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Would you eat 35 teaspoons of sugar in one sitting?

This morning whilst doing an review with a client of mine on their food intake, I looked into the amount of sugar that is contained in food and drinks. My client stated that sugar when measured in grams wasn’t easy for them to visualise. I explained that 4g of sugar is equal to one teaspoon…

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Stress & Weight Loss

Stress is a huge factor in gaining weight, and can cause numerous problems with weight loss. When I have been stressed in the past, I found it easy to reach for chocolate biscuits, or drink alcohol. Its more easier to reach for ‘comfort food’ then being sensible. Consider trying these stress controlling techniques : Eat…

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How to Avoid Skipping Workouts and Stay Motivated

When exercising sometimes it can be difficult to motivate ourselves to step foot in the gym or hit the tarmac for a run. This can be extremely challenging when you are training on your own. Some days you may feel less motivated to train and skip a workout more often. A good way to combat…

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How Much Sleep do you Get on Average Each Night?

Sleep is a massive factor in regards to fitness, weight loss and general mental state. The right amount of sleep (usually¬†8 hrs) will set you up for your day and contribute to you being more pro active. Lack of sleep is polar opposite, with little sleep you dull your impulses which could lead to making…

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Fasting and Weight Loss

The traditional frequency of eating has been something similar to: 7/8am Breakfast, 10/11am morning snack. 1/2pm Lunch 5/7pm evening dinner then maybe a snack before bed? However due to change in work shift patterns and lifestyle sometimes the traditional eating frequency cannot be achieved. Intermittment fasting is now becoming increasingly popular in maintaining weight loss….

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N.E.A.T. and Why ‘fidgeting’ is good for you.

Introducing NEAT – Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis, also known as SPA (Spontaneous Physical Activity). These activities include daily domestic jobs such as tidying the home, putting dishes away, walking up the stairs and hoovering, also you can burn calories by simply resting. Studies have shown that an active person can burn up to 50% of…

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