Who has a cupboard/box/drawer with a secret stash full of snacks like sweets, chocolate, crisps or whatever else you’re easily tempted by?! I used to. If there’s food like this in the house, I’m tempted to eat it. When I give in and have that ‘one...

I am very pleased to be covering the most frustrating and backwards phenomenon I know of in the health and fitness industry for my first ‘nutrition’ blog. Fad diets. One of the first things I want you to process before you read this blog is this:...

“If you’re looking to lose weight, don’t eat after 8 pm”. I guarantee sometime in your life you have heard or read this phrase somewhere. And so, is it true? Depends. If you hit your caloric intake goal before 8 pm and continue to eat afterwards, then yes, chances...

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM Now, we may all think that our journey to lose fat is all about what we can see on the outside. A reduction in measurements, better fitting clothes, progress pictures….YES, they are a huge part of your fat loss journey, of course! What is...

Weight loss should be simple. Expend more calories than you consume and you will lose weight. However, it’s not always easy. Breaking habits and forming new ones is a very tough thing to do. From 8 years experience specialising in this section of the personal...

CHEAT MEAL NOT CHEAT DAY Ok so those of you who know me, know that there is nothing I love more than a cheat day. When you’ve been busting your ass all week in the gym, sometimes the only thing keeping you going can be the...

PROTEIN The “building block” to our muscles, bones, skin, cartilage and blood.  Getting enough protein is something that a lot of people struggle with, but it is SO important to be getting enough into your diet!  I think a lot of people associate protein with big gym guys...

What is protein? Proteins are made up of many chains of amino acids which comprised of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen or sulfur.  Because of all these different building blocks, 20 different types of amino acid can be formed, allowing the proteins to be used for different...

If you are looking to lose weight or gain a better understanding of nutrition, then quit wasting time on FB and get on MyFitnessPal. I've heard it a million times before that people don’t have time to track their food. This is obviously rubbish as the...

Whether it’s a cheat meal, a night out with your friends, or a week-long holiday, making healthier choices to stay on track can be difficult, and can often leave you feeling as though you’ve fallen off the wagon. I wanted to take a look at a...