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 …

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 …

Lose 1.5 Stone At My Bootcamp

One of my regular Bootcamp Girls “Kezza” recently measured her calories in one of my Bootcamp classes in Bedford Park using a Polar Heart rate monitor. Kezza worked hard that session (as usual) and burned an incredible 715 calories in the hour’s Bootcamp; however it was the next 10 hours after Bootcamp that the serious calorie burning effect of Kezza’s …

HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE (HGH) – Key To Feeling & Looking Younger

  HGH is produced naturally in the body and as you get older it significantly reduces. HGH is largely responsible for how young a personal looks and feels. The great news is that certain types of training can actually reverse the negative effects getting older has on this hormone – in simple terms you can get back in control of …

Interval Training – High-Intensity Tabata Training

I use High-Intensity Interval Training with a lot of my clients, this is a great article with an overview to the different Interval Training techniques including Tabata training which is one of my favourites. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-intensity_interval_training All clients have a health check with me first to ensure suitability for training methods. I also use Interval training techniques at my Boot Camps …

How Your Body Responds To A Carbohydrate Binge

I found this fantastic article about over eating on carbohydrates by Mark Sisson Within a few minutes, your pancreas kicks into overdrive and sends out a flood of insulin to try to sop up all the excess glucose that’s suddenly rushing through your bloodstream. Click here for the full article

How To Diet Properly & Boost Your Metabolism

When we’re bombarded with images of gorgeous celebrities who seem to lose weight in the time it takes us to eat a Danish pastry, it’s no wonder we’re often tempted to cut our already low calorie intakes in an effort to shift an extra pound or two each week. But surprisingly, rather than helping us to reach our target weight …