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?
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
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?
“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!
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