There are many strategies to dieting, and the internet and health media are often highlighting the latest dieting fad – often with unbelievable success stories My favourite infomercial quote: “I lost 10 pounds in only 1 week!” ……Yeah right!! I have spoken to many dietitians whom I have worked with – and they all state […]Read More The secret to a successful diet
Christmas can be a challenging time for those whom are food conscious, on a health kick, or trying to lose those extra kilos. I must admit, its one of the most daunting times for someone whom is trying to eat healthy – especially with a full social calendar: Work Christmas party Multiple catch ups with […]Read More Surviving Christmas – The Healthy Way
If you are new to exercise, or its has been a while since you were last active – I have a plan for you. Simply move more Make an active choice to add in more activity in your day – take the stairs, walk to the local shops, take the kids to the local playground […]Read More Exercise for beginners
Ok, so in the previous post we worked out what you want to achieve, and dug deep into the meaningful reasons why you would like to achieve your goals. In part two of our Plan for Success series, we’re going to look at goal setting and making achievable exercise goals that you can use to […]Read More Plan for Success part 2
So in follow up from yesterdays post (Weight loss with just exercise – unexpected results!), here is the evidence of combining both diet with exercise. A study of overweight and obese women in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 95 women underwent either 400kcal deficit from diet alone, or the same 400kcal deficit with either moderate […]Read More How to lose weight – the power of diet and exercise combined
It is natural to think that exercise helps us burn energy, and the more energy we burn, the greater our weight loss results. The fitness world has been advertising this statement, and promoting exercise as the mainstay of weight loss; it’s on every website, magazine, and the media (take a look at meal replacement and […]Read More Weight loss with just exercise – unexpected results!
Intermittent fasting – does it work? What does the evidence say?Read More Intermittent Fasting – the weight loss saviour?
The whole world has the ability to live a healthy and happy life. However this can be quite challenging, especially if you are not already on the right track! As an Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Scientist and previously a personal trainer – I’ve seen so many people confused about the massive amount of information available on […]Read More