Health

  • Eating Well At Uni | The Beauty of Batch Prep

      University is an exciting time indeed, the buzz of a new town or city, new accommodation, meeting new people and the impending assignments and exams all add to the experience. If you’re a student and reading this then you will be well into the swing of things now, no doubt you’ll have a few […]

  • Petite Ladies: Putting On Healthy Weight

      Maybe you’ve always been “petite”, not a big eater, or maybe your body type just allows you to eat basically whatever you want without putting on a gram. Well, most people would say that you are pretty lucky, but if you’re working your socks off in the gym to put some mass on, and […]

  • Are You Making The Most Of Fish Oils?

      Understanding the true power of fish oil supplements. Whether you train to compete, or just want to lead a healthy lifestyle, a few basic supplements should be in your daily stack. And a good quality fish oil supplement is one of them. Here’s how to choose, use, and make the most of fish oils. […]

  • Why You Really Don’t Want To Skip Sleep

      The less you sleep, the more hours you’ll have to do what’s really important in life. More work, better results! Right? Not quite. It might feel like a necessary evil, sinking time into laying in bed, seemingly unconcious, doing nothing. If you’re after results though, you should reconsider that position. Sleeping well and long […]

  • Science vs. Metabolism Myths

      A “fast metabolism”; the dieters dream and the hard gainers worst enemy. While most people believe that your metabolism is simply the process of how quickly you burn calories or stored fat within a given timeframe – it’s actually a lot more complex than that. If you’ve ever found yourself stuck in a diet […]

  • 5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight

    Do you often find yourself eating well, exercising regularly and still find those pounds just won’t shift? Unfortunately, there is a big possibility that you are making these 5 common mistakes that are hindering your progress. But do not despair, within each mistake mentioned there are actionable strategies, hints and tips you can take away […]

  • Intermittent Fasting 101: What, Why, When

    Wondering if “IF” would work for you? Find out all about this popular fasting protocol. What is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent Fasting is a particular style of fasting which is suitable for active lifestyles. As the name suggests, IF uses an intermittent approach to windows of eating, with periods of fasting. Why, When, And How Could You […]

  • The Pro of Probiotics

    Probiotics are tiny living microorganisms that have proven health benefits for gut health and the immune system. Translating to the Latin ‘for life’, they first came into common use in the 80’s, after they were found to have positive influences on the digestive tract and gut flora. Despite the size of these tiny living things […]

  • 6 Simple Fat Loss Tips

    In my personal experience with training clients, fat loss is by far the most common practice, and here I explain how best to do it! Strength Training. Firstly, and most importantly, don’t neglect strength training. Your primary goal here is to lose fat, not weight, and whilst losing fat you want to preserve, or even […]

  • Tips on Sticking to Your Diet

    When it comes to starting a ‘new’ diet or kick-starting a healthier lifestyle, we always begin with the best of intentions. Unfortunately, a lot of us fall short of our goals fairly quickly, and it’s often down to one of the following reasons: Changes to our diet are unrealistic. We don’t want change badly enough. […]