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?
So I had planned to write a post all about reflection and achievement throughout 2016, but I figured I’d just keep it light. Besides, it’s Christmas. This is the third … Continue Reading Happy Christmas!
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
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)
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?
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)