TDEE? That’s totally NEAT

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

Compound vs. Isolation Exercises

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

Fat – be gone!

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!

Here’s what you need to know about Emotional Eating

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

How to start marathon training

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