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?
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
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
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
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!
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?
The Environmental working group (ewg.org) is rapidly gaining popularity as more and more of us are discovering the immense value of their work If you haven’t yet heard of them, … Continue Reading Have you heard of ‘EWG’? (Environmental working group)
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!