Right now you feel fat and bloated, drained of energy, permanently tired. You have aches and pains in many places and even the simplest of movements cause you physical discomfort. As a result the last thing you want to do is exercise or even get up and prepare a meal. So you order a… Continue reading From overweight, unfit and tired to lean, energetic machine – Roads to Freedom.
So when exactly did losing weight suddenly become this massively complex problem? After all, it must be a problem right, otherwise all the scientists and the Government would have come up with the solution by now? The funny thing is that, before the obesity epidemic began in around the 1970’s, everybody understood what caused… Continue reading Exciting new discovery – stopping eating causes fat loss!
Is skipping the odd meal bad for your health?! On the contrary; here are 18 benefits of intermittent fasting, without even trying! Improved mental clarity, memory and focus. Weight and fat loss. Lowers blood sugar levels Improves insulin sensitivity Increases energy levels Lowers blood cholesterol Possible prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease. Greater longevity. Reverses the Ageing… Continue reading 18 (yes 18!) benefits of fasting.
Circuit training is usually performed in a very structured way. Often you perform a series of exercises for a set me or a set number of repetitions (normally the former), then do a recovery jogger something similar, again of a set time. Fartlek training is especially associated with running. It’s a Swedish word… Continue reading Try Fartlek Circuits for fun and variety.
Some people saw my recent blog post about Slimming World, pointing out its positive features and concluded that I must be a fan of this organisation. I suppose that in today’s world of very short attention spans and black and white instant judgement that’s not all that surprising. People don’t often read complete blog posts… Continue reading Slimming World: now the bad points.
Guys, I’ve been through all the diets, seen all the theories about exercise and calories. I’ve been a 52 year old 85 kilo, overweight guy and transformed myself into a 64 kilo ironman distance triathlete and 300 kilometre ultra marathon runner. I know the best way to lose weight and keep it off and… Continue reading All you need to know about fat loss.
Most of my weight management clients have been or still are active members of Slimming World. Most have lost weight initially through a combination of social support and an improvement in their nutrition. This does not, of course, mean that their views on nutrition completely coincide with my own, but here are 6 good reasons… Continue reading 6 Good Points about the Slimming World way.