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How Many Reps Should You Do? We know that both males and females should be spending the majority of their time in the gym lifting weights. The main goal for 99% of us is to promote muscle alongside reducing body fat. But what rep range should you be working in?...read more
Do You Need to Calorie Count to Lose Weight? A highly debated subject within the fitness industry. Some swear by it, some detest it! Let me give you my point of view as a personal trainer and nutritionist. I will help you decide which way may suit you best, by...read more
Are Abdominal Exercises Effective If You Want To Lose Fat Around Your Stomach? Ask someone who’s looking to lose weight to point to the area they most want to lose fat from, and they’ll generally point to their stomach or, more specifically, the fat hanging...read more
How Long Does It Take To See Results? Argh, the million dollar question. As humans we like timescales. They give us something tangible that we can base the future on. Like the time until you're home on the sat nav, how long until your tea's ready, or how long...read more
Gaining Weight To Improve Body Shape I thought that title would grab your attention. However firstly, I will hold my hands up and say that most of us do need to be decreasing calorie intake to improve body shape than increasing intake. But, there are a fair...read more
The Benefits Exercise Has on Your Mental Health; Depression, Anxiety and Stress. Most of us are fully aware of the detrimental effects inactivity has on our bodies; contributing to chronic diseases such as obesity, cancer, diabetes, as well as early death. But...read more
Why Do Some People Lose Weight Faster Than Others? As a personal trainer, this is such an important subject I make sure I touch on with clients early on in their journey with me. The fact is that even with all the structure I give them, both nutritionally and...read more
Detox Products: Do they work? Are they healthy? "I need to go on a detox *sick emoji*" – Facebook post from Susan, who's overindulged on junk food and alcohol over the weekend. ‘Weight loss detox’ – slogan for super quick weight loss product. ‘Detox starts now'...read more
Is ‘starvation mode’ real? Is it the reason you’re not losing weight? As a personal trainer and nutritionist, this is something I often get asked. "Am I not losing any weight because I'm eating too little?" or "Is my weight gain due to me not eating enough and...read more
How Many Calories Should You Be Eating Per Day To Lose Weight? Argh, the million-dollar question. One that is so important, yet so hard to answer. To help give you guidance, let me explain my approach when dealing with a new client. Body & Goal First...read more
How To Lose Weight – 5 tips to get you results Losing weight - and keeping it off - is one of the hardest battles that modern man has faced. And we are losing, miserably. The problem began about ten thousand years ago when we began farming. Giving us the...read more
One Pound Of Fat Vs One Pound Of Muscle: Clearing Up The Misconceptions Two of the most popular fitness statements that do the rounds revolve around the difference between muscle and fat. One is incorrect. The other is overstated. The first is ‘muscle is...read more
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