Tag Archives: calories

Carbs vs Carbs!

Low carbohydrate diets were hugely popular in the early 2000’s but have since fallen in popularity. Although great results can be attained sticking to a very low-carb diets,  eventually many become bored of the monotony of this kind of diet. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 in your diet…… 

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