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19
FEB
2017

Post Exercise Nutrition Advice

Most people who read up on this fail to realise that when articles are written about the ‘optimum’ time to refuel they are talking about those who want to build muscle and have had a very intense weights workout, or those who are in training for long distance events and have been...
07
OCT
2016

For the love of water, drink more!

Water = Boring  = Not bothered = Poor health WHY? If  I asked you what are the 7 essential nutrients that our bodies need, would you know?  I think most of you would guess that carbohydrates, fats and proteins were pretty important and after a harder think, vitamins and minerals...
24
AUG
2016

My Health & Fitness Business – The Journey so far

When I first started to write my blogs I had very little idea about how to do it.  I have always enjoyed writing so I gave it a go and produced what my brother-in-law kindly pointed out to be “very amusing but completely pointless” blogs!  I think that is where my...
04
JUL
2016

Stop Dieting and Lose Weight for Life

Don’t Take the Shortcut There are many ‘diets’ out there which promise so much it is tempting to take the easy route and simply follow a specific plan. Easy route? Many of you will be thinking that no diet is ‘easy!’ and you are right which is why they are not sustainable....
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...
11
MAY
2015

Drop The Diet

This post was sent to me by a client who thought I must have written it! I can understand why, it reinforces so much of what I know to be the common-sense approach to getting in shape for life. Had I not tried so many fad diets in my lifetime and actually dieted myself fat, I...
28
JAN
2015

Take Your Pick – Fitness – Weight Management – Personal Training

Whatever your health hopes for 2015 are, my hope is that you will find something here to help.  Whether it is Pilates style fitness classes, aerobic or tone that you want there is a variety to choose from.  Wouldn’t you rather control your weight through good nutrition...