Tag: fatloss


8 Minutes of Fat-Loss Knowledge Bombs

First, time for some tough love, so I apologise now… It’s your fault. You choose what goes in your mouth and you choose how much of it you eat. Don’t blame anyone else. But it’s not ALL your fault… There is endless bullshit in this industry. It’s rife with people talking junk about how to lose fat. All my clients get briefed right from the...

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The female menstrual cycle & fat-loss

The female cycle means constant fluctuations in hormone levels, energy, strength, appetite, mood, and it can change day to day. Does it affect your fat-loss goals? There is no reason to stop or pause your efforts when it comes to fat-loss or your fitness-related goals.  The weight that stares back on the scales may fluctuate and spike, but it does not represent your fat-loss progress....

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Protein

Everyone who’s ever walked past a gym will have been preached at to eat more protein, or drink a protein shake, but here’s why the people who advocate high protein diets are actually right… “Protein” comes from the Greek word meaning “a first” – hence it’s priority as the most important macronutrient (ahead of carbs and fats) to get right. The biggest problem I see?...

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Will drinking water help you lose weight?

Drinking water is kind of essential right? If you don’t, you die. A huge number of people are dehydrated at any one time. Most new clients when they come to me and complete food & drink diaries simply don’t drink enough. But will drinking water help you lose weight? Within 10 minutes of drinking water, it temporarily increases your metabolism by 24-30%. This means your...

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Weights or Cardio?

I don’t want to create a debate, because there isn’t one, and I always recommend varying your exercise… However, a question I am asked regularly, “what’s best for burning fat, weights or cardio?” In a 45 minute gym session, cardio will more than likely burn more calories than lifting weights. HOWEVER… Hold that thought… Once you step off that treadmill, crosstrainer or bike, the calorie...

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