Tag: fitness


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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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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5 foods you thought were healthy…

1. Juices Fruit juice is commonly labelled a health food, it contains vitamin C and comes from fruit, why wouldn’t it be? The issue is that the refining process means that your natural juice is quite different from the fresh fruit it was squeezed from! As the fruit is squeezed the natural fibre is lost and disregarded and you’re left with the water and the...

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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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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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