First of all I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you a very happy christmas (if you happen to be reading this at christmas time that is). Now christmas should be a time for enjoying yourself with your friends and family and course that will involve some eating and drinking of the traditional christmas fair. I for one will be do exactly that and I see it is as a reward for be disciplined throughout the year. Continue Reading →
When it comes to weight loss it really is the little things that can make all the difference and a food diary is exactly that, it may seem like something insignificant but read on to find out exactly how you can make it work for you….
When your goal in the gym is to lose weight then you want to make the most of time and you want to know what are the best Fat Burning Exercises. There’s no point standing around doing bicep curls with the 3kg dumbbells, you need to be moving more than one joint at a time my friend. Single joint exercises like dumbbell biceps curls just do not use enough calories or produce enough of a hormonal response. Continue Reading →
Here are my top weight loss tips, they are simple and easy to follow, so almost anyone who is serious about losing weight can to put these into action today and begin to see the difference fast!
Whenever you do Cardio perform High Intensity Intervals Plodding away on the treadmill for 20 minutes at an average speed will get you nowhere. Intervals have been shown to burn a greater percentage of fat whilst leaving your muscle mass alone and they also put a lot less stress on your body. A basic Interval session (after your warm up) would be: a 45 sec sprint (as fast as you safely can) every 3 mins, during the 3 mins after the sprint you will jog at a comfortable pace for recovery. Continue Reading →
It is used in the the health industry and sometimes by doctors (although doctors tend to prefer BMI which is near on useless) to determine whether you are ultimately in a physically healthy state.
But much more importantly one particular percentage is of utmost importance when concerned with losing weight or staying in great shape. If you want to look like the lady on the left then ladies you better get your body fat to around 20% and men around 15%. Continue Reading →
With Interval Training you’ll burn more calories in less time, you’ll reduce your risk of injury and you’ll be burning calories for the rest of the day! (increased EPOC which means in English because the training is harder your body will spend the rest of the day trying to recover, which takes extra calories) Continue Reading →
We all struggle from time to time when it comes to food. Whether it’s with how much we eat or what we eat and at the end of the day they both matter when it comes to staying in shape or losing weight, so here are 5 tips that will help you get a handle on things.
First of all fruit is a great source of vitamins and antioxidents and we all need a certain amount in our diet to contribute a long and healthy life. For most of us we are probably not eating enough or maybe just the wrong types. Continue Reading →
The first thing you need to keep in mind in that there are no ‘magic bullets’ nothing you take alone will get you to lose weight. It takes hard work, correct nutrition, time and dedication but if you already have all of those then there are a few extra things that you can add in to really help push things along and increase your overall weight loss. Continue Reading →