Category Archives: Weight loss

The non diet approach to weight loss


Non diet weight loss? It’s possible! On a daily basis we hear so much about the foods we should eat and the diets we should follow for weight loss that it all gets a little boring.  Imagine if you could lose weight via strategies that do not involve calorie counting, label reading or spending hours […]

The pros and cons of dieting


Every week there is a new diet and weight loss, nutrition and diets remain popular across all media outlets. Yet there are also plenty of health professionals who aggressively argue against dieting. So the question is should you diet at all? Here are some of the pros and cons of dieting so you can make […]

5 reason why you aren’t losing weight when you have insulin resistance.


So you have insulin resistance – why are you not losing weight? Weight loss is difficult at the best of times. Not only does it require focus and commitment, but nagging hunger, especially in the early stages of changing your eating habits is challenging to deal with. If you also have insulin resistance, it becomes […]

10 ways to slash 500 calories from your daily intake without noticing


The pace of modern life means that we want things instantly including weight loss. Any diet that screams instant results is always the most popular, even if it means sacrificing your metabolism and mental health as a result. And while some extreme regimes will give you relatively quick results, few are sustainable. When it comes […]

Are you overtraining and overeating?


Are you eating more because you go to the gym? If you exercise regularly, you will know the feeling of intense hunger that can accompany regular high intensity workouts – that need to eat something immediately if not sooner and usually something high carbohydrate in nature to try and satisfy that relentless hunger. This may […]

No, I do not promote a low carb approach


After we launched our 2 week Kickstart plan a couple of weeks back there was some feedback questioning on why I was supporting a low carb diet so I thought it was important to set the record straight. When it comes to carbohydrates, things are not always so clearly explained. A low carb diet approach refers to […]

The easiest way to lose weight


Forget juice fasts, low carb diets and intermittent fasting, the easiest way to lose weight is free, readily available and an easy daily habit – just drink more water. New research published in the scientific journal Obesity (Read it here) has reported that overweight or obese men and women who were instructed to simply drink […]

Is stress eating making you fat?


Stress; the description given to the feeling of being unable to respond emotionally or physically to real or perceived threats in daily life appears to be widespread in modern society. Long work hours, even longer commutes and more and more demands on precious family time just a few of the variables that leave many of […]

Are you missing the big F? (It’s fibre!)


In between Paleo, low sugar and low carb dietary regimes, there is one, basic, important nutrient in our diets that has been forgotten – dietary fibre. Crucial for gut health, digestive health and to keep you regular, not getting enough fibre on a daily basis can leave you feeling bloated, heavy and fatigued. The interesting […]

The health and fitness benefits of Pokemon Go


Well we finally have a mobile game that encourages users to get up and be active! A massive well done to the creators of Pokemon Go for developing a mobile interface that actively encourages people to get up, get moving, clock up thousands of steps and burn calories. And it seems that as long as […]