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02
DEC
2016

Fitness Isn’t a Seasonal Hobby, it is a Lifestyle

Hands up who wants to be healthier and fitter in 2017? Here’s a tip: Forget the New Year resolution mentality and instead think long-term.  Changes to your health and fitness need to last a lifetime if they are to be worthwhile. Fad diets and exercise regimes have one thing...
05
APR
2016

Why am I not losing weight even though I am exercising?

The short answer is likely to be that you are consuming more calories than you are expending. I have written about over-rewarding our exercise efforts in previous blogs but let’s look at the question “Why am I not losing weight even though I am exercising?” in...
23
JUN
2015

After Exercise – Refuel Don’t Reward

We all know that calories get burnt when we exercise, but did you know that we burn calories when we are doing nothing?  Therefore if you rely on the ‘calories’ that you understand a particular exercise has used remember, that a proportion of those calories would have...
29
MAY
2015

Metabolism and Weight Control

I have deliberately not started this blog with a definition of metabolism as that would be like standing in front of the social media firing squad!  There area many definitions and explanations so suffice it to say that a faster metabolic rate is desirable when trying to lose...
28
APR
2015

Weight Loss Tips

I have finally found an article that makes sense from start to finish! Many of the 12 tips are advice that I give to the people who come to me for advice on this subject. Some are obvious and some are interesting so have a read and see which ones you already include i...
17
FEB
2015

Weight loss without a ‘diet’ is the only reality!

‘How many people do you know that have been on a ‘diet’ to lose weight?’ Probably more than half of your friends even if they don’t admit it.  Why wouldn’t they admit it you might ask? Generally because it didn’t work. The Quick fix...