Category: Nutrition

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I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here!

  I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! Do you watch it? It’s not for me….. I admit I’ve been guilty of the occasional X factor viewing now & again, but I draw the line at I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here!…. However I’m aware of, as I’m sure you are, the […]

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Protein Cat food….

It’s become a buzzword………… Protein. It’s everywhere & it’s in everything: Protein shakes Protein bars Protein cereal Protein popcorn Protein beer (seriously) Protein cat food (not so seriously) The list goes on, and adding the word Protein has become a flashy way to market and sell pretty much any & every product imaginable. In all […]

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Water: Are you drinking enough?

Water: are you drinking enough? Whether your goal is to lose body-fat, improve your strength, enhance your performance, or to help off set some of the signs of the ageing process, drinking sufficient water on a daily basis should be an essential part of your routine. You can dial in your nutrition and training, but […]

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Silly Season

Silly Season Survival Guide

Christmas aka Silly Season is around the corner, so here are 10 quick tips for you to check out: My main tip this Silly Season is to enjoy yourself!! Spend time as much with your friends and loved ones as you can and do not beat yourself up psychologically (or physically for that matter!) if […]

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Today I want to talk to you about Micronutrients…. Chances are if you’ve read any of my work, you will know by now, that I talk a LOT about the importance of calorie intake & macronutrients (aka macros, i.e. protein, fat & carbs)……and you probably know by now that to achieve fat loss you HAVE […]

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New Years resolutions

New Years resolutions: a quick guide to doing it right……

New Years resolutions: a quick guide to doing it right…. It’s that time of year when you begin to think more & more about your resolutions.. Christmas has been & gone and many of you will be starting 2018 by hitting the gym to beat that festive bloat & to kickstart the new you…. I […]

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Joe Wicks

What do you think of Joe Wicks?

What do you think of Joe Wicks ?  That was the question I was asked earlier today…… Joe Wicks’ book ‘Lean in 15’ in one of THE fastest selling ‘diet’ books ever, clocking in over 77,097 copies sold in its first week. Joe Wicks is hot right now…. His approach to nutrition seems to a […]

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carrot cake

Carrot cake Calories!

‘I don’t eat much, I don’t know why I’m not losing weight’…… (in the case of this article it could be the carrot cake). I hear the about statement quite often.. I always start by stating that calories DO count. Whilst you may not be eating a large quantity or volume of food, perhaps the […]

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A quick one on Fat……..

Right, lets get straight to some basics on fat………. In terms of calorie content per gram, macronutrients provide the following: Protein: 4kcal per gram…. Carbohydrate: 4kcal per gram. Fat: 9kcal per gram. Looking at the numbers above, it’s clear to see how following a ‘low fat’ diet would result in potential weight loss, simply due […]

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The 5:2 Diet

It’s typical and normal that I get asked about various diets & systems that are all promoting weight loss & quick results, especially this time of year. I’m citing the 5:2 diet as lots people have asked me about this particular approach recently. The 5:2 diet simply has you consuming 500-600 kcal for 2 days out […]

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