Category: Nutrition

Is your food boring & bland?

There’s still a HUGE misconception that you have to eat bland, boring & repetitive meals if you want achieve your goals! The reality is that don’t have to eat the exact same meals every single day!If you are looking for some inspiration/ideas I can highly recommend the Pinch of Nom recipe book! If you have […]

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PhD Nutrition


Protein: It’s become a buzzword, its everywhere & it’s in everything. In all the hype it’s easy to forget why we actually need it: Protein is an ESSENTIAL macro nutrient that your body needs to maintain & repair body tissue/muscle mass, whilst keeping your skin, eyes, and organs all nice & healthy.  Practically speaking, Protein is also […]

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Is it a ‘cheat’ meal?

To cheat is defined as: ‘Using unfair or deceitful methods’… ‘Unsporting, unprincipled, underhand’… ‘The action or state of being unfaithful’… Cheating in ANY area of your life is considered VERY bad, yet when it comes to food it’s thrown around very freely. Cheat meals are typically (not always) consumed at the weekend after ‘being good’ during the week. This […]

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TBHQ is ready for business! It’s been a long couple of weeks, but we did it!  I say ‘we’ because I’ve been extremely lucky to have some amazing people help make this happen! Ck Paving did a truly AMAZING job of totally transforming our garden! Their service & standard of work is superb.  My DIY skills are […]

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energy balance

Understanding Energy Balance

Weight gain is caused by overeating in comparison to your activity levels. This doesn’t happen overnight, but through time over eating more calories than you are burning will cause you to gain weight. Physiologically speaking, the only way a human being will lose is by being in a calorie deficit (consuming less calories or expending […]

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Looking back over the last 20 years…

I began my career in fitness when I was 21 & I’ve learnt a lot in my 21 years of doing this… I look back at some of the things I used to believe & some of the advice I used to give out and its embarrassing! Training wise I wasted a LOTS of time […]

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Hunger : What foods will help you feel fuller for longer?

  There are no magical foods that will automatically burn fat from your body (sadly). Fat loss is achieved by creating (and sticking to) a calorie deficit.The is THE single most important factor when it comes to getting results. Therefore structuring a plan that enables you to maintain this deficit is key. This can be helped by […]

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beach body

Get the results you TRULY want with my 8 week challenge!

ARE YOU UP FOR MY 8 WEEK CHALLENGE?! Get results with my 8 week challenge! If you are unsure about what to do to truly get in shape… If your training or confidence isn’t where you want it to be… If you feel you are in a slump & not sure of your next step […]

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If you want to TRULY lose weight, read this….

Fat loss is achieved by managing your energy balance & creating a realistic/sustainable calorie deficit. The reality is that you can train as hard as you want, as often as you want, but if you are consuming too many calories, you will NOT lose body fat. I don’t like to deal in absolutes, but when it comes […]

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