Tag: lifestyle

Fasted Cardio… What You Should Know About It’s Effect On Fat Loss!

Low intensity fasted cardio accelerates fat loss… or does it? 🤔 It’s been long believed that participating in low intensity cardio before breakfast increases fat oxidation. Therefore, removing more body fat than non-fasted cardio. I’ve seen it all over Facebook. Especially now, during lockdown. People out early doors for their hit of “fat blasting” cardio. […]

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Feel 100% Better Guaranteed… Or Your Cheesecake Back!

Here’s an idea!  And I 100% guarantee this WILL make you FEEL 100% better. But this is only for those currently binge watching Netflix and munching cheesecake for breakfast.  And maybe those who want to get out of their little funk lockdown has created. If neither of these are you then please don’t be offended […]

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Know Your Fats

Fats, (sometimes referred to as lipids) have sparked much controversy over the years with some claiming it’s the root cause for cardio vascular disease and others claiming higher fat diets are superior for fat loss… confusing right? Each gram of fat contains 9kcals of energy. So, in comparison to protein (4kcal) and carbohydrates (4kcal) fat […]

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Know Your Protein

We know it’s important but what do you get for your returns? Once over, when the research wasn’t as easily understood, protein was associated mainly with building muscle. If you wanted to look like Arnie you ate protein… and lifted weights. However, the research is now for more advanced than it was back then, and […]

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January F**kery

Part 8: Creating your training program The finale! The finish! The climax! The last instalment of January F**kery. Honestly, I could probably keep going and continue this well into next January, I have so much more I want to help you with but there is more than enough to get you thinking acting differently this […]

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Before & after photos… inspiring or shaming?

“You need to lose a few pounds” “You’ll never look like {insert any Instagram fitness “influencer”} “This is how you should look” “Run fat girl run” That last one was actually a real quote. Seriously, one of my former clients was under the “supervision” of a PT before she came to me and this particular […]

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Instant results, would you take it?

Everyone wants the answers delivered on a plate or more precisely on a quick Google search. Don’t believe me? I’ll bet my life you’ve Googled at least one of the followings or similar phrases: How do I lose body fat? How do I tone up? How do I lose belly fat? How do I lose […]

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It’s their most wonderful time of the year…

January is notoriously a month of post-Christmas depression and guilt. From high energy festive spirits to a low, unmotivated dark depression literally in the space of 24hrs. In general Christmas takes us away from reality and we allow ourselves to relax more and have fun… and why not, after all we probably spend too much […]

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Has your metabolism been damaged like Bryan’s?

You’ve probably heard of it, but do you know what it is? Metabolic syndrome or Syndrome X as it can also be referred to is a cluster of metabolic process that have become abnormal due to lifestyle and dietary choices.   The risks:   Type 2 diabetes Cardiovascular disease.   The health factors:   Insulin […]

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55lbs down… so far!

Six months down and 55 lbs lost… Like many people Gemma came with the goal of losing weight. She had done many diets in the past and in some cases lost a lot of weight. But here lies the issue… weight. The fixation on weight can be truly debilitating. The focus becomes solely on the […]

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