Treadmill Running vs. Running Outside

There has long been a debate about whether running outside is better for you than pounding away on the treadmill at the Gym. The truth is, they both have their advantages and disadvantages and people will always have their preference or opinion. The belt on the treadmill will assist with leg speed, usually meaning you… Continue reading Treadmill Running vs. Running Outside

What’s the Big Deal about Cauliflower Rice?

If you’re following a low-calorie/ low-carb diet and struggling to find something to fill the rice void, I have a perfect solution. Faux carbs have been around for a while, but their increasing popularity is the latest ‘diet craze’ which seems to have gripped us – courgetti, squash mash and mushrooms as burger buns are… Continue reading What’s the Big Deal about Cauliflower Rice?

How to Beat a Weight Loss Plateau

You’ve set yourself a weight loss target (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound!), and you’re working really hard to shift those pounds – calorie counting, increased exercise and cutting out all the ‘bad foods’. The trouble is, it’s stopped. The numbers on the scales won’t budge, and they haven’t for a few weeks now. The… Continue reading How to Beat a Weight Loss Plateau

Q&A Friday (15.01.2016)

I had great feedback from last week’s blog and some really brilliant questions this week, so here we go with another Q&A: Why not to workout on a hangover? Although it sounds like a perfect thing to so, sweating out all the alcohol after a heavy night, there are a few reasons why you shouldn’t… Continue reading Q&A Friday (15.01.2016)

Grains and spices

With the New Year in full swing, and the resolutions still holding on, it’s time to take a closer look at (sometimes boring) grains and how you can spice them up. As a food group, carbohydrates get quite a bad press and there have been many tricks to reduce, or eliminate completely, their consumption. Refined… Continue reading Grains and spices