The forgotten H’s

So the whole reason you started training was to lose weigh, get leaner and become a better you right? After all the epitome of a well development and looked after body is those rock hard abs, yes? What if I told you there was something more, something we have been neglecting for years- not just…

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Why and what you need to eat pre workout

If you are an athlete or workout enthusiast, you are always on the lookout for new techniques that will help you achieve your fitness goals. Working out is no joke and can sometimes take tremendous amounts of time especially if you don’t know some of the best practices to apply in doing this.   One…

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Six Myths about Six-pack Abs

Acquiring a six-pack seems to be more of a fad among the youngsters. The flaunting of the magnificent six-pack abs by stars such as Dwayne Johnson is also one of the fuelling reasons. Developing the chiseled mid-section is hard work. There are hundreds of myths associated with six-pack abs. Let us look at the most…

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Don’t believe everything you read, or hear.

As a fitness & health coach people just love to tell me what they have recently read or heard, especially from the TV or “latest” news on a subject. Recently clients have been coming into the studio to tell me they have heard that coconut oil is “bad” for you. Lets explore this- the American…

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Want to lose weight?

Suns out guns out. When its warm none of us want to be covering up. When the sun shines we all want to be in better shape, wishing we had only stuck to our new years resolution. If your thinking of losing weigh let me give you one be tip to you on track. EAT…

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I want to eat more than chicken and broccoli.

So, you’re training hard and eating well, but what’s with all the chicken and broccoli? Surely you can’t live like that forever, why did you start eating like that to start with?… oh! you saw someone on instagram eating like that, who were they? A pro fitness model? Let’s get something straight: those guys are…

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Don’t feel guilty

Recently, I had a client contact me and tell they were feeling guilty because they were letting me down. (They weren’t) Among other things work, home life and training/ healthy eating were taking their toll. This had lead to excess eating, lack of exercise and a general feeling of unhappiness. My response…?   Don’t ever feel…

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How to lower your cortisol levels

So what if your cortisol levels are too high? How can you naturally reduce them back to an optimal level? (Optimal levels of cortisol range from 6-23 micrograms per 100ml of blood) Here are some natural ways to bring your cortisol levels back  into there optimum range:- Switching to a wholefood diet- swapping to low-GI…

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How to increase cortisol levels

So, what if your cortisol levels aren’t high enough? How can you naturally increase them to return to optimal levels? (Optimal levels in an average adult for cortisol in the morning are between 6-23 micrograms per 100ml of blood) Here are some natural methods to increase you cortisol levels back to there optimal range:- Managing…

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Can’t lose weight? It’s not your fault.

Weight loss is a massive business. Weight loss diets, pills and potions gross billions every year. This is what one of our clients told us: “I totally struggled with weight loss, I should have been focused on being healthier being more active, eating better, but I was focused on weight loss. I followed the footsteps…

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