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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Why you should exercise

Lets be honest, we all know we should exercise. We also know that it’s good for us, but do you know how good?   Exercise helps combat a lot of health conditions; diabetes, depression, arthritis, high cholesterol, stroke, heart attack, injury. Regular exercise, proper prescribed exercise can help all of these and many more! Exercise improves your…

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Setting a realistic goal

Start with a time scale, not a goal. For example, 12 weeks is a good starting point to make a huge difference to your health and overall body shape. We have had some incredible 12 week transformations. Step 1 – Eat better, Eat less.You need to look at your current calorie intake and work out…

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“Fakeaway” Chicken Satay

Ingredients: 600g chicken breasts, sliced in half** 2.5 tsp. peanut butter 4 tsp. lime juice 2.5 tsp. soy sauce 2.5 garlic cloves 10 stalks of fresh coriander 1.5 red chilli pepper, deseeded 100ml water A good pinch of black pepper 200g rice 9 spring onions, finely chopped 1 tsp. ginger Coconut Oil for Frying Pinch of…

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Always “hungry”? Try this…

Our bodies need a lot of fluid everyday to function at there optimal levels. On average a woman will require 2.7 litres of water per day, with men requiring 3.6 litres. That can be a lot for your average person to get down them, especially considering a busy day, Add training to that and you…

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The truth about cortisol

So what does cortisol really do, and what does it effect?   Also called the “stress hormone” cortisol is a big player in influencing, regulating and modulated a lot of the changes that take place in the body when responding to stress. Including things such as: blood sugar levels, the metabolism of fat, carbs and…

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Gluten-free scotch eggs

Ingredients: 7 large eggs 450g sausage meat 25g parmesan cheese 25g coconut flour Salt & Pepper ¼ tsp garlic powder 1 egg, beaten oil for frying Method: Place the eggs in a saucepan with cold water, bring to a boil for 4 minutes. Turn off heat and let them sit in the hot water for five…

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Fake-away Chinese one-pot chicken

Ingredients: 750g chicken breast, cut into small chunks 450g linguine, cut in half 4 carrots grated 1 small onion, chopped 1 bunch green onions, cut 3 inches long 4 garlic cloves, crushed 3 and half tsp (low sodium) soy sauce 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp corn starch 950ml vegetable or chicken broth Method: Cook chicken on medium heat for…

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Turkey Chilli

Ingredients: 450g ground turkey 400g tin of chilli beans 400g tin of chopped tomatoes 1 green chilli, finely chopped 1 small onion, chopped 400g tin of red kidney beans Recipe: Brown meat and cook onions. If using a slow cooker, add everything in and allow to cook for at least 6 hours on low. If you’re using the pan,…

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What would happen if you replaced all your drinks with water?

What would happen if you replaced all your drinks with water?   You lose weight faster – by eliminating a similar amount of calories to running 8km Your metabolism – drinking 500ml of water in the morning can speed up your metabolism by up to 25% Your brain functions better – Your brain is 75-80%…

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