Tag: diet


Myths, Lie’s & Fitness Bullshit…

When you spend a bit of time in gyms or listen to people trying to lose weight, you end up hearing countless things that are just ridiculous. I have empathy and it doesn’t surprise me that so many people never achieve their goal when they don’t know what to believe… Here are 28 “myths” and lies that plague the fitness industry and often derail people...

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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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The State of Things… (Warning: bit ranty)

In the UK… 65% of men… 58% of women… overweight or obese. 33% of children aged 10… overweight or obese. 16,000 people live in my town… There are SIX gyms… Multiple sports teams… A Tennis club & 2 Swimming pools… Cyclists everywhere (cheers Tour De France)… Surrounded by countryside. A National Park ONE mile away. This isn’t a rant about my town, just a good...

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My take on the “5:2 Diet”… and it’s good!

If you haven’t heard of “The 5:2 Diet” it is basically a way of dieting where you “diet” 5 days a week and eat “normally” the other 2 days, to give you a break. Sounds perfect right? Dieting with 2 days off a week to eat your favourite foods? I believe it’s a great idea, there is just one slight problem… Most people eat far...

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3 reasons your diet isn’t working..

Why your diet isn’t working… 1. You’re lying about what you’re eating.. You’re simply not being honest. You document the healthy stuff you consume, but don’t take in to account the other things, the biscuits at work, that bit of cake after tea, them cups of coffee with 2 sugars in. I’m not saying you shouldn’t have them but it all counts towards your daily/weekly...

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