Obesity Now A Young Disease

As a personal trainer I am seeing more people in their twenties hire me. This is no surprise as its not just the middle age that are suffering from obesity but the younger generations as well. A study has now shown just how damaging being obese in your twenties can be once a person reaches middle age? Please click here to read …

Eating Protein At Breakfast Helps Prevent Snacking

A recent study has identified that a breakfast high in protein, compared to a traditional cereal based breakfast, helps stop craving high calorie foods in the evening. A great high protein breakfast could be a boiled egg with one slice of wholemal bread with low sugar baked beans.  This could have huge implications on the battle against obesity in the …

Carbohydrate Is Not Bad For You

It must be very confusing when starting a weight loss plan. The internet is full of different opinions regarding weight loss. One constant and wrong approach I hear to weight loss is to cut carbohydrate to very low levels when trying to lose weight. This is a simple method to monitor for many people as they just simply cut back on pasta, rice, bread and potato. Deleting your …

Get Up 20 minutes Earlier & Burn 20% More Fat.

A study now shows that exercising before breakfast can burn 20 percent more fat than if you train after eating. That 20 % could well be the all important dress size for the Christmas party or a couple of notches down on the belt making that belly not so obvious. A 20 minute jog, swim or cross trainer workout before …

Essential Reading If You Are Hiring A Personal Trainer

The market is over crowded with Personal Trainers. Some highly qualified and unfortunately an ever growing number barely qualified. As a Professional Personal Trainer who took the degree route with 4 years of my life dedicated to learning every aspect of human physiology, exercise psychology and body mechanics, I think I deserve the right to be a member of the …

Clever Calories

I have some great facts for you each week to help you make better food choices. For example, a piece of pizza (200g) with Mozzarella and pepperoni is a whopping 650 calories. However a Vegetable pizza with cheese is over half the calories at 250 calories! This next example is even more shocking if you like Indian food – A …

YOU WON’T LOSE WEIGHT IN DECEMBER!

Let’s face it, the vast majority of us eat and drink more in December. Those of you who don’t clearly have a halo above your head and do not need to read this, the rest of you should. In December if you have, for example, 4 more drinks than usual per week, a big meal out and even sneak in …

Key To Preventing Certain Cancers

Frighteningly, every 2 minutes someone is diagnosed with cancer in the UK.  Surely it makes sense for us to take every means possible that are under our control to minimise our risk of getting certain cancers. Well the good news is that research now shows us that for certain types of cancers that taking regular exercise significantly reduces the chances …