Fat Loss

Coffee before exercise?

Posted by on September 6, 2013 at 2:06 pm

  Many people like to use coffee or an espresso prior to training as a workout stimulant or enhancer.   But is this best or healthy? Everyone will have their own opinions and trials, but here’s my thoughts – I’d be interested to hear yours;   Caffeine has been shown to improve alertness, act as […]

Workout Hard or workout long!

Posted by on April 18, 2013 at 10:53 am

There’s a saying I use, and I’m sure other PT’s do, “You can workout hard or you can workout long!” Results, in regard to workouts, are about intensity – how challenging the session is to you and your body. Our bodies change through many paths including rest, nutrition, lifestyle choices, but when it comes to […]

Do you expect, or hope for results?

Posted by on April 9, 2013 at 6:33 am

Sunday just gone I took part in my 2nd duathlon of 2013. The year didn’t start great, as, along with most people I had a chest infection which moved to a sinus infection over December. We got Xmas out the way and then went on an all-inclusive holiday in February. – Well I’d paid for […]

Breakfast – Do you follow routine?!

Posted by on January 18, 2013 at 2:02 pm

So, breakfast….. cereal, toast, smoothies, eggs, meat, coffee, danish, yoghurt, fruit. Everyone has something, and allegedly the most important meal of the day. To set you up for the day?! OK, let’s throw some spanners in the works and offer an alternative. How about increasing your energy further, making your mind and senses a lot […]

Gaining fat back CAN be easy!

Posted by on December 18, 2012 at 10:03 am

If you’ve been on a fat loss journey in the past – first off give youself a huge pat on the back! You’ve done a lot more than many, you’ve got off your butt, decided it’s time to make a change, and you’ve done it! However with Christmas festivities being on offer most weekends for […]