Throughout childhood and adolescence, there are so many reasons why exercise and activity can reduce and teenagers become more inactive – studying for exams and exercise isn’t always seen as ‘cool’. In today’s social media society, there’s extra pressure for teenagers to look a certain way or to have a particular brand of sports clothing,…… Continue reading Teenagers and Exercise
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
I just want to start this blog by saying that I know many people aren’t looking to lose weight for a wedding, and that in no way do you NEED to in order to have a fantastic day. I know plenty of people who have a target in mind in order to shape up for…… Continue reading Shedding for the Wedding
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’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!