We’re at that time of year coming up to peak party season, with endless buffets, drinks and limited time for exercise. Whilst you don’t want to go completely bonkers, you also want to be able to enjoy yourself and not have the stress and worry of counting every single calorie that may pass your lips…… Continue reading Alcohol and weight loss
Let’s talk food volume. When it comes to ‘dieting’ people think you have to be constantly starving. Now I don’t know about you, but I get proper hangry so this is a situation best avoided at all costs 🙂 When you’re looking at your calorie intake, you need to try to get much…… Continue reading Food volume
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’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
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