensively about approaching the new year effectively. … Continue Reading Mid January check-in (digestion and paleo updates)
There really is only so much Christmas fun one can take, and with the festivities diminishing in the rear view mirror, I’m as eager as ever to get back on … Continue Reading Starting the new year on the right foundations (digestion and paleo)
Christmas is typically a festival of feasting………at least to the average man/woman. But if you’re now under the spell of the “health and fitness bug” – in other words: you’ve … Continue Reading The Christmas diet conundrum
There’s nothing that satisfies me more than the discussion of health, fitness, well-being and overall self improvement. As I continue my quest to grow my education on the subject through … Continue Reading Tackling the issue of eating well when on the road/run – (Or around a busy schedule)
Calorie counting is another seriously debated topic within the world of health and nutrition………In fact, just the mere mention of nutrition or diet can open up countless “cans of worms” … Continue Reading Is calorie counting a good method for diet control?
I know, I know………..I can hear your cries of protest…….. “Halloween is AGES away yet!” Yes it sure is, and I’m never one to look too far into the future. … Continue Reading Pumpkins aren’t JUST for decoration!
It’s not very often I get the chance to share an amazing recipe, but today is a rare treat! Feast your eyes and lips on this Pecan cake recipe! The … Continue Reading Gluten free Pecan cake recipe!
SUPERFOODS: Seemingly magical food sources that contain weight loss, anti-oxidant, cancer fighting, anti-ageing, health boosting properties! When we think ‘superfoods’ – we usually think…….blueberries, coconuts, goji berries, cocoa, leafy greens, walnuts … Continue Reading Secret Superfoods: Purple majesty potatoes