Health

Stress – the worst thing you can have

Posted by on December 11, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Share  Something that affects EVERYONE, every job, every personal view, and is probably the biggest health problem we cause OURSELVES, but is also a massive factor in dropping fat, and getting into shape.   STRESS!   This post could go on for ever if I covered everything on stress, from removing it, causes, effects etc, so I’ll […]

Coffee before exercise?

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

Share   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 […]

Breakfast – Do you follow routine?!

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

ShareSo, 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 […]

Fat loss is NOT just exercise!

Posted by on November 29, 2012 at 11:43 am

ShareIn fact, nothing is ever one thing…….everything is about a series of actions, repeated regularly to form habits and routines – these can be good and not so good ones! Lot’s of people decide they want to lose weight and take up a form of exercise, be it running, bootcamps, PT or fitness classes. Like […]

Stressed? DON’T eat!

Posted by on November 20, 2012 at 2:49 pm

ShareOK, we all talk about being stressed at some point. “Stress” in various forms, releases cortisol, a steroid hormone in the body produced as part of our “Fight or Flight” response. It raises our heart rate, often body temperature and causes us to be alert, on edge and if you like, “a little wired”…….yep exactly […]