So you’ve been through your ‘Excitement & Determination’ stage of #66days and you’ve swapped chocolate bars for blueberries and crisps for nuts. Even though you’ve passed the week, remember you need to keep at it. Consistency is key and nutrition is very important, more important than your gym sessions, so you need to get this part right; it also gives us the energy and positive … Continue reading #66days: Week 2 – Regret
START AS YOU MEAN TO GO ON Welcome to the first stage of #66days! As I said in the last post ‘Are you ready to reach your goals?’ I want to help people create long lasting habits, so over the next 10 stages I will be working with you to create and conquer little wins. Week 1. EXCITEMENT & DETERMINATION Well I can assume you are … Continue reading #66days: Week 1 – Excitement and Determination
There are many reasons why we decide one day that ‘enough is enough’. Whatever your reasons are, write them down and keep it close, because your fitness journey will test you, mentally and physically and you will need to remind yourself of why you started. You could be unhappy with your weight, feeling insecure or lacking in confidence. You might be feeling unhealthy, unfit, low … Continue reading #66days: Are you ready to reach your goals?
Hey guys, I’m going to get you guy’s up to speed on carbs and the different effects they have on your body! Let’s start with GI Glycemic Index – Basically it’s the effect different carbs have on your blood sugar levels. Some carbs skyrocket blood sugar, others keep them balanced. So, these two smarty pants professors; David Jenkins and Tom Wolever, came up with the … Continue reading GI and You
H2O = 2 atoms Hydrogen + 1 atom Oxygen – Basically… water! I always tell people not to weigh themselves. It’s not only because muscle weighs heavier than fat. It’s also because water makes up approx 65-75% of the weight of your muscle and 10% of your fat mass. I bet your scales aren’t breaking that sh*t down for you! It’s all very misleading. So, … Continue reading H20 and You
Hey guys, We’re bringing it #BacktoBasics with an exercise that works the whole body! Let me introduce to you… the ‘Deadlift’ The Muscles It’s another compound movement* which works on pretty much all of the body! Bum, legs, back and core, it’s an all rounder! *working on more than one muscle group Warm up for at least 10 minutes on a cardio machine. Have … Continue reading Back to Basics – Deadlift
I want to talk FOOD LABELLING. I know, I know, riveting stuff. But all jokes aside… it’s fricking tricky business! When you pick up a food product, do you go straight to the nutrition value and check out the fat? Do you look at the large amount of calories and throw that product back on the shelf? Do you choose a certain product over another because it … Continue reading Food Labelling