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July 18, 2018 12:32 pm Published by

Being on a diet doesn’t have to mean that you can’t have a social life and have fun. Actually I hate putting people on diets as they just imply misery and restriction.   Balance is key for long term results and yes you will have to make some changes, maybe eat less, maybe eat more vegetables, maybe eat less take away, maybe drink less alcohol – BUT you don’t have to give up everything you love to get results. You just have to be mindful, think ahead and be prepared.   Some tips on how to eat out while losing weight (I don’t want to call it a diet)   CHECK OUT THE MENU IN ADVANCE If you know where... View Article

July 11, 2018 12:31 pm Published by

The most common reason I hear for why someone can’t start training is that they can’t afford it, and I understand that sometimes that is the case but more often than not they aren’t ready to make a change or they don’t see the value in exercise at the time.   You don’t need to have a gym membership or train with a personal trainer to exercise. You don’t even need to leave the house. So regardless of whether you can afford it or not; we all need to look after our health and wellbeing as we age.   Not everyone wants to exercise, laying around doing nothing is far easier than a 60 min training session (I get it).... View Article

July 4, 2018 12:52 pm Published by

In Australia my favourite chocolate bar is a cherry ripe. They don’t sell them in the UK so have tried my best to recreate a healthier lower calorie version which worked really well. INGREDIENTS 200g dark choc 70% 50g Rice cereal 40g Salted popcorn 30g Desiccated coconut 100g Dark choc dried cherry mix METHOD Line a square or rectangle cake tin or Pyrex dish with baking paper Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water Bottom of bowl not touching the water In another bowl put the rice crispies, popcorn, coconut and cherry choc mix and stir until combined Add the melted chocolate to the mix and stir until everything is coated Put the mix... View Article

July 4, 2018 12:00 pm Published by

Never under estimate the power of the mind when it comes to getting the most out of your training. So often it’s our mindset that can make the difference and accelerate your results.   When you first start training just the fact that your moving more can lead to quick results, you feel fitter and stronger and you’re always improving.   As you progress and get better you have to learn how to maximise each session to get the most out of it so you can keep moving forward and stay motivated.   Here are 3 ways to ensure you stay focused and develop a training mindset to see you through the months and years ahead.   Be dedicated, not... View Article

June 27, 2018 2:38 pm Published by

Losing weight can be hard enough on it’s own, but with a family around you that aren’t willing to follow you on your journey it can be frustrating and they may aid in sabotaging your efforts. However all is not lost and there are things you can do to help you succeed in sticking to your healthy eating even if your family aren’t behind you yet.   GET THE KIDS INVOLVED IN COOKING This can go along way in showing them what is in their food and if they are involved in the cooking process they might be more likely to eat it.   KEEP FAMILY MEALS SACRED Eating together as a family is important. Life is so busy we... View Article

June 27, 2018 2:32 pm Published by

BENEFITS OF DECLUTTERING FOR HEALTH   I am sure we are all guilty of keeping and storing stuff that we just don’t need. Over time things just pile up and you wake up one day stressed out at your lack of organization over the years and you realise you have far too much stuff that your hanging on to. Living in a cluttered house or workspace can actually hold you back from getting things done and from moving forward from the past. While it’s not an easy thing to do, breaking each room down and going through it one by one over time will make it easier. It can also have quite a few health benefits for you and your... View Article

May 30, 2018 2:04 pm Published by

So often we are looking for the next big thing that will finally help you lose weight. We hold on to the latest fad and say this time it will work for me. I will stick to it – no matter how extreme it is. I talk a lot about basics and keeping things simple – in my experience we need to simplify things and get good at them first. Below are some basics to follow as you start your journey. Some tips to help you lose weight, stay focused and get back on track. Do these consistently and do them well – your results will follow.   1.Don’t focus on what the scales say   Letting the scales be... View Article

May 9, 2018 12:00 pm Published by

So often we are looking for the next big thing that will finally help you lose weight. We hold on to the latest fad and say this time it will work for me. I will stick to it – no matter how extreme it is. I talk a lot about basics and keeping things simple – in my experience we need to simplify things and get good at them first. Below are some basics to follow as you start your journey. Some tips to help you lose weight, stay focused and get back on track. Do these consistently and do them well – your results will follow.   Don’t focus on what the scales say Letting the scales be your... View Article

May 5, 2018 12:00 pm Published by

IT’S TIME TO GROW UP – TAKE RESPONSIBILITY – TAKE CHARGE AND MOVE FORWARD   This may be hard to hear for some, but at some point when it comes to really needing or wanting to lose weight we have to grow up and take responsibility in order to move forward.   We need to be accountable for our own journey.   Whether that journey has led you to gain weight and become unfit or if it’s led you to taking control and losing weight and improving your health – your responsible.   We have to stop making excuses for why we can’t lose weight and be healthy. And look for reasons why we can’t afford not to!!   We... View Article

April 18, 2018 12:00 pm Published by

Fat gets a bad wrap when it comes to weight loss and health. It is quickly passed off as bad for you and the reason you have high cholesterol or are overweight. Fat is actually essential to the diet We need it to function We need it to lose weight We need it for optimal health   Now we know the benefits of fat and how much you need Here are the main types of fats you eat on a daily basis. Although saturated fat gets slated as bad you can actually eat it and still be healthy. It all comes down to balance. You need polyunsaturated fats as they are essential to the body and need to come from... View Article