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 eat more than chicken and broccoli.

So, you’re training hard 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 prepping…

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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 there 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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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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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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