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Carbs make you FAT

Posted by on April 2, 2019 at 5:58 pm

  “No Carbs before marbs” Thankfully, I’ve not heard that crap phrase for some time!   It didn’t actually help the fallacy that, “Carbs make you fat” ????   – “Yeah but if I cut them out before holiday I’ll lose weight?!”     Let me give you the facts……   1. You DO NOT […]

Improve your bum!

Posted by on October 14, 2013 at 10:42 am

So, exercising often, but the bum isn’t shaping how you want it?! There’s plenty of exercises you can do, depending on equipment available, but here is 1 tip to improve the function of the bum muscles during exercise, and 4 TOP exercises for working the bum muscles. Tip – Many people have tight hip flexor […]

Do or Do not!

Posted by on March 11, 2013 at 12:20 pm

So, today the weather had a little change in direction! Met Office said around -4, but with the strong wind factor it would feel like -9! And alongside the downfall of snow it was pretty fresh!   However, I’ve got 2 weeks til my first duathlon and need to up my training! My last one […]

Fat loss is NOT just exercise!

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

In 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

OK, 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 […]