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.
The following are real recently asked questions from clients, regarding intermittent fasting and nutrition generally. I thought it might be interesting to address these in a blog post, as they are all good questions; Q. I’m not comfortable with the idea of skipping meals – is this accepted knowledge? A. Is it accepted knowledge?… Continue reading Intermittent fasting and related nutrition; real questions from clients.
Most people, including myself previously, have fallen for the marketing tricks of the food industry, believing that going without food will compromise performance and make them feel awful. In fact, the opposite is true. You may be surprised to learn the following; There is no decrease in metabolic rate during fasting – if anything… Continue reading Some surprising facts about fasting.
Yes it’s true – if I had not discovered the benefits of running I would almost certainly not be writing this today. In my late teens and early twenties I went seriously off the rails. By my mid twenties I was a complete mental and physical wreck, weighing just 7 stone. I had… Continue reading How running saved my life.
A short post today to get right to the point about fat loss. I should know – I was 85 kilos at the age of 53, reduced to 64 kilos 5 years later and now weigh in at 67 kilos. I didn’t just lose the weight – I kept it off. How many people… Continue reading 5 Simple Steps to Start Losing Fat Now.