Weight loss comes from a basic energy balance – burn more calories than you’re consuming….. simple, eh?! Exercise burns calories, we all know that, and we also know that some forms of exercise burns more calories than others. The same way that some foods contain more calories than others, so make losing weight that bit… Continue reading TDEE? That’s totally NEAT
We all know that correct training will improve fitness. Sometimes this fitness is an overall improvement (when you run for the bus, you don’t feel quite so out of puff after a few months of training) or a specific improvement (running a quicker time for your usual 5km circuit around where you live). Unless you… Continue reading Cross Training
We’re all really busy people, and trying to fit everything into such a short amount of time. Exercise is no different, and it really is a case of quality over quantity. People always ask how much exercise they should be doing per session and per week, but it really depends on the amount of time… Continue reading Compound vs. Isolation Exercises
We’ve all been there, weight is coming down and changes are happening, but there’s fat that just won’t budge. Stomach fat, bum fat or that little bit of fat on the back of your arms (pleasantly known as bingo wings), it’s all annoying. Although targeting particular muscle will help with hypertrophy (muscle growth and size),… Continue reading Fat – be gone!
How well do you sleep? Do you have a job that allows for a regular sleep time? Do you work shifts where that routine is ruined? Sleep is funny thing. When you’re younger, you can survive on next to none. As we get older, we seem to need more, but life sometimes means that we… Continue reading Sleep 101
Losing weight is a tough business. Keeping a track of foods, exercising enough to burn calories….. the cycle feels endless sometimes. I know plenty of people who treat themselves at the weekend, a cheat meal or day, which helps curb their cravings for the rest of the week and keeps them on track. Others plan… Continue reading Here’s what you need to know about Emotional Eating
So, you’ve signed up to do a marathon (or half marathon) and you don’t even know where to start with your training. You know the scenario; you have a few drinks and agree to run a marathon….. now what? Motivation and willpower can only get you so far; adequate training, nutrition and a proper recovery… Continue reading How to start marathon training