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Just finished a workout and thought I would post it on here for you to have a look at. Its simple, you dont need any equipment and it only takes about 30 minutes! All that you need is a bit of open space. I used a local football pitch….. Start at one end of the […]
Are you working out with enough intensity?
Intensity is key to a SUPER EFFECTIVE workout! But from my experience in conducting personal training and boot camp sessions I find that most people underestimate how much they can push their bodies. Our bodies are very resilient. However, with all the comforts and conveniences that we’re spoiled with, our resilience is hardly ever challenged. […]
Is hydration really important? Read these shocking FACTS and make your own mind up!
For me to emphasize the importance of water please consider the following facts: • Your speed on a bike decreases about 2% for each 1% of body weight lost through dehydration • By the time you feel thirsty, you can already have lost 2% body weight • A 3% weight loss indicates dehydration has occurred […]
Why we all need to take Supplements….
So if you eat your fruit and veg, expose yourself to adequate sunlight, get plenty of sleep, and stay well hydrated, your body shouldn’t really need a supplemental source of vitamins and minerals, right? Wrong! Here are 5 powerful reasons why you need to take a multi-vitamin, no matter how healthy your lifestyle may be. 1. […]
FAT – Good vs Bad
My goal wit heach of my articles is to give you a basic and simple way of understanding nutrition – and it is not meant to be a university degree. I am not going into great detail and I am definitely not telling you everything about nutrition. If you would like to know some things […]
Are you getting enough fibre in your diet? Here are 5 reasons why FIBRE should be taken seriously!!
When it comes to fiber, there are lots of benefits, but the simple fact is that most people are probably not getting enough of it, although they probably think they are. When I speak to clients about their diet, most people say that they eat lots of fiber. Most of the time it consists a […]
Do you understand Protein??? Here are a few questions cleared up…
What are proteins? Proteins are vital components of every organ and action within your body, without them we would simply not be able to function. All proteins are made up of different building blocks called amino acids, there are 20 in total. 9 of them are called essential amino acids because our bodies cannot produce […]
2 simple rules about carbohydrates!
Everybody knows that nutrition is important. Whether your goal is fat-burning or human performance, if the proper fuel isn’t there, your goal won’t be achieved. The following piece of information is the one single most important aspect of the human body science that you need to understand if you want your body to feel better, […]
8 top tips to speed up your metabolism
1. Don’t starve yourself If you are consuming less than 1000 calories per day your body will go into starvation mode. When this happens your body tries to conserve stores of fat and carbohydrate and in turn slows down your metabolism. 2. Eat smaller meals more frequently To stop the starvation mode setting in eat […]
Can Yoga Help Your Stress?
The human body is a wonderful thing. It can take an unusual amount of punishment and stress, and still heal itself. But it needs your help to accomplish this cure. In order to rejuvenate your body’s natural defense system, you need to relax. Relaxation and rest will cure many diseases. Certain yoga poses will help […]