Forget willpower, deprivation, struggle – just reset your hormones to lose the fat.

  Do you believe it’s really hard to lose fat and feel better? Do you think it must require enormous willpower, great deprivation, gruelling training sessions etc. etc? Well I’m hearing exactly the opposite from clients. Today again I was told by a client that they thought it was going to be really difficult to… Continue reading Forget willpower, deprivation, struggle – just reset your hormones to lose the fat.

Just because it has been repeated a million times doesn’t make it true!

     If you had asked me about intermittent fasting about 18 months ago I would have told you it was a bad idea, especially for anyone engaged in heavy training. I advised weight management clients especially to always eat a good breakfast. Why? Because this was my deep- rooted belief – it was what… Continue reading Just because it has been repeated a million times doesn’t make it true!

Why cutting out sugars AND fat is such a bad idea.

The population is confused! People do seem to quite readily accept that sugar and grains are not good, both for fat loss or health. However, there seem to be such deep rooted phobias about dietary fat and cholesterol too. This is not surprising since we have been indoctrinated with this idea for the last 30… Continue reading Why cutting out sugars AND fat is such a bad idea.

Grains – why are we still being told these are a healthy option, despite all the evidence?

  For years we have been exhorted by those ‘responsible’ for public health to base our diet around starchy carbohydrates, especially ‘wholegrain’ food-like products, like bread and pasta and rice. By now it should be abundantly clear to everybody that, however well-intentioned this advice probably was (and certainly it was massively beneficial to the American… Continue reading Grains – why are we still being told these are a healthy option, despite all the evidence?

Don’t waste your life being ordinary!

Scott’s Story. All his life Scott had been postponing that moment of supreme achievement. Now 55, he was a high achiever and most would say he had a successful career. He had a supportive wife and two great kids, now grown up, but still he felt strangely unfulfilled. Most of his peer group regarded him… Continue reading Don’t waste your life being ordinary!

Are you really serious about weight loss this January? Only space for 2 new clients.

  This January I am looking for just 2 new people who are looking to lose weight and transform their life for the long haul, not just a quick fix. To qualify for this programme you will need to fulfil the following criteria;  You will need to have been overweight for some time and tried… Continue reading Are you really serious about weight loss this January? Only space for 2 new clients.

Fat loss; the simple truth and the evidence.

      Next week, many people will be starting their weight loss journey in earnest. Some will take up running as part of this process and this is great for your mental and physical health. Running in isolation, though, no matter how much you do, will not achieve much weight loss, as these pictures… Continue reading Fat loss; the simple truth and the evidence.